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  • Avalanche Warning for Southwestern San Juan Mountains County, Colorado
  • Avalanche Warning issued December 24 at 5:27AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 5:27 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 6:30 a.m.
  • THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
    COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.
    ...AVALANCHE WARNING TERMINATION FOR NORTHERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS
    ON WEDNESDAY...
    SIGNIFICANT NEW SNOW WITH VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS CREATED
    DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS IN THE BACKCOUNTRY OF THE NORTHERN
    SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL INTO OR BELOW AVALANCHE
    TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED. THE WARNING EXPIRES BECAUSE THE
    POTENTIAL FOR NATURAL AVALANCHES IS DECREASING. HUMAN TRIGGERED
    AVALANCHES REMAIN LIKELY AND WILL BE LARGE AND DANGEROUS.
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  • Avalanche Warning for Southwestern San Juan Mountains 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 Southwestern San Juan Mountains 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$$