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NOUS45 KGJT 012146
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
245 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY STORM TOTAL PRECIPITATION REPORTS FROM
WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH, ENDING AT THE TIMES SHOWN WITH
EACH REPORT. THE CURRENT STORM BEGAN PRODUCING PRECIPITATION ACROSS
THE REGION FRIDAY AFTERNOON, AS THE MOIST SOUTHWEST FLOW SET UP.
THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE REGION WITH RAIN AND
SNOW THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. PLEASE NOTE THAT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
ATTRIBUTED TO SNOTELS ARE ESTIMATED.


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

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

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   4 WSW PAGOSA SPRINGS   8.3   537 PM  2/28  STORM TOTAL SO FAR
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 4.2 W   7.4   719 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 2.5 W   7.0   626 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   PAGOSA SPRINGS         5.0   230 PM  2/28  PUBLIC

...DELTA COUNTY...
   PARK RSVR              8.8   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   HOTCHKISS 7.1 WNW      2.1   709 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CEDAREDGE              2.0   839 PM  2/28  PUBLIC
   CEDAREDGE 1.0 NE       2.0   900 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE         1.8   723 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW      0.9   708 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5WNW         0.2   817 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   HOTCHKISS 4.7 W        0.2   823 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   LIZARD HEAD PASS      12.0   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   EL DIENTE PEAK         8.4   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   DOVE CREEK 12.4 SSW    4.5   818 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   2 SW EAGLE-VAIL        3.0  1100 AM  3/01  AS OF 0500
   VAIL 0.9 WNW           2.9   701 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   VAIL 2.6 E             2.5   709 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   AVON 2N                2.3   600 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CARBONDALE 5.7 E       1.4   737 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   EDWARDS 1.3 WNW        1.0   644 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N          1.0   726 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N             1.0   700 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   6 SW CATTLE CREEK      3.0  1057 AM  3/01  AS OF 0500
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W       0.7   633 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 0.3 WNW     0.6   849 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 1.7 NW   0.2   820 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   SCHOFIELD PASS        17.2   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   GOTHIC                15.0   700 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   15.0   735 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   2SE MT CRESTED BUTTE  14.0  1101 AM  3/01  SKI AREA
   CRESTED BUTTE         10.2   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   NORTH LOST TRAIL       9.6   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   MCCLURE PASS           7.6   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   3 N KEBLER PASS        7.0   703 PM  2/28  SKI AREA
   MONARCH PASS           6.0  1102 AM  3/01  PUBLIC
   PITKIN 1.1 SW          5.5   715 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CIMARRON 11.2 S        4.5   804 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   PORPHYRY CREEK         3.6   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   DOYLEVILLE 2.1 W       2.5   813 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 3SW           2.2   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE

...HINSDALE COUNTY...
   WEMINUCHE CREEK        7.6   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   SLUMGULLION            4.8   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   IGNACIO                8.0  1041 AM  3/01  PUBLIC
   6 SSW COAL BANK PASS   8.0  1100 AM  3/01  SKI AREA
   BAYFIELD 0.6 WSW       6.5   914 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   VALLECITO              6.4   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   BAYFIELD 7N            5.4   700 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   DURANGO 5S             5.0   830 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   IGNACIO 8E             5.0   700 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   DURANGO .35 E          4.8   711 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   3 ESE HESPERUS         4.5  1040 AM  3/01  AS OF 4AM
   1 S DURANGO            4.0   128 PM  2/28  PUBLIC
   DURANGO                4.0  1004 AM  3/01  PUBLIC
   18 NNE DURANGO         4.0   624 AM  2/28  CAIC
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N         4.0   853 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 4.8 WSW        3.8   908 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW      3.5   834 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   REDMESA 4.2 NW         3.2   810 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   ROCKWOOD 6.7 N         3.0   737 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 4.9 SE        2.8   823 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 7.1 N          1.6   809 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   MESA LAKES             2.4   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   1 N POWDERHORN SKI     2.0   950 AM  2/28  SKI AREA
   COLORADO NM            1.0   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   GLADE PARK 17W         0.7   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.1 W   0.5   645 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 5.6 W   0.4   818 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN 2SW           0.2   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   CRAIG                  3.0   748 AM  3/01  AS OF THIS MORNING
   MASSADONA              1.5   700 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   CRAIG 33N              1.0   800 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   DINOSAUR 0.3 SW        0.9   745 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   SHARKSTOOTH            9.6   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   CORTEZ                 9.1   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   1 WSW CORTEZ           8.4  1059 AM  3/01  SNOW TOTAL SINCE FRIDAY
   ARRIOLA                8.0  1200 PM  2/28  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
   YELLOW JACKET 4NE      6.0   444 PM  2/28  CO-OP OBSERVER
   2 E LEWIS              6.0   802 PM  2/28  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MANCOS                 4.8   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW          3.9   718 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   DOLORES 3.9 SSW        3.7   736 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MESA VERDE NP          3.5   730 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   CORTEZ 2.0 NW          2.5   805 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 7.8 WSW         0.3   849 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   COLUMBINE PASS        12.0   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   BLACK CANYON NP        5.4   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 10.1 S        4.0   653 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 7.3 ENE       2.8   749 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 7.2 SSE       2.2   749 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.6 E         1.7   719 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 8.1 WNW       1.0   857 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 2.9 ESE       1.0   736 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 4.0 NW        0.7   753 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   PARADOX 2N             0.5   600 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   OLATHE 3.2 NNE         0.2   839 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   RED MOUNTAIN PASS     11.0   714 AM  3/01  CAIC
   MONUMENT (HWY 55)      7.5   714 AM  3/01  CAIC
   OURAY                  5.0   730 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   RIDGWAY                1.2   915 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   OURAY .23 NNW          0.4   839 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   7 ENE MARBLE          10.0  1058 AM  3/01  SKI AREA
   1 ESE ASPEN            7.0  1047 AM  3/01  AS OF 0500
   NAST LAKE              5.0   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   KILN                   4.8   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   RIPPLE CREEK           9.6   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   CROSHO                 7.2   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   RANGELY 1E             0.2  1200 PM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   STMBOAT SPGS 1.9 E     6.7   641 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 1.2 E     5.4   659 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STMBOAT SPGS 1.2 SE    5.4   647 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 0.7 ESE   5.4   756 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   1 SE STEAMBOAT SPGS    5.1   453 AM  3/01  TRAINED SPOTTER
   3 ESE STEAMBOAT SPGS   5.0  1057 AM  3/01  AS OF 0500
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS      4.2   730 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   RABBIT EARS            3.6   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   BEAR RIVER             3.6   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   STMBOAT SPGS 1.5 WNW   3.3   745 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 7.9 WNW   3.0   757 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   DRY LAKE               2.4   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   LYNX PASS              2.4   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL

...SAGUACHE COUNTY...
   UPPER TAYLOR           7.2   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   1 WNW GLADSTONE       12.0  1100 AM  3/01  SKI AREA
   CASCADE               11.4   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   MOLAS PASS            11.0   714 AM  3/01  CAIC
   COAL BANK PASS        10.5   326 PM  2/28  CAIC
   CASCADE #2             9.8   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   BEARTOWN               2.8   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   2 WSW TELLURIDE       13.0   600 AM  3/01  24 HOUR SNOWFALL
   LONE CONE              8.4   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL

UTAH

...DAGGETT COUNTY...
   HICKERSON PARK         1.4   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL

...GRAND COUNTY...
   EAST WILLOW CREEK      5.2   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   CAMP JACKSON           8.4   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   BUCKBOARD FLAT         7.2   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   MONTICELLO #2          7.0   700 AM  3/01  E UT COOP SITE
   MONTICELLO 2.3 SW      7.0   827 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   VALLEY OF THE GODS     4.0   600 PM  2/28  SWE 0.30 INCHES
   BLANDING               4.0   609 PM  2/28  SWE 0.44 INCHES
   HOVENWEEP NM           4.0   800 AM  3/01  E UT COOP SITE
   HOVENWEEP NATL MON     3.0  1100 AM  2/28  SWE 0.13 INCHES

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   KINGS CABIN            3.6   800 AM  3/01  SNOTEL
   VERNAL 1S              0.5   700 AM  3/01  E UT COOP SITE
   VERNAL 1.2 SE          0.4   733 AM  3/01  COCORAHS


********************STORM TOTAL PRECIPITATION********************

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

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 4.2 W  0.60   719 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 2.5 W  0.58   626 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...DELTA COUNTY...
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE        0.18   723 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CEDAREDGE 1.0 NE      0.16   900 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 7.1 WNW     0.15   709 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   ECKERT 1.1 SW         0.13   731 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW     0.12   708 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   DELTA 1.6 ESE         0.09   744 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   DELTA 3E              0.08   800 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE
   HOTCHKISS 5WNW        0.06   817 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   HOTCHKISS 4.7 W       0.06   823 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   DOVE CREEK 12.4 SSW   0.22   818 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   AVON 2N               0.22   600 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   VAIL 0.9 WNW          0.12   701 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 5.7 E      0.12   737 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   EDWARDS 1.3 WNW       0.06   644 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   VAIL 2.6 E            0.06   709 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N         0.03   726 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N            0.03   700 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   CARBONDALE 0.3 WNW    0.06   849 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W      0.05   633 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 1.7 NW  0.02   820 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   GOTHIC                0.94   700 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   0.94   735 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CRESTED BUTTE         0.46   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   PITKIN 1.1 SW         0.28   715 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CIMARRON 11.2 S       0.25   804 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 3SW          0.16   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   DOYLEVILLE 2.1 W      0.15   813 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   BAYFIELD 0.6 WSW      0.53   914 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   DURANGO               0.49  1100 AM  3/01  AVIATION SITE
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW     0.33   834 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   DURANGO .35 E         0.29   711 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7N           0.28   700 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N        0.26   853 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   ROCKWOOD 6.7 N        0.25   737 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   IGNACIO 8E            0.24   700 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   DURANGO 5S            0.22   830 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   REDMESA 4.2 NW        0.21   810 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 4.8 WSW       0.21   908 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 7.1 N         0.18   809 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 4.9 SE       0.15   823 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 6.9 S        0.15   740 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   COLORADO NM           0.10   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 5.6 W  0.06   818 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.1 W  0.05   645 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   GLADE PARK 17W        0.04   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 3.9 W  0.03   908 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 1.1 S  0.03   702 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN 2SW          0.02   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   CRAIG 30N             0.22  1100 AM  3/01  W CO CRN SITE
   CRAIG                 0.10  1100 AM  3/01  AVIATION SITE
   DINOSAUR 2E           0.06  1100 AM  3/01  W CO CRN SITE
   DINOSAUR 0.3 SW       0.06   745 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CRAIG 33N             0.06   800 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW         0.74   718 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ                0.62   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   CORTEZ 2.0 NW         0.55   805 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 8SE            0.46  1100 AM  3/01  W CO CRN SITE
   DOLORES 3.9 SSW       0.43   736 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 7.8 WSW        0.42   849 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MESA VERDE NP         0.12   730 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   BLACK CANYON NP       0.45   800 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 11ENE        0.43  1100 AM  3/01  W CO CRN SITE
   MONTROSE 10.1 S       0.28   653 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 7.3 ENE      0.21   749 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.6 E        0.15   719 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 7.2 SSE      0.13   749 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 8.1 WNW      0.10   857 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   PARADOX 2N            0.09   600 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 2.9 ESE      0.08   736 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 4.0 NW       0.07   753 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE              0.06  1100 AM  3/01  AVIATION SITE
   OLATHE 3.2 NNE        0.01   839 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   OURAY                 0.29   730 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   RIDGWAY               0.09   915 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   OURAY .23 NNW         0.03   839 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   ASPEN                 0.12  1100 AM  3/01  AVIATION SITE

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   MEEKER                0.08  1100 AM  3/01  AVIATION SITE
   MEEKER 15W            0.08  1100 AM  3/01  W CO CRN SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   STMBOAT SPGS 1.9 E    0.31   641 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 0.7 ESE  0.28   756 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE      0.27   659 AM  3/01  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1SE    0.27   736 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 1.2 SE   0.25   647 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS     0.21   730 AM  3/01  W CO COOP SITE
   STMBOAT SPGS 1.5 WNW  0.19   745 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 0.9 N  0.18   741 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 7.9 WNW  0.08   757 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   SLICK ROCK 1.3 N      0.08   701 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

UTAH

...GRAND COUNTY...
   ARCHES NP HQS         0.11   700 AM  3/01  E UT COOP SITE
   MOAB 3.7 ESE          0.02   754 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   MONTICELLO 2.3 SW     0.80   827 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   HOVENWEEP NM          0.44   800 AM  3/01  E UT COOP SITE
   BLUFF 32NW            0.41  1100 AM  3/01  E UT CRN SITE
   MONTICELLO #2         0.27   700 AM  3/01  E UT COOP SITE
   CEDAR POINT           0.02   700 AM  2/28  E UT COOP SITE

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   VERNAL 1.2 SE         0.04   733 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   VERNAL 3.7 WNW        0.03   907 AM  3/01  COCORAHS
   VERNAL 1S             0.02   700 AM  3/01  E UT COOP SITE
   VERNAL                0.01  1100 AM  3/01  AVIATION SITE
   JENSEN 0.4 WSW        0.01   628 AM  3/01  COCORAHS

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