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Avalanche danger looms over Utah mountains

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Posted at 8:55 AM, Feb 15, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-15 19:34:21-05

SALT LAKE CITY -- High to extreme avalanche danger was reported for mountains in northern Utah. The Utah Avalanche Center issued advisories for the following areas:

Salt Lake area mountains: danger is high

Ogden area mountains: danger is high

Provo area mountains: danger is high

Skyline area mountains: danger is high

Logan area mountains: danger is high and extreme in some upper elevation terrain.

Uinta area mountains: danger is high, with pockets of extreme areas.

Moab area mountains will rise to “high” danger.

FOX 13 News' Todd Tanner took a look at avalanche conditions, see the video above for his live report.

Visit the Utah Avalanche Center website for more information on advisories and what to do if caught in an avalanche.