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Temperatures have not dropped below freezing for nearly 48 hours. These are prime conditions for wet snow avalanches. Recent avalanche activity outside of Cooke City is bull's eye information warm temps are creating unstable conditions. Travel in steep avalanche terrain is not recommended until temps cool off. #gnfacobs
Temperatures have not dropped below freezing for nearly 48 hours. These are prime conditions for wet snow avalanches. Recent avalanche activity outside of Cooke City is bull's eye information warm temps are creating unstable conditions. Travel in steep avalanche terrain is not recommended until temps cool off. #gnfacobs
(4/23/19) Wet snow avalanches are possible to trigger as temperatures warm today, and natural wet avalanches are possible this afternoon. This morning temperatures are low to mid-30s F and the mountains did not get any snow or rain in the last 24 hours. Today temperatures will reach high 40s to 50 F with west wind at 15-25 mph. See our weather and avalanche log for more data, or our forecast page for spring travel advice:
https://www.mtavalanche.com/weather/wx-avalanche-log
https://www.mtavalanche.com/forecast/19/04/22
(4/23/19) Wet snow avalanches are possible to trigger as temperatures warm today, and natural wet avalanches are possible this afternoon. This morning temperatures are low to mid-30s F and the mountains did not get any snow or rain in the last 24 hours. Today temperatures will reach high 40s to 50 F with west wind at 15-25 mph. See our weather and avalanche log for more data, or our forecast page for spring travel advice: https://www.mtavalanche.com/weather/wx-avalanche-log https://www.mtavalanche.com/forecast/19/04/22

GNFAC News

Here is the link for more info and to support the Friends of the Avalanche Center during this event. 

February 2, King and Queen of the Ridge at Bridger Bowl (fundraiser). Register with Bridger to hike in the event, and create a pledge page to raise funds with your Ridge laps.

Check out the latest updates from the GNFAC: a new forecaster, and new and updated pages to the website.

Doug wrote an article for the upcoming Avalanche Review about our education efforts in Cooke City and the the Centennials (ID and MT).

Resources

Weather Stations

Weather Stations provide the GNFAC forecasters with information on snowfall, wind and temps from around the region. The Weather Log summarizes this daily.

Avalanche Education

GNFAC partners with groups around the region to provide evening avalanche classes, plus full day and multi-day courses, including some weekend field days. All our class offerings, along with courses from other providers, are on our Education Calendar.

Placenames

Use this map to find the locations of unfamiliar places mentioned in the advisory. Also take a look at our glossary of avalanche terms.

Support

Donate to the Friends of GNFAC; or order DVDs or 'Snow Sense' avalanche safety handbook.