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  • Avalanche Watch for Central Colorado River Basin County, Colorado
  • Avalanche Watch issued January 31 at 7:15AM MST until February 02 at 12:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 7:15 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at noon

  • This alert has expired

  • Avalanche Watch for Central Colorado River Basin County, Colorado
  • ...AVALANCHE WATCH BULLETIN FOR THE ELK MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO...
  • Effective: Monday, January 26, 2009 at 3:31 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, January 26, 2009 at 9:45 p.m.
  • COZ010-270245-AVALANCHE WATCHCOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTERRELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO131 PM MST MON JAN 26 2009THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THECOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER....AVALANCHE WATCH BULLETIN FOR THE ELK MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO...THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS EXTENDED AN AVALANCHEWATCH FOR THE ELK MOUNTAINS IN CENTRAL COLORADO.DENSE HEAVY SNOW HAS FALLEN ON A WEAK SNOWPACK. HUMAN TRIGGEREDAVALANCHES ARE LIKELY IN NEAR AND ABOVE TREELINE AREAS IN THE ELKMOUNTAINS. FORECAST ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND INCREASING WINDS WILLCOMBINE TO CREATE DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS.AN AVALANCHE WATCH MEANS THAT IF THE WEATHER FORECAST VERIFIES,NATURAL AVALANCHES AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY.BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION DURING THE NEXT 24HOURS IN THESE REGIONS. SAFE BACK COUNTRY TRAVEL WILL REQUIREADVANCED AVALANCHE SKILLS AND PROPER EQUIPMENT.THIS WATCH IS VALID THROUGH 6PM MONDAY. WE WILL UPDATE THIS TO ANAVALANCHE WARNING IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.THIS STATEMENT IS OF PARTICULAR INTEREST TO PERSONS USING THEBACKCOUNTRY OUTSIDE DEVELOPED SKI AREA BOUNDARIES. WHEN NECESSARYSKI AREAS USE AVALANCHE CONTROL METHODS WITHIN THEIR BOUNDARIES.FOR ADDITIONAL AVALANCHE INFORMATION...CALL...970-482-0457 IN FORTCOLLINS...719-520-0020 IN COLORADO SPRINGS...970-668-0600 IN SUMMITCOUNTY...719-395-4994 IN BUENA VISTA...970-247-8187 INDURANGO...970-920-1664 IN ASPEN...303-275-5360 IN DENVER. OR VISITOUR WEB PAGE AT AVALANCHE.STATE.CO.USLOGANCOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER2008-09 WATCH 6-4$$