Southwest San Juan Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 6:28 AM MST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 8 PM this
evening to 6 PM MST Thursday...

* what... snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, with
localized amounts up to 15 inches, are expected.

* Where... southwest San Juan Mountains.

* When... from 8 PM this evening to 6 PM MST Thursday.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 35 mph will
cause widespread blowing and drifting snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for 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: 5:07 AM MST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

An avalanche warning is in effect for the south San Juan Mountains

* timing... began at 06:00 am on Monday 2/19/2018... expires at 9:00
am MST on Wednesday 2/21/2018.

* Affected areas... this warning includes... the San Juan
Mountains... the La Plata Mountains... Needle Mountains... and
Grenadier Range.

* Avalanche danger... is high (level 4 of 5)near and above treeline

* reason... snowfall and strong westerly winds will overload our weak
snowpack and result in large natural and human triggered
avalanches in many areas.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions... avalanche conditions are very
dangerous. Human triggered and natural avalanches are likely
travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.Colorado.Gov/avalanche for detailed information.

Cooperstein


507 am MST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

An avalanche warning is in effect for the south San Juan Mountains

* timing... began at 06:00 am on Monday 2/19/2018... expires at 9:00
am MST on Wednesday 2/21/2018.

* Affected areas... this warning includes... the San Juan
Mountains... the La Plata Mountains... Needle Mountains... and
Grenadier Range.

* Avalanche danger... is high (level 4 of 5)near and above treeline

* reason... snowfall and strong westerly winds will overload our weak
snowpack and result in large natural and human triggered
avalanches in many areas.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions... avalanche conditions are very
dangerous. Human triggered and natural avalanches are likely
travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.Colorado.Gov/avalanche for detailed information.

Cooperstein



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