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San Juan County OEM
Sunday March 10th, 2019 :: 04:51 p.m. MDT

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WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO 6 PM MDT TUESDAY PLUS RED MTN PASS CLOSURE

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO 6 PM MDT TUESDAY...

*ISSUED...315 PM MDT Sun Mar 10 2019

* WHAT...Moderate to heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches expected. Higher snow amounts possible over south and southwestern facing slopes. Lulls will occur from time to time.

* WHERE...Southwest San Juan Mountains to include US-550, CO-145, Coal Bank and Molas Passes.Southwest San Juan Mountains- Including the cities of Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus

* WHEN...From 6 AM Monday to 6 PM MDT Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Roads will become snowy, icy, and slushy. Travel could be very difficult to impossible at times. New snowfall will also keep the avalanche threat high.

EXPECT RED MOUNTAIN PASS Between Silverton and Ouray to have an extensive multi day closure due to avalanche debris removal

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Address/Location
San Juan County OEM
1557 Greene St
Silverton, CO 81433

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 970-387-5531

Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
NWS Rebroadcast

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