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  • Avalanche Watch for Burney Basin, Eastern Shasta County County, California
  • Avalanche Watch issued March 20 at 9:33AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 5:56 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, March 23, 2018 at 7 a.m.
  • BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WATCH
    THE SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER IN TRUCKEE HAS ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY
    AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS: GREATER LAKE TAHOE
    * TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY 5 PM PDT TO FRIDAY 7 AM PDT.
    * AFFECTED AREA...CENTRAL SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS BETWEEN YUBA PASS
    (HIGHWAY 49) ON THE NORTH AND EBBETTS PASS (HIGHWAY 4) ON THE
    SOUTH, INCLUDING THE GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA.
    * AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE WATCH AREA IS
    EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM CONSIDERABLE TO HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER
    DURING THE PERIOD WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.
    * REASON/IMPACTS...FORECAST HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH WIND MAY RESULT
    IN WIDESPREAD AVALANCHES. RAIN ON SNOW MAY ALSO CAUSE WIDESPREAD
    AVALANCHES.
    * PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...VERY DANGEROUS AVALANCHE
    CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR. IF SO, TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT
    RECOMMENDED. AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES AND CAN RUN INTO
    MATURE FORESTS, VALLEY FLOORS, OR FLAT TERRAIN.
    CONSULT HTTPS://WWW.SIERRAAVALANCHECENTER.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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