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Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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NOUS45 KGJT 152103
PNSGJT

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
203 PM MST SAT NOV 15 2014

A POTENT WINTER STORM THAT BEGAN THURSDAY AFTERNOON CONTINUES TO
AFFECT THE EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS WITH
SUBSTANTIAL SNOWFALL INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON. MANY MOUNTAIN AREAS
HAVE RECEIVED 12 TO 24 INCHES OF SNOW. SPECIFIC STORM TOTALS ARE
LISTED BELOW, AS ARE THE MOST RECENT 24 HOUR VALUES.

THIS ONGOING STORM WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE COLORADO AND
SOUTHEAST UTAH MOUNTAINS INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. SEE
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GJT FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS STORM.

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

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

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   1 W PAGOSA SPRINGS     1.0   554 PM 11/14  TRAINED SPOTTER

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   1 WSW LIZARD HEAD PA  19.5   608 PM 11/14  SNOTEL
   4 E DUNTON            18.0   611 PM 11/14  SNOTEL

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   2 N GILMAN            24.0   642 AM 11/15  CAIC

...HINSDALE COUNTY...
   14 SSW RIO GRANDE RS  13.5   627 PM 11/14  SNOTEL

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   3 NE LA PLATA         16.5   622 PM 11/14  SNOTEL
   9 NE VALLECITO         9.0   620 PM 11/14  SNOTEL

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   7 NNW LA PLATA        16.5   623 PM 11/14  SNOTEL
   6 WNW LA PLATA        12.0   624 PM 11/14  SNOTEL

...OURAY COUNTY...
   MONUMENT (HIGHWAY 55  22.5  1044 AM 11/15  CAIC

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   1 SE STEAMBOAT SPRIN   2.3  1200 PM 11/15  TRAINED SPOTTER

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   9 SW SILVERTON        22.5  1049 AM 11/15  CAIC
   COAL BANK PASS        21.0   617 PM 11/14  SNOTEL
   6 NNW SILVERTON       20.0  1046 AM 11/15  CAIC
   5 SSW SILVERTON       17.0  1048 AM 11/15  CAIC
   2 NE MOLAS PASS       16.5   625 PM 11/14  SNOTEL
   9 ENE ELK PARK        13.5   618 PM 11/14  SNOTEL
   4 SSW RED MOUNTAIN P  12.0   610 PM 11/14  SNOTEL
   4 SSW COAL BANK PASS  12.0   612 PM 11/14  SNOTEL

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   11 NNW DUNTON         15.0   605 PM 11/14  SNOTEL

UTAH

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   LA SAL SNOTEL          9.0   629 PM 11/14  SNOTEL


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

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

COLORADO

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   EL DIENTE PEAK        12.6   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   LIZARD HEAD PASS      11.2   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   VAIL 2.6 E             2.5   706 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   VAIL 0.9 WNW           2.0   707 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N          1.5   712 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   AVON 2N                1.5   600 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   WOLCOTT 2N             1.5   700 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   EDWARDS 1.3 WNW        0.2   821 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   GYPSUM 1.9 SSW         0.1   714 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   BISON LAKE             4.2   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   CARBONDALE 4.6 NNE     1.5   801 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W       0.2   726 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 0.9 NE           0.1   825 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   SCHOFIELD PASS        11.2   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   PORPHYRY CREEK        11.2   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   GOTHIC                10.5   700 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   10.5   741 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   CRESTED BUTTE          8.8   900 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE
   PARK CONE              5.6   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   CIMARRON 11.2 S        5.5   720 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 7.9 WSW       1.8   822 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   MCCLURE PASS           1.4   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   GUNNISON 6.6 N         0.5   900 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...HINSDALE COUNTY...
   WEMINUCHE CREEK        8.4   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   SLUMGULLION            2.8   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   UPPER RIO GRANDE       1.4   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   COLUMBUS BASIN        18.2   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   STUMP LAKES            8.4   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   VALLECITO              7.0   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N         2.0   820 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   MESA 6S                0.2   600 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MINERAL COUNTY...
   UPPER SAN JUAN        11.2   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   CRAIG 33N              2.5   800 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   SHARKSTOOTH           14.0   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   MESA VERDE NP          0.5   800 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MANCOS 3.8 WNW         0.4   810 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   BLACK CANYON NP        2.2   800 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 7.3 ENE       1.0   724 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   IDARADO               12.6   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   RED MOUNTAIN PASS      9.8   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   RIDGWAY 3.3 NNW        1.0   735 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 17.1 SSE      0.5   846 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   IVANHOE                5.6   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   KILN                   2.8   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   RIPPLE CREEK           7.0   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   TOWER                 14.0   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   CLARK 0.7 NW           5.0   753 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS      2.0   730 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE       1.8   659 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1    1.8   748 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   LYNX PASS              1.4   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL

...SAGUACHE COUNTY...
   UPPER TAYLOR           7.0   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   MINERAL CREEK          8.4   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   CASCADE #2             8.4   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   MOLAS LAKE             8.4   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL
   CASCADE                8.4   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   LONE CONE             11.2   800 AM 11/15  SNOTEL


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

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

COLORADO

...DELTA COUNTY...
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW     0.36   655 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE        0.34   643 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 1.8 NNE     0.30   913 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   ECKERT 1.1 SW         0.17   711 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5WNW        0.15   747 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   HOTCHKISS 4.7 W       0.15   756 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   DELTA 3E              0.03   800 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   DOVE CREEK 12.4 SSW   0.57   657 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   NORTHDALE             0.37   630 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   VAIL 2.6 E            0.22   706 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   VAIL 0.9 WNW          0.10   707 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   AVON 2N               0.09   600 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N         0.05   712 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N            0.05   700 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   EDWARDS 1.3 WNW       0.02   821 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   GYPSUM 1.9 SSW        0.01   714 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   GYPSUM 0.5 E          0.01   756 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS .64  0.16   725 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 1.4  0.15   817 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 4.6 NNE    0.15   801 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 5.3  0.06   704 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W      0.06   726 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 0.9 NE          0.02   825 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   RIFLE                 0.01  1100 AM 11/15  AVIATION SITE
   RIFLE 3ENE            0.01   700 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE
   RIFLE 3.2 ENE         0.01   800 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   GOTHIC                0.84   700 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   0.84   741 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   CRESTED BUTTE         0.72   900 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE
   CIMARRON 11.2 S       0.61   720 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   DOYLEVILLE 2.1 W      0.45   816 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 7.9 WSW      0.21   822 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 6.6 N        0.10   900 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW     0.41   840 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   IGNACIO 6.9 NW        0.37   753 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 0.6 WSW      0.36   851 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 5S            0.35   800 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   IGNACIO 8E            0.35   700 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE
   DURANGO 4.9 ESE       0.33   847 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   DURANGO               0.33  1100 AM 11/15  AVIATION SITE
   DURANGO .35 E         0.31   808 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N        0.31   820 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   COLLBRAN 2SW          0.03   800 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MESA 6S               0.02   600 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   GLADE PARK 17W        0.01   800 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   CRAIG 33N             0.08   800 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   MESA VERDE NP         0.50   800 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MANCOS 3.8 WNW        0.48   810 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW         0.48   709 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 8SE            0.46  1100 AM 11/15  W CO CRN SITE
   CORTEZ 2.3 NW         0.45   722 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   DOLORES 3.9 SSW       0.43   906 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ                0.41   800 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   BLACK CANYON NP       0.21   800 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 11ENE        0.16  1100 AM 11/15  W CO CRN SITE
   MONTROSE 1.2 WSW      0.16   906 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.2 ESE      0.14   711 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.6 E        0.14   705 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 2.9 ESE      0.14   742 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   PARADOX 2N            0.11   600 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 7.3 ENE      0.10   724 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 3.9 WNW      0.09   855 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE              0.08  1100 AM 11/15  AVIATION SITE
   MONTROSE 4.0 NW       0.07   824 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   OLATHE 3.2 NNE        0.01   647 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   MONTROSE 17.1 SSE     0.20   846 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   RIDGWAY 3.3 NNW       0.18   735 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   ASPEN                 0.08  1100 AM 11/15  AVIATION SITE

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   MEEKER                0.03  1100 AM 11/15  AVIATION SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   CLARK 0.7 NW          0.30   753 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS .1  0.09   721 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE      0.09   659 AM 11/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1   0.09   748 AM 11/15  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS     0.06   730 AM 11/15  W CO COOP SITE

UTAH

...GRAND COUNTY...
   CASTLE VALLEY 0.6 W   0.01   834 AM 11/15  COCORAHS

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   CEDAR POINT           0.32   700 AM 11/15  E UT COOP SITE
   HOVENWEEP NM          0.24   800 AM 11/15  E UT COOP SITE
   MONTICELLO #2         0.16   700 AM 11/15  E UT COOP SITE

$$

TGJT



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