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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
204 PM MST Tue Dec 26 2017

A disturbance brought a white Christmas for much of the western
Colorado mountains.  Snow began Christmas Eve and continued to
fall through Christmas Day, tapering off on the 26th.  The
following reports are 24 hour new snowfall totals ending at the
time noted with each report.

...Snowfall Reports...

Location                     Amount    Time/Date       Elevation (ft.)

...Colorado...

...Archuleta County...
3 WNW Pagosa Springs         2.0 in    0632 PM 12/25   M

...Delta County...
1 WNW Hotchkiss              5.0 in    1200 PM 12/25   M
3 WSW Paonia                 4.5 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
2 SW Paonia                  4.5 in    1037 AM 12/25   M
Hotchkiss                    4.0 in    0426 PM 12/25   M
4 NW Lazear                  3.0 in    0657 AM 12/25   M
3 NW Lazear                  2.5 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
1 NE Cedaredge               2.1 in    0800 AM 12/25   M
Park Reservoir               1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9960
Overland Reservoir           1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9840

...Dolores County...
El Diente Peak               2.0 in    0600 PM 12/25   10000
Lizard Head Pass             2.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   10200
Scotch Creek                 1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9100
Black Mesa                   1.0 in    1000 AM 12/26   11580

...Eagle County...
2 ENE Emma                   11.0 in   1036 AM 12/25   M
Basalt                       9.0 in    1030 AM 12/25   M
1 W El Jebel                 7.2 in    0920 AM 12/25   M
2 ENE Vail                   5.0 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
Vail 2.6 E                   4.0 in    0700 AM 12/26   8389
3 E Vail                     4.0 in    0700 AM 12/26   M
1 S Wolcott                  4.0 in    0654 PM 12/25   M
2 NW Avon                    3.8 in    0600 AM 12/25   M
Vail 0.9 WNW                 3.0 in    0700 AM 12/26   8172
2 N Wolcott                  2.6 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
Wolcott 2.3 N                2.6 in    0700 AM 12/25   7224
1 WNW Gypsum                 2.1 in    0630 AM 12/25   M
2 S Gypsum                   2.0 in    1239 PM 12/25   M
Eagle                        2.0 in    1007 AM 12/25   M
1 WNW Avon                   2.0 in    1044 AM 12/25   M
2 SSW Gypsum                 1.9 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
Hoosier Pass                 1.0 in    0600 PM 12/25   11400
Gypsum                       1.0 in    0240 AM 12/25   M
Vail                         1.0 in    0230 AM 12/25   M
Basalt 5.8 E                 1.0 in    0700 AM 12/26   7164

...Garfield County...
4 E Cattle Creek             6.8 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
5 N Cattle Creek             6.0 in    1116 AM 12/25   M
Glenwood Springs             5.3 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
1 SSE Carbondale             5.0 in    1122 AM 12/25   M
3 SSE Silt                   5.0 in    0930 AM 12/25   M
Carbondale 0.5 W             4.4 in    0730 AM 12/25   6171
2 NNW Glenwood Springs       4.3 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
3 WSW Cattle Creek           4.1 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
3 E Silt                     4.0 in    1108 AM 12/25   M
2 SE New Castle              4.0 in    0153 PM 12/25   M
1 S New Castle               4.0 in    0737 AM 12/26   M
Silt                         3.0 in    0902 AM 12/25   M
2 SSE Silt                   3.0 in    1114 AM 12/25   M
2 SSW New Castle             3.0 in    1104 AM 12/25   M
Douglas Pass                 3.0 in    0742 AM 12/25   M
1 NNE Rifle                  2.1 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
Carbondale 4.6 NNE           1.9 in    0700 AM 12/26   6521
Rifle 3.2 ENE                1.8 in    0700 AM 12/25   5472
3 ENE Rifle                  1.8 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
Bison Lake                   1.0 in    1200 PM 12/26   10880
Trapper Lake                 1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9700

...Gunnison County...
4 NNW Mount Crested Butte    11.0 in   1016 AM 12/25   M
Crested Butte 6.2 N          10.0 in   0700 AM 12/25   9606
6 W Crested Butte            10.0 in   0700 AM 12/25   M
Crested Butte                8.0 in    1048 AM 12/25   M
1 N Gunnison                 5.5 in    1100 AM 12/25   M
4 SE Sapinero                5.0 in    0630 AM 12/25   M
4 SSW Parlin                 4.4 in    0759 AM 12/25   M
4 NNE Powderhorn             4.0 in    0800 AM 12/25   M
6 WSW Almont                 4.0 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
1 SW Pitkin                  3.5 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
Powderhorn                   3.0 in    0658 AM 12/26   M
7 S Sapinero                 2.5 in    0924 PM 12/25   9431
Crested Butte 6.2 N          2.5 in    0700 AM 12/26   9606
Gothic                       2.5 in    0700 AM 12/26   9469
Gunnison 3wsw                2.0 in    0700 AM 12/26   7602
Porphyry Creek               2.0 in    0500 PM 12/25   10760
Pitkin 1.1 SW                1.5 in    0700 AM 12/26   9139
Gunnison                     1.5 in    0225 AM 12/25   M
McClure Pass                 1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9500
Butte                        1.0 in    0500 PM 12/25   10160
North Lost Trail             1.0 in    1000 AM 12/26   9200

...Hinsdale County...
Weminuche Creek              3.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   10740
Upper Rio Grande             1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9400
Lake City                    1.0 in    1009 AM 12/25   M
Wager Gulch                  1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   11100
Slumgullion                  1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   11440

...La Plata County...
Vallecito                    4.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   10880
7 N Rockwood                 3.7 in    0710 AM 12/25   M
2 SW Hesperus                2.0 in    0600 PM 12/25   7902
Stump Lakes                  1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   11200
6 SE Tacoma                  1.0 in    1000 AM 12/25   M

...Mesa County...
Collbran                     4.0 in    1057 AM 12/25   M
2 S De Beque                 2.5 in    0819 AM 12/25   M
Collbran                     1.9 in    0800 AM 12/25   M
De Beque                     1.9 in    0542 PM 12/25   M
3 E Skyway                   1.5 in    1000 AM 12/26   10627
3 E Plateau City             1.4 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
2 SSW Collbran               1.1 in    0655 PM 12/25   6438

...Moffat County...
1 SW Craig                   4.6 in    0336 PM 12/25   M
1 SSE Craig                  3.0 in    0215 AM 12/25   M

...Montezuma County...
Mancos                       2.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   10000
Sharkstooth                  2.0 in    0500 PM 12/25   10720

...Montrose County...
Columbine Pass               1.0 in    0500 PM 12/25   9400

...Ouray County...
Red Mountain Pass            2.0 in    0904 AM 12/25   M
4 E Camp Bird                2.0 in    0903 AM 12/25   M
Idarado                      1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9800
9 WSW Ridgway                1.0 in    0256 PM 12/25   8970

...Pitkin County...
2 WNW Woody Creek            8.0 in    0127 PM 12/25   M
1 SSW Snowmass Village       4.9 in    0600 AM 12/25   M
1 ESE Aspen                  4.0 in    1033 AM 12/25   M
2 N Snowmass Village         3.0 in    1053 AM 12/25   M
Independence Pass            2.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   10600

...Routt County...
1 NW Clark                   16.0 in   0700 AM 12/25   M
3 NW Steamboat Springs       14.0 in   0151 PM 12/25   M
1 SSW Hahns Peak             12.5 in   0700 AM 12/25   M
2 NW Clark                   11.0 in   1055 AM 12/25   M
1 NNW Steamboat Springs      10.8 in   1100 AM 12/25   M
4 NE Milner                  10.5 in   0800 AM 12/25   M
2 N Steamboat Springs        10.0 in   0900 AM 12/25   M
1 NNW Steamboat Springs      10.0 in   0700 AM 12/25   M
1 ENE Steamboat Springs      8.8 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
2 ESE Steamboat Springs      8.2 in    0600 AM 12/25   M
Yampa                        8.0 in    1119 AM 12/25   M
1 ESE Steamboat Springs      7.0 in    0535 AM 12/25   M
1 ENE Hayden                 6.0 in    0631 PM 12/25   M
Hayden Coop                  6.0 in    0600 PM 12/25   6440
3 E Toponas                  6.0 in    1100 AM 12/25   M
2 W Hayden                   5.0 in    0447 PM 12/25   M
Steamboat Springs 1.2 SE     4.1 in    0545 AM 12/26   7075
Elk River                    4.0 in    0400 PM 12/25   8700
Bear River                   4.0 in    0400 PM 12/25   9080
4 W Tow Creek                4.0 in    0636 AM 12/25   M
5 W Toponas                  3.6 in    0700 AM 12/25   M
Clark 0.7 NW                 3.5 in    0700 AM 12/26   7221
Rabbit Ears Pass 6 W         3.0 in    1100 AM 12/25   9400
Yampa 5.1 S                  2.0 in    0700 AM 12/26   8496
Steamboat Springs 0.7 ESE    1.8 in    0700 AM 12/26   7049
Lost Dog                     1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9320

...San Juan County...
Molas Pass                   3.5 in    0905 AM 12/25   M
Molas Lake                   3.0 in    0600 PM 12/25   10500
Coal Bank Pass               3.0 in    0906 AM 12/25   M
Cascade                      2.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   8880
Cascade #2                   2.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   8920
Spud Mountain                2.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   10660
Silverton                    1.1 in    0647 PM 12/25   M
Mineral Creek                1.0 in    0500 PM 12/25   10040
Red Mountain Pass            1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   11200

...San Miguel County...
2 SSW Telluride              1.5 in    0907 AM 12/25   M
Lone Cone                    1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9600
Telluride                    1.0 in    0233 PM 12/25   8785

...Utah...

...Daggett County...
Hickerson Park               1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9145

...Grand County...
East Willow Creek            1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   8301

...San Juan County...
La Sal Mountain (upper)      1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9560
Buckboard Flat               1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   8998
Camp Jackson                 1.0 in    0600 PM 12/25   8968
La Sal Mountain              1.0 in    0500 PM 12/25   8825

...Uintah County...
Kings Cabin                  2.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   8724
Trout Creek                  1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   7890
Mosby Mountain               1.0 in    0600 PM 12/25   9510
Trout Creek                  1.0 in    0700 PM 12/25   9518

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.

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