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February 01, 2019 10:43AM
CAZ073-021800-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Avalanche Warning
Forest Service Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center
Relayed by National Weather Service Reno NV
1003 AM PST Fri Feb 1 2019

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
Service Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center.

The Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center in Mammoth Lakes has issued a
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING for the following areas:
NWS Las Vegas NV - CA-519 (Eastern Sierra in Inyo County)
NWS Reno NV - CA-073 (Eastern Sierra in Mono County)

* TIMING...In effect from Sat 07:00 PST to Tue 07:00 PST.

* AFFECTED AREA...Virginia Lakes on the north to Bishop Creek on
the south.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...HIGH avalanche danger will exist for the
warning area from Saturday morning thru the weekend and likely
into early next week.

* REASON/IMPACTS...Heavy snow combined with wind will result in
widespread areas of unstable snow.

* PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Very dangerous avalanche
conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.
Avalanches may run long distances and can run into mature
forests, valley floors, or flat terrain.

Consult http://www.esavalanche.org/ or www.avalanche.org for more
detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the coverage
area of this or any avalanche center.

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