Ouray, CO

5:23 PM MST on January 23, 2017 (GMT -0700)
Ouray | | Change Station

Elev 7736 ft 38.03 °N, 107.67 °W | Updated 7 seconds ago

Snow
Snow
30.2 °F
Feels Like 30 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.65 in
Visibility 0.5 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1500 ft
Overcast 2400 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 26 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 0.07 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:21 AM 5:24 PM
Waning Crescent, 15% visible
METAR KTEX 232215Z AUTO 23024G45KT 1/2SM -SN BKN004 BKN015 OVC024 M01/M07 A2965 RMK AO2 T10061070
Pressure 29.65 in
Visibility 0.5 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1500 ft
Overcast 2400 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 26 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 0.07 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:21 AM 5:24 PM
Waning Crescent, 15% visible
METAR KTEX 232215Z AUTO 23024G45KT 1/2SM -SN BKN004 BKN015 OVC024 M01/M07 A2965 RMK AO2 T10061070

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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 2:43 PM MST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 6 PM MST Tuesday...

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

* Timing... snow... heavy at times this afternoon and evening...
will continue through early Tuesday morning.

* Snow accumulation... 10 to 20 inches with up to 2 feet on
southwest-facing slopes.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 45 mph with local gusts over 80 mph
today becoming west to northwest and decreasing overnight.

* Impacts... mountain roadways will become snow packed with winter
driving conditions continuing through the middle of the week.
Visibilities will be reduced to under a half mile at times
during the heaviest snowfall and from blowing snow.

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
Issued: 6:27 AM MST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

Avalanche warning in effect for the southern mountains of
Colorado... including the northern San Juan Mountains... southern San
Juan Mountains... issued by the Colorado avalanche information
center.

A potent winter storm continues to impact the Colorado mountains.
Very dangerous avalanche conditions currently exist and will
continue into Wednesday.

Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended during the warning
period.

* Timing... began at 06:00 am on 01/23/2017... expires at 12:00 PM MST
on 01/25/2017.

* Affected areas... this warning includes... the San Juan
Mountains... San Miguel Mountains... Rico Mountains... Uncompahgre
Plateau... Dallas Divide... La Garita Mountains above 10000
feet... La Plata Mountains... Needle Mountains... Grenadier
Range... eastern San Juan Mountains above 10000 feet.

* Avalanche danger... will be high (level 4) at multiple elevation
bands. Avalanches can run long distances... possibly covering
roadways and reaching valley bottoms.

* Reason... a strong winter storm and very strong winds added a large
amount of snow over weak layers in the snowpack.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions... avalanche conditions remain
very dangerous. Human triggered avalanches are very likely.
Backcountry travel is not recommended.

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

Barlow



627 am MST Mon Jan 23 2017

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

Avalanche warning in effect for the southern mountains of
Colorado... including the northern San Juan Mountains... southern San
Juan Mountains... issued by the Colorado avalanche information
center.

A potent winter storm continues to impact the Colorado mountains.
Very dangerous avalanche conditions currently exist and will
continue into Wednesday.

Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended during the warning
period.

* Timing... began at 06:00 am on 01/23/2017... expires at 12:00 PM MST
on 01/25/2017.

* Affected areas... this warning includes... the San Juan
Mountains... San Miguel Mountains... Rico Mountains... Uncompahgre
Plateau... Dallas Divide... La Garita Mountains above 10000
feet... La Plata Mountains... Needle Mountains... Grenadier
Range... eastern San Juan Mountains above 10000 feet.

* Avalanche danger... will be high (level 4) at multiple elevation
bands. Avalanches can run long distances... possibly covering
roadways and reaching valley bottoms.

* Reason... a strong winter storm and very strong winds added a large
amount of snow over weak layers in the snowpack.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions... avalanche conditions remain
very dangerous. Human triggered avalanches are very likely.
Backcountry travel is not recommended.

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

Barlow


627 am MST Mon Jan 23 2017

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

Avalanche warning in effect for the southern mountains of
Colorado... including the northern San Juan Mountains... southern San
Juan Mountains... issued by the Colorado avalanche information
center.

A potent winter storm continues to impact the Colorado mountains.
Very dangerous avalanche conditions currently exist and will
continue into Wednesday.

Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended during the warning
period.

* Timing... began at 06:00 am on 01/23/2017... expires at 12:00 PM MST
on 01/25/2017.

* Affected areas... this warning includes... the San Juan
Mountains... San Miguel Mountains... Rico Mountains... Uncompahgre
Plateau... Dallas Divide... La Garita Mountains above 10000
feet... La Plata Mountains... Needle Mountains... Grenadier
Range... eastern San Juan Mountains above 10000 feet.

* Avalanche danger... will be high (level 4) at multiple elevation
bands. Avalanches can run long distances... possibly covering
roadways and reaching valley bottoms.

* Reason... a strong winter storm and very strong winds added a large
amount of snow over weak layers in the snowpack.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions... avalanche conditions remain
very dangerous. Human triggered avalanches are very likely.
Backcountry travel is not recommended.

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

Barlow