West Elk and Sawatch Mountains

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Winter Weather Advisory

Expires 2:00 AM EST on January 17, 2019
Statement as of 4:25 am MST on January 16, 2019

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until midnight MST
tonight...

* what... snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 7 inches
bringing storm total amounts of 6 to 12 inches with locally
higher amounts. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph over Monarch
Pass.

* Where... west Elk and sawatch mountains.

* When... until midnight MST tonight.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult with icy and
snowpacked roads. Gusty winds over Monarch Pass may result in
near whiteout conditions at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.





Avalanche Warning

Expires 2:15 PM EST on January 17, 2019
Statement as of 6:11 am MST on January 16, 2019

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Colorado avalanche information center.

Avalanche warning for the San Juan Mountains, Grand Mesa, Aspen, and
Gunnison zones.

* Timing... warning is in effect from 6 am January 16, 2018 to 10 am
January 17, 2019.

* Affected areas... Elk Mountains, West Elk Mountains, Ruby Range,
Grand Mesa, San Juan Mountains, La Garita Mountains, La Plata
Mountains, Needle Mountains, and the Grenadier Range.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger is high (level 4 of 5).
Backcountry avalanche conditions are very dangerous. Natural and
triggered avalanches are likely.

* Reason... significant snowfall and drifting snow is overloading a
weak snowpack. Large and dangerous avalanches are likely.
Avalanches may break in or at the bottom of the new snow, or in
old snow layers.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions... backcountry travel on or
beneath avalanche terrain is not recommended. Natural avalanches
are likely to release and run long distances.

Consult www.Colorado.Gov/avalanche for detailed information

Lazar



611 am MST Wed Jan 16 2019

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Colorado avalanche information center.

Avalanche warning for the San Juan Mountains, Grand Mesa, Aspen, and
Gunnison zones.

* Timing... warning is in effect from 6 am January 16, 2018 to 10 am
January 17, 2019.

* Affected areas... Elk Mountains, West Elk Mountains, Ruby Range,
Grand Mesa, San Juan Mountains, La Garita Mountains, La Plata
Mountains, Needle Mountains, and the Grenadier Range.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger is high (level 4 of 5).
Backcountry avalanche conditions are very dangerous. Natural and
triggered avalanches are likely.

* Reason... significant snowfall and drifting snow is overloading a
weak snowpack. Large and dangerous avalanches are likely.
Avalanches may break in or at the bottom of the new snow, or in
old snow layers.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions... backcountry travel on or
beneath avalanche terrain is not recommended. Natural avalanches
are likely to release and run long distances.

Consult www.Colorado.Gov/avalanche for detailed information

Lazar


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