Crews working on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s avalanche mitigation team are preparing to ramp up their workload as more snow falls in Colorado’s mountains.
Windy conditions and a fresh blanket of snow are creating unstable conditions which could mean more avalanches.
This week’s fresh powder is great for skiers and boarders who want to enjoy spring skiing in Colorado’s mountains but it’s concerning for those who monitor avalanche conditions.
Experts are saying the size and frequency of the most recent avalanches are unlike anything they’ve seen before.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is doing what it can to keep drivers safe in the high country by conducting avalanche mitigation.
Snow and wind are causing huge avalanche concerns in the high country.
Continued snowfall in the high country is resulting in high avalanche danger for backcountry skiers.
Forecasters are warning of dangerous avalanche conditions in Colorado’s mountains after as much as 3 feet of snow fell in some areas over the last 48 hours.
This weekend’s snow has increased the avalanche danger.
The avalanche danger is heightened in Colorado’s northern and central mountains after more snow fell on New Year’s.