The avalanche danger is rising to CONSIDERABLE (Level 3) today, and the danger will continue to increase through Sunday. Accumulating snow from multiple storms and drifting from forecast strong winds will gradually overload the old, weak, sugary layers in the snow pack. New snow avalanches can be triggered on steep slopes today; deeper, more dangerous avalanches are expected this weekend.
Backcountry travelers need to be aware that avalanche conditions are becoming more dangerous. They should:
This does not apply to ski areas where avalanche control is normally conducted.
For more information, visit www.utahavalanchecenter.org