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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
PRELIMINARY RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
803 AM MDT THU MAR 16 2017

...Additional Record High Temperatures tied or set Wednesday...

In western Colorado,

At Ignacio, the high temperature Wednesday was 72 degrees. This tied
the record high for March 15, last set in 2013.

At Paradox, the high temperature was 79, setting a new record high,
breaking the previous record of 75, last set in 2013.

At one mile east of Rangely, the high was 73, tying the record high
last set in 1908.

At Cortez the high temperature was 73.  This set a new record high
for March 15th, breaking the previous record of 71 set in 2013.

At Ouray the high temperature was 67.  This set a new record high
for March 15th, breaking the previous record of 63 set in 2013.

At Shoshone the high temperature was 73.  This set a new record high
temperature for March 15th, breaking the previous record high of 64
set in 1974.


In eastern Utah,

At Castle Valley the high temperature was 76.  This set a new record
high for March 15th, breaking the previous record of 73 set in 1994.

At Cedar Point, the high was 67, tying the record high, last set in
1994.

At Fort Duchesne, the high temperature was 73, setting a new record
high for the day, breaking the previous record of 71, set in 1994.

At Monticello, the high was 69, tying the record high last set in
1904.

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