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Teton County Emergency Management
Friday February 10th, 2017 :: 01:57 p.m. MST

Advisory

Avalanche Warning until 01:30PM Saturday

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE BRIDGER-TETON NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER. THE FOREST SERVICE BRIDGER TETON AVALANCHE CENTER IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING. TIMING...THE AVALANCHE WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN WYOMING HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 1 AM SATURDAY. AFFECTED AREA...TETON, SNAKE RIVER, GROS VENTRE, WIND RIVER, WYOMING, AND SALT RIVER MOUNTAIN RANGES. THIS AVALANCHE WARNING ALSO INCLUDES JACKSON HOLE AND STAR VALLEY. AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE AFFECTED AREA WILL BE HIGH TO EXTREME. REASONS/IMPACTS...FORECAST HEAVY SNOW, AND RAIN THAT COULD RISE TO AN ELEVATION OF 8000 FEET, WILL CREATE WIDESPREAD AREAS OF UNSTABLE SNOW. NATURAL AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY AT ALL ELEVATIONS, COULD RUN LONG DISTANCES AND IMPACT ROADWAYS. DANGEROUS ROOF SLIDES ARE CERTAIN. PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS...TRAVEL IN OR UNDER AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED. CONSULT HTTP://JHAVALANCHE.ORG/ FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

* AFFECTED AREAS: JACKSON HOLE ... SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES ... STAR VALLEY ... TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS ... WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST

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Address/Location
Teton County Emergency Management
3240 Adams Canyon Dr
Jackson, WY 83001

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 307-733-9572

Alert Details

Severity:
Unknown - Severity unknown
Urgency:
Unknown - Urgency not known
Certainty:
Unknown
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Avalanche Warning

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