Use this page to view archived advisories. The table below shows the overall danger rating and the bottom line for the 20 most recent advisories. Click on the time and date link above each danger rating icon to view the full advisory for that day. Use the date chooser or the pager at the bottom to scroll through the older advisories.

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Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-25
January 25, 2020 at 6:53

Wind drifted snow that has formed into slabs remains an avalanche problem today above treeline and near treeline. A persistent weak layer of crust and sugary faceted snow is keeping isolated instability and a pesky low likelihood high consequence avalanche problem ongoing near treeline and below treeline. Avalanche danger is MODERATE for all elevations.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-24
January 24, 2020 at 6:55

A low likelihood high consequence persistent slab avalanche problem lingers below treeline and near treeline with ongoing isolated instability. Lingering wet snow surface conditions below 8,500' may allow for some very small loose wet avalanches. Wind and light snow last night may have created isolated slabs of wind drifted snow near and above treeline. MODERATE avalanche danger exists at all elevations.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-23
January 23, 2020 at 6:49

Snowpack stability is improving, but a low likelihood high consequence persistent slab avalanche problem lingers below treeline and near treeline. Warming conditions and light rain on snow this afternoon and tonight below 8,000' may trigger some rollerballs and very small loose wet snow avalanches. MODERATE avalanche danger continues below treeline and near treeline with LOW avalanche danger above treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-22
January 22, 2020 at 7:00

Human triggered avalanches remain possible today with potential high consequences.  MODERATE avalanche danger exists with possible wind slabs and persistent slab avalanche problems.

 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-21
January 21, 2020 at 7:00

Additional snow and wind today will increase the chances of avalanches.  Large destructive avalanches continue to be a concern with weak sugary snow buried deep in the snowpack.  CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger exists at all elevations due to wind slabs and persistent slab avalanche problems.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-20
January 20, 2020 at 7:00

Loose sugary snow 2 ft below the surface (or deeper in areas with wind drifted snow) has resulted in unusual avalanche conditions with significant uncertainty and the potential for large avalanches with severe consequences. Conservative route finding that avoids steeper terrain represents the best travel advice right now especially with soft snow still lingering on lower angle terrain. Some unstable wind drifted snow may exist at upper elevations. CONSIDERABLE danger continues below and near treeline with MODERATE danger above treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-19
January 19, 2020 at 7:00

The potential size and dire consequences of avalanches failing on a weak layer of snow at least 2 ft below the surface (or much deeper in areas with wind drifted snow) means our travel advice is still to avoid steep slopes. Plenty of great snow exists on lower angle terrain for recreation. At the upper elevations, some unstable wind drifted snow may also still linger. CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger continues below treeline and near treeline with MODERATE avalanche danger above treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-18
January 18, 2020 at 6:59

A worrisome persistent slab avalanche problem exists below treeline and near treeline. Lingering unstable slabs of wind drifted snow may exist above treeline and near treeline. Warming air temperatures today may also trigger some loose wet snow instability. CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger continues below treeline and near treeline with MODERATE avalanche danger above treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-17
January 17, 2020 at 6:57

There is a high degree of uncertainty today in regards to snowpack instability near and below treeline. A significant loading event onto a weak layer in the upper snowpack has occurred near treeline and below treeline. Significant drifting of new snow has occurred near treeline and above treeline. CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger is forecast for all elevations.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-16
January 16, 2020 at 7:00

Dangerous avalanche conditions are expected in near treeline and below treeline areas today caused by rapid new snow loading of a problematic weak layer in the upper snowpack.  New snow and wind will also form unstable slabs of wind drifted snow in near treeline and above treeline areas. A rapid increase to HIGH avalanche danger is forecast for all elevations today with travel in avalanche terrain not recommended.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-15
January 15, 2020 at 7:00

Human triggered wind slab avalanches will be possible today.  MODERATE avalanche danger will exist in near and above treeline areas due to wind slabs with LOW avalanche danger in below treeline terrain.  Avalanche danger is expected to increase dramatically tomorrow.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-14
January 14, 2020 at 6:59

Light snow accumulations overnight with gale force winds will create wind drifted snow in near and above treeline areas.  Active weather will continue today with high winds throughout the forecast region.  MODERATE avalanche danger will exist in near and above treeline areas due to wind slabs, with LOW avalanche danger continuing in below treeline terrain.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-13
January 13, 2020 at 6:59

Continous strong SW winds have formed slabs of wind drifted snow that the weight of a person could still break on many leeward facing slopes in near and above treeline terrain. As more snow accumulates tonight, expect larger and easier to trigger wind slabs to form. MODERATE avalanche danger exists near and above treeline with LOW avalanche danger below treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-12
January 12, 2020 at 6:59

Unstable slabs of wind drifted snow may still exist on leeward facing slopes in near and above treeline terrain. Human triggered wind slab avalanches remain possible today. MODERATE avalanche danger exists near and above treeline with LOW avalanche danger below treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-11
January 11, 2020 at 6:53

Anticipate encountering unstable slabs of wind drifted snow in wind exposed areas near treeline and above treeline today. MODERATE avalanche danger exists above treeline and near treeline with LOW avalanche danger below treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-10
January 10, 2020 at 6:48

Strong winds from both the SW and NE have drifted snow and deposited it as small unstable wind slabs on a variety of slopes above treeline and near treeline. Warming conditions today may allow for some minor wet snow instability on slopes in direct sun. MODERATE avalanche danger exists in wind exposed areas above treeline and near treeline with LOW avalanche danger below treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-09
January 9, 2020 at 6:50

Anticipate encountering unstable slabs of wind drifted snow today in wind exposed areas near treeline and above treeline. MODERATE avalanche danger exists above treeline and near treeline with LOW avalanche danger below treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-08
January 8, 2020 at 7:00

New snow with high winds has made wind slab avalanches possible in near and above treeline areas.  LOW avalanche danger will continue in below treeline terrain.  Active weather is forecasted to continue for our area.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-07
January 7, 2020 at 6:58

Avalanches continue to be unlikely throughout the forecast area, LOW avalanche danger exists at all elevations.  Normal caution is advised when traveling in the backcountry.  A more active weather pattern is forecasted to start late tonight with increasing chances of snow into the weekend. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-06
January 6, 2020 at 6:54

LOW avalanche danger will continue throughout the forecast area with avalanches unlikely today.  Normal caution is advised when traveling in the backcountry.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-05
January 5, 2020 at 6:57

Triggering an avalanche remains unlikely on a regional scale. LOW avalanche danger does not mean no avalanche danger. Some areas of unstable wind drifted snow or cornices may still linger on isolated terrain features especially in complex or extreme terrain. Focus on using safe travel techniques, maintaining awareness, and having open discussions with your partners to avoid getting complacent.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-04
January 4, 2020 at 7:00

On a regional scale, LOW avalanche danger exists for all elevations. Small, isolated areas of unstable snow from either wind drifted slabs or warming wet snow may or may not exist today. Don't let the danger rating lull you into complacency.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-03
January 3, 2020 at 6:59

On a regional scale, LOW avalanche danger exists for all elevations. An isolated unstable area may be out there in the form of wind drifted snow or warming wet snow. However unlikely it is to trigger an avalanche today on a regional scale, today is not a no danger scenario.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2020-01-02
January 2, 2020 at 6:56

MODERATE avalanche danger lingers above 9,000' in above treeline and near treeline terrain due to shallow slabs of wind drifted snow (wind slabs). Anticipate a travel hazard today with rain crust on all aspects up to about 9,000' making long sliding falls possible. LOW avalanche danger exists for areas below 9,000' and for below treeline terrain.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-31
December 31, 2019 at 7:00

MODERATE avalanche danger will remain with wind slabs possible in near and above treeline areas.  LOW avalanche danger will continue in below treeline terrain.  This two day avalanche forecast will be updated on Thursday morning by 7am. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-30
December 30, 2019 at 6:58

Blowing snow will continue today with increasing and shifting winds.  MODERATE avalanche danger will exist in near and above treeline areas due to wind slabs.  Below treeline areas will have low avalanche danger

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-29
December 29, 2019 at 6:58

MODERATE avalanche danger still exists in near and above treeline terrain due to shifting winds and blowing snow. Slabs of wind drifted snow (wind slabs) could exist on almost any wind-exposed slope. The avalanche danger remains LOW in wind-protected below treeline areas.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-28
December 28, 2019 at 6:52

MODERATE avalanche danger continues above treeline and near treeline due to recently wind drifted snow. Wind slab avalanches occurred yesterday. LOW avalanche danger continues in wind protected areas below treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-27
December 27, 2019 at 6:47

MODERATE avalanche danger continues above treeline and near treeline as ENE wind continues to drift snow and form wind slabs. LOW avalanche danger continues in wind protected areas below treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-26
December 26, 2019 at 6:54

MODERATE avalanche danger exists above treeline and near treeline due to an overnight wind shift to the ENE that has likely drifted snow and formed new wind slabs. LOW avalanche danger continues for wind protected areas below treeline.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-24
December 24, 2019 at 6:52

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist over the next two days due to a wind slab avalanche problem in near and above treeline terrain.  LOW avalanche danger will be in below treeline areas.  This two day avalanche forecast will be updated on Thursday morning by 7am.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-23
December 23, 2019 at 6:56

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist at all elevations today.  Wind slabs that formed yesterday will be a concern in near and above treeline areas.  Loose dry avalanches will be possible in below treeline areas.  Human triggered avalanches are possible today.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-22
December 22, 2019 at 7:03

New snow and wind today will cause the avalanche danger to increase to CONSIDERABLE in near and above treeline terrain as slabs of wind drifted snow become a problem. Human triggered wind slab avalanches will become likely. In more sheltered areas storm slab avalanches may become possible resulting in MODERATE avalanche danger. Variability in snowfall amounts and intensity during the storm will introduce some uncertainty around today's avalanche problems. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-21
December 21, 2019 at 6:45

MODERATE avalanche danger continues above treeline and near treeline due to a variety of difficult to trigger hard and soft wind slabs. LOW avalanche danger exists in wind protected areas below treeline. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-20
December 20, 2019 at 6:54

MODERATE avalanche danger continues above treeline and near treeline due to hard wind slabs. Areas of unstable snow are isolated, but the consequences of becoming caught in an avalanche are elevated due to the specifics of the current avalanche problem. LOW avalanche danger exists in wind protected areas below treeline. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-19
December 19, 2019 at 6:55

MODERATE avalanche danger continues for above treeline and near treeline terrain due to wind slabs formed yesterday from deposits of wind drifted snow. Significant uncertainty exists for near treeline terrain where a wind slab avalanche yesterday was observed to have unusual characteristics. Below treeline, LOW avalanche danger continues.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-18
December 18, 2019 at 6:53

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist in near and above treeline areas due to wind slabsLOW avalanche danger will continue in below treeline areas.  Human triggered avalanches are possible today.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-17
December 17, 2019 at 6:50

Increasing and shifting winds will keep the avalanche danger at MODERATE today due to wind slabs in near and above treeline terrain.  LOW avalanche danger will continue in below treeline areas.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-16
December 16, 2019 at 6:55

MODERATE avalanche danger will continue in above treeline terrain due to wind slabsLOW avalanche danger will exist in near and below treeline terrain.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-15
December 15, 2019 at 6:56

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist in near and above treeline terrain today due to the presence of both new and old wind slabs. Human-triggered avalanches remain possible on steep slopes where slabs of wind drifted snow have formed. Avalanche activity is unlikely in sheltered, below treeline terrain (LOW avalanche danger).

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-14
December 14, 2019 at 6:50

CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger exists above treeline and near treeline where wind drifted snow has formed into wind slabs. MODERATE avalanche danger exists below treeline due to the possibility of storm slabs and loose dry avalanches.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-13
December 13, 2019 at 6:52

Avalanche danger is increasing today. CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger is expected to develop this afternoon in above treeline and near treeline areas due to wind drifted snow forming into wind slabs. MODERATE avalanche danger is expected this afternoon below treeline due to the possibility of new snow forming into storm slabs.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-12
December 12, 2019 at 6:59

MODERATE avalanche danger exists at all elevations. Wind drifted new snow over the highest elevations has created the potential for wind slab avalanches. Rain on snow has created the potential for loose wet avalanches.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-11
December 11, 2019 at 6:58

MODERATE avalanche danger will continue in near and above treeline areas due to wind slabs. Storm slabs are becoming unlikely, with LOW avalanche danger in below treeline areas. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-10
December 10, 2019 at 7:00

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist due to a combination of wind slab and storm slab avalanche problems.  Unusual storm slab conditions continue with buried surface hoar beneath the recent storm snow.  Human triggered avalanches are possible in specific areas today.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-09
December 9, 2019 at 6:59

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist today in near and above treeline areas due to lingering wind slabsMODERATE avalanche danger will also exist in below treeline areas due to possible storm slabs.  Uncertainty exists about storm slabs and the potential for buried surface hoar.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-08
December 8, 2019 at 6:59

Significant wind and new heavy snow during the storm have left large unstable slabs of drifted snow (wind slabs) on exposed near and above treeline slopes. In these areas, CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger exists and human-triggered avalanches are likely. In more sheltered below treeline areas, new heavy snow on top of older, lighter, weaker snow means MODERATE avalanche danger due to the possibility of storm slab avalanches.  

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-07
December 7, 2019 at 6:59

An increase to HIGH avalanche danger is expected today in near treeline and above treeline areas due to new snow and wind drifted snow creating wind slabs and the potential for large avalanches. CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger is expected below treeline due to high intensity snowfall creating storm slabs. Travel in near treeline and above treeline avalanche terrain is not recommended. Travel in below treeline avalanche terrain will become increasingly dangerous as the day progresses. Lighting strikes are possible this afternoon.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-06
December 6, 2019 at 6:57

CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger for today in above treeline and near treeline areas due to a wind slab avalanche problem from increasing amounts of pre-storm blowing and drifting snow. Areas of MODERATE avalanche danger may exist as wind slabs form in wind exposed areas below treeline due to the strength of the winds. Numerous wind slab avalanches occurred yesterday and the avalanche problem will become more widespread today.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-05
December 5, 2019 at 6:56

Wind last night created the possibility for drifting snow and new wind slabs in some areas today. This has caused an increase to MODERATE avalanche danger for near treeline and above treeline areas. In wind protected areas below treeline, LOW avalanche danger continues.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-04
December 4, 2019 at 6:52

LOW avalanche danger will exist throughout the forecast region at all elevations.  Normal caution is advised.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-03
December 3, 2019 at 6:45

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist in near and above treeline areas due to lingering wind slabsLOW avalanche danger will be in below treeline areas.  Early season conditions exist with a thin snowpack and numerous exposed and barely covered obstacles. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-02
December 2, 2019 at 6:52

A mixture of warm temperatures, upper elevation snow, and rain will keep the avalanche danger elevated today.  CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger will exist in near and above treeline areas due to wind slabs.  Below treeline areas will have MODERATE avalanche danger due to storm slabs and loose wet avalanches.  Dangerous avalanche conditions exist.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-12-01
December 1, 2019 at 6:59

Warming temperatures, intense snow and rain, and strong winds have resulted in HIGH avalanche danger in near and above treeline terrain and CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger in below treeline terrain. The backcountry will hold a complex mix of wind slab, storm slab, and loose wet avalanche problems today.

Dangerous avalanche activity is very likely today. Travel in, near, or below avalanche terrain is not recommended.   

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-11-30
November 30, 2019 at 6:59

Lingering wind slabs will keep the avalanche danger at MODERATE in near and above treeline terrain today. As the next winter storm starts to impact the region tonight, expect the avalanche danger to rise quickly. In addition to the avalanche concerns, the thin snowpack presents hazards in the form of numerous exposed and barely covered obstacles. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-11-29
November 29, 2019 at 6:50

MODERATE Avalanche Danger will exist in near and above treeline areas due to wind slabs.  Early season conditions with a thin snowpack and obstacles are present throughout the forecast region.

 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-11-27
November 27, 2019 at 6:52

Welcome to winter. CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger exists in near treeline and above treeline areas due to wind slabs. MODERATE avalanche danger exists below treeline due to the possibility of storm slabs. Snowcover is thin and there are lots of rocks to hit. Travel with care. This is a 48 hour forecast to cover Wednesday and Thanksgiving day. The next update will occur on Friday by 7 am.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-11-25
November 25, 2019 at 15:09

Early season conditions update #2

The stage is set for the approaching storm system. At this time avalanche risk within the forecast area remains minimal. Avalanche danger will begin to increase following the onset of new snowfall Tuesday afternoon/evening. The first full avalanche forecast for this season is planned for Wednesday morning (Nov 27 at 7 am).

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-11-20
November 20, 2019 at 15:25

Early season conditions update #1

A thin layer of new snow has been laid down across the forecast area. In general, this new snow on bare ground poses little avalanche risk. The limited exception is in near and above treeline areas where wind drifted snow has deposited and formed small wind slabs.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-11-05
November 5, 2019 at 10:29

Pre Season Continues

We are in the process of getting the SAC forecasting program back up and running for the season. We will be ready when the snow flies.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-09-30
September 30, 2019 at 20:44

Pre Season

The seasonal change is underway and snow is starting to dust the peaks. It's time for gear checks and avalanche education.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-22
April 22, 2019 at 6:19

General Spring Avalanche Statement

We have closed shop for the 2018-2019 operating season after producing 145 avalanche forecasts. A big thanks to all who supported the avalanche center this season, making everything possible. Avalanche activity will invariably continue to occur this spring. Continued daily wet snow melt-freeze cycles will occur and additional storm cycles may impact the forecast area.  Some information and resources to aid in trip planning and decision making have been assembled on the advisory page.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-21
April 21, 2019 at 6:30

LOW avalanche danger exists this morning while the snow surface is frozen and supportable. As daytime warming progresses, MODERATE avalanche danger will develop at all elevations as the snow surface melts and a loose wet avalanche problem develops. Please note that this is the last avalanche forecast for the 2018-2019 season.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-20
April 20, 2019 at 6:49

MODERATE avalanche danger exists from the start today due to poor conditions for snow surface refreeze last night. A loose wet avalanche problem is expected at all elevations today.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-19
April 19, 2019 at 6:59

A short period of LOW avalanche danger will exist while the snow remains supportable early this morning. The danger will quickly increase to MODERATE as loose wet avalanche problems become possible due to warm temperatures, strong sunshine, and a weak overnight refreeze. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-18
April 18, 2019 at 6:59

LOW avalanche danger will exist at all elevations while the snow surface remains frozen this morning. The avalanche danger will quickly increase to MODERATE and loose wet avalanches will become possible as the day warms up. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-17
April 17, 2019 at 6:52

LOW avalanche danger will transition to MODERATE avalanche danger as solar radiation and warming quickly increase this morning.  Loose wet avalanches will be likely at all elevations today.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-16
April 16, 2019 at 6:55

New snow overnight along with strong winds will continue through the morning.  MODERATE avalanche danger will exist today due to wind slab and loose wet avalanche problems.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-15
April 15, 2019 at 6:45

LOW avalanche danger will transition to MODERATE avalanche danger as the likelihood of loose wet and wind slab avalanche problems increase throughout the day.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-14
April 14, 2019 at 6:49

LOW avalanche danger will transition to MODERATE avalanche danger at all elevations today in response to daytime warming. As last night's snow surface refreeze becomes unsupportable, a loose wet avalanche problem will develop at all elevations.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-13
April 13, 2019 at 6:59

LOW avalanche danger will exist while the snow remains frozen and supportable early this morning. The danger will quickly increase to MODERATE as loose wet avalanche problems become possible due to rapid warming and strong sunshine. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-12
April 12, 2019 at 6:59

LOW avalanche danger will exist this morning while the snow surface remains frozen and firm. As the day warms up and the frozen snow starts to soften and melt, the avalanche danger may increase to MODERATE. Some loose wet avalanche problems could become possible if enough daytime warming occurs. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-11
April 11, 2019 at 6:59

The avalanche danger should remain LOW for all elevations due to a good overnight refreeze and cooler weather with minimal amounts of new snow today. Firm icy surfaces may exist on many open slopes. Use normal caution when traveling in the backcountry. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-10
April 10, 2019 at 6:58

Sunny conditions are expected for today.  LOW avalanche danger this morning will increase to MODERATE avalanche danger as daytime warming occurs due to a loose wet avalanche problem. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-09
April 9, 2019 at 6:55

Colder temperatures, strong winds, and some light snow flurries are expected throughout today.  MODERATE avalanche danger will continue due to a loose wet avalanche problem. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-08
April 8, 2019 at 6:46

MODERATE avalanche danger continues today at all elevations due to an ongoing loose wet avalanche problem. Unstable surface wet snow is expected all day today due to poor overnight refreeze and warm air temperatures.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-07
April 7, 2019 at 6:45

MODERATE avalanche danger is expected today at all elevations due to a combination of loose wet avalanches and lingering wind slabs. Anticipate increasing avalanche concerns due to warming as the day progresses.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-06
April 6, 2019 at 6:59

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist at all elevations today as daytime warming and potential rain on snow allow loose wet avalanches to become possible. Small wind slab problems may also exist on some exposed slopes in near and above treeline terrain. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-05
April 5, 2019 at 6:57

The avalanche danger should remain LOW for near and above treeline areas since wind slab formation should remain limited due to meager snowfall amounts. Below treeline potential rain on snow and warmer temperatures will keep the avalanche danger at MODERATE since loose wet avalanches may be possible.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-04
April 4, 2019 at 6:58

The avalanche danger remains MODERATE for all elevations. Daytime warming and a weak overnight refreeze make loose wet avalanches an ongoing problem. Some lingering wind slab problems may still exist at the upper elevations. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-03
April 3, 2019 at 6:58

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist today due to loose wet and wind slab avalanche problems.  Human triggered avalanches remain possible.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-02
April 2, 2019 at 6:54

Rain and snow will impact our forecast area today.  MODERATE avalanche danger will exist due to wind slab and loose wet avalanche problems.  Human triggered avalanches will be possible.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-04-01
April 1, 2019 at 6:46

LOW avalanche danger exists for all elevations. Isolated loose wet avalanches may occur today.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-31
March 31, 2019 at 6:46

LOW avalanche danger early this morning will increase to MODERATE avalanche danger at all elevations as the day progresses. A loose wet avalanche problem will develop in response to daytime warming.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-30
March 30, 2019 at 6:59

LOW danger will increase to MODERATE avalanche danger at all elevations today as the day warms up. Loose wet avalanches will represent today's main avalanche problem, but some isolated and unlikely wind slab problems may also still exist in a few areas. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-29
March 29, 2019 at 6:59

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist at all elevations today. Enough daytime warming should occur for loose wet avalanche problems to form and some lingering wind slab problems still exist. Human triggered avalanches remain possible today.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-28
March 28, 2019 at 7:15

CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger exists in near and above treeline terrain with MODERATE danger in below treeline areas due to likely wind slab and possible storm slab problems. Human-triggered avalanche activity is likely today.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-27
March 27, 2019 at 7:00

CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger will exist at all elevations due to wind slab, storm slab, and loose wet avalanche problems.  A storm will bring heavy snow to our forecast area today and tonight.  Human triggered avalanches are likely with natural triggered avalanches possible.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-26
March 26, 2019 at 6:54

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist due to a wind slab avalanche problem in near and above treeline areas.  LOW avalanche danger will exist in below treeline areas.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-25
March 25, 2019 at 6:45

MODERATE avalanche danger at all elevations today due to the possibility of loose wet avalanches and unlikely wind slab avalanches.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-24
March 24, 2019 at 6:50

MODERATE avalanche danger at all elevations today as rapid warming of recent new snow creates loose wet avalanches.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-23
March 23, 2019 at 6:59

LOW avalanche danger exists in sheltered areas and in below treeline terrain. In more exposed near and above treeline areas, MODERATE avalanche danger may form due to some possible wind slab avalanche problems.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-22
March 22, 2019 at 6:59

The avalanche danger should remain LOW today unless more warming occurs than forecasted. In that case, loose wet avalanche problems could develop.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-21
March 21, 2019 at 6:59

MODERATE avalanche danger may still exist in near and above treeline terrain due to the possibility of lingering wind slab problems. Human triggered avalanches may remain possible today. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-20
March 20, 2019 at 6:59

MODERATE avalanche danger will exist due to wind slab and loose wet avalanche problems.  Human triggered avalanches are possible today.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-19
March 19, 2019 at 6:57

LOW avalanche danger this morning will transition to MODERATE avalanche danger as daytime warming occurs.  A loose wet avalanche problem will be possible at all elevations today. 

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-18
March 18, 2019 at 6:47

LOW avalanche danger early this morning will give way to MODERATE avalanche danger at all elevations today as a loose wet avalanche problem develops in response to rapid daytime warming.

Click here to see the full forecast for 2019-03-17
March 17, 2019 at 6:41

LOW avalanche danger early this morning will give way to MODERATE avalanche danger at all elevations today as a loose wet avalanche problem develops in response to rapid daytime warming.

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March 16, 2019 at 6:58

LOW avalanche danger will exist at all elevations this morning while the snowpack remains frozen. As the overnight refreeze melts, the danger will increase to MODERATE at all elevations due to the possibility of loose wet avalanche problems. 

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March 15, 2019 at 6:59

MODERATE avalanche danger exists at all elevations today mainly due to loose wet avalanche problems. An unlikely but not impossible wind slab problem may still linger in some isolated places as well.

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