The Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) says ” These types of Avalanches with Large Power can occur during heavy snowfall event”.
CAIC even tweet the video of Avalanche rolling.
Avalanche on March 3rd in Tenmile Canyon in Summit County, Colorado. The highway was unaffected by the avalanche. Avalanche debris collected in Tenmile Creek which is underneath the avalanche path and away from the highway. pic.twitter.com/44c1E3z8eN
— CAIC:Statewide Info (@COAvalancheInfo) March 3, 2019
Spokesperson of CAIC said “It was not a controlled slide. It was a natural avalanche,”
CAIC says “No enough snow was made into the roads to effect the driver on Highway”
CAIC issues a notice on heavy snowfall and an avalanche warning for the Monday, March 4 morning on the northern and central mountain.