Bridger Teton Backcountry Avalanche Forecast Center Bridger Teton Avalanche Center
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TRAILS/TOGWOTEE PASS NOWCAST
Issued at 11/28/2014 06:56     Valid until: 11/28/2014 23:59

CURRENT CONDITIONS (Mountain Weather Past 24 Hours)

At 10,400' Elevation: 5 AM Temp: 28 º F Max Temp: 28 Avg Wind Direction: West-Southwesterly Avg. Wind Speed: 15 Max Wind Gust: 38
View Temperature and Wind Graphs View Lava 48 Hr Wind Graph
 
Location Snowfall/Prec. Total Snow Depth Total Snowfall
At 9,570' Elevation (Togwotee Snotel) 0"/ 0.00 37" 78"
At 9,300' Elevation (Brooks Lake Lodge) 0"/ 0.00 27" 62"
At 8,300' Elevation (Togwotee Lodge) 0"/ 0.00" 27" 59"

Mountain Weather Forecast for Today

Clouds will be on the increase today in advance of the next system that should bring snow to the area by Saturday morning.
Temperature Forecast for 8,000´-9,000´: Rising into the mid to upper thirties.
Ridge Top Wind Forecast for 10,000´: Southwesterly at 20=30 mph.
Snowfall Expected Next 24 Hours: 0-1

GENERAL AVALANCHE ADVISORY

The general avalanche hazard is MODERATE. At higher elevations, the potential continues to trigger wind slabs in steep avalanche terrain. Warm temperatures today could also allow for wet slides to occur, particularly during this afternoon.

TODAY'S AVALANCHE PROBLEMS View problem definitions

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

DESCRIPTION

Slabs formed from strong winds during the week could be triggered today. These slabs could be hard and are more likely to fail with larger triggers such as snow machines or multiple people on a slope at one time. Slab depths of up to three feet are possible.
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