Little Cottonwood Canyon closes for avalanche control

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SALT LAKE COUNTY (ABC4 News) – Little Cottonwood Canyon was closed for avalanche control Friday.

Unified police confirmed a natural slide occurred around 5:20 p.m. prompting the closure of the canyon to all up-hill traffic. 

The canyon was completely closed a short time later due to the dangerous conditions.

Police informed the public that the canyon would be closed until Saturday 8 a.m. for more avalanche control.

Avalanches were also reported in American Fork and Provo canyons Friday afternoon. 

This is a developing story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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