Challis, ID (83226)

5:08 AM MST on December 11, 2016 (GMT -0700)
Challis | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Avalanche Warning

Elev 5072 ft 44.52 °N, 114.21 °W | Updated 13 minutes ago

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Pressure 30.09 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Dew Point 5 °F
Humidity 92%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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8:03 AM 4:57 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 91% visible
METAR KLLJ 111155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN060 M14/M15 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP190 70001 I6000 T11391150 11078 21161 51011
Pressure 30.09 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Dew Point 5 °F
Humidity 92%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
8:03 AM 4:57 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 91% visible
METAR KLLJ 111155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN060 M14/M15 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP190 70001 I6000 T11391150 11078 21161 51011

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Avalanche Warning
Issued: 7:44 AM MST Dec. 10, 2016 – National Weather Service

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service sawtooth avalanche center.

The Forest service sawtooth avalanche center in Ketchum has
issued a backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... in effect from 630 am MST this morning until 730 am MST
Sunday.

* Affected area... for the smoky... Boulder... and Sawtooth
Mountains including the mountains near Galena Summit... Smiley
creek... and Stanley.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area is
high.

* Reason/impacts... the combination of heavy snowfall and wind
blown snow is overloading a weak early season snowpack.
Widespread areas of unstable snow exist. Both human triggered and
natural avalanches are likely on steep snow covered slopes and
gullies.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...
backcountry travelers should stay off of... and out from
underneath... slopes steeper than 30 degrees. Choose conservative
terrain.

Consult www.Sawtoothavalanche.Com for more detailed information.
Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.

Additional information...
this warning does not apply to operating ski areas or Highway
operations where avalanche hazard mitigation measures are
performed.



744 am MST Sat Dec 10 2016

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service sawtooth avalanche center.

The Forest service sawtooth avalanche center in Ketchum has
issued a backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... in effect from 630 am MST this morning until 730 am MST
Sunday.

* Affected area... for the smoky... Boulder... and Sawtooth
Mountains including the mountains near Galena Summit... Smiley
creek... and Stanley.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area is
high.

* Reason/impacts... the combination of heavy snowfall and wind
blown snow is overloading a weak early season snowpack.
Widespread areas of unstable snow exist. Both human triggered and
natural avalanches are likely on steep snow covered slopes and
gullies.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...
backcountry travelers should stay off of... and out from
underneath... slopes steeper than 30 degrees. Choose conservative
terrain.

Consult www.Sawtoothavalanche.Com for more detailed information.
Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.

Additional information...
this warning does not apply to operating ski areas or Highway
operations where avalanche hazard mitigation measures are
performed.


744 am MST Sat Dec 10 2016

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service sawtooth avalanche center.

The Forest service sawtooth avalanche center in Ketchum has
issued a backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... in effect from 630 am MST this morning until 730 am MST
Sunday.

* Affected area... for the smoky... Boulder... and Sawtooth
Mountains including the mountains near Galena Summit... Smiley
creek... and Stanley.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area is
high.

* Reason/impacts... the combination of heavy snowfall and wind
blown snow is overloading a weak early season snowpack.
Widespread areas of unstable snow exist. Both human triggered and
natural avalanches are likely on steep snow covered slopes and
gullies.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...
backcountry travelers should stay off of... and out from
underneath... slopes steeper than 30 degrees. Choose conservative
terrain.

Consult www.Sawtoothavalanche.Com for more detailed information.
Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.

Additional information...
this warning does not apply to operating ski areas or Highway
operations where avalanche hazard mitigation measures are
performed.