Storm plays havoc with roads, triggers avalanches at Telluride

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Storm plays havoc with roads, triggers avalanches at Telluride

Chain laws in effect; more snow expected
Several snowslides released about 9 a.m. Monday by Ajax Mountain at the east end of Telluride. No injuries were reported.
A van carrying a couple and several teens slid off U.S. Highway 160/491 south of Cortez about 10 a.m. Monday. According to the driver, everyone was wearing seat belts, and no one was injured.
Several snowslides released about 9 a.m. Monday by Ajax Mountain at the east end of Telluride. No injuries were reported.
Erika Alvero/The JournalA van carrying a couple and several teens slid off U.S. Highway 160/491 south of Cortez about 10 a.m. Monday. According to the driver, everyone was wearing seat belts, and no one was injured.
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Storm plays havoc with roads, triggers avalanches at Telluride

Several snowslides released about 9 a.m. Monday by Ajax Mountain at the east end of Telluride. No injuries were reported.
A van carrying a couple and several teens slid off U.S. Highway 160/491 south of Cortez about 10 a.m. Monday. According to the driver, everyone was wearing seat belts, and no one was injured.
Several snowslides released about 9 a.m. Monday by Ajax Mountain at the east end of Telluride. No injuries were reported.
Erika Alvero/The JournalA van carrying a couple and several teens slid off U.S. Highway 160/491 south of Cortez about 10 a.m. Monday. According to the driver, everyone was wearing seat belts, and no one was injured.
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