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Weather Alert Detail

  • Avalanche Watch for Middle Park County, Colorado
  • Avalanche Watch issued February 12 at 2:11PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 2:11 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 8:15 p.m.
  • THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
    COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.
    ...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...
    THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
    WATCH FOR THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING THE PARK RANGE...FLAT
    TOPS...FRONT RANGE...TEN MILE RANGE...GORE RANGE... AND VAIL AREA. A
    STRONG WINTER STORMS WILL IMPACT THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS BEGINNING
    THURSDAY NIGHT. STRONG WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE SNOW AND CAUSE
    SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW. IF THE FORECAST
    VERIFIES...THE BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE CONDITIONS WILL BECOME VERY
    DANGEROUS. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS NEED TO STAY ALERT TO CHANGING
    CONDITIONS AND TAKE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS AS SNOWFALL ACCUMULATES.
    TRAVEL IN OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED. AVOID
    TRAVELING ON OR CROSSING UNDER STEEP SLOPES.
    FOR ADDITIONAL AVALANCHE INFORMATION CALL...303-275-5360 IN
    DENVER...970-668-0600 IN SUMMIT COUNTY...970-920-1664 IN ASPEN...
    970-247-8187 IN DURANGO...OR VISIT THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION
    CENTER`S WEB PAGE AT COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE
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