New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Santa Fe
  • San Miguel
  • Rio Arriba
  • Taos
  • Colfax
  • Mora

West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
519 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations
between 6 and 10 inches expected. Locally higher amounts over
the peaks.

* WHERE...West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Northern
Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet including Red River and
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet.

* WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on snow packed and icy road
conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are likely
with potential for white-out conditions. Tree branches could
fall. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph will cause areas of
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.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Grant
  • Sierra

Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Including the cities of Silver City and Lake Roberts
526 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM MST TUESDAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5
inches.

* WHERE...Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range.

* WHEN...3 PM this afternoon to 5 AM Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Look for reduced visibilities at times.
Roads could become slippery.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of 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.

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Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Grant
  • Dona Ana
  • Luna
  • Otero
  • Sierra
  • Hidalgo

Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-Otero Mesa-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport,
Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita,
Cloverdale, Deming, Columbus, Hillsboro, Winston,
Truth Or Consequences, Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch,
Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park, Alamogordo,
Tularosa, White Sands Monument, Chaparral, Orogrande,
White Sands Range Headquarters, and Crow Flats
500 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST TONIGHT...

* TIMING...Winds will increase late this morning through much of
this evening.

* WINDS...Winds will have sustained speeds around 25 to 35 mph
with gusts to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...The strong winds will create very difficult driving
conditions especially for high profile vehicles. Smaller
buildings and other property may be damaged and a few trees may
be blown down. A few areas could see blowing dust, with
visibilities down to one mile.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Bernalillo
  • Sandoval
  • Santa Fe
  • San Miguel
  • Valencia
  • Colfax
  • Torrance
  • Guadalupe
  • Union
  • Mora
  • Harding

East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-
Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-Far Northeast Highlands-
Northeast Highlands-Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-
Guadalupe County-
1148 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...East slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains,
Sandia/Manzano Mountains, Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa, Far
Northeast Highlands, Harding, Eastern San Miguel, and Guadalupe
Counties.

* WINDS...Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts 60 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will persist through the afternoon and then
gradually decrease after midnight.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced from blowing dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution. Sudden
cross winds are possible, including along I-25 in Guadalupe
County, and along U.S. Highway 64 between Eagle Nest and Angel
Fire, and State Road 38 between Red River and Eagle Nest.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Sandoval
  • Santa Fe
  • San Juan
  • San Miguel
  • McKinley
  • Rio Arriba
  • Cibola
  • Taos
  • Socorro
  • Colfax
  • Mora

Chuska Mountains-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
1148 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...Chuska and West Central Mountains, Sangre de Cristo
Mountains, and west slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* WINDS...Southwest 35 to 50 mph with gusts to 65 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will persist through the afternoon, then
gradually decrease this evening.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced from blowing snow, with near
white-out conditions possible late this evening.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution. Sudden
cross winds are possible, including along I-40 from the AZ
border through the continental divide, U.S. 64 from Taos to
Angel Fire, and State Road 38 from Red River to Questa. High
winds could down tree branches, as well as produce blowing and
drifting snow to near white out conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Santa Fe
  • San Miguel
  • Valencia
  • Socorro
  • Lincoln
  • Torrance

Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-
1148 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...Central and South Central Highlands, including Clines
Corners.

* WINDS...Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts 60 mph.

* TIMING...Winds persist through the afternoon persisting
overnight before gradually decreasing by sunrise Tuesday
morning.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced from blowing dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution. Sudden
cross winds are possible, including along I-25 in Guadalupe
County.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Santa Fe
  • Rio Arriba
  • Taos

Upper Rio Grande Valley-Lower Chama River Valley-
1148 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 11 PM MST this evening.

* LOCATION...Upper Rio Grande Valley, and Lower Chama River
Valley, including Taos and Espanola.

* WINDS...Southwest 30 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to between
40 and 45 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will continue through the afternoon, then
gradually decreasing during the evening hours.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced to between 3 and 5 miles in blowing
dust. Locally reduced from snow and blowing snow by the late
evening.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Difficult driving conditions due to strong
crosswinds and localized blowing dust are expected, including
along U.S. 285, and U.S. 84. Drivers of vans, campers, trailers
and other high profile vehicles should exercise caution.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

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High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Chaves
  • Lincoln

South Central Mountains-Southwest Chaves County-
1148 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...This includes the South Central Mountains and
Southwest Chaves County.

* WINDS...Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph,
becoming west early Tuesday morning.

* TIMING...Winds will peak late afternoon into the evening hours,
then gradually decrease Tuesday morning.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced from blowing dust. Some areas of
blowing snow may locally reduce visibility early Tuesday
morning.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
especially with cross winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Bernalillo
  • Sandoval
  • Santa Fe
  • Chaves
  • San Juan
  • Valencia
  • McKinley
  • Curry
  • Roosevelt
  • Cibola
  • Socorro
  • Lincoln
  • Quay
  • Torrance
  • Union
  • De Baca

Northwest Plateau-West Central Highlands-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Estancia Valley-Upper Tularosa Valley-
Union County-Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-
De Baca County-Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-
1148 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...Much of the lower elevations of northern and
central New Mexico, including the Albuquerque and Santa Fe
metro areas.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 40 mph with occasional gusts to between
50 and 55 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will continue through the afternoon, then
gradually decreasing during the evening hours.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced to between 3 and 5 miles in
blowing dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Difficult driving conditions due to strong
crosswinds and localized blowing dust are expected, including
along Highway 550, Interstate 25 and portions of Interstate
40. Drivers of vans, campers, trailers and other high profile
vehicles should exercise caution.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

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Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Montezuma

Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Southeast Utah-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
1113 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade, De Beque,
New Castle, Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Montrose, Hotchkiss,
Delta, Gateway, Nucla, Cortez, Dove Creek, Mancos, Blanding,
Moab, Castle Valley, Monticello, Canyonlands National Park,
Dead Horse Point State Park, and Fry Canyon.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that a significant wind event is expected
or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult. Use
extra caution.

People, especially those with respiratory illnesses, heart
disease, the elderly, and children are recommended to stay
indoors and avoid prolonged outdoor exercise or heavy exertion
due to wind-blown dust.

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Winter Storm Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • La Plata
  • Montezuma

Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton,
Rico, and Hesperus
1038 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow occurring. Plan on difficult
travel conditions, including during the evening commute.
Additional snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches, with localized
amounts up to 15 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Northwest San Juan Mountains and Southwest San Juan
Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow showers of moderate to heavy intensity
can be expected through this evening. Winds gusting as high as
65 mph will cause widespread blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are occurring. If you must travel, keep
an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Avalanche Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • La Plata
  • Montezuma

COZ019-201115-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
903 AM MST MON FEB 19 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 8:00
AM MST ON TUESDAY 2/20/2018.

* 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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Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Eddy

Eddy County Plains-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Including the cities of Artesia, Carlsbad, Carlsbad Caverns NP,
and Van Horn
400 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018 /300 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST /8 AM MST/ THIS MORNING
TO 9 PM CST /8 PM MST/ THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...From 8 AM MST this morning until 8 PM MST this evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...These winds will make driving difficult for motorists
driving high profile vehicles such as campers, vans, and tractor
trailers. Secure lawn furniture, garbage cans or other objects
which could be blown about by the wind.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Otero

West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of Mescalero, Timberon, Mountain Park,
Cloudcroft, Sunspot, Apache Summit, Mayhill, Pinon,
and Sacramento
500 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT...

* TIMING...Strong winds will continue through the afternoon and
evening.

* WINDS...West to southwest winds will have sustained speeds
around 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...The strong winds will create very difficult driving
conditions especially for high profile vehicles. Smaller
buildings and other property may be damaged and a few trees may
be blown down.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Winter Storm Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Sandoval
  • San Juan
  • McKinley
  • Los Alamos
  • Rio Arriba
  • Socorro

Far Northwest Highlands-Northwest Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
519 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
accumulations of 4 to 8 inches above 7000 feet, with amounts
between 10 and 16 inches above 9000 feet, are expected. Locally
higher amounts are possible.

* WHERE...Far Northwest Highlands, Northwest Highlands,
Southwest Mountains, San Juan or Tusas Mountains, and the
Jemez Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 5 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult to severe travel
conditions. Tree branches could fall. Winds gusting as high as
50 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.
Visibilities may be reduced significantly, with potential for
white-out conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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High Wind Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Eddy

Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
300 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...Until 8 PM MST this evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts to around 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...High winds could make driving difficult for
motorists driving high profile vehicles such as campers, vans,
and tractor trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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Avalanche Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • La Plata
  • Montezuma

COZ010-012-019-058-060-061-068-201700-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
846 AM MST SUN FEB 18 2018

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

Avalanche watch in effect. THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE WATCH

* TIMING...Issued at 8 AM MST Sunday for dangerous avalanche
conditions beginning Monday morning.

* AFFECTED AREA...Affected areas include...the Elk Mountains,
Basalt, Red Table and Hardscrabble Mountains, Ruby Range, West Elk
Mountains, Mosquito Range, Sawatch Range, San Juan Mountains, La
Plata Mountains, Needle Mountains, Grenadier Range.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...The avalanche danger could increase to
HIGH(Level 4) Monday morning if we meet or exceed the upper end
of forecast snow totals.

* REASON...A powerful winter storm will move into Colorado Sunday
night. Portions of the Central and Southern Mountains could see
new snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet by Tuesday afternoon. Snow
will be accompanied by very strong winds. Avalanche danger could
rise to HIGH (Level 4). Natural avalanches will become likely and
large dangerous human triggered avalanches breaking near the
ground will become very likely.

* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Backcountry users should
avoid traveling on or underneath any slope steeper than 30 degrees
during the watch period. Pay attention to changing conditions and
a rapidly increasing danger over the next 24 hours.

Consult www.colorado.gov/avalanche for detailed information.

Barlow

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