Warm Weather Heightens Avalanche Danger in Southcentral

Recent high winds and unseasonable warmth in Southcentral Alaska have created prime avalanche conditions.   The Chugach National Forest’s Avalanche Information Center’s Wendy Wagner is warning of considerable danger for all upper elevation slopes at Turnagain Pass.

Rain on snow and wind over the past weekend created the considerable danger.  Wagner says in a taped advisory Monday morning that the danger will likely continue through Tuesday.

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