Routt County, Colorado
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Avalanche Warning
COZ001>003-013-030-032-230100-

AVALANCHE WARNING
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
559 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

...AVALANCHE WARNING ISSUED FOR THE STEAMBOAT AND FLAT TOPS AREA OF
NORTHERN COLORADO...

STRONG WINDS, SIGNIFICANT SNOW, AND A VERY WEAK OLD SNOWPACK HAVE
CONSPIRED TO BUILD DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS ACROSS NORTHERN
COLORADO FOR SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

AS OF SUNSET SUNDAY NIGHT 12 TO 20 INCHES OF NEW SNOW WAS REPORTED
FROM THE AREA. WESTERLY WINDS HAD INCREASED TO A STEADY 20 PLUS
MILES PER HOUR. THE OLD SNOWPACK HAD A PERSISTENTLY WEAK SNOW LAYER
WHICH WILL STRUGGLE TO ACCEPT THE NEW SNOW LOAD. TEMPERATURES HAVE
ALSO SHOWN A STEADY RISE DURING THE STORM CYCLE, WHICH IS ANOTHER
TELLTALE SIGN OF INCREASING AVALANCHE DANGER.

AT THIS TIME BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL ACROSS THE ZONE IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

TOEPFER

$$
Avalanche Watch
COZ004-010-012-013-031-220800-

AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1257 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE PARK RANGE...FLAT TOP MOUNTAINS...ELK
MOUNTAINS...WEST ELK MOUNTAINS... AND RUBY RANGE...

THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
WATCH FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF THE STEAMBOAT...ASPEN...AND GUNNISON
AREAS. A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE AREA STARTING SATURDAY
NIGHT. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY AS SNOW ACCUMULATES AND
DRIFTS. BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE CONDITIONS COULD BECOME VERY DANGEROUS
ON SUNDAY. 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

LOGAN

$$
Avalanche Watch
COZ004-010-012-013-018-031-034-066-221615-

AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
908 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE PARK RANGE...FLAT TOP MOUNTAINS...ELK
MOUNTAINS...GORE RANGE...FRONT RANGE...TENMILE RANGE...SAWATCH RANGE
AND NORTH SAN JUAN

THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
WATCH FOR THE NORTH AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO. A STRONG
WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE AREA FROM SUNDAY INTO 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
COZ005-221400-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141223T0100Z/
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1051 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL FALL THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST
SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT
TIMES.

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
COZ002-221400-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141223T0700Z/
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER
1051 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
WILL FALL TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING AND WILL BE FOCUSED EAST
OF HIGHWAY 13.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY HIGHWAYS 13 AND 40. THE
COMBINATION OF SNOW...DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

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
COZ004-013-221400-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141223T0700Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
1051 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...18 TO 24 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING RABBIT EARS PASS. THE COMBINATION
OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1
MILE IN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

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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