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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
737 AM MST MON JAN 09 2017

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

AVALANCHE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE VAIL AND SUMMIT COUNTY ZONE,
THE FRONT RANGE ZONE, AND COLORADO`S SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS. ISSUED BY
THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

* TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 7:00AM MST MONDAY JANUARY 9 TO 10:00AM MST
  ON MONDAY JANUARY 10.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE VAIL AND SUMMIT COUNTY ZONE...THE FRONT RANGE
  ZONE...AND ALL OF COLORADO`S SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS ...INCLUDING
  THE...MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...NEVER SUMMER MOUNTAINS...FRONT
  RANGE...PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FEET...WILLIAMS FORK
  MOUNTAINS...TEN MILE RANGE...GORE RANGE...VAIL...ELK MOUNTAINS
  NORTH OF THE DIVIDE...BASALT...RED TABLE MOUNTAINS...HARDSCRABBLE
  MOUNTAINS...SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...SAN MIGUEL MOUNTAINS...RICO
  MOUNTAINS...UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU...DALLAS DIVIDE...LA GRITA
  MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET...LA PLATA MOUNTAINS...NEEDLE
  MOUNTAINS...GRENADIER RANGE.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL MAY INCREASE THE
  BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE DANGER AT ALL ELEVATIONS TO HIGH (LEVEL 4)
  BY TUESDAY MORNING. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD ANTICIPATE VERY
  DANGEROUS CONDITIONS AS THE SNOW ACCUMULATES.

* REASON...A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT COLORADO`S MOUNTAINS
  MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD
  PLAN ON RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS AND INCREASING AVALANCHE
  DANGER ON MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY. EXTRA CAUTION IS REQUIRED
  BEFORE VENTURING INTO AVALANCHE TERRAIN.

CONSULT WWW.COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION

COOPERSTEIN

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