Alert: Avalanche Warning until 12:00AM Sunday
The Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center has issued an Avalanche Warning indicating HIGH avalanche hazard for the entire forecast region, which includes Bonner, Boundary and Shoshone counties. This warning does not apply to local ski areas within the forecast region. This warning is valid for today, Friday, Dec 29 will remain in effect through Saturday night at midnight. For specific information on avalanche activity and expected trends in stability...contributing weather factors...and mountain travel recommendations please refer to the Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Advisory at http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ipnf/ac or call the IPNF Avalanche Hotline at 208-765-7323 or 866-489- 8664. For resources on avalanche awareness and education and other regional Avalanche Advisories go to http://www.avalanche.org This information has been transmitted by the National Weather Service at the request of the Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center. This center typically only issues warnings on Fridays . The absence of a warning on any other day of the week should not be used to infer avalanche conditions on those days.
* AFFECTED AREAS: BONNER ... BOUNDARY ... SHOSHONE