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Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
253 PM MST TUE JAN 20 2015

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION REPORTS FROM
WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH, ENDING THROUGH THE MORNING AT THE
TIMES SHOWN. SNOW BEGAN FALLING ACROSS THE REGION AS THE STORM MOVED
IN MONDAY EVENING, AND GENERALLY ENDED BY SUNRISE TUESDAY MORNING.
KEEP IN MIND THAT SNOW AMOUNTS ATTRIBUTED TO SNOTELS ARE ESTIMATED.
ALL AMOUNTS ARE IN INCHES.


**********************24 HOUR SNOWFALL**********************

LOCATION              24 HOUR     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                     SNOWFALL           OF
                     /INCHES/   MEASUREMENT

COLORADO

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   VAIL 2.6 E             3.7   657 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   VAIL MOUNTAIN          3.6   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL
   VAIL 0.9 WNW           3.5   713 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   AVON 2N                2.5   600 AM  1/20  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N          0.7   717 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N             0.7   700 AM  1/20  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   TRAPPER LAKE           4.8   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL
   GLENWOOD SPGS .64 S    1.8   742 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 1.7 NW   1.6   810 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 1.4 S    1.5   906 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   BISON LAKE             1.2   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL
   SHOSHONE               1.2   730 AM  1/20  W CO COOP SITE

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   CRESTED BUTTE          1.7   915 AM  1/20  W CO COOP SITE
   GOTHIC                 1.5   700 AM  1/20  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N    1.5   730 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   NORTH LOST TRAIL       1.2   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL
   CIMARRON 11.2 S        1.0   855 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   DOYLEVILLE 2.1 W       1.0   846 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 6.6 N         0.1   727 AM  1/20  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   IDARADO                1.2   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL
   RED MOUNTAIN PASS      1.2   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL
   OURAY .23 NNW          0.8   849 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   OURAY                  0.8   733 AM  1/20  W CO COOP SITE

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   IVANHOE                2.4   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL
   ASPEN 1.7 WSW          0.5   828 AM  1/20  COCORAHS

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   CROSHO                 3.6   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL
   RIPPLE CREEK           2.4   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   TOWER                  4.8   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL
   BEAR RIVER             2.4   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS      0.9   730 AM  1/20  W CO COOP SITE
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE       0.5   659 AM  1/20  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1.1 E   0.5   808 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1 SE    0.5   710 AM  1/20  COCORAHS

...SAGUACHE COUNTY...
   UPPER TAYLOR           2.4   800 AM  1/20  SNOTEL


**********************24 HOUR PRECIPITATION**********************

LOCATION              24 HOUR     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                     PRECIPITATION           OF
                     /INCHES/   MEASUREMENT

COLORADO

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   VAIL 2.6 E            0.27   657 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   VAIL 0.9 WNW          0.23   713 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   AVON 2N               0.10   600 AM  1/20  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N         0.03   717 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N            0.03   700 AM  1/20  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   SHOSHONE              0.16   730 AM  1/20  W CO COOP SITE
   GLENWOOD SPGS .64 S   0.16   742 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 1.7 NW  0.15   810 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 1.4 S   0.08   906 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 5.3 SSE 0.01   659 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   RIFLE .96 NNW         0.01   813 AM  1/20  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   CRESTED BUTTE         0.14   915 AM  1/20  W CO COOP SITE
   GOTHIC                0.10   700 AM  1/20  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   DOYLEVILLE 2.1 W      0.10   846 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   0.10   730 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   CIMARRON 11.2 S       0.03   855 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 6.6 N        0.02   727 AM  1/20  COCORAHS

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   MONTROSE 11ENE        0.01  1100 AM  1/20  W CO CRN SITE

...OURAY COUNTY...
   OURAY .23 NNW         0.04   849 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   OURAY                 0.04   733 AM  1/20  W CO COOP SITE

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   ASPEN 1.7 WSW         0.03   828 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   ASPEN                 0.02  1100 AM  1/20  AVIATION SITE

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   MEEKER                0.02  1100 AM  1/20  AVIATION SITE
   MEEKER 15W            0.01  1100 AM  1/20  W CO CRN SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE      0.05   659 AM  1/20  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPGS .14NNE 0.04   759 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1.1 E  0.03   808 AM  1/20  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS        0.02   730 AM  1/20  W CO COOP SITE


GENERALLY, THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS WERE FAVORED
WITH THE GREATEST NEW SNOW AMOUNTS FROM THIS QUICK MOVING STORM.
NEW SNOWFALL IN THESE MOUNTAINS TOPPED OUT AT 3 TO 6 INCHES, WITH
LESSER AMOUNTS OVER THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS AND IN THE HIGHER
MOUNTAIN VALLEYS.

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