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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
410 PM MDT Sat May 13 2017

The upper level wind gradient greatly increased on Saturday ahead
of an approaching low pressure system to the west. These strong
winds aloft mixed to the surface which resulted in widespread
breezy conditions across western Colorado and eastern Utah.

...Wind Reports...

Location                     Speed     Time/Date       Elevation (ft.)
Douglas Pass - 26 N Mack     71 MPH    1133 AM 05/13   8229
Monarch Pass                 62 MPH    0315 PM 05/13   12031
9 NNW La Sal                 56 MPH    0900 AM 05/13   11705
Putney                       51 MPH    0200 AM 05/13   12326
3 NNW El Jebel               49 MPH    0332 PM 05/13   7648
17 SSE Naples                49 MPH    1235 PM 05/13   5541
14 SE Randlett               48 MPH    0205 PM 05/13   4803
Maeser                       48 MPH    0132 PM 05/13   5531
3 NNW El Jebel               45 MPH    0317 PM 05/13   7648
Nucla - Hopkins Field Ap     45 MPH    0255 PM 05/13   5941
Sunlight Mountain            45 MPH    0335 PM 05/13   10603
Delta Airport                44 MPH    0155 PM 05/13   5193
Eagle Airport                44 MPH    1150 AM 05/13   6548
Grand Junction Airport       44 MPH    0321 PM 05/13   4850
Meeker Airport               43 MPH    0241 PM 05/13   6421
Canyonlands/Moab Airport     43 MPH    0200 PM 05/13   4553
Telluride Regional Arpt      43 MPH    1255 PM 05/13   9070
Grand Junction Airport       43 MPH    0149 PM 05/13   4850
Sunlight Mountain            41 MPH    0955 AM 05/13   10603
2 SSW Fort Duchesne          41 MPH    0320 PM 05/13   4990
Blanding                     41 MPH    0335 PM 05/13   5868
Montrose Airport             41 MPH    0311 PM 05/13   5759
Hayden                       41 MPH    1255 PM 05/13   6601
Big Indian Valley - 8 ESE La 41 MPH    0120 PM 05/13   6960
UT-191 @ Monticello          40 MPH    0120 PM 05/13   7262
Vernal Airport               40 MPH    1253 PM 05/13   5278
Craig Airport                40 MPH    0305 PM 05/13   6198
Rifle Airport                40 MPH    0334 PM 05/13   5532
Blanding                     39 MPH    0135 PM 05/13   5868
Montrose Airport             39 MPH    0222 PM 05/13   5759
2 W Telluride                38 MPH    1250 PM 05/13   8692
2 NE Shoshone                38 MPH    0240 PM 05/13   6338
2 S Carbondale               38 MPH    0150 PM 05/13   6293
7 WSW Monticello             38 MPH    0400 AM 05/13   11330
3 W Telluride                37 MPH    0242 PM 05/13   8911
1 S Steamboat Springs        37 MPH    0247 PM 05/13   6751
Cortez Airport               37 MPH    0145 PM 05/13   5918
Storm Peak Observatory       37 MPH    0130 PM 05/13   10531
1 S Cameo                    37 MPH    0314 PM 05/13   4696
2 ENE Whiterocks             37 MPH    0240 PM 05/13   6211
Aspen Airport                36 MPH    0248 PM 05/13   7723
Durango Airport              36 MPH    0240 PM 05/13   6685
2 SW Great Divide            35 MPH    0446 PM 05/12   7240
1 WSW Silt                   35 MPH    1251 PM 05/13   5369
6 NNE Cameo                  34 MPH    1241 PM 05/13   4792
3 ENE Verdure                34 MPH    0246 PM 05/13   5435
1 W Olathe                   34 MPH    0259 PM 05/13   5361
4 NW Ridgway                 34 MPH    0324 PM 05/13   8300
Carbondale                   34 MPH    1032 AM 05/13   6200
Wolcott                      34 MPH    1139 AM 05/13   6966
Senator Beck                 34 MPH    0200 AM 05/13   12186
West Summit                  34 MPH    0200 PM 05/13   7004
4 E New Castle               34 MPH    0304 PM 05/13   5629
1 NE Glenwood Springs        33 MPH    0321 PM 05/13   5765
22 SW Rangely                33 MPH    1215 PM 05/13   6165
Dowd                         33 MPH    0332 PM 05/13   7747
19 S Naples                  33 MPH    0235 PM 05/13   5148
Montrose 5 WNW               32 MPH    0300 PM 05/13   5764
18 W Blanding Muni Arpt      32 MPH    0320 PM 05/13   7110
5 NNW Montrose               32 MPH    0305 PM 05/13   5651
Gunnison Airport             32 MPH    0216 PM 05/13   7680
Steamboat Springs Arpt       31 MPH    0315 PM 05/13   6878
2 SSE Lake City              31 MPH    1139 AM 05/13   8655
11 SSE Whitewater            31 MPH    1159 AM 05/13   4698
23 SW Artesia                31 MPH    0235 PM 05/13   5308
3 E Skyway                   30 MPH    0100 PM 05/13   10627
Rangely                      30 MPH    0326 PM 05/13   5407
Manila                       30 MPH    1245 PM 05/13   6360
Durango                      30 MPH    0338 PM 05/13   6539
Alkali Mesa                  30 MPH    0200 PM 05/13   6451
1 SE Maeser                  30 MPH    0145 PM 05/13   5464
Stevens Fld Arpt             30 MPH    0115 PM 05/13   7664
3 SW Dove Creek              30 MPH    0340 PM 05/13   6595
18 W Blanding Muni Arpt      30 MPH    0250 PM 05/13   7110
Avon                         29 MPH    1135 AM 05/13   8100
3 NW Redmesa                 29 MPH    0145 PM 05/13   6765
Basalt                       29 MPH    0923 AM 05/13   6611
2 S Clifton                  29 MPH    0300 PM 05/13   4600
3 WSW La Sal                 29 MPH    0100 PM 05/13   7049
3 NE Towaoc                  29 MPH    0300 PM 05/13   5975
Dowd                         29 MPH    1242 PM 05/13   7747
3 ESE Bayfield               29 MPH    0230 PM 05/13   6978
2 NE Shoshone                29 MPH    0330 PM 05/13   6124
2 NW Grand Junction          28 MPH    0245 PM 05/13   4639
2 NNE Olathe                 28 MPH    0230 PM 05/13   5324
Pagosa Springs               28 MPH    0120 PM 05/13   7199
3 ENE Towaoc                 28 MPH    0300 PM 05/13   6015
3 E Manila                   28 MPH    0215 PM 05/13   6070
McCracken Mesa               28 MPH    0200 PM 05/13   5319
4 E Hayden                   28 MPH    0255 PM 05/13   6454
1 SSW Grand Junction         27 MPH    0251 PM 05/13   4603
3 NNW Castle Valley          27 MPH    0200 PM 05/13   4298
Big Bear Park - 2 ENE Tacoma 27 MPH    0255 PM 05/13   10341
Snowmass                     27 MPH    1134 AM 05/13   6835
Pagosa Springs               27 MPH    0352 PM 05/13   7149
2 S Woody Creek              27 MPH    0145 PM 05/13   7518
2 N Vernal                   27 MPH    0130 PM 05/13   5400
Palisade                     26 MPH    0100 PM 05/13   4727
Ouray                        26 MPH    0323 PM 05/13   7821
9 NW Turquoise Lake          25 MPH    0230 PM 05/13   8986
Paonia                       25 MPH    0259 PM 05/13   5571
11 W Towaoc                  24 MPH    0240 PM 05/13   5319
Vernal                       24 MPH    0140 PM 05/13   5050
Chapin - 3 N Mesa Verde Nat` 24 MPH    0230 PM 05/13   7126
Sanborn Park - 5 NE Norwood  24 MPH    0154 PM 05/13   7895
Ridgway                      23 MPH    1214 PM 05/13   6995
6 N Rockwood                 23 MPH    1217 PM 05/13   8950
2 WSW Mancos                 23 MPH    0105 PM 05/13   6730
Yellow Jacket                23 MPH    0845 AM 05/13   6900
2 WSW Delta                  23 MPH    0235 PM 05/13   5010
1 W Fruitvale                23 MPH    0311 PM 05/13   4674
4 NNE Gunnison               22 MPH    0300 PM 05/13   7894
2 WNW Silt                   22 MPH    0305 PM 05/13   5620
Trimble                      22 MPH    0346 PM 05/13   7510
1 WNW Lazear                 21 MPH    0300 PM 05/13   5547
Chimney Rock 4 ENE           21 MPH    0350 PM 05/13   7400
1 SW Durango                 21 MPH    1231 PM 05/13   6439
15 WNW Monticello Arpt       21 MPH    0100 PM 05/13   5338
1 WSW Aspen                  21 MPH    0132 PM 05/13   8111
1 SE Moab                    21 MPH    0339 PM 05/13   4324
Pagosa Springs               21 MPH    0242 PM 05/13   7149
1 NNW Cedaredge              20 MPH    0259 PM 05/13   6233
Dolores                      20 MPH    0213 PM 05/13   7018
Glenwood Springs 1 NNW       20 MPH    0141 PM 05/13   5899
2 NNE Skyway                 20 MPH    0821 AM 05/13   8051
1 SW Eastland                19 MPH    0800 PM 05/12   6845
2 ENE Whiterocks             19 MPH    0300 PM 05/13   6217
1 N Steamboat Springs        19 MPH    0204 PM 05/13   7024
Chimney Rock 4 ENE           19 MPH    0247 PM 05/13   7400
Trimble                      19 MPH    0316 PM 05/13   7510
Needles District Outpost     18 MPH    0100 PM 05/13   4954
Rico                         18 MPH    1157 AM 05/13   9042
Moab                         18 MPH    0825 AM 05/13   4000
4 ESE Norwood                18 MPH    0318 PM 05/13   7667
1 W Eckert                   17 MPH    0240 PM 05/13   5522
Mormon Control House         17 MPH    0315 PM 05/13   10172
6 N Redstone                 16 MPH    0116 PM 05/13   6653
Gunnison                     16 MPH    0238 PM 05/13   7716
Moab                         16 MPH    0950 AM 05/13   4000
Bayfield                     16 MPH    0334 PM 05/13   6962
1 WSW Aspen                  14 MPH    0134 PM 05/13   8081
Bayfield                     14 MPH    0249 PM 05/13   6962
1 SE Avon                    14 MPH    0120 PM 05/13   7430
3 NNW Kline                  13 MPH    0323 PM 05/13   7014
1 SE Moab                    13 MPH    0508 AM 05/13   4324
Dry Lake                     12 MPH    0100 PM 05/13   8400
1 WNW Eckert                 12 MPH    0713 PM 05/12   5567
Durango                      11 MPH    0315 PM 05/13   6627
9 NNW Mack                   11 MPH    1100 AM 05/13   5017
13 WNW Gateway               11 MPH    0315 PM 05/13   4239
7 ESE Naples                 10 MPH    1000 PM 05/12   4839

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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