TETON AREA NOWCAST
Issued at 03/05/2015 06:15 Valid until: 03/05/2015 23:59
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CURRENT CONDITIONS (Mountain Weather Past 24 Hours)
|At 10,400' Elevation:
||5 AM Temp
||Avg Wind Direction
||Avg. Wind Speed
||Max Wind Gust
||4 º F
||Total Snow Depth
|At 9,300' Elevation (Raymer Plot)
|At 9,580' Elevation (Rendezvous Bowl Plot)
|At 8,800' Elevation (Chief Joseph Plot)
Mountain Weather Forecast for Today
Sunny skies are expected as a ridge of high pressure has settled on the area.
|Temperature Forecast for 8,000´-9,000´:
||Rising into the mid twenties.
|Ridge Top Wind Forecast for 10,000´:
||Northwesterly at 15-20 mph.
|Snowfall Expected Next 24 Hours:
AVALANCHE DANGER MORNING AFTERNOON
GENERAL AVALANCHE ADVISORY
At the upper elevations, small pockets of wind blown snow can be triggered by backcountry riders in steep leeward terrain. These conditions do not pose a threat of large avalanches however small slides can still carry severe consequences where they can push someone off a cliff ledge or carry them into trees or other obstacles. Standard safe travel protocols should always be followed. Avalanches at the mid and low elevations are unlikely in the mostly stable snowpack.
At the upper elevations small pockets of wind slab up to a foot in depth could be triggered in steep wind loaded avalanche stating zones, cliff areas and extreme terrain. These slabs were formed by southwest to north-northwest winds.
For further information call 307-733-2664
To report an avalanche observation call 307-739-2607
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