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Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 3:30 PM PDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2014


This statement applies to backcountry avalanche terrain and does not
apply to highways or operating ski areas.


... avalanche warning for the west slopes of the Washington Cascades
Mt Rainier south and the Mt Hood area Wednesday night and Thursday
morning...

Further heavy snow and then potential rain should be seen in the Mt
Rainier to Mt Hood area Wednesday night and Thursday morning. This
is very likely to cause wet loose... storm slab and wind slab
avalanche conditions in this area. An avalanche warning is issued
for the Mt Rainier to Mt Hood area for Wednesday night and Thursday
morning. Back country travel in avalanche terrain is this area is
not recommended Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Significant snow and avalanche conditions are also expected in other
areas but that are slightly less than warning criteria. Avalanches
are also likely in these other areas as well.

This statement will be updated as warranted. For hourly mountain
weather data and complete forecast details please visit www.Nwac.US

Backcountry travelers should be aware that elevation and geographic
distinctions are approximate and that a transition zone between
dangers exists. There are also avalanche safe areas in the mountains
during all levels of avalanche danger.


Ferber/northwest avalanche center





































330 PM PST Wed Apr 23 2014

This statement applies to backcountry avalanche terrain and does not
apply to highways or operating ski areas.


... avalanche warning for the west slopes of the Washington Cascades
Mt Rainier south and the Mt Hood area Wednesday night and Thursday
morning...

Further heavy snow and then potential rain should be seen in the Mt
Rainier to Mt Hood area Wednesday night and Thursday morning. This
is very likely to cause wet loose... storm slab and wind slab
avalanche conditions in this area. An avalanche warning is issued
for the Mt Rainier to Mt Hood area for Wednesday night and Thursday
morning. Back country travel in avalanche terrain is this area is
not recommended Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Significant snow and avalanche conditions are also expected in other
areas but that are slightly less than warning criteria. Avalanches
are also likely in these other areas as well.

This statement will be updated as warranted. For hourly mountain
weather data and complete forecast details please visit www.Nwac.US

Backcountry travelers should be aware that elevation and geographic
distinctions are approximate and that a transition zone between
dangers exists. There are also avalanche safe areas in the mountains
during all levels of avalanche danger.


Ferber/northwest avalanche center




































Record Report

Statement as of 4:46 AM PDT on April 23, 2014


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Astoria or for April 23rd ...

a record rainfall of 2.22 inch(es) was set at Astoria or yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 1.79 set in 1996.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
California - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Colorado - Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Freeze Watch , Fire Weather Warning
Delaware - Fire Weather Warning
Florida - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Georgia - Flood Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Nebraska - Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Watch
New Hampshire - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Freeze Watch , Fire Weather Warning
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch
New York - Flood Warning , Freeze Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
North Carolina - Flood Advisory
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Ohio - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Special Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Fire Weather Warning
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Texas - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Special Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Virginia - Special Statement
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement