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Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:59 PM MST on January 23, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 24, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 am MST
Tuesday...

* location... eastern San Juan and La Garita Mountains above
10000 feet... and the Sawatch and mosquito ranges above 11000
feet... including Wolf Creek and Monarch passes.

* Cause and timing... periods of moderate to heavy snow are
expected through early Tuesday morning.

* Total snow accumulation... 8 to 18 inches across the Sawatch
and mosquito ranges... with 1 to 2 feet for the the eastern San
Juan Mountains.

* Wind... west to southwest at 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60
mph... becoming west 15 to 30 mph overnight.

* Impact... roads will remain snowpacked and visibilities poor in
blowing and drifting snow. Hazardous travel conditions will be
likely over the mountain passes and avalanche danger will
continue to increase into Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.





Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 6:27 AM MST on January 23, 2017

Expires 2:30 PM EST on January 25, 2017


The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Colorado avalanche information center.

Avalanche warning in effect for the southern mountains of
Colorado... including the northern San Juan Mountains... southern San
Juan Mountains... issued by the Colorado avalanche information
center.

A potent winter storm continues to impact the Colorado mountains.
Very dangerous avalanche conditions currently exist and will
continue into Wednesday.

Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended during the warning
period.

* Timing... began at 06:00 am on 01/23/2017... expires at 12:00 PM MST
on 01/25/2017.

* Affected areas... this warning includes... the San Juan
Mountains... San Miguel Mountains... Rico Mountains... Uncompahgre
Plateau... Dallas Divide... La Garita Mountains above 10000
feet... La Plata Mountains... Needle Mountains... Grenadier
Range... eastern San Juan Mountains above 10000 feet.

* Avalanche danger... will be high (level 4) at multiple elevation
bands. Avalanches can run long distances... possibly covering
roadways and reaching valley bottoms.

* Reason... a strong winter storm and very strong winds added a large
amount of snow over weak layers in the snowpack.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions... avalanche conditions remain
very dangerous. Human triggered avalanches are very likely.
Backcountry travel is not recommended.

Consult www.Colorado.Gov/avalanche for detailed information.

Barlow



627 am MST Mon Jan 23 2017

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Colorado avalanche information center.

Avalanche warning in effect for the southern mountains of
Colorado... including the northern San Juan Mountains... southern San
Juan Mountains... issued by the Colorado avalanche information
center.

A potent winter storm continues to impact the Colorado mountains.
Very dangerous avalanche conditions currently exist and will
continue into Wednesday.

Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended during the warning
period.

* Timing... began at 06:00 am on 01/23/2017... expires at 12:00 PM MST
on 01/25/2017.

* Affected areas... this warning includes... the San Juan
Mountains... San Miguel Mountains... Rico Mountains... Uncompahgre
Plateau... Dallas Divide... La Garita Mountains above 10000
feet... La Plata Mountains... Needle Mountains... Grenadier
Range... eastern San Juan Mountains above 10000 feet.

* Avalanche danger... will be high (level 4) at multiple elevation
bands. Avalanches can run long distances... possibly covering
roadways and reaching valley bottoms.

* Reason... a strong winter storm and very strong winds added a large
amount of snow over weak layers in the snowpack.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions... avalanche conditions remain
very dangerous. Human triggered avalanches are very likely.
Backcountry travel is not recommended.

Consult www.Colorado.Gov/avalanche for detailed information.

Barlow


627 am MST Mon Jan 23 2017

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Colorado avalanche information center.

Avalanche warning in effect for the southern mountains of
Colorado... including the northern San Juan Mountains... southern San
Juan Mountains... issued by the Colorado avalanche information
center.

A potent winter storm continues to impact the Colorado mountains.
Very dangerous avalanche conditions currently exist and will
continue into Wednesday.

Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended during the warning
period.

* Timing... began at 06:00 am on 01/23/2017... expires at 12:00 PM MST
on 01/25/2017.

* Affected areas... this warning includes... the San Juan
Mountains... San Miguel Mountains... Rico Mountains... Uncompahgre
Plateau... Dallas Divide... La Garita Mountains above 10000
feet... La Plata Mountains... Needle Mountains... Grenadier
Range... eastern San Juan Mountains above 10000 feet.

* Avalanche danger... will be high (level 4) at multiple elevation
bands. Avalanches can run long distances... possibly covering
roadways and reaching valley bottoms.

* Reason... a strong winter storm and very strong winds added a large
amount of snow over weak layers in the snowpack.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions... avalanche conditions remain
very dangerous. Human triggered avalanches are very likely.
Backcountry travel is not recommended.

Consult www.Colorado.Gov/avalanche for detailed information.

Barlow



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