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Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 1:40 PM Issued by: Brian Lazar  

We have issued a new avalanche forecast for the mountainous areas of Colorado. Please see https://avalanche.state.co.us/ for additional details. The avalanche danger for November 24, 2019 for the:

* Northern Mountains is Moderate (2 of 5). Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern.

* Central Mountains is Moderate (2 of 5). Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern.

* Southern Mountains is Moderate (2 of 5). Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern.

 

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Avalanche Observations
Report Date # Elevation Aspect Type Trigger SizeR SizeD
View Tue Feb 25 - TL E SS N R2 D2
View Tue Feb 25 - <TL E SS AS / r R2 D1
View Tue Feb 25 - >TL SE HS U R3 D3
View Tue Feb 25 - <TL NE SS AS / u R1 D1.5
View Tue Feb 25 - >TL SE HS N / U R3 D2
View Tue Feb 25 - >TL E HS N R2 D2.5
View Mon Feb 24 - >TL SE SS N R2 D2
View Mon Feb 24 - <TL E SS N R1 D1.5
View Mon Feb 24 - >TL E - N R3 D2.5
View Mon Feb 24 - >TL NE HS N / U R2 D2

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Field Reports
Report Date Observer Snowpack Obs Avalanches Media
View Tue Feb 25 (Public) Crested Butte Avalanche Center No Yes (1) No
View Tue Feb 25 Steve Banks No No No
View Tue Feb 25 Ben Pritchett No Yes (1) No
View Tue Feb 25 Becs Hodgetts No Yes (2) Yes (4)
View Tue Feb 25 - No Yes (2) Yes (5)
View Tue Feb 25 Matt Huber No Yes (2) Yes (2)
View Tue Feb 25 Chris Snell Sandy East No No No
View Tue Feb 25 Zachary Shacter No Yes (1) No
View Tue Feb 25 Evan Ross No No No
View Tue Feb 25 Brent Herring No No Yes (1)

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Weather Observations
Station Date Time Temperature Relative Humidity Wind Speed Wind Direction Max Gust 24 Hr Snow
Bear Lake Wed Feb 26 3:00 AM 7 - - - - -
Bottle Peak Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM -5 86 24 110 26 -
Berthoud Pass Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM -8 80 21 327 31 -
Cameron Pass Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM -4 83 14 215 20 0.8
Cottonwood Pass Wed Feb 26 3:00 AM -9 83 11 292 21 0.5
Kendall Mt Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM -3 19 22 337 38 -
Loveland Pass Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM -7 74 24 303 44 -
Molas Pass Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM -4 61 2 249 7 0.1
Putney Wed Feb 26 5:00 AM 3 12 17 22 31 -
Swamp Angel Wed Feb 26 5:00 AM -3 68 3 79 6 -
Vail Pass - Cdot Yard Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM -12 84 1 94 2 -
Wolf Creek Pass Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM 2 19 8 240 17 -
Monarch Pass (050e200) Wed Feb 26 5:14 AM -8 82 16 165 21 -
Columbus Basin Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM 1 - - - - -
Medano Pass Wed Feb 26 3:00 AM -8 - - - - 2.0
Mesa Lakes Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM -3 - - - - 3.0
Ripple Creek Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM 0 - - - - -
Slumgullion Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM 1 - - - - 1.0
Schofield Pass Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM -3 - - - - -
Storm Peak Observatory Wed Feb 26 5:05 AM -3 99 15 293 - -
Taylor Park Wed Feb 26 4:57 AM -9 70 3 111 7 -
Zirkel Wed Feb 26 4:00 AM 8 - - - - -

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