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Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 5:15 AM MST on December 05, 2016

Expires 7:15 AM EST on December 06, 2016


The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Gallatin National Forest avalanche center.

Issued on December 05 2016 at 04:51 am

Avalanche warning

The Gallatin National Forest avalanche center is issuing a
backcountry avalanche warning for the mountains near Cooke City,
the Lionhead area near West Yellowstone, southern Madison Range,
and southern Gallatin Range. Heavy snow has added weight to a
weak and unstable snowpack. The avalanche danger is rated high on
all slopes. Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely
today. Avalanche terrain and avalanche runout zones should be
avoided.

You are urged to contact the Gallatin National Forest avalanche
center for more detailed information.

Website: www.Mtavalanche.Com

Avalanche hotline: 406-587-6981

This warning will either expire or be updated by 6:00 a.M. On
December 6th, 2016.



515 am MST Mon Dec 5 2016

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Gallatin National Forest avalanche center.

Issued on December 05 2016 at 04:51 am

Avalanche warning

The Gallatin National Forest avalanche center is issuing a
backcountry avalanche warning for the mountains near Cooke City,
the Lionhead area near West Yellowstone, southern Madison Range,
and southern Gallatin Range. Heavy snow has added weight to a
weak and unstable snowpack. The avalanche danger is rated high on
all slopes. Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely
today. Avalanche terrain and avalanche runout zones should be
avoided.

You are urged to contact the Gallatin National Forest avalanche
center for more detailed information.

Website: www.Mtavalanche.Com

Avalanche hotline: 406-587-6981

This warning will either expire or be updated by 6:00 a.M. On
December 6th, 2016.


515 am MST Mon Dec 5 2016

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Gallatin National Forest avalanche center.

Issued on December 05 2016 at 04:51 am

Avalanche warning

The Gallatin National Forest avalanche center is issuing a
backcountry avalanche warning for the mountains near Cooke City,
the Lionhead area near West Yellowstone, southern Madison Range,
and southern Gallatin Range. Heavy snow has added weight to a
weak and unstable snowpack. The avalanche danger is rated high on
all slopes. Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely
today. Avalanche terrain and avalanche runout zones should be
avoided.

You are urged to contact the Gallatin National Forest avalanche
center for more detailed information.

Website: www.Mtavalanche.Com

Avalanche hotline: 406-587-6981

This warning will either expire or be updated by 6:00 a.M. On
December 6th, 2016.



Local Storm Report



12/05/2016 1100 am

Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow e5.0 inch, reported by public.


            Estimated 4 to 5 inches of new snow in the past 24
            hours at Big Sky ski area





12/05/2016 1100 am

Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow e5.0 inch, reported by public.


            Estimated 4 to 5 inches of new snow in the past 24
            hours at Big Sky ski area





12/05/2016 1100 am

Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow e5.0 inch, reported by public.


            Estimated 4 to 5 inches of new snow in the past 24
            hours at Big Sky ski area





12/05/2016 1100 am

Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow e5.0 inch, reported by public.


            Estimated 4 to 5 inches of new snow in the past 24
            hours at Big Sky ski area





12/05/2016 1100 am

Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow e5.0 inch, reported by public.


            Estimated 4 to 5 inches of new snow in the past 24
            hours at Big Sky ski area





12/05/2016 1100 am

Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow e5.0 inch, reported by public.


            Estimated 4 to 5 inches of new snow in the past 24
            hours at Big Sky ski area





12/04/2016 0300 PM

2 miles NW of west yellowst, Gallatin County.

Snow m9.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Black Bear snotel /blbm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/04/2016 0500 PM

6 miles WSW of Big Sky, Madison County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Yellowstone club - Timber
            /yctim/. The duration of the snow event was
            24 hours.




12/04/2016 0500 PM

5 miles S of west yellowsto sky, Gallatin County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Madison Plateau snotel
            /mplm8/. The duration of the snow event was
            24 hours.




12/05/2016 0400 am

15 miles SSW of Cameron, Madison County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Clover Meadow snotel
            /cmdm8/. The duration of the snow event was
            24 hours.




12/05/2016 0600 am

1 miles ESE of west yellowsckson, Gallatin County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet Station West Yellowstone /wysm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/05/2016 0700 am

22 miles S of Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Beaver Creek snotel /bevm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/04/2016 0500 PM

5 miles SW of Pony, Madison County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Albro Lake snotel /abrm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/05/2016 0700 am

21 miles SW of Cameron, Madison County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Short Creek snotel /shcm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/05/2016 0700 am

West Yellowstone, Gallatin County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer Station West Yellowstone
            Gateway /wygm8/. The duration of the snow
            event was 24 hours.




12/04/2016 0500 PM

21 miles S of Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Carrot Basin snotel /crrm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/04/2016 0500 PM

14 miles NNE of Lakeview, Madison County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station tepee creek snotel /tpem8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/04/2016 0300 PM

2 miles NW of west yellowst, Gallatin County.

Snow m9.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Black Bear snotel /blbm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/04/2016 0500 PM

6 miles WSW of Big Sky, Madison County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Yellowstone club - Timber
            /yctim/. The duration of the snow event was
            24 hours.




12/04/2016 0500 PM

5 miles S of west yellowsto sky, Gallatin County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Madison Plateau snotel
            /mplm8/. The duration of the snow event was
            24 hours.




12/05/2016 0400 am

15 miles SSW of Cameron, Madison County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Clover Meadow snotel
            /cmdm8/. The duration of the snow event was
            24 hours.




12/05/2016 0600 am

1 miles ESE of west yellowsckson, Gallatin County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet Station West Yellowstone /wysm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/05/2016 0700 am

22 miles S of Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Beaver Creek snotel /bevm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/04/2016 0500 PM

5 miles SW of Pony, Madison County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Albro Lake snotel /abrm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/05/2016 0700 am

21 miles SW of Cameron, Madison County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Short Creek snotel /shcm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/05/2016 0700 am

West Yellowstone, Gallatin County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer Station West Yellowstone
            Gateway /wygm8/. The duration of the snow
            event was 24 hours.




12/04/2016 0500 PM

21 miles S of Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Carrot Basin snotel /crrm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/04/2016 0500 PM

14 miles NNE of Lakeview, Madison County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station tepee creek snotel /tpem8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/04/2016 1100 am

5 miles S of west yellowstom, Gallatin County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Madison Plateau snotel
            /mplm8/. The duration of the snow event was
            24 hours.




12/04/2016 1100 am

14 miles NNE of Lakeview, Madison County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station tepee creek snotel /tpem8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.





12/04/2016 1100 am

21 miles S of Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Carrot Basin snotel /crrm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/04/2016 1100 am

5 miles S of west yellowstom, Gallatin County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Madison Plateau snotel
            /mplm8/. The duration of the snow event was
            24 hours.




12/04/2016 1100 am

14 miles NNE of Lakeview, Madison County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station tepee creek snotel /tpem8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.





12/04/2016 1100 am

21 miles S of Big Sky, Gallatin County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Carrot Basin snotel /crrm8/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.


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