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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
925 AM AKST MON FEB 18 2019

...THE HATCHER PASS AVALANCHE CENTER HAS ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING...

* TIMING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM AKST THIS MORNING TO 6 PM AKST TUESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA HATCHER PASS

* AVALANCHE DANGER THE AVALANCHE DANGER WILL RISE TO HIGH TODAY.

* REASON/IMPACTS RECENT HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH WIND WILL CREATE WIDESPREAD
  AREAS OF UNSTABLE SNOW. 

PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES,
INTO FLAT AREAS.

TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

CONSULT WWW.HPAVALANCHE.ORG OR WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION. 

SIMILAR AVALANCHE DANGER MAY EXIST AT LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE COVERAGE AREA OF 
THIS OR ANY AVALANCHE CENTER.

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