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Colorado, West Elk and Sawatch Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 5:49 AM MST on March 01, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 03, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST Tuesday
above 7000 feet...

* locations include the cities of... Skyway... Crested Butte...
Marble.

* Timing... periods of snow will continue through Monday
evening... though there will also be lulls in the activity.
The best periods for significant snowfall will be tonight
through Monday evening.

* Snow accumulation... 1 to 2 feet through Monday... lesser
amounts on north facing slopes.

* Snow level... the highest accumulations will occur above 7000
feet.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with higher gusts at times.

* Visibility... restricted at times in snow and blowing snow.

* Impacts... travel will be impaired into Tuesday... especially
over the Grand Mesa and the Dallas Divide.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.





Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 6:54 AM MST on March 01, 2015

Expires 9:00 AM EST on March 03, 2015


The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Colorado avalanche information center.

... Avalanche warning issued for the Sangre de Cristo, southern San
Juan and northern San Juan Mountains, the Ruby Range, and the West
Elk Mountains ...

A strong winter storm has deposited a foot of new snow thus far and
periods of heavy snowfall and increasing winds are forecast for the
next couple days. Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely
on all steep slopes today.

Backcountry travel into or below avalanche terrain is not
recommended at this time.

Lazar 3/1



654 am MST sun Mar 01 2015

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Colorado avalanche information center.

... Avalanche warning issued for the Sangre de Cristo, southern San
Juan and northern San Juan Mountains, the Ruby Range, and the West
Elk Mountains ...

A strong winter storm has deposited a foot of new snow thus far and
periods of heavy snowfall and increasing winds are forecast for the
next couple days. Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely
on all steep slopes today.

Backcountry travel into or below avalanche terrain is not
recommended at this time.

Lazar 3/1


Local Storm Report



02/28/2015 0703 PM

3 miles N of Kebler Pass, Gunnison County.

Heavy snow m7.0 inch, reported by ski area.


            Swe 0.29 inches... last night and today





02/27/2015 0500 PM

3 miles N of Kebler Pass, Gunnison County.

Heavy snow m6.5 inch, reported by ski area.


            24 hr snowfall at Irwin ski Lodge... swe 0.35 inches





02/27/2015 0500 PM

3 miles N of Kebler Pass, Gunnison County.

Heavy snow m6.5 inch, reported by ski area.


            24 hr snowfall at Irwin ski Lodge... swe 0.35 inches





02/27/2015 0800 am

Gothic, Gunnison County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Swe 0.21 inches





02/27/2015 0800 am

Gothic, Gunnison County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Swe 0.21 inches





02/27/2015 0800 am

Gothic, Gunnison County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Swe 0.21 inches



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