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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
141 PM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

The large and cold low pressure storm system began to impact the
northern portions of eastern Utah and western Colorado early
Wednesday, with snow moving southwards late Wednesday and
Thursday, with snow continuing over some higher elevations late
Friday morning. Following are preliminary storm total snowfall
reports receieved as of midday Friday.

Generally, the northern mountains were favored with the heaviest
snowfall.  Estimated storm total snowfall across the mountains:

Northwest Colorado Mountains:
   Elkhead and Park Mountains....4 to 9 inches.
   Flattops..................... 4 to 8 inches.

West Central Colorado Mountains:
   Grand and Battlement Mesas....up to 1 inch.
   Gore and Elk Mountains........up to 3 inches.
   West Elk and Sawatch Mtns.....3 to 7 inches.

Southwest Colorado Mountains:
   Umcompahgre Plateau and
      Dallas Divide..............up to 1 inch.
   Northwest San Juan Mtns.......4 to 6 inches.
   Southwest San Juan Mtns.......2 to 6 inches,
                                 with 7 inches at Black Mesa.

Eastern Utah Mountains:
   Eastern Uinta Mtns...........6 to 12 inches.
   Tavaputs Plateau.............up to 2 inches.
   La Sal and Abajo Mtns........1 to 3 inches,
                                with 6 inches at La Sal Mountain

...Snowfall Reports...

Location                     Amount    Time/Date       Provider

...Colorado...

...Archuleta County...
Pagosa Springs 15.0 SSE      0.5 in    0900 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Pagosa Springs 2.5 W         0.5 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS

...Eagle County...
Vail 2.6 E                   3.1 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Vail 0.9 WNW                 2.7 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Avon 2N                      2.0 in    0600 AM 02/24   UCOOP
Wolcott 2n                   1.9 in    0700 AM 02/24   UCOOP
Carbondale 5.7 E             1.8 in    0730 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Gypsum 1.9 SSW               0.6 in    0700 AM 02/23   COCORAHS

...Garfield County...
Shoshone                     2.4 in    0730 AM 02/24   COOP
Carbondale 4.6 NNE           2.1 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Rifle 0.9 NE                 0.6 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Rifle 3.2 ENE                0.5 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Carbondale 0.5 W             0.5 in    0600 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Glenwood Springs 1.7 NW      0.5 in    0700 AM 02/23   COCORAHS
Rifle 3ENE                   0.2 in    0700 AM 02/23   COOP

...Gunnison County...
Irwin Ski Lodge              8.0 in    0400 PM 02/23
Crested Butte 6.2 N          6.0 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Gothic                       6.0 in    0700 AM 02/24   UCOOP
Pitkin 1.1 SW                4.5 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Irwin Guides Study Plot      4.0 in    1100 AM 02/24   CAIC
Crested Butte                2.3 in    0730 AM 02/24   HADS
Pitkin County (ham)          2.0 in    0700 AM 02/24   UCOOP
Gothic                       2.0 in    0700 AM 02/23
Crested Butte                1.9 in    0731 AM 02/23
Taylor Park                  1.6 in    0519 PM 02/23
Gunnison Coop                1.2 in    0800 AM 02/24   COOP
1 NNE Gunnison               1.0 in    0742 AM 02/23
Somerset 12.5 N              1.0 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Gunnison 3wsw                1.0 in    0700 AM 02/24   UCOOP
Gunnison                     1.0 in    0800 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Gunnison 6.6 N               0.1 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS

...La Plata County...
Durango 4.8 WSW              1.8 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Durango 10 NNE               1.7 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
5 W Vallecito                1.3 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Durango 0.8 SSW              1.1 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Bayfield 7N                  0.9 in    0700 AM 02/24   UCOOP
Bayfield 7.0 N               0.8 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Hesperus 13.3 SSW            0.8 in    0730 AM 02/23   COCORAHS
Ignacio Spotter              0.3 in    0700 AM 02/24   COOP

...Mesa County...
3 E Plateau City             4.5 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Collbran 0.2 ESE             4.0 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Grand Mesa - Skyway Pt       3.8 in    1100 AM 02/24   CAIC
17 W Glade Park              1.3 in    0800 AM 02/24   COOP

...Moffat County...
Dinosaur 0.3 SW              8.4 in    0730 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Dinosaur Nat`l Mon HQ        7.0 in    1115 AM 02/23
Craig Coop                   2.1 in    0700 AM 02/24   COOP
Craig 4SW                    1.8 in    0700 AM 02/23
2 N Massadona                1.5 in    0707 AM 02/23

...Montezuma County...
Dolores 4.8 ENE              2.0 in    0700 AM 02/23   COCORAHS
Cortez 11nw                  2.0 in    0700 AM 02/24   UCOOP
Mesa Verde National Park Coo 1.2 in    0700 AM 02/23   COOP
1 NW Yellow Jacket           1.0 in    0800 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Cortez Coop and Upper Colora 0.4 in    0800 AM 02/24   UPR
1 E Cortez                   0.4 in    0800 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Cortez 1.2 SW                0.3 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Dolores 4.0 SSW              0.2 in    0700 AM 02/23   COCORAHS

...Montrose County...
Montrose 10.1 S              2.5 in    0620 AM 02/23   COCORAHS
Montrose 15W                 2.0 in    0908 AM 02/23
Black Canyon Visitor Center  1.5 in    0759 AM 02/23
Montrose 7.3 ENE             0.7 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Montrose 2E                  0.2 in    0700 AM 02/23   UCOOP
Montrose 1.2 ESE             0.2 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS

...Ouray County...
Red Mountain Pass            4.5 in    0316 PM 02/23
4 E Camp Bird                4.5 in    0415 PM 02/23
Ouray .23 NNW                4.3 in    0718 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Ouray Spotter                4.3 in    0718 AM 02/24   COOP
Colona                       4.0 in    1058 AM 02/23
Swamp Angel                  3.6 in    1100 AM 02/24   CAIC
5 SW Colona                  2.7 in    0900 AM 02/23   COCORAHS
Ouray                        2.5 in    0718 AM 02/23
Monument                     0.6 in    1000 AM 02/24   CAIC

...Rio Blanco County...
Massadona                    5.0 in    0902 AM 02/23
Rangely 1E                   2.0 in    0704 AM 02/23
Rangely                      2.0 in    0700 AM 02/24   COOP

...Routt County...
Steamboat Springs 1.2 SE     7.3 in    0625 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Steamboat Springs            4.0 in    0730 AM 02/24   COOP
Steamboat Lake State Park    3.6 in    1100 AM 02/24   CAIC
Steamboat Springs 1.5 WNW    3.5 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Clark 0.7 NW                 2.0 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Yampa 5.1 S                  1.9 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Steamboat Springs 7.9 WNW    1.0 in    0800 AM 02/23   COCORAHS

...San Juan County...
Molas Pass                   6.5 in    0317 PM 02/23
Coal Bank Pass               3.0 in    0318 PM 02/23

...San Miguel County...

Telluride Ski Area           9.0 in    0700 AM 02/24   CAIC
Powder Basin - Telluride Ski 6.1 in    1000 AM 02/24   CAIC
4 NE North Pole Peak        10.0 in    0700 PM 02/23

...Utah...

...Daggett County...
Jarvie Ranch 1S             10.2 in    0745 AM 02/24

...Grand County...
Castle Valley 0.7 WNW        0.8 in    0715 AM 02/23   COCORAHS

...Uintah County...
Vernal 0.8 S                 6.4 in    0630 AM 02/23   COCORAHS
1 SW Naples                  6.0 in    1110 AM 02/23
Naples                       5.5 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
Jensen 0.4 WSW               5.2 in    0700 AM 02/24   COCORAHS
10 E Naples                  5.0 in    1121 AM 02/23
19 S Naples                  3.1 in    1145 AM 02/24   UB-AIR
Ballard                      3.0 in    0518 PM 02/23
9 ESE Whiterocks            15.0 in    1104 AM 02/23
2 NW Ballard                11.0 in    1102 AM 02/23

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.

$$

NWS Grand Junction CO
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