Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 76. Alaska Avalanche Warning System
Section 10. Participation in Statewide Avalanche Warning System.
previous: Chapter 76. Alaska Avalanche Warning System
next: Chapter 80. State Commission For Human Rights

AS 18.76.010. Participation in Statewide Avalanche Warning System.

The Department of Public Safety, acting in cooperation with a municipality or with an agency of the federal government, shall participate in the development and implementation of a statewide avalanche warning system and shall represent the state in the operation of that system. The statewide system shall

(1) establish and maintain a service center and primary and supplementary field stations to gather information and data concerning ground weather conditions, snow pack, and avalanche activity;

(2) forecast snow avalanche conditions throughout the state;

(3) coordinate a public awareness program on avalanche danger;

(4) catalog a comprehensive atlas of avalanche paths and slide occurrences; and

(5) assist local governments and state agencies in identifying hazardous avalanche zones and in developing snow avalanche zoning regulations.

All content © 2008 by Touch N' Go/Bright Solutions, Inc.

Note to HTML Version:

This version of the Alaska Statutes is current through December, 2007. The Alaska Statutes were automatically converted to HTML from a plain text format. Every effort has been made to ensure their accuracy, but this can not be guaranteed. If it is critical that the precise terms of the Alaska Statutes be known, it is recommended that more formal sources be consulted. For statutes adopted after the effective date of these statutes, see, Alaska State Legislature If any errors are found, please e-mail Touch N' Go systems at E-mail. We hope you find this information useful.