Red Mountain and Wolf Creek passes closed

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Red Mountain and Wolf Creek passes closed

Warm temps leave Durango soaked
Temperatures were too warm Thursday into the night to produce snow in Durango, but the mountain passes north of town received 10-15 inches.
All three mountain passes north of Durango were closed Thursday morning as a result of heavy snow and avalanche-control work. The storm isolated Silverton, which is between Molas and Red Mountain passes.
A natural avalanche covered a 200-foot section of Wolf Creek Pass on Thursday about two miles east of the lookout on U.S. Highway 160.

Red Mountain and Wolf Creek passes closed

Temperatures were too warm Thursday into the night to produce snow in Durango, but the mountain passes north of town received 10-15 inches.
All three mountain passes north of Durango were closed Thursday morning as a result of heavy snow and avalanche-control work. The storm isolated Silverton, which is between Molas and Red Mountain passes.
A natural avalanche covered a 200-foot section of Wolf Creek Pass on Thursday about two miles east of the lookout on U.S. Highway 160.
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