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Archived Avalanche Advisories from the Mount Shasta Avalanche Center

Use this page to view archived advisories. The table below shows the overall danger rating and the bottom line for the 20 most recent advisories. Click on the time and date link above each danger rating icon to view the full advisory for that day. Use the date chooser or the pager at the bottom to scroll through the older advisories.

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February 20, 2018 at 7:00 am

Avalanche danger is LOW and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Firm and icy snow surfaces are widespread and shallow snowpack hazards exist. Minor wind loading has occurred on S-SE-E aspects between 7,500-9,000 ft. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.

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February 19, 2018 at 6:47 am

Avalanche danger is LOW and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Firm and icy snow surfaces are widespread and shallow snowpack hazards exist. Arresting a fall in these conditions would be difficult. Dangerously cold temperatures will continue today and tonight.

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February 18, 2018 at 7:00 am

Avalanche danger is LOW and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Firm and icy snow surfaces are widespread and shallow snowpack hazards exist. An incoming storm today will bring dangerously cold temperatures, light snowfall and gale-force winds out of the northwest. Whiteout conditions are expected on Mount Shasta by this afternoon.

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February 17, 2018 at 5:32 am

Avalanche danger is LOW and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Firm and icy snow surfaces are widespread and shallow snowpack hazards exist. Icefall and rockfall may be encountered above 11,000 ft. Windy cold weather with a chance of snow will begin tonight. Be prepared.

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February 16, 2018 at 5:10 am

Avalanche danger is LOW and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Firm and icy snow surfaces are widespread and shallow snowpack hazards exist. Icefall and rockfall may be encountered above 11,000 ft on Mount Shasta.

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February 15, 2018 at 5:53 am

Avalanche danger is LOW and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Firm and icy snow surfaces are widespread and shallow snowpack hazards exist. Icefall and potentially rockfall is a concern above 11,000 ft on Mount Shasta. 

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February 14, 2018 at 5:08 am

Avalanche danger is LOW. NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Firm and icy snow surfaces are widespread and shallow snowpack hazards exist. Icefall is a concern above 10,000 ft on Mount Shasta.

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February 13, 2018 at 7:00 am

Avalanche danger is LOW for all elevations. Avalanches are unlikely and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Firm and icy snow surfaces are widespread. Shallow snowpack hazards exist. Icefall continues to be a concern above 10,000 ft on Mount Shasta.

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February 12, 2018 at 6:41 am

Avalanche danger is LOW for all elevations. Avalanches are unlikely and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Firm and icy snow surfaces are widespread. Shallow snowpack hazards exist. Falling rime ice continues to be a concern above 10,000 ft on Mount Shasta.

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February 11, 2018 at 7:01 am

Avalanche danger is LOW for all elevations. Avalanches are unlikely and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Shallow snowpack hazards exist. Falling rime ice continues to be a concern above 10,000 ft on Mount Shasta.

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February 10, 2018 at 5:49 am

Avalanche danger is LOW. Avalanches are unlikely and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Shallow snowpack hazards exist. Beware of falling rime ice above 9500 ft.

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February 9, 2018 at 5:55 am

Avalanche danger is LOW. Avalanches are unlikely and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Shallow snowpack hazards exist. Beware of falling rime ice above 9500 ft.

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February 8, 2018 at 5:51 am

Avalanche danger is LOW. Avalanches are unlikely and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Shallow snowpack hazards exist. Beware of falling rime ice above 9500 ft.

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February 7, 2018 at 5:56 am

Avalanche danger is LOW. Avalanches are unlikely and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Shallow snowpack hazards exist. Beware of falling rime ice above 9500 ft.

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February 6, 2018 at 6:30 am

The avalanche danger is LOW for all elevations and aspects throughout the advisory area. Avalanches are unlikely and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Shallow snowpack hazards exist. Watch for falling rime ice in upper elevation terrain on Mount Shasta.

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February 5, 2018 at 6:40 am

The avalanche danger is LOW for all elevations and aspects throughout the forecast area. Avalanches are unlikely and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Shallow snowpack hazards exist. Watch for falling rime ice in upper elevation terrain on Mount Shasta.

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February 4, 2018 at 6:11 am

The avalanche danger is LOW for all elevations and aspects throughout the forecast area. Avalanches are unlikely and NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Be especially careful of falling rime ice in upper elevation terrain on Mount Shasta.

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February 3, 2018 at 6:08 am

The avalanche danger is LOW for all elevations and aspects throughout the forecast area. NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Always practice safe travel protocols. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features and falling rime ice off the upper mountain.

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February 2, 2018 at 6:19 am

The avalanche danger is LOW for all elevations and aspects throughout the forecast area. NORMAL CAUTION is advised. Always practice safe travel protocols and watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features and falling rime ice above treeline.

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February 1, 2018 at 6:35 am

The avalanche danger is LOW for all elevations and aspects throughout the forecast area. Practice safe travel protocols and watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features. Watch for falling rime ice above treeline.

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