Term Avalanche Warnings
Code TH-2100.0500
Definition Programs that issue bulletins which warn the public when snow conditions in a particular mountain area are such that an avalanche (a mass of sliding snow) is thought likely. Avalanches usually occur when snow is deposited on slopes of 20 degrees or more. Warnings may include safety instructions for people in the area.
Created 10/25/93
Changed 9/27/05
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See Also References Avalanche Control (TH-1800.1600-050)
Avalanche Preparedness Information (TH-1700.1800-050)
Ski Patrol (JR-1800.8100)
External Classification Terms Disaster (CAN DI-180)
Disaster Preparedness and Relief (UW 6.2.01.04)
Disaster Preparedness & Relief Services (NTE M20)
Disaster Services (NPC M02)
Disaster Services (AIRS DI-180)
Related Concepts Disaster Services
Emergency and Crisis Services
Facet Service
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