Gallatin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Avalanche Warning
Issued: 4:32 AM MST Jan. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Gallatin National Forest avalanche center.

Issued on January 20 2018 at 04:18 am

The Gallatin National Forest avalanche center is issuing a
backcountry avalanche warning for the Lionhead area outside West
Yellowstone. Heavy snow has fallen onto a weak and unstable
snowpack. Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist and the
avalanche danger is rated high on all slopes. Natural and human
triggered avalanches are likely. Avalanche terrain and avalanche
runout zones should be avoided.

You are urged to contact the Gallatin National Forest avalanche
center for more detailed information.

Website: www.Mtavalanche.Com

Avalanche hotline: 406-587-6981

This warning will either expire or be updated by 6:00 a.M. On
January 21, 2018.



432 am MST Sat Jan 20 2018

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Gallatin National Forest avalanche center.

Issued on January 20 2018 at 04:18 am

The Gallatin National Forest avalanche center is issuing a
backcountry avalanche warning for the Lionhead area outside West
Yellowstone. Heavy snow has fallen onto a weak and unstable
snowpack. Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist and the
avalanche danger is rated high on all slopes. Natural and human
triggered avalanches are likely. Avalanche terrain and avalanche
runout zones should be avoided.

You are urged to contact the Gallatin National Forest avalanche
center for more detailed information.

Website: www.Mtavalanche.Com

Avalanche hotline: 406-587-6981

This warning will either expire or be updated by 6:00 a.M. On
January 21, 2018.