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Colorado, Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft

Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 9:21 AM MST on December 22, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EST on December 23, 2014


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 11 PM MST this
evening...

* location... western Chaffee County between 9000 and 11000
feet... including Granite.

* Cause and timing... a strong Pacific jet stream will bring
periods of heavy... blowing snow through this evening.

* Snow accumulation... 8 to 12 inches.

* Wind... northwest at 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Impact... travel will be hazardous due to heavy blowing and
drifting snow... poor visibilities... and icy... snow covered
roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are planning to travel in the advisory area during the
time of the advisory... listen to the latest weather forecast and
consider traveling at another time or by another Route.





Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 6:30 AM MST on December 22, 2014

Expires 8:45 AM EST on December 23, 2014


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

... Avalanche warning issued for the Steamboat and Flat Tops area of
northern Colorado... warning extended to cover the Front Range,
Tenmile, Gore, Elk, west Elk, Sawatch ranges and Grand Mesa on
Monday...

Strong winds, significant snow, and a very weak old snowpack have
conspired to build dangerous avalanche conditions across northern
and central Colorado for Monday.

Significant new snow with very strong westerly winds have
contributed to dangerous avalanche conditions across the Colorado
backcountry.

At this time backcountry travel across the warning area is not
recommended.

Toepfer 2/2



630 am MST Mon Dec 22 2014

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

... Avalanche warning issued for the Steamboat and Flat Tops area of
northern Colorado... warning extended to cover the Front Range,
Tenmile, Gore, Elk, west Elk, Sawatch ranges and Grand Mesa on
Monday...

Strong winds, significant snow, and a very weak old snowpack have
conspired to build dangerous avalanche conditions across northern
and central Colorado for Monday.

Significant new snow with very strong westerly winds have
contributed to dangerous avalanche conditions across the Colorado
backcountry.

At this time backcountry travel across the warning area is not
recommended.

Toepfer 2/2


Local Storm Report



12/22/2014 0632 am

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek p, Mineral County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            In past 24 hours




12/22/2014 0632 am

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek p, Mineral County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            In past 24 hours




12/22/2014 0632 am

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek p, Mineral County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            In past 24 hours



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:30 AM MST on December 22, 2014


The following are preliminary observations for the storm that has
been affecting our region. This summary is also available on our
webpage http://www.Weather.Gov/Pueblo

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Chaffee County...
   1 NNW Monarch Pass 13.5 355 am 12/22 trained spotter

... El Paso County...
   6 E Monument 1.1 1200 am 12/22 since 730 PM
   4 W Ellicott 0.3 616 am 12/22 trained spotter

... Mineral County...
   1 SSE Wolf Creek pas 5.0 632 am 12/22 in past 24 hours

... Saguache County...
   1 SSE Crestone 2.5 1200 am 12/22 trained spotter

... Teller County...
   4 WNW Divide 2.2 611 am 12/22 co-op observer
   4 N Florissant 1.2 1029 PM 12/21 trained spotter


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