State EOC Activated Supporting Hinsdale County and Monitoring Statewide Power Outages

The Colorado State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) activated to Level III operations on March 12, 2019.  The SEOC is activated to support Hinsdale County following an early morning avalanche.  DHSEM's West Regional Field Manager and Strategic Communications Director are onsite in the Hinsdale EOC providing direct support.  The SEOC is also monitoring power outages impacting several counties.  The SEOC will remain activated on March 13 to monitor statewide impacts due to severe winter weather conditions and blizzard conditions.