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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
810 AM MDT THU MAR 27 2014

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY PRECIPITATION REPORTS FROM WESTERN
COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH, ENDING AROUND 10 AM THURSDAY. THE FIRST
VALUE IS RAINFALL OR WATER AMOUNTS IN SNOW, AND THE SECOND VALUE IS
SNOWFALL, WHEN APPROPRIATE.

WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH 24 HOUR STATIONS,

CRAIG,                                   0.14.
MEEKER,                                  0.35.
RIFLE,                                   0.29.

UNOFFICIAL STATIONS,

2 MILES NORTH OF AVON,                   0.16,     2.0.
7 MILES NORTH OF BAYFIELD,               0.08,     1.7.
1 MILE EAST OF SILT,                     0.27.
2 MILES NORTH OF WOLCOTT,                0.15.
3 MILES SOUTH OF RIDGWAY,                0.09,     1.6.
SNOWMASS SKI,                            0.97,     8.7.
TELLURIDE SKI,                           0.90,     9.5.

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THE FOLLOWING ARE ESTIMATED SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OVER THE LAST 24 HOURS
IN THE MOUNTAINS OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO BASED ON
SNOTEL OBSERVATION SITES.  AMOUNTS ARE IN INCHES.

NORTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
ELKHEADS AND PARK RANGE: 4 TO 10 INCHES.
FLATTOPS: 4 TO 8 INCHES.
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
GRAND MESA: 3 TO 5 INCHES.
ELKS AND GORE RANGE: 4 TO 10 INCHES.
WEST ELKS AND SAWATCH RANGE: 7 TO 12 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
UNCOMPAGHRE PLATEAU: ABOUT 4 INCHES ON COLUMBINE PASS.
NORTHWEST SAN JUANS: 8 TO 15 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST SAN JUANS: 6 TO 12 INCHES.
EASTERN UTAH MOUNTAINS:
ABOUT 2 TO 4 INCHES.

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

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

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   PAGOSA SPRINGS         1.0   655 AM  3/27  CAIC

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   CRESTED BUTTE          6.0   300 AM  3/27  911 CALL CENTER

...OURAY COUNTY...
   RED MOUNTAIN PASS     13.5   515 AM  3/27  CAIC

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   COAL BANK PASS        11.0   515 AM  3/27  CAIC
   MOLAS PASS            11.0   515 AM  3/27  CAIC
   SILVERTON              9.0   515 AM  3/27  CAIC



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