Be especially careful in the Lionhead area if you're heading into the back country today or tomorrow. An Avalanche Warning has been issued.

According to the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center:

ISSUED ON JANUARY 10 2018 AT 04:31 AM

  • THE GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER IS ISSUING A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING FOR THE LIONHEAD AREA OUTSIDE WEST YELLOWSTONE.
  • OVER A FOOT OF HEAVY, DENSE SNOW HAS FALLEN ONTO A WEAK AND UNSTABLE SNOWPACK.
  • DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS PERSIST ON ALL SLOPES AND THE BACKCOUNTRY HAS A HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER. 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.
  • HOTLINE: 406-587-6981
  • THIS WARNING WILL EITHER EXPIRE OR BE UPDATED BY 6:00 A.M. ON JANUARY 11, 2018.
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