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  • Avalanche Warning for Burney Basin, Eastern Shasta County County, California
  • Avalanche Warning issued March 13 at 7:25AM PDT until March 14 at 10:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 7:25 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, March 14, 2016 at 10 a.m.
  • THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE U.S.
    FOREST SERVICE SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER.
    THE U.S. FOREST SERVICE SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER HAS ISSUED A
    BACKCOUNTY AVALANCHE WARNING.
    * TIMING...IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM PDT MONDAY MORNING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...FOR THE SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS BETWEEN YUBA
    PASS ON THE NORTH AND EBBETTS PASS ON THE SOUTH. THIS INCLUDES
    THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN.
    * AVALANCHE DANGER...HIGH.
    * REASON...HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER IS EXPECTED TODAY NEAR TREELINE
    AND ABOVE TREELINE ON NW-N-NE-E-SE ASPECTS ON SLOPES 35 DEGREES
    AND STEEPER, ESPECIALLY ALONG THE SIERRA CREST DUE TO ONGOING
    FORMATION OF WIND SLABS AND STORM SLABS. FOR ALL OTHER AREAS
    CONSIDERABLE AVALANCHE DANGER EXISTS ON SLOPES 35 DEGREES AND
    STEEPER. NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE EXPECTED
    TODAY AND SHOULD NOT BE A SURPRISE TO BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS.
    TRAVEL IN OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED. LARGE
    DESTRUCTIVE AVALANCHES MAY OCCUR.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER INDICATES THAT VERY DANGEROUS AVALANCHE
    CONDITIONS EXIST, NATURAL AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY AND HUMAN
    TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE VERY LIKELY. TRAVEL IN OR BELOW
    AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.
    CONSULT WWW.SIERRAAVALANCHECENTER.ORG OR CALL THE AVALANCHE
    HOTLINE AT 530 587 3558.
    SIMILAR AVALANCHE DANGER MAY EXIST AT LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE
    COVERAGE AREA OF ANY AVALANCHE CENTER. CHECK WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG
    FOR YOUR CLOSEST AVALANCHE CENTER. CHECK WWW.FSAVALANCHE.ORG TO
    LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW TO IDENTIFY AVALANCHE HAZARDS.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...
    THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO SKI AREAS WHERE AVALANCHE
    MITIGATION MEASURES ARE PERFORMED.

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