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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
230 PM MDT MON MAR 31 2014

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION REPORTS FROM
WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH, ENDING AROUND 8 AM MONDAY. THE
FIRST VALUE IS RAINFALL OR WATER AMOUNTS IN SNOW, AND THE SECOND
VALUE IS SNOWFALL, WHEN APPROPRIATE. AMOUNTS ARE IN INCHES.


WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH 24 HOUR STATIONS:

CRAIG,                                   0.26.
MEEKER,                                  0.31.
VERNAL,                                  0.26.


OFFICIAL CLIMATE STATIONS OF WESTERN COLORADO:

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT,              0.15.
4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CRAIG,              0.47,     2.3.
CRESTED BUTTE,                           0.10,     0.8.
3 MILES WEST OF MEEKER,                  0.27,     0.8.
SHOSHONE,                                0.28,     0.8.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS,                       0.24,     5.1.


OFFICIAL CLIMATE STATIONS OF EASTERN UTAH:

JARVIE RANCH,                            0.19.
JENSEN,                                  0.14.


UNOFFICIAL STATIONS:

33 MILES NORTH OF CRAIG,                 0.39,     3.5.
GOTHIC,                                  0.36,     4.5.
1 MILE EAST OF MESA,                     0.10.
1 MILE SOUTHEAST OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS,   0.48,     4.2.
2 MILES NORTH OF WOLCOTT,                0.11,     0.4.
SNOWMASS SKI,                            0.22,     2.8.


CLIMATE REFERENCE NETWORK SITES OF WESTERN COLORADO:

30 MILES NORTH OF CRAIG,                 0.14.
2 MILES EAST OF DINOSAUR,                0.21.
13 MILES SOUTHEAST OF EAGLE,             0.15.
9 MILES WEST OF GRAND JUNCTION,          0.17.
15 MILES WEST OF MEEKER,                 0.44.
23 MILES NORTHWEST OF RIFLE,             0.11.


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THE FOLLOWING ARE ESTIMATED SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OVER THE LAST 24 HOURS
IN THE MOUNTAINS OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO BASED ON SNOTEL
OBSERVATION SITES.  AMOUNTS ARE IN INCHES.

NORTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS: 3 TO 8 INCHES WITH UP TO 10 INCHES.
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS:TRACE TO 2 INCHES WITH UP TO 4 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS: TRACE AMOUNTS PLUS A LAYER OF DUST.
EASTERN UTAH MOUNTAINS:
    EASTERN UINTA: UP TO 5 INCHES.
    LA SAL AND ABAJOS: TRACE AMOUNTS.


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

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

COLORADO

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   5 NE SNOWMASS          1.8   700 AM  3/31  24 HOUR SNOWFALL
   2 ENE VAIL             1.4   700 AM  3/31  24 HOUR SNOWFALL

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   4 S SHOSHONE           6.8   630 AM  3/31  24 HOUR SNOWFALL

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   1 WNW STEAMBOAT SPRI   4.5   700 AM  3/31  24 HOUR SNOWFALL


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

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

COLORADO

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   VAIL MOUNTAIN          4.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   BISON LAKE             5.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   TRAPPER LAKE           5.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

...GRAND COUNTY...
   BUFFALO PARK           7.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   SCHOFIELD PASS         3.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   NORTH LOST TRAIL       1.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   BUTTE MOUNTAIN         1.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

...HINSDALE COUNTY...
   WEMINUCHE CREEK        4.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   KILN                   5.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   IVANHOE                2.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   RIPPLE CREEK           9.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   CROSHO                 4.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   BURRO MOUNTAIN         3.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   RABBIT EARS           11.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   ELK RIVER              8.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   TOWER                  8.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   DRY LAKE               8.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   LOST DOG               7.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   BEAR RIVER             3.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

...SAGUACHE COUNTY...
   UPPER TAYLOR           1.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   CASCADE                3.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   LONE CONE              3.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

UTAH

...DAGGETT COUNTY...
   HICKERSON PARK         2.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   TROUT CREEK            7.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   KINGS CABIN            5.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL
   MOSBY MTN              5.0   900 AM  3/31  SNOTEL


***********************PEAK WIND GUST***********************

LOCATION             MAX WIND     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                        GUST            OF
                         MPH    MEASUREMENT

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   2 W PAGOSA SPRINGS      56   555 PM  3/30  TRAINED SPOTTER
   2 WNW PAGOSA SPRINGS    53   555 PM  3/30  AWOS

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   1 N CARBONDALE          50   545 PM  3/30  PUBLIC
   3 E RIFLE               46   453 PM  3/30  ASOS

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   2 WSW OXFORD            61   447 PM  3/30  ASOS

...MESA COUNTY...
   5 NW MACK               67   349 PM  3/30  TRAINED SPOTTER
   3 NNE GRAND JUNCTION    62   430 PM  3/30  ASOS

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   1 ESE CRAIG             58   536 PM  3/30  ASOS

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   4 SW CORTEZ             60   323 PM  3/30  ASOS
   ARRIOLA                 49   443 PM  3/30  TRAINED SPOTTER

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   2 NNW MONTROSE          61   505 PM  3/30  ASOS
   5 WNW MONTROSE          54   516 PM  3/30  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NUCLA                   50   420 PM  3/30  PUBLIC

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   1 S MEEKER              51   341 PM  3/30  ASOS

UTAH

...GRAND COUNTY...
   15 NW MOAB              71   432 PM  3/30  ASOS

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   BLANDING                50   341 PM  3/30  TRAINED SPOTTER


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