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  • Avalanche Warning for Four Corners, Upper Dolores River County, Colorado
  • Avalanche Warning issued February 23 at 6:30AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, February 23, 2015 at 6:30 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 12:45 p.m.
  • THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
    COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.
    ...AVALANCHE WARNING ISSUED FOR THE SANGRE DE CRISTO,
    SOUTHERN SAN JUAN AND NORTHERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY...
    SIGNIFICANT NEW SNOW WITH MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS CREATED DANGEROUS
    AVALANCHE CONDITIONS IN THE BACKCOUNTRY OF THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF
    COLORADO OVER THE PAST TWO DAYS. LARGE TO VERY LARGE AVALANCHES ARE
    EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS THE WARNING ZONE.
    BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL INTO OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT
    RECOMMENDED AT THIS TIME. THE WARNING WILL RUN THROUGH AT LEAST NOON
    ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 24.
    TOEPFER 3/1

  • Avalanche Warning for Four Corners, Upper Dolores River County, Colorado
  • ...AVALANCHE WARNING TERMINATED FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO...
  • Effective: Saturday, December 27, 2008 at 10:51 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, December 27, 2008 at noon
  • COZ009-010-012-018-019-058-060-061-063-068-271700-AVALANCHE WARNINGCOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTERRELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO851 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2008THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THECOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER....AVALANCHE WARNING TERMINATED FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERNMOUNTAINS OF COLORADO...THE MOST RECENT WINTER STORM BROUGHT 20 INCHES OF SNOW TO THECENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND OVER 40 INCHES OF SNOW TO PORTIONS OF THE SANJUAN MOUNTAINS. WOLF CREEK, COAL BANK, MOLAS, LIZARD HEAD, REDMOUNTAIN, AND MCCLURE PASSES WERE ALL CLOSED WHILE CREWS ASSESSEDAND ADDRESSED THE AVALANCHE DANGER. AVALANCHE MITIGATION MISSIONSRELEASED NUMEROUS SNOW SLIDES AND SOME SLOPES RAN NATURALLY AS THEYWERE OVERLOADED WITH NEW SNOW. MANY AVALANCHES LIKELY OCCURRED INTHE BACKCOUNTRY WHERE VISIBILITY AND ACCESS HAVE BEEN LIMITED DUE TOTHE HEAVY SNOWFALL.THE CHANCES FOR NATURAL AVALANCHES AREDECREASING...BUT THE CHANCES FOR HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARESTILL LIKELY. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS MUST STILL EXERCISE EXTRACAUTION AND AVOID STEEP AVALANCHE TERRAIN.THERE IS NO SCHEDULE UPDATE AT THIS TIME.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.USGREENECOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER2008-09 WARNING 4-5$$

  • Avalanche Warning for Four Corners, Upper Dolores River County, Colorado
  • ...AVALANCHE WARNING TERMINATED FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO...
  • Effective: Saturday, December 27, 2008 at 10:51 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, December 27, 2008 at noon
  • COZ009-010-012-018-019-058-060-061-063-068-271700-AVALANCHE WARNINGCOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTERRELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO851 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2008THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THECOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER....AVALANCHE WARNING TERMINATED FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERNMOUNTAINS OF COLORADO...THE MOST RECENT WINTER STORM BROUGHT 20 INCHES OF SNOW TO THECENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND OVER 40 INCHES OF SNOW TO PORTIONS OF THE SANJUAN MOUNTAINS. WOLF CREEK, COAL BANK, MOLAS, LIZARD HEAD, REDMOUNTAIN, AND MCCLURE PASSES WERE ALL CLOSED WHILE CREWS ASSESSEDAND ADDRESSED THE AVALANCHE DANGER. AVALANCHE MITIGATION MISSIONSRELEASED NUMEROUS SNOW SLIDES AND SOME SLOPES RAN NATURALLY AS THEYWERE OVERLOADED WITH NEW SNOW. MANY AVALANCHES LIKELY OCCURRED INTHE BACKCOUNTRY WHERE VISIBILITY AND ACCESS HAVE BEEN LIMITED DUE TOTHE HEAVY SNOWFALL.THE CHANCES FOR NATURAL AVALANCHES AREDECREASING...BUT THE CHANCES FOR HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARESTILL LIKELY. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS MUST STILL EXERCISE EXTRACAUTION AND AVOID STEEP AVALANCHE TERRAIN.THERE IS NO SCHEDULE UPDATE AT THIS TIME.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.USGREENECOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER2008-09 WARNING 4-5$$