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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
619 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

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

AVALANCHE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF COLORADO`S CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS...ISSUED BY THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

* TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 6:00AM MST MONDAY JANUARY 23 TO 10:00AM
  MST ON TUESDAY JANUARY 24.

* AFFECTED AREAS...THE ASPEN ZONE...THE GUNNISON ZONE...INCLUDING
  THE...ELK MOUNTAINS NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE DIVIDE...BASALT...RED
  TABLE MOUNTAINS...HARDSCRABBLE MOUNTAINS...RUBY RANGE...WEST ELK
  MOUNTAINS.

* 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 AND 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

BARLOW

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