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Colorado, La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 11:07 PM 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...

* location... the upper Rio Grande Valley... the La Garita Mountains
above 10000 feet and the eastern Sawatch Range above 11000
feet... including South Fork... Creede... North Pass and Monarch
Pass.

* Cause and timing... a moist... Pacific jet stream will bring
periods of heavy snow and strong winds to the Continental
Divide through Monday.

* Total snow accumulation... 1 to 3 feet.

* Wind... west to southwest at 15 to 25... increasing to 20 to 35
and gusting to over 50 mph Monday.

* Impact... travel will be hazardous... if not impossible due to
heavy... blowing and drifting snow... near zero visibilities and
icy... snow covered roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Winter storms may have strong winds and reduced visibility due to
heavy snowfall and blowing snow. Snow accumulations of over
8 inches in the mountains may occur. If you are planning to
travel in the watch area during the time of the watch... listen to
the latest weather forecast and consider traveling at another
time or by another Route. If you must travel in or through the
watch area during the time of the watch... take along a winter
survival kit.





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



03/01/2015 0700 am

12 miles S of La Veta Pass, Costilla County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.





03/01/2015 0700 am

12 miles S of La Veta Pass, Costilla County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.





03/01/2015 0700 am

12 miles S of La Veta Pass, Costilla County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.





03/01/2015 0700 am

12 miles S of La Veta Pass, Costilla County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.





03/01/2015 0700 am

12 miles S of La Veta Pass, Costilla County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.






03/01/2015 0700 am

12 miles S of La Veta Pass, Costilla County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.




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