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Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 3:54 PM Issued by: Brian Lazar  

The CAIC has issued a new forecast for the mountainous areas of Colorado for Thursday November 12, 2020.

Northern Mountains     LOW (1 of 5) Generally safe avalanche conditions. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.

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

Southern Mountains    MOD (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 Thu Jan 21 - <TL NE L AS / c R1 D1
View Wed Jan 20 - >TL W U N R1 D1
View Wed Jan 20 - <TL E L N R1 D1
View Wed Jan 20 - <TL E L AS R1 D1
View Tue Jan 19 - >TL SE - N - D2
View Tue Jan 19 - TL E SS AS / c R1 D1

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Field Reports
Report Date Observer Snowpack Obs Avalanches Media
View Thu Jan 21 Bo Torrey No No Yes (3)
View Thu Jan 21 Kevin Heinrich No No No
View Thu Jan 21 Leland Kohere No Yes (1) Yes (2)
View Thu Jan 21 Eric Murrow No No Yes (4)
View Thu Jan 21 Ben Pritchett No No Yes (1)
View Thu Jan 21 Jason Konigsberg No No Yes (8)
View Thu Jan 21 john cevaal No No No
View Thu Jan 21 Ethan Greene No No Yes (4)
View Thu Jan 21 Eric Murrow No No Yes (3)
View Thu Jan 21 Ian Havlick No No No

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Weather Observations
Station Date Time Temperature Relative Humidity Wind Speed Wind Direction Max Gust 24 Hr Snow
Steamboat Lake State Park Fri Jan 22 2:00 PM 29 90 6 118 11 1.2
Bottle Peak Fri Jan 22 2:00 PM 20 89 19 265 22 -
Berthoud Pass Fri Jan 22 2:00 PM 21 65 7 261 19 -
Cameron Pass Fri Jan 22 2:50 PM 22 89 9 192 18 1.9
Cottonwood Pass Fri Jan 22 1:00 PM 17 84 8 277 19 -
Kendall Mt Fri Jan 22 2:00 PM 13 91 19 202 27 -
Loveland Pass Fri Jan 22 2:00 PM 18 79 10 251 21 -
Molas Pass Fri Jan 22 2:00 PM 22 86 8 230 18 0.6
Putney Fri Jan 22 2:00 PM 18 86 17 204 23 -
Swamp Angel Fri Jan 22 2:00 PM 24 72 3 105 13 -
Vail Pass - Cdot Yard Fri Jan 22 2:00 PM 23 87 3 348 6 -
Wolf Creek Pass Fri Jan 22 2:00 PM 18 94 19 223 27 -
Hayden Pass Fri Jan 22 2:00 PM 23 - - - - -
Storm Peak Observatory Fri Jan 22 2:35 PM 22 100 10 203 15 -
Taylor Park Fri Jan 22 1:57 PM 32 60 6 212 12 -

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