Avalanche Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
629 AM MST TUE FEB 02 2016

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

AVALANCHE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
MOUNTAINS. THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN
AVALANCHE WARNING.

* TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MST TUESDAY THROUGH 6 AM WEDNESDAY

* AFFECTED AREAS...ELK AND WEST ELK MOUNTAINS...RUBY RANGE...GRAND
  MESA...SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU...LA GARITA
  MOUNTAINS...AND SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS HIGH.

* REASON...AN EXITING WINTER STORM DEPOSITED AMPLE NEW SNOW FALL
  ONTO A WEAK SNOWPACK. AVALANCHE CONDITIONS ARE VERY DANGEROUS.
  NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY ON SLOPES
  STEEPER THAN ABOUT 30 DEGREES.

* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL IS NOT
  RECOMMENDED. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD STAY OFF OF...AND OUT
  FROM UNDERNEATH...SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES.

CONSULT WWW.COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.

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