Mesa County, Colorado
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Avalanche Warning
COZ017>019-066-068-251930-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
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

$$
Winter Storm Warning
COZ009-241900-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170125T0100Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
354 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 4 TO 6 INCHES RAISING STORM
TOTAL SNOWFALL TO 8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.
VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES
DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL AND FROM BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
COZ017-241600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170124T1600Z/
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
354 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.
VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES
DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL AND FROM BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
COZ003-241900-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170125T0100Z/
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
354 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES RAISING STORM
TOTAL SNOWFALL TO 6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.
VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES
DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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