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  • Avalanche Warning for Uncompahgre Plateau County, Colorado
  • Avalanche Warning issued February 02 at 6:29AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 6:29 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 6:30 a.m.
  • THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
    COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.
    AVALANCHE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
    MOUNTAINS. THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN
    AVALANCHE WARNING.
    * TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MST TUESDAY THROUGH 6 AM WEDNESDAY
    * AFFECTED AREAS...ELK AND WEST ELK MOUNTAINS...RUBY RANGE...GRAND
    MESA...SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU...LA GARITA
    MOUNTAINS...AND SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE.
    * AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS HIGH.
    * REASON...AN EXITING WINTER STORM DEPOSITED AMPLE NEW SNOW FALL
    ONTO A WEAK SNOWPACK. AVALANCHE CONDITIONS ARE VERY DANGEROUS.
    NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY ON SLOPES
    STEEPER THAN ABOUT 30 DEGREES.
    * PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL IS NOT
    RECOMMENDED. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD STAY OFF OF...AND OUT
    FROM UNDERNEATH...SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES.
    CONSULT WWW.COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.

  • Avalanche Warning for Uncompahgre Plateau County, Colorado
  • Avalanche Warning issued December 23 at 3:30PM MST until December 23 at 6:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
    COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.
    BULLETIN-IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED AVALANCHE WARNING COLORADO
    AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
    RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
    3:00 PM WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 23 2015
    THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE COLORADO
    AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.
    THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS CONTINUED AN AVALANCHE
    WARNING.
    * TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MST TUESDAY MORNING TO 12 NOON MST
    THURSDAY MORNING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...FOR THE PARK RANGE...FLAT TOP RANGE...WEST ELK
    RANGE...AND SAN JUAN RANGE.
    * AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE WARNING AREAS
    REMAINS HIGH INTO THURSDAY.
    * REASON...RECENT HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH WIND IS CREATING
    DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS. BOTH HUMAN TRIGGERED AND NATURAL
    AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY ON SLOPES STEEPER THAN ABOUT 30 DEGREES.
    * PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD
    STAY OFF OF...AND OUT FROM UNDERNEATH...SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30
    DEGREES. AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES AND CAN RUN INTO MATURE
    FORESTS.
    CONSULT HTTP://WWW.COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE FOR MORE DETAILED
    INFORMATION.
    TOEPFER

  • Avalanche Warning for Uncompahgre Plateau County, Colorado
  • ...AVALANCHE WARNING FOR THE WEST ELK MOUNTAINS, ELKHEAD MOUNTAINS, PARK RANGE, AND FLAT TOPS OF COLORADO ...
  • Effective: Monday, January 26, 2009 at 3:34 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 12:45 p.m.
  • COZ004-012-013-271745-AVALANCHE WARNINGCOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTERRELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO134 PM MST MON JAN 26 2009THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THECOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER....AVALANCHE WARNING FOR THE WEST ELK MOUNTAINS, ELKHEADMOUNTAINS, PARK RANGE, AND FLAT TOPS OF COLORADO ...DENSE HEAVY SNOW HAS FALLEN ON A WEAK SNOWPACK. THE PARK MOUNTAINSNORTH OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS HAVE RECEIVED ALMOST 5 INCHES OF WATERSINCE THURSDAY. OBSERVERS REPORTED NUMEROUS AVALANCHES ON SUNDAY.THE WEST ELK MOUNTAINS HAVE RECEIVED OVER 36 INCHES OF SNOW SINCEFRIDAY. THERE IS MORE SNOW AND WIND IN THE FORECAST. NATURAL ANDHUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY IN THESE REGIONS.THIS WARNING IS VALID THROUGH 9 AM ON TUESDAY JANUARY 27.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.USLOGANCOLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER2008-09 WARNING 5-3$$

  • Avalanche Warning for Uncompahgre Plateau 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$$