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10:35 AM MST on March 01, 2015 (GMT -0700)
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Elevation: 11759 ft
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Active Advisory: Winter Storm Warning, Avalanche Warning Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev 11759 ft 37.45 °N, 106.80 °W | Updated 22 minutes ago

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6:41 AM 6:02 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 86% visible
Pressure 30.14 in
Visibility 1.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 300 ft
Windchill 9 °F
Dew Point 19 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 0.11 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2 out of 12
Pollen 1.20 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KCPW 011713Z AUTO 21008KT 1SM -SN OVC003 M07/M07 A3014 RMK AO2

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Pressure 30.14 in
Visibility 1.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 300 ft
Windchill 9 °F
Dew Point 19 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 0.11 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2 out of 12
Pollen 1.20 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KCPW 011713Z AUTO 21008KT 1SM -SN OVC003 M07/M07 A3014 RMK AO2

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Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 5:49 AM MST on March 01, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST
Tuesday...

* locations include the cities of... Ouray... Telluride... Lake
City... Silverton... Rico... Hesperus.

* Timing... periods of snow through Monday evening. Snow will be
heavy at times especially this afternoon and tonight.

* Snow accumulation... 2 to 4 feet with the highest amounts
expected from Silverton southeast to the New Mexico border.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 25 mph with higher gusts at times.
Areas of blowing snow at times. Above timberline... gusts
between 30 to 50 mph will be common today.

* Visibility... restricted at times in snow and blowing snow.
Near whiteout conditions at times over the mountain passes.

* Impacts... travel is expected to become difficult or impossible
through Wednesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.





Avalanche Warning
Statement as of 6:54 AM MST on March 01, 2015

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

... Avalanche warning issued for the Sangre de Cristo, southern San
Juan and northern San Juan Mountains, the Ruby Range, and the West
Elk Mountains ...

A strong winter storm has deposited a foot of new snow thus far and
periods of heavy snowfall and increasing winds are forecast for the
next couple days. Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely
on all steep slopes today.

Backcountry travel into or below avalanche terrain is not
recommended at this time.

Lazar 3/1



654 am MST sun Mar 01 2015

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

... Avalanche warning issued for the Sangre de Cristo, southern San
Juan and northern San Juan Mountains, the Ruby Range, and the West
Elk Mountains ...

A strong winter storm has deposited a foot of new snow thus far and
periods of heavy snowfall and increasing winds are forecast for the
next couple days. Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely
on all steep slopes today.

Backcountry travel into or below avalanche terrain is not
recommended at this time.

Lazar 3/1