Avalanche Forecast for Thursday, February 20, 2020

Natural avalanches occurred late Tuesday or early Wednesday morning. Strong wind since that time has continued to build wind slabs in east facing terrain. These wind slabs are likely to be stubborn in most areas but large in isolated areas.  Evaluate these areas of smooth, wind drifted snow carefully for signs of instability such as cracking or soft layers underneath. MODERATE avalanche danger exists where this wind loading has occurred with LOW danger in areas scoured to an ice crust. 

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