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Weather Alert Detail

  • Avalanche Watch for North Park County, Colorado
  • Avalanche Watch issued February 08 at 2:40PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2:40 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 2:45 p.m.
  • THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
    COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.
    ...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE PARK RANGE...FLAT TOP MOUNTAINS...ELK
    MOUNTAINS...AND RUBY RANGE.
    THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS EXTENDED THE AVALANCHE
    WATCH FOR THE PARK RANGE...FLAT TOP MOUNTAINS...ELK MOUNTAINS...AND
    RUBY RANGE. A STRONG WINTER STORMS WILL IMPACT THOSE MOUNTAINS
    SATURDAY NIGHT. STRONG WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE SNOWFALL. 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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