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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
156 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

THE NEXT WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE AREA MOVED INTO WESTERN COLORADO
AND EASTERN UTAH YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. AMOUNTS SO FAR ARE GENERALLY
LIGHT AS NOTED BELOW, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PARTS OF MONTEZUMA
COUNTY, WHERE 6 TO 8 INCHES OF NEW SNOW HAS ALREADY FALLEN. SNOTEL
VALUES ARE ESTIMATED.

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

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

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   4 WSW PAGOSA SPRINGS   5.5  1200 PM  2/28  TRAINED SPOTTER

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   3 N KEBLER PASS        6.5   500 PM  2/27  SKI AREA

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   DURANGO                2.0   752 AM  2/28  NEWSPAPER

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   ARRIOLA                8.0  1200 PM  2/28  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
   CORTEZ                 6.8  1213 PM  2/28  STORM TOTAL SO FAR
   YELLOW JACKET 4NE      2.0   315 PM  2/27  CO-OP OBSERVER

UTAH

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   HOVENWEEP NATL MON     3.0  1100 AM  2/28  SWE 0.13 INCHES


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

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

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 4.2 W   1.9   721 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 2.5 W   1.5   633 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...DELTA COUNTY...
   PARK RSVR              2.8   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL
   HOTCHKISS 7.1 WNW      1.0   721 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW      0.3   725 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   DOVE CREEK 12.4 SSW    2.5   759 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   EDWARDS 1.3 WNW        1.0   644 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N          0.6   718 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N             0.6   700 AM  2/28  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   VAIL 0.9 WNW           0.5   657 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   VAIL 2.6 E             0.4   703 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 5.7 E       0.3   749 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   SCHOFIELD PASS         2.8   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL
   MCCLURE PASS           2.8   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL
   GOTHIC                 1.5   700 AM  2/28  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N    1.5   709 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   PITKIN 1.1 SW          1.0   726 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   CRESTED BUTTE          0.7   707 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE

...HINSDALE COUNTY...
   WEMINUCHE CREEK        2.8   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   ROCKWOOD 6.7 N         3.0   737 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 4.9 SE        2.8   823 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   VALLECITO              2.8   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL
   DURANGO 5S             2.0   830 AM  2/28  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   BAYFIELD 0.6 WSW       2.0   855 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N         2.0   818 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   DURANGO .35 E          1.8   717 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW      1.6   857 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   IGNACIO 8E             1.5   700 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE
   REDMESA 4.2 NW         1.5   816 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7N            1.4   700 AM  2/28  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   DURANGO 7.1 N          1.2   737 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   COLORADO NM            1.0   800 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.1 W   0.5   645 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 5.6 W   0.4   712 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN 2SW           0.2   800 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE
   GLADE PARK 17W         0.1   800 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   CORTEZ                 1.7   800 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW          0.8   707 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   OLATHE 3.2 NNE         0.2   848 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   OURAY .23 NNW          0.4   839 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   OURAY                  0.4   725 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   NAST LAKE              1.4   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE       0.2   659 AM  2/28  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1    0.2   754 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 0.   0.2   744 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   CASCADE                4.2   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL
   BEARTOWN               2.8   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL
   CASCADE #2             1.4   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL

UTAH

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

...GRAND COUNTY...
   EAST WILLOW CREEK      2.8   800 AM  2/28  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   HOVENWEEP NM           3.0   800 AM  2/28  E UT COOP SITE
   MONTICELLO 2.3 SW      1.0   814 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   MONTICELLO #2          0.5   700 AM  2/28  E UT COOP SITE

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   VERNAL 1S              0.1   700 AM  2/28  E UT COOP SITE


**********************24 HOUR PRECIPITATION**********************

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

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 2.5 W  0.15   633 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 4.2 W  0.14   721 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...DELTA COUNTY...
   ECKERT 1.1 SW         0.11   713 AM  2/28  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 7.1 WNW     0.06   721 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW     0.04   725 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE        0.04   745 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   DOVE CREEK 12.4 SSW   0.09   759 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   EDWARDS 1.3 WNW       0.06   644 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 5.7 E      0.04   749 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N         0.02   718 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   VAIL 2.6 E            0.02   703 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N            0.02   700 AM  2/28  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   CARBONDALE 0.3 WNW    0.01   702 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   GOTHIC                0.09   700 AM  2/28  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   0.09   709 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   PITKIN 1.1 SW         0.07   726 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   CRESTED BUTTE         0.03   707 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   ROCKWOOD 6.7 N        0.25   737 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   DURANGO               0.18  1100 AM  2/28  AVIATION SITE
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW     0.18   857 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 4.9 SE       0.15   823 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 0.6 WSW      0.13   855 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N        0.13   818 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   REDMESA 4.2 NW        0.12   816 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   DURANGO .35 E         0.11   717 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 5S            0.09   830 AM  2/28  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   DURANGO 7.1 N         0.08   737 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7N           0.08   700 AM  2/28  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   IGNACIO 8E            0.06   700 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE
   HESPERUS 6.9 S        0.04   717 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   COLORADO NM           0.10   800 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 5.6 W  0.06   712 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.1 W  0.05   645 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   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  2/28  W CO COOP SITE
   GLADE PARK 17W        0.01   800 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   CORTEZ 8SE            0.25  1100 AM  2/28  W CO CRN SITE
   CORTEZ                0.18  1100 AM  2/28  AVIATION SITE
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW         0.07   707 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   OLATHE 3.2 NNE        0.01   848 AM  2/28  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   OURAY .23 NNW         0.03   839 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   OURAY                 0.03   725 AM  2/28  W CO COOP SITE

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   ASPEN                 0.01  1100 AM  2/28  AVIATION SITE

UTAH

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   HOVENWEEP NM          0.13   800 AM  2/28  E UT COOP SITE
   BLUFF 32NW            0.10  1100 AM  2/28  E UT CRN SITE
   MONTICELLO 2.3 SW     0.07   814 AM  2/28  COCORAHS
   CEDAR POINT           0.02   700 AM  2/28  E UT COOP SITE
   MONTICELLO #2         0.01   700 AM  2/28  E UT COOP SITE

$$

TGJT



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