Massive avalanche caught on camera along Colorado's Interstate 70

Drivers record avalanches barreling toward Colorado interstate

Motorist on I-70 in Colorado captures an avalanche coming down with smartphone camera

What's likely the most dramatic clip shows the second of the two avalanches and came from Shaune Golemon, who made a decision to go skiing at Copper Mountain and got more snow than he bargained for.

On Sunday, two separate avalanches ripped down a mountainside in Summit County's Ten Mile Canyon. This video was posted on Jacob Easton's Instagram account before being gobbled up by news outlets across the country.

Video from Sunday shows an avalanche on Copper Mountain, along I-70 in Colorado. 1st time I ever saw one.

Jacob Easton also captured footage of the avalanche, telling KDVR that he pulled his auto over and waited for the snow to stop tumbling down.

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center issued an avalanche warning until Monday morning, noting conditions are "very risky due to large amounts of snowfall and strong westerly winds".

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"It's exciting, but pretty nerve wracking, because you don't know when it's going to stop", Easton said. CBS4's Matt Kroschel reported live on the air of those crews driving to the avalanche site.

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the highway wasn't affected, but debris collected in Tenmile Creek.

Their windshield was covered with snow, but their vehicle was not trapped.

The central mountains were under an avalanche warning until 6 a.m. Monday, March 4, according to the CAIC website. "Dangerous human-triggered avalanches are very likely".

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