Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 8:53 AM MST Jan. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM MST this
evening...

* what... snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches.
Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches.

* Where... upper Yampa river basin and Gore and Elk
Mountains/Central Mountain valleys.

* When... until 6 PM MST this evening.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

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
Issued: 7:55 AM MST Jan. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

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

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

* Timing: in effect from 6 am MST Friday through 8 am Saturday

* affected areas: Park Range, Flat Top mountains, Mosquito Range,
Sawatch Range, Elk Mountains, Ruby Range, West Elk Mountains,
Grand Mesa, San Juan Mountains, La Garita Mountains

* avalanche danger: backcountry avalanche danger is high

* reason: heavy snowfall and strong winds have fallen on a very weak
snowpack. Avalanche conditions are very dangerous. Natural and
human-triggered avalanches are very likely, and will be large
enough to bury a person.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions: backcountry travel in or
below avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.Colorado.Gov/avalanche for detailed information

Logan


755 am MST Fri Jan 18 2019

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

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

* Timing: in effect from 6 am MST Friday through 8 am Saturday

* affected areas: Park Range, Flat Top mountains, Mosquito Range,
Sawatch Range, Elk Mountains, Ruby Range, West Elk Mountains,
Grand Mesa, San Juan Mountains, La Garita Mountains

* avalanche danger: backcountry avalanche danger is high

* reason: heavy snowfall and strong winds have fallen on a very weak
snowpack. Avalanche conditions are very dangerous. Natural and
human-triggered avalanches are very likely, and will be large
enough to bury a person.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions: backcountry travel in or
below avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.Colorado.Gov/avalanche for detailed information

Logan



621 am MST Fri Jan 18 2019

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

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

* Timing: in effect from 6 am MST Friday through 8 am Saturday

* affected areas: Park Range, Flat Top mountains, Elk Mountains,
Ruby Range, West Elk Mountains, Grand Mesa, San Juan Mountains, La
Garita Mountains

* avalanche danger: backcountry avalanche danger is high

* reason: heavy snowfall and strong winds have fallen on a very weak
snowpack. Avalanche conditions are very dangerous. Natural and
human-triggered avalanches are very likely, and will be large
enough to bury a person.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions: backcountry travel in or
below avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.Colorado.Gov/avalanche for detailed information

Logan


621 am MST Fri Jan 18 2019

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

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

* Timing: in effect from 6 am MST Friday through 8 am Saturday

* affected areas: Park Range, Flat Top mountains, Elk Mountains,
Ruby Range, West Elk Mountains, Grand Mesa, San Juan Mountains, La
Garita Mountains

* avalanche danger: backcountry avalanche danger is high

* reason: heavy snowfall and strong winds have fallen on a very weak
snowpack. Avalanche conditions are very dangerous. Natural and
human-triggered avalanches are very likely, and will be large
enough to bury a person.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions: backcountry travel in or
below avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.Colorado.Gov/avalanche for detailed information

Logan