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Avalanche Warning
Issued: 11:44 PM Feb. 26, 2024 – National Weather Service
THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

...AVALANCHE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 430PM MONDAY UNTIL 6AM
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerous avalanche conditions are developing. Expect the
Avalanche Danger to rise to HIGH (Level 4 of 5) on Monday night
through Wednesday morning.

* WHERE...Gore Range, Ten Mile Range, Sawatch Range, Elk Mountains,
Ruby Range, Ragged  Range, La Plata Mountains and From Wolf Creek
Pass to Cumbres Pass.

* WHEN...Expect dangerous avalanche conditions to begin on Monday
evening after 4:30 PM and last through Wednesday morning at 6:00
AM.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snow and strong winds will create dangerous
avalanche conditions by Tuesday morning. Large and dangerous
avalanches will be easy to trigger and will run wide and far.
Avalanches will run naturally.

*PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Travel in backcountry avalanche
terrain is not recommended. Avoid travel on and under slopes
steeper than about 30 degrees. You can find more detailed information
at colorado.gov/avalanche

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 8:46 PM Feb. 26, 2024 – National Weather Service
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Additional snow
accumulations between 8 and 15 inches. Winds gusting as high as 60
mph.

* WHERE...Rabbit Ears Pass, Rocky Mountain National Park and the
Medicine Bow Range, and The Mountains of Summit County, the
Mosquito Range, and the Indian Peaks.

* WHEN...Until 11 PM MST Tuesday. The heaviest snow and strongest
winds are expected Monday night through early Tuesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Travel may become very difficult due to heavy snowfall
on roadways and low visibility in blowing snow. Visibilities may
drop below 1/4 mile due to falling and blowing snow. The worst
conditions are expected Monday night and Tuesday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Roads will be slick resulting in slow and hazardous travel. Allow
extra time to reach your destination, or consider altering your
travel plans.

The latest road conditions for Colorado can be obtained by calling 5
1 1 or by going to www.cotrip.org.


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