Avalanche Warning

WAZ513-567>569-180300-

SPECIAL AVALANCHE BULLETIN
USFS NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER SEATTLE WA
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
806 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021

...THE NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER HAS ISSUED A SPECIAL AVALANCHE
BULLETIN...

* WHAT..UNIQUELY DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
  PROLONGED HOT AND SUNNY WEATHER. LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE WET
  AVALANCHES COULD OCCUR.

* WHERE...THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS AND WASHINGTON CASCADES FROM THE
  COLUMBIA RIVER TO THE CANADIAN BORDER.

* WHEN...IN EFFECT FROM FRI 18:30 PDT TO MON 18:30 PDT.

* IMPACTS...MULTIPLE DAYS OF ABOVE FREEZING TEMPERATURES AND
  CONTINUED FORECASTED HOT AND SUNNY WEATHER MAY PRODUCE A NATURAL
  SPRING AVALANCHE CYCLE. THIS COULD INCLUDE WET, HEAVY, AND
  POTENTIALLY DESTRUCTIVE SLIDES THAT CROSS COMMON ROUTES.
  ADDITIONALLY, TRAVELERS MAY EASILY TRIGGER AVALANCHES ON ANY STEEP
  OPEN SLOPES.

* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...PAY ATTENTION TO THE SLOPES
  ABOVE YOU. LIMIT ANY TIME YOU SPEND NEAR AND UNDERNEATH STEEP AND
  HANGING SNOW, ESPECIALLY DURING THE HEAT OF THE DAY.

CONSULT WWW.NWAC.US OR WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

SIMILAR AVALANCHE DANGER MAY EXIST AT LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE COVERAGE
AREA OF THIS OR ANY AVALANCHE CENTER.

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