Uncompahgre Plateau/Dallas Divide Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 4:30 AM MST Jan. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect from 3 PM this afternoon
to 6 PM MST Friday...

* what... snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches.

* Where... Roan and tavaputs plateaus and Uncompahgre Plateau and
Dallas Divide.

* When... from 3 PM this afternoon to 6 PM MST Friday.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult, especially
over Douglas Pass.

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: 6:11 AM MST Jan. 16, 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, 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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