Crestone Weather Center
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Crestone, Colorado

Warnings, Watches and Advisories:

Weather Warnings

 

Avalanche Warning

 


Avalanche Warning
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
629 AM MST TUE  FEB 01 2016

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

AVALANCHE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS.

THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE WARNING.

* TIMING... IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MST TUESDAY THROUGH 6 AM WEDNESDAY

* AFFECTED AREAS... ELK AND WEST ELK MOUNTAINS... RUBY RANGE... GRAND MESA... SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS... UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU... LA GARITA MOUNTAINS... AND SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS HIGH.

* REASON... AN EXITING WINTER STORM DEPOSITED AMPLE NEW SNOW FALL ONTO A WEAK SNOWPACK. AVALANCHE CONDITIONS ARE VERY DANGEROUS.  NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY ON SLOPES STEEPER THAN ABOUT 30 DEGREES.

* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED.  BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD STAY OFF OF... AND OUT FROM UNDERNEATH...SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES.

CONSULT WWW.COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.


 

 

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