Mike Rheam http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Avalanche risk 'considerable' at high elevations http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/avalanche-risk-considerable-high-elevations <p>The Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center has raised the risk of avalanches to “considerable” for areas above 9,000 feet.</p><p>The Center’s Mike Rheam says that means naturally occurring avalanches are possible, and human-triggered avalanches are likely. Rheam says there’s a two-foot slab of new snow at high elevations in western Wyoming, which could give way easily.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 22:31:48 +0000 Willow Belden 33580 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Avalanche risk 'considerable' at high elevations