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  • Avalanche Watch for Southwestern San Juan Mountains County, Colorado
  • Avalanche Watch issued February 28 at 6:05AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, February 28, 2014 at 6:05 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:15 p.m.
  • THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
    COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.
    ...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS...
    THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
    WATCH FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING THE ELK
    MOUNTAINS...RUBY RANGE...WEST ELK MOUNTAINS...GRAND MESA...SAN JUAN
    MOUNTAINS...SAN MIGUEL MOUNTAINS...UMCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU...AND THE LA
    GARITA MOUNTAINS. A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THESE AREAS
    BEGINNING FRIDAY 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
    LAZAR

  • Avalanche Watch for Southwestern San Juan Mountains County, Colorado
  • Avalanche Watch issued January 28 at 5:48AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, January 28, 2013 at 6:48 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8 a.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, RUBY RANGE, WEST ELK MOUNTAINS, AND GRAND MESA...
    THE SECOND IN A SERIES OF STRONG WINTER STORMS WILL AFFECT THE
    MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN COLORADO MONDAY AND INTO TUESDAY. INTENSE
    SNOWFALL AND DRIFTING SNOW ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE STORM. DURING
    PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL SPONTANEOUS AND TRIGGERED AVALANCHES
    BECOME LIKELY. AVALANCHE CONDITIONS COULD BECOME VERY DANGEROUS AND
    TRAVEL IN OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED. IF THE
    WINTER STORM PROGRESSES AS FORECAST, WE WILL UPGRADE THIS WATCH TO
    AN AVALANCHE WARNING ON TUESDAY MORNING.
    FOR ADDITIONAL AVALANCHE INFORMATION...SEE THE COLORADO AVALANCHE
    INFORMATION CENTER`S WEB SITE AT WWW.COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE
    GREENE

  • Avalanche Watch for Southwestern San Juan Mountains County, Colorado
  • ...AVALANCHE WATCH BULLETIN FOR THE ELK AND THE WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS AND GRAND MESA OF CENTRAL COLORADO AND THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHERN COLORADO...
  • Effective: Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at 5:35 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, December 25, 2008 at 7:45 p.m.
  • COZ009-010-012-018-019-060-061-063-068-260045-AVALANCHE WATCHCOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTERRELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO335 PM MST WED DEC 24 2008THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THECOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER....AVALANCHE WATCH BULLETIN FOR THE ELK AND THE WEST ELK AND SAWATCHMOUNTAINS AND GRAND MESA OF CENTRAL COLORADO AND THE SAN JUANMOUNTAINS OF SOUTHERN COLORADO...THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHEWATCH FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO.FORECASTED ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILLCOMBINE TO CREATE DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS THURSDAY NIGHT. THECURRENT SNOWPACK HAS MANY WEAK LAYERS THAT MAY BE OVERLOADED BY NEWSNOW AND WIND DRIFTS.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 48HOURS IN THESE REGIONS. SAFE BACK COUNTRY TRAVEL WILL REQUIREADVANCED AVALANCHE SKILLS AND PROPER EQUIPMENT.THIS WATCH IS VALID THROUGH 6 PM THURSDAY EVENING. WE WILL UPDATETHIS TO AN AVALANCHE WARNING ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON IF CONDITIONSWARRANT.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 2-2$$