Avalanche fatality and incident on Jan 5

An avalanche fatality occurred on January 5, 2019 near Choteau, MT (Outside of our forecast area).  FAC visited the site on 1/6 and preliminary details are here. 

An avalanche accident occurred in the Swan Range on January 5, 2019.  A cornice fall / avalanche resulted in a burial and serious injuries.  Preliminary details are here

We extend our sincere condolences to everyone involved in these accidents.

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