HUNGRY HORSE, Mont -  THE FLATHEAD AVALANCHE CENTER HAS ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING, IN EFFECT FROM THU 06:00 MST TO THU 06:00 MST, FOR THE FLATHEAD RANGE AND GLACIER NATIONAL PARK.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS HIGH TODAY

* REASON/IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOWFALL, RAIN, AND STRONG WINDS ARE STRESSING MULTIPLE WEAK LAYERS IN THE SNOWPACK. LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY TO FAIL NATURALLY.

* PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED. AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES AND CAN RUN INTO MATURE FORESTS, VALLEY FLOORS, OR FLAT TERRAIN.

CONSULT HTTP://WWW.FLATHEADAVALANCHE.ORG/ OR WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

SIMILAR AVALANCHE DANGER MAY EXIST AT LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE COVERAGE AREA OF THIS OR ANY AVALANCHE CENTER.