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Weather Alert Detail

  • Avalanche Watch for Northwestern San Juan Mountains County, Colorado
  • Avalanche Watch issued February 22 at 8:34AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 8:34 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, February 23, 2015 at 2:45 p.m.
  • THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
    COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.
    ...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE ELK MOUNTAINS...WEST ELK MOUNTAINS...RUBY
    RANGE...SAWATCH RANGE...NORTH AND SOUTH SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...AND
    SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE
    THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
    WATCH FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO. A STRONG
    WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY. AVALANCHE DANGER
    WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY AS SNOW ACCUMULATES AND DRIFTS. BACKCOUNTRY
    AVALANCHE CONDITIONS COULD BECOME VERY DANGEROUS BY SUNDAY
    AFTERNOON. TRAVEL IN OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.
    FOR ADDITIONAL AVALANCHE INFORMATION VISIT THE COLORADO AVALANCHE
    INFORMATION CENTER`S WEB PAGE AT COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE
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