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Colorado, Northwestern San Juan Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 9:43 AM MST on January 23, 2017

Expires 11:00 AM EST on January 24, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 9 am MST
Tuesday...

* locations include the cities of... Crested Butte... Taylor
Park... Marble... Ridgway... Glade Park... Telluride... Ouray...
Lake city... Silverton... Rico... Hesperus.

* Timing... snow... heavy at times this afternoon and evening... will
continue through early Tuesday morning.

* Snow accumulation... 10 to 20 inches with up to 2 feet on
southwest-facing slopes.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph today
becoming west to northwest and decreasing overnight.

* Impacts... mountain roadways will become 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 snowfall.

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.





Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 6:27 AM MST on January 23, 2017

Expires 2:30 PM EST on January 25, 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



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


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



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