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  • Avalanche Watch for Lower Yampa 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
  • THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
    COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.
    THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
    WATCH FOR MOST MOUNTAIN RANGES IN COLORADO.
    * TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 6AM MST SUNDAY TO 12 PM MONDAY
    * AFFECTED AREA...FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO INCLUDING... THE
    PARK RANGE...THE FLAT TOP MOUNTAINS...FRONT RANGE...GORE RANGE...
    MOSQUITO RANGE...SAWATCH...ELK MOUNTAINS...GRAND MESA...SAN JUAN
    MOUNTAINS...AND SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE
    * AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE THROUGH
    MONDAY AND BECOME VERY DANGEROUS. WIDESPREAD NATURAL AVALANCHE
    ACTIVITY IS POSSIBLE.
    * REASON...A POTENT WINTER STORM CONTINUES. PERIODS OF HEAVY
    SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED. THIS SNOW WILL FALL ON AN
    ALREADY WEAK SNOWPACK.
    * PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD
    PLAN ON RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS. EXTRA CAUTION IS REQUIRED IF
    PLANNING A TRIP INTO AVALANCHE TERRAIN. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL WILL
    BECOME VERY DANGEROUS.
    CONSULT WWW.COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION

  • Avalanche Watch for Lower Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Avalanche Watch issued January 29 at 2:59PM MST until January 31 at 12:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 2:59 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, January 31, 2016 at midnight
  • THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
    COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.
    THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
    WATCH
    * TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 PM MST
    SATURDAY
    * AFFECTED AREA...FOR THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO
    INCLUDING... THE PARK RANGE WEST OF THE DIVIDE...THE ELK HEAD
    MOUNTAINS...THE PARK RANGE EAST OF THE DIVIDE...RABBIT EARS
    PASS...THE FLAT TOPS RANGE.
    * AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE WATCH AREA WILL
    INCREASE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. WIDESPREAD NATURAL AVALANCHE
    ACTIVITY IS POSSIBLE.
    * REASON...A POTENT WINTER STORM IS APPROACHING. PERIODS OF HEAVY
    SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED.THIS SNOW WILL FALL ON AN
    ALREADY WEAK SNOWPACK.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD
    PLAN ON RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS AS THE STORM INTENSITY INCREASES
    OVER THE NEXT 12-24 HOURS. EXTRA CAUTION IS REQUIRED IF PLANNING A
    TRIP INTO AVALANCHE TERRAIN. THE AVALANCHE DANGER MAY INCREASE TO
    HIGH BY SUNDAY MORNING IF THE WEATHER FORECAST VERIFIES.
    CONSULT WWW.COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION
    COOPERSTEIN

  • Avalanche Watch for Lower Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • ...AVALANCHE WATCH BULLETIN FOR THE ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAIN AND FLAT TOPS OF NORTHERN COLORADO...
  • Effective: Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 7:05 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 4:15 p.m.
  • COZ004-013-031-252115-AVALANCHE WATCHCOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTERRELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO505 PM MST SAT JAN 24 2009THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THECOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER....AVALANCHE WATCH BULLETIN FOR THE ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAIN ANDFLAT TOPS OF NORTHERN COLORADO...THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS EXTENDED THEAVALANCHE WATCH FOR PARTS OF THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO.DENSE HEAVY SNOW HAS FALLEN ON A WEAK SNOWPACK. BACKCOUNTRYTRAVELERS WILL PROBABLY TRIGGER AVALANCHES ON MOST STEEP SLOPES.FORECAST ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND INCREASING WESTERLY WINDS WILLCOMBINE TO CREATE DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS SATURDAY AFTERNOON.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 NOON SUNDAY. WE WILL UPDATE THIS TOAN AVALANCHE 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.USGREENECOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER2008-09 WATCH 6-2$$