Avalanche Warning for Tuesday
Heavy snow has continued to fall in parts of southwest Montana, in addition to a tragic death this past weekend, prompting yet another very important Avalanche Warning to be issues this morning.
According to the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center:
- Issued on December 22 2015 at 04:58 am
- The Gallatin National Forest avalanche center is continuing a backcountry avalanche warning for the mountains around Cooke City, the Lionhead area near West Yellowstone and the southern Gallatin and Madison ranges.
- The avalanche danger is rated high on all slopes. Another foot of snow with strong winds fell in these mountains last night.
- Natural and human triggered slides are likely today. 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: Mtavalanche.Com
- Avalanche hotline: 406-587-6981 This warning will either expire or be updated by 6:00 a.M. On December 23, 2015.