Dolores County, Colorado
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Avalanche Watch
COZ017>019-066-068-072>075-010330-

AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
222 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE NORTH AND SOUTH SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...AND
SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE

THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
WATCH FOR THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO. A STRONG WINTER STORM
WILL IMPACT THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE
RAPIDLY AS SNOW ACCUMULATES AND DRIFTS. BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE
CONDITIONS COULD BECOME VERY DANGEROUS BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. TRAVEL
IN OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

FOR ADDITIONAL AVALANCHE INFORMATION VISIT THE COLORADO AVALANCHE
INFORMATION CENTER'S WEB PAGE AT COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE

TOEPFER

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Winter Storm Warning
COZ018-019-280615-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150303T0300Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
310 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE
CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES
ESPECIALLY LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 FEET WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
EXPECTED FROM SILVERTON SOUTHEAST TO THE NEW MEXICO BORDER.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
THIS WEEKEND INTO WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

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Winter Weather Advisory
COZ021-280615-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0012.150228T0100Z-150303T0300Z/
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
310 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 8 PM MST MONDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE THIS EVENING AND
CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED EACH NIGHT... FOR
A STORM TOTAL OF 8 TO 16 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVELS...MAY SEE RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX IN THE
AFTERNOONS ESPECIALLY BELOW 6000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND INTO
TUESDAY.

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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