Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
246 PM MST SUN NOV 16 2014

A POTENT, LONG DURATION WINTER STORM THAT BEGAN THURSDAY AROUND
NOON AFFECTED MANY MOUNTAIN AREAS OF WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN
UTAH WITH SNOW FINALLY ENDED EARLY THIS MORNING.

THE FOLLOWING ARE MOUNTAIN AREA SUMMARIES OBTAINED PRIMARILY BY
ESTIMATIONS FROM AUTOMATED SENSORS CALLED SNOTELS.

ELKHEADS AND PARK RANGE... 12 TO 23 INCHES, BUT OVER 31 AT TOWER.

FLAT TOPS... 8 TO 18 INCHES, BUT OVER 22 AT RIPPLE CREEK.

GRAND MESA... 3 TO 7 INCHES.

GORE AND ELK RANGE... 12 TO 22 INCHES, BUT 26 AT FREEMONT PASS.

WEST ELKS AND SAWATCH RANGE... 10 TO 25 INCHES, BUT AROUND 32 AT
BUTTE MOUNTAIN AND PORPHYRY CREEK.

UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU... 5 TO 10 INCHES.

NORTHWEST SAN JUANS... 20 TO 30 INCHES, BUT AROUND 32 AT IDARADO
AND RED MOUNTAIN PASS AND MONUMENT.

SOUTHWEST SAN JUANS... 14 TO 24 INCHES, BUT NEAR 30 AT EL DIENTE
PEAK AND COLUMBUS BASIN. AROUND 37 INCHES WAS RECORDED AT SPUD
MOUNTAIN AND CUMBRES TRESTLE.

EASTERN UINTAS... 3 TO 8 INCHES.

EASTERN TAVAPUTS... 2 TO 6 INCHES.

LA SALS AND ABAJOS... 5 TO 12 INCHES, BUT NEAR 17 AT LA SAL MOUNTAIN.

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TGJT



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