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Avalanche danger in Colorado expected to rise with weekend weather

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DENVER (KDVR) — After fresh snowfall rolled in over the weekend, the avalanche danger is expected to be elevated throughout the weekend.

Some areas in the mountains got up to 14 inches of snow in 48 hours.

Right now, the danger is considerable throughout much of Colorado. That’s level three of five on the scale.

“The avalanche conditions are really a combination of each of these weather events that we get throughout the year and then the weather that we’re having right now,” Ethan Greene, Director of Colorado Avalanche Information Center said. “We had mostly moderate and considerate avalanche danger this week.”

He said there could be more red on the map soon.

“We do expect some areas to reach high…

Alliyah Sims

2023-12-09 22:21:24

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