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February 01, 2019 10:43AM

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.

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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