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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1258 AM MST TUE JAN 19 2016

A QUICK MOVING WEATHER SYSTEM PRODUCED SNOW FOR MANY AREAS OF NORTHERN
AND CENTRAL COLORADO, FROM LAST EVENING TO THIS MORNING. THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS RECEIVED 3 TO 7 INCHES OF SNOW, WITH LESSER AMOUNTS ELSEWHERE.

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION REPORTS FROM
WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH, ENDING AROUND 10 AM TUESDAY. 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:

ASPEN,                                   0.07.
CRAIG,                                   0.14.
GRAND JUNCTION,                          0.11,     1.0.
MEEKER,                                  0.16.
MONTROSE,                                0.02.
RIFLE,                                   0.13.
VERNAL,                                  0.01.


OFFICIAL CLIMATE STATIONS OF WESTERN COLORADO:

2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF COLLBRAN,           0.23,     3.6.
CORTEZ,                                            0.2.
4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CRAIG,              0.14,     2.0.
CRESTED BUTTE,                           0.09,     1.4.
17 MILES WEST OF GLADE PARK,             0.17,     2.0.
6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GRAND JUNCTION,     0.14,     1.3.
MASSADONA,                                         1.0.
MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK,                0.04,     1.0.
MONTROSE #2,                             0.03,     0.7.
OURAY,                                   0.05,     1.3.
1 MILE SOUTHWEST OF PAONIA,              0.13,     2.0.
1 MILE EAST OF RANGELY,                  0.10,     1.0.
3 MILES NORTHEAST OF RIFLE,              0.14,     1.8.
SHOSHONE,                                0.20,     3.9.


OFFICIAL CLIMATE STATIONS OF EASTERN UTAH:

DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT QRY,          0.05,     0.5.
1 MILE SOUTH OF JARVIE RANCH,            0.14,     1.0.
1 MILE SOUTH OF VERNAL,                  0.02,     0.3.


UNOFFICIAL STATIONS:

2 MILES NORTH OF AVON,                   0.11,     2.5.
33 MILES NORTH OF CRAIG,                 0.32,     4.0.
COLLBRAN,                                0.25,     4.2.
GOTHIC,                                  0.14,     2.5.
5 MILES NORTHWEST OF HOTCHKISS,          0.07,     1.0.
1 MILE SOUTHEAST OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS,   0.25,     2.2.
2 MILES NORTH OF WOLCOTT,                0.04,     0.9.
4 MILES NORTHEAST OF CEDAREDGE,                    0.8.
5 MILES NORTHWEST OF MACK,               0.09.
15 MILES WEST OF MONTROSE,               0.02,     0.2.
SNOWMASS SKI,                            0.10,     1.8.
TELLURIDE SKI,                           0.25,     3.5.


CLIMATE REFERENCE NETWORK SITES OF WESTERN COLORADO:

8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CORTEZ,             0.04.
30 MILES NORTH OF CRAIG,                 0.44.
2 MILES EAST OF DINOSAUR,                0.10.
13 MILES SOUTHEAST OF EAGLE,             0.12.
9 MILES WEST OF GRAND JUNCTION,          0.13.
15 MILES WEST OF MEEKER,                 0.10.
11 MILES NORTHEAST OF MONTROSE,          0.17.



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

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

COLORADO

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   1 ESE SILT             2.8   802 AM  1/19  TRAINED SPOTTER
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS       2.7  1054 PM  1/18  PUBLIC

...MESA COUNTY...
   2 S DE BEQUE           3.1   756 AM  1/19  TRAINED SPOTTER


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

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

COLORADO

...DELTA COUNTY...
   PARK RSVR              4.2   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   SCOTCH CREEK           2.8   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   BISON LAKE             2.8   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   SCHOFIELD PASS         1.4   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL
   NORTH LOST TRAIL       1.4   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   COLUMBUS BASIN         2.8   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...MESA COUNTY...
   MESA LAKES             5.6   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   SHARKSTOOTH            4.2   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL
   MANCOS                 2.8   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   KILN                   2.8   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   RIPPLE CREEK           5.6   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   RABBIT EARS            7.4   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL
   TOWER                  5.6   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL
   DRY LAKE               5.6   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL
   LOST DOG               5.6   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   MINERAL CREEK          2.8   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL
   SPUD MOUNTAIN          1.4   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   LONE CONE              2.8   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

UTAH

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   LA SAL MOUNTAIN        2.8   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   KINGS CABIN            1.4   800 AM  1/19  SNOTEL

$$

TGJT



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