Press Release - Avalanche Warning

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Emergency Management

Alert: Avalanche Warning until 04:00PM
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, Thursday, Jan 25 and will remain in effect through 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 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 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.


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