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Avalanche warning issued for west-central Montana

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MISSOULA - The West Central Montana Avalanche Center Missoula has issued a Backcountry Avalanche Warning for the Bitterroot, Rattlesnake, southern Missions and southern Swan Mountains near Seeley Lake until 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

The avalanche danger for the warning area is now listed as "High" with recent heavy snow and rain combined with wind expected to result in widespread avalanche activity and deteriorating avalanche conditions.

The Center issued the warning Monday morning stating that very dangerous avalanche conditions exist and that travel in and around avalanche terrain is not recommended. Large avalanches are likely across the region.

Click here to view the latest advisory from the West Central Montana Avalanche Center.

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