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Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 9:45 AM MST on March 04, 2015

Expires 7:15 PM EST on March 04, 2015


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

... Avalanche warning in effect for the Aspen, Gunnison, and Grand
Mesa zones of central Colorado...

... Warning termination for the Steamboat and Flat Tops, and the
north and south San Juan zones...

A series of storms has brought sustained snowfall and powerful winds
to Colorado's central mountains. Widespread natural and triggered
avalanches have occurred and remain likely today on and below all
steep slopes. Backcountry travel is not recommended.

Lazar



945 am MST Wed Mar 04 2015

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

... Avalanche warning in effect for the Aspen, Gunnison, and Grand
Mesa zones of central Colorado...

... Warning termination for the Steamboat and Flat Tops, and the
north and south San Juan zones...

A series of storms has brought sustained snowfall and powerful winds
to Colorado's central mountains. Widespread natural and triggered
avalanches have occurred and remain likely today on and below all
steep slopes. Backcountry travel is not recommended.

Lazar


713 am MST Tue Mar 03 2015

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

... Avalanche warning in effect for the Steamboat and Flat Tops,
Aspen, Gunnison, Grand Mesa, southern San Juan and northern San Juan
zones...

A series of storms has brought sustained snowfall and powerful winds
to Colorado's western mountains. More snow and wind are in the
forecast for today and tonight. Widespread natural and triggered
avalanches have occurred and remain likely today on and below all
steep slopes. Backcountry travel is not recommended.

Davis


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:13 AM MST on March 04, 2015


The following are preliminary storm summaries from western Colorado
and eastern Utah. This long term and complex winter storm began
Friday, February 27, and ended this morning, March 4.

The following values are estimated and mostly obtained from
automated sensors called snotels. These are followed by the areas
highest value and its location.

Eastern unita mountains: 8 to 20 inches
              Mosby mtn: 20 inches

Tavaputs plateau (utah): 24 to 28 inches
        east Willow crk: 27 inches

La Sal and Abajo mtns: 20 to 52 inches
       buckboard flat: 52 inches

Elkhead and park mtns: 12 to 36 inches
         whiskey park: 36 inches

Flattop mountains: 17 to 50 inches
       Bison lake: 50 inches

Grand & Battlement mesas: 20 to 48 inches
                park res: 48 inches

Gore and Elk mountains: 14 to 25 inches
              snowmass: 25 inches

West Elk & Sawatch mtns: 15 to 66 inches
         Schofield pass: 66 inches

Uncompahgre plateau: 40 to 45 inches
     Columbine pass: 43 inches

Northwest San Juan mtns: 20 to 38 inches
           red mtn pass: 38 inches

Southwest San Juan mtns: 17 to 50 inches
             Wolf creek: 50 inches


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