Bridger Teton Backcountry Avalanche Forecast Center Bridger Teton Avalanche Center
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TRAILS/TOGWOTEE PASS NOWCAST
Issued at 02/05/2016 06:46     Valid until: 02/05/2016 23:59

CURRENT CONDITIONS (Mountain Weather Past 24 Hours)

At 10,400' Elevation: 5 AM Temp: 5 º F Max Temp: 7 Avg Wind Direction: West Avg. Wind Speed: 16 Max Wind Gust: 40
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Location Snowfall/Prec. Total Snow Depth Total Snowfall
At 9,570' Elevation (Togwotee Snotel) 2"/ 0.18 52" 166"
At 9,300' Elevation (Brooks Lake Lodge) 2"/ 0.18 47" 122"
At 8,300' Elevation (Togwotee Lodge) 3"/ 0.25" 44" 111"

Mountain Weather Forecast for Today

Occasional periods of light snow.
Temperature Forecast for 8,000´-9,000´: Rising to near twenty degrees.
Ridge Top Wind Forecast for 10,000´: West-northwesterly at 10-20 mph
Snowfall Expected Next 24 Hours: 2-4

GENERAL AVALANCHE ADVISORY

Backcountry riders and skiers have the potential to trigger recently formed soft slabs as well as older and deeper slabs that could be soft or hard. Conservative snow pack and terrain evaluation is recommended.

TODAY'S AVALANCHE PROBLEMS View problem definitions

Persistent Slab  
TYPE
ASPECT/ELEVATION
CHARACTERISTICS
Avalanche problem rose
LIKELIHOOD
Certain
Very Likely
Likely
Possible
Unlikely
SIZE
Historic
Very Large
Large
Small
TREND
Steady trend

DESCRIPTION

Buried layers of faceted snow persist within the snowpack. Recently formed slabs lying upon surface hoar could be triggered with depths to 18 inches. Older slabs with depths to five feet could also be triggered. Failure of deeper layers is most probable in high avalanche starting zones.
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