Dolores County, Colorado
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Avalanche Warning
COZ012-017>019-066-068-072>075-031400-

AVALANCHE WARNING
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
654 AM MST SUN MAR 01 2015

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

...AVALANCHE WARNING ISSUED FOR THE SANGRE DE CRISTO, SOUTHERN SAN
JUAN AND NORTHERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, THE RUBY RANGE, AND THE WEST
ELK MOUNTAINS ...

A STRONG WINTER STORM HAS DEPOSITED A FOOT OF NEW SNOW THUS FAR AND
PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL AND INCREASING WINDS ARE FORECAST FOR THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS. NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY
ON ALL STEEP SLOPES TODAY.

BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL INTO OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT
RECOMMENDED AT THIS TIME.

LAZAR 3/1

$$
Avalanche Watch
COZ017>019-066-068-072>075-012045-

AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1039 AM MST SAT FEB 28 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 SUNDAY 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

$$
Winter Storm Warning
COZ021-012100-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150303T0700Z/
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
549 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING... THOUGH THERE WILL ALSO BE LULLS IN THE ACTIVITY
WITH LITTLE TO NO SNOWFALL. THE BEST PERIOD FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOWFALL WILL BE TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 ADDITIONAL INCHES ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...ACCUMULATING MOSTLY DURING THE
OVERNIGHT AND MORNING HOURS.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THROUGH TUESDAY.

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
COZ018-019-012100-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
549 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL BE
HEAVY AT TIMES ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AT TIMES.
AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AT TIMES. ABOVE TIMBERLINE...GUSTS
BETWEEN 30 TO 50 MPH WILL BE COMMON TODAY.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
THROUGH 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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