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Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
207 PM MST MON DEC 15 2014

THE STORM THAT AFFECTED WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH OVER THE
WEEKEND HAS ENDED. A NICE MIX OF RAIN IN THE VALLEYS AND SNOW IN THE
MOUNTAINS OCCURRED WITH THIS PACIFIC ORIGINATED STORM. ESTIMATED
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS IN THE MOUNTAINS WERE 6 TO 16 INCHES IN THE NORTHERN
AND SOUTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS, AND THE SOUTHEAST UTAH MOUNTAINS.
VALUES WERE LESS IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WITH FEW EXCEPTIONS, BUT
WERE GENERALLY 5 TO 12 INCHES. EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST UTAH
RECEIVED 4 TO 9 INCHES OF SNOWFALL.

********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                     SNOWFALL           OF
                     /INCHES/   MEASUREMENT

COLORADO

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   3 SW EAGLE-VAIL       13.2   500 AM 12/15  SNOTEL

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   3 N KEBLER PASS       20.0   600 PM 12/14  SKI AREA
   TAYLOR PARK            2.6   600 PM 12/14  SWE 0.16 INCHES

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   3 NE LA PLATA         11.0   500 AM 12/15  SNOTEL

...MESA COUNTY...
   9 S MESA              10.5   343 PM 12/14  NWS EMPLOYEE

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   CRAIG                  6.0   757 PM 12/14  LITTLE WIND

...OURAY COUNTY...
   10 N SILVERTON        14.6  1000 PM 12/14  CAIC
   MONUMENT (HIGHWAY 55   9.5   526 PM 12/14  CAIC

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   6 SW RABBIT EARS PAS  17.8   500 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   4 NNE STEAMBOAT SPRI  15.4   500 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   HAYDEN                 7.0   600 PM 12/14  SWE 0.52 INCHES

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   1 SW SWAMP ANGEL      13.2   500 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   9 SW SILVERTON        12.0   532 PM 12/14  CAIC
   6 NNW SILVERTON       11.0   527 PM 12/14  RMP... SWE 0.9 INCHES
   5 SSW SILVERTON       10.0   531 PM 12/14  CAIC
   SILVERTON              6.6   742 AM 12/15  STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL

UTAH

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   LA SAL SNOTEL         14.3   500 AM 12/15  SNOTEL


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

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

COLORADO

...DELTA COUNTY...
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW      0.5   719 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE         0.4   747 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   ECKERT 1.1 SW          0.2   712 AM 12/15  COCORAHS

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   NORTHDALE              2.0   630 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   EDWARDS 1.3 WNW        3.8   728 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   VAIL 0.9 WNW           3.6   709 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   VAIL MOUNTAIN          3.3   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   AVON 2N                3.0   600 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N          2.0   533 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N             2.0   530 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   VAIL 2.6 E             1.4   705 AM 12/15  COCORAHS

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS .64   0.5   727 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 3.2 ENE          0.2   814 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   SILT 1E                0.2   700 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   RIFLE 3ENE             0.2   700 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   PORPHYRY CREEK         7.7   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   MCCLURE PASS           2.2   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   SCHOFIELD PASS         1.1   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   CRESTED BUTTE          0.7   830 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE
   GOTHIC                 0.5   700 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N    0.5   723 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 6.6 N         0.5   905 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   CIMARRON 11.2 S        0.3   807 AM 12/15  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   MESA 6S                4.7   600 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   MESA LAKES             4.4   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   MESA 5.7 SSE           4.1   752 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN 2SW           1.6   800 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE
   GLADE PARK 17W         0.4   800 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   CRAIG 33N              8.5   800 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   BLACK CANYON NP        1.0   800 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE

...OURAY COUNTY...
   RIDGWAY                4.0   800 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE
   RED MOUNTAIN PASS      2.2   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   IVANHOE                4.4   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   BURRO MOUNTAIN         4.4   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   RIPPLE CREEK           2.2   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   CROSHO                 1.1   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   RABBIT EARS           14.3   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   DRY LAKE              11.0   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE       5.8   659 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1    5.8   756 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   TOWER                  5.5   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   LYNX PASS              2.2   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL
   CLARK 0.7 NW           2.0   629 AM 12/15  COCORAHS

UTAH

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   MOSBY MTN              2.2   800 AM 12/15  SNOTEL


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

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

COLORADO

...DELTA COUNTY...
   PAONIA 1SW            0.10   700 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE        0.06   747 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW     0.04   719 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 4.7 W       0.01   814 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   ECKERT 1.1 SW         0.01   712 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5WNW        0.01   812 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   NORTHDALE             0.22   630 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   EDWARDS 1.3 WNW       0.25   728 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   AVON 2N               0.22   600 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N         0.20   533 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N            0.20   530 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   VAIL 2.6 E            0.09   705 AM 12/15  COCORAHS

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS .64  0.02   727 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 3.2 ENE         0.01   814 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 1.4  0.01   833 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 3ENE            0.01   700 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   GUNNISON 6.6 N        0.03   905 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   CRESTED BUTTE         0.02   830 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE
   GOTHIC                0.02   700 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   0.02   723 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   CIMARRON 11.2 S       0.01   807 AM 12/15  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   MESA 5.7 SSE          0.42   752 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   MESA 6S               0.38   600 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   COLLBRAN 2SW          0.09   800 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE
   GLADE PARK 17W        0.02   800 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   CRAIG 33N             0.46   800 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRAIG                 0.08  1100 AM 12/15  AVIATION SITE
   DINOSAUR 2E           0.01  1100 AM 12/15  W CO CRN SITE

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   BLACK CANYON NP       0.08   800 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 11ENE        0.07  1100 AM 12/15  W CO CRN SITE
   MONTROSE 1.2 ESE      0.01   714 AM 12/15  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   RIDGWAY               0.23   800 AM 12/15  W CO COOP SITE

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   ASPEN                 0.05  1100 AM 12/15  AVIATION SITE

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   MEEKER                0.03  1100 AM 12/15  AVIATION SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE      0.56   659 AM 12/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1   0.56   756 AM 12/15  COCORAHS

UTAH

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   FORT DUCHESNE         0.15   710 AM 12/15  E UT COOP SITE
   VERNAL 3.7 WNW        0.03   832 AM 12/15  COCORAHS
   VERNAL                0.01  1100 AM 12/15  AVIATION SITE

$$

TGJT


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