Avalanche warnings are in effect for several locations across the state of Colorado.

The alert below was issued Thursday evening, December 9, 2021, with some alerts still in effect through midnight Friday, December 10.

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The Message Sent Out Across Colorado Thursday Evening

The following message was transmitted at the request of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center:

  • WHAT...An Avalanche Warning is in effect.
  • WHERE...CAIC Forecast Zones-Steamboat/Flat Tops, Aspen, Gunnison,
    North San Juan, and South San Juan
  • WHEN...Beginning 4:00 PM Thursday, December 9. Expires at 11:59 PM
    Friday December 10.
  • IMPACTS...Heavy snow and strong winds will result in numerous
    natural avalanches on Thursday night. Very dangerous avalanche
    conditions continue into Friday with human-triggered avalanches
    very likely.
  • PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Backcountry travel in
    avalanche terrain including the runout of avalanche paths is not
    recommended. Consult www.colorado.gov/avalanche for detailed
    information.

Map Indicating Avalanche Danger in Colorado

I paid a quick visit to colorado.gov/avalanche. The map below indicates the various areas facing potential threats of avalanches.

Colorado Avalanche Map December 10 2021
www.colorado.gov/avalanche
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Well... At Least We Have Some Snow

As you're undoubtedly aware, communities all over Colorado shattered records for the least measurable snowfall. Well, we finally have some snow, and I guess we have to take the good with the bad.

I would like to post again, though, the alert from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center states, "Beginning 4:00 PM Thursday, December 9. Expires at 11:59 PM
Friday December 10."

Colorado Communities Receiving The Least Amount Of Snow

According to Alltowndata.com, these ten Colorado towns get the least amount of snow.

Colorado Towns Receiving the Most Annual Snow Fall

If you love snow, you'll want to move to one of these Colorado towns.

Highest Elevated Towns In Colorado

You Know You're From Colorado When...

We all remember the Jeff Foxworthy jokes back in the day "you might be a redneck". What made those ridiculous stereotypes so funny is because they had just a tiny bit of truth to them. Well along those same lines I wanted to highlight a few ways of thinking that everyone from Colorado has. They are not bad things, just the way we do things and go about our business around here.

So here is a list of ways 'You Know You're From Colorado':