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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
236 PM MDT WED MAR 30 2016

SNOW BEGAN FALLING IN THE MOUNTAINS OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON, INCREASING MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY,
WITH RAIN AND SNOW FALLING AT LOWER ELEVATIONS. MOST PRECIPITATION
ENDED LATE TUESDAY INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY.  THE FOLLOWING ARE
PRELIMINARY 48 HOUR...AND STORM TOTAL...PRECIPITATION REPORTS FROM
WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH, ENDING AT THE TIMES INDICATED
WITH EACH REPORT. SOME REPORTS MAY NOT BE ENTIRELY COMPLETE. PLEASE
KEEP IN MIND THAT AMOUNTS CREDITED TO SNOTELS ARE ESTIMATED. ALL
AMOUNTS ARE IN INCHES.

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

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

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 2.5 W   0.5   704 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...DELTA COUNTY...
   PARK RSVR              9.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   CEDAREDGE 10.5 NNW     4.5   811 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND MESA             4.0   435 PM  3/29  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE         3.3   843 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.4 NE       2.1   857 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CEDAREDGE 1.0 NE       0.3   832 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   DELTA 1.6 ESE          0.1   928 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   BLACK MESA             7.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   LIZARD HEAD PASS       6.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   EL DIENTE PEAK         3.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   VAIL 0.9 WNW           3.4   705 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   VAIL 2.6 E             2.5   702 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   VAIL MOUNTAIN          2.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   AVON 2N                1.8   700 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   DOUGLAS PASS          14.5   435 PM  3/29  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   BISON LAKE             4.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 2.7   0.5   826 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   MCCLURE PASS           6.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   SOMERSET 12.5 N        5.0   643 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CIMARRON 11.2 S        4.0   908 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   POWDERHORN 4.4 NNE     3.5   930 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   BUTTE MOUNTAIN         3.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   3 N KEBLER PASS        1.0   400 PM  3/29  SKI AREA
   SCHOFIELD PASS         1.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   1 N GUNNISON           1.0   732 PM  3/29  PUBLIC
   GOTHIC                 1.0   800 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N    1.0   715 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 3SW           0.9   900 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   CRESTED BUTTE          0.5   820 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   GUNNISON 6.6 N         0.5   805 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...HINSDALE COUNTY...
   SLUMGULLION            8.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   UPPER RIO GRANDE       7.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   WEMINUCHE CREEK        7.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   COLUMBUS BASIN         3.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   STUMP LAKES            2.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N         0.5   821 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   GLADE PARK 17W         6.2   900 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   COLLBRAN 0.2 ESE       1.2   724 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN               1.2   900 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   FRUITA 4.5 NNE         0.5   742 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.1 W   0.4   710 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   DINOSAUR 0.3 SW        7.6   833 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   DINOSAUR               5.5   445 PM  3/29  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CRAIG 33N              2.5   800 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRAIG 4SW              0.6   800 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   DOLORES 4.8 ENE        3.6   749 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW          1.9   737 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ                 1.0   900 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   BLACK CANYON NP        3.2   939 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 7.3 ENE       2.5   726 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   OLATHE 3.2 NNE         0.5   745 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   RED MOUNTAIN PASS     11.0   801 AM  3/30  CAIC
   IDARADO                7.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   MONUMENT (HIWAY 55)    5.0   801 AM  3/30  CAIC
   OURAY .23 NNW          1.5  1013 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   OURAY                  1.5   825 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   RIDGWAY                0.5   840 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   RIDGWAY 3.3 NNW        0.5   949 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   KILN                   3.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   CROSHO                 4.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   RIPPLE CREEK           3.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   BURRO MOUNTAIN         3.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   DRY LAKE               8.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   TOWER                  7.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   LOST DOG               7.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 2.5N    6.0   746 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   RABBIT EARS            6.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 0.7ESE  5.8   710 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1.1E    5.7   817 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1.9E    5.6   540 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE       5.4   759 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1SE     5.4   753 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1.2SE   5.2   625 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1.5WNW  5.0   730 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS         5.0   830 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   CLARK 0.7 NW           3.5   726 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 7.9WNW  3.2   722 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   OAK CREEK 5.5 E        2.1   915 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   ELK RIVER              2.0   900 AM  3/29  SNOTEL
   YAMPA 5.1 S            2.0   904 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   BEAR RIVER             1.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL

...SAGUACHE COUNTY...
   UPPER TAYLOR           2.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   BEARTOWN              39.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   MOLAS PASS            15.0   801 AM  3/30  CAIC
   MINERAL CREEK         14.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   COAL BANK PASS         6.0   801 AM  3/30  CAIC
   SILVERTON              4.5  1028 AM  3/29  CO-OP OBSERVER
   CASCADE                2.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   LONE CONE              6.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   NORWOOD 1.4 W          2.3   711 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

UTAH

...DAGGETT COUNTY...
   HICKERSON PARK         9.0   900 AM  3/29  SNOTEL

...GRAND COUNTY...
   EAST WILLOW CREEK     14.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   GLADE PARK 17W         6.2   315 PM  3/29  CO-OP OBSERVER

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   LA SAL MOUNTAIN       12.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   15 SE MOAB            12.0   209 PM  3/29  PARK/FOREST SRVC
   LASAL MOUNTAIN-LOWER  10.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   CAMP JACKSON          10.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   BUCKBOARD FLAT         9.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   LA SAL SNOTEL          8.0   209 PM  3/29  MESONET
   17 SE MOAB             6.0  1015 AM  3/29  PARK/FOREST SRVC
   BLANDING               3.0  1030 AM  3/30  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CEDAR POINT            2.0   800 AM  3/30  E UT COOP SITE
   MONTICELLO #2          2.0   830 AM  3/30  E UT COOP SITE

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   KINGS CABIN           22.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   TROUT CREEK           15.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   MOSBY MTN             13.0   900 AM  3/30  SNOTEL
   FORT DUCHESNE          0.1   802 AM  3/30  E UT COOP SITE


********************STORM TOTAL PRECIPITATION********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                  PRECIPITATION       OF
                    (INCHES)      MEASUREMENT

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   PAGOSA SPGS 0.9 S     0.08   952 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   PAGOSA SPGS 2.5 W     0.05   704 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...DELTA COUNTY...
   CEDAREDGE 10.5 NNW    0.45   811 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE        0.44   843 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.4 NE      0.27   857 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW     0.11   726 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5WNW        0.04   812 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   HOTCHKISS 4.7 W       0.04   715 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CEDAREDGE 1.0 NE      0.03   832 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   DELTA 1.6 ESE         0.02   928 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   DOVE CREEK 12.4 SSW   0.33   843 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   VAIL 0.9 WNW          0.26   705 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   VAIL 2.6 E            0.24   702 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   AVON 2N               0.17   700 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   GYPSUM 1.9 SSW        0.07   825 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GYPSUM 0.5 E          0.05   842 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   BASALT 5.8 E          0.03   848 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N         0.02   729 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N            0.02   800 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   GLENWOOD SPGS 7.0NW   0.52   808 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   SHOSHONE              0.27   830 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   GLENWOOD SPGS 1.7NW   0.18   830 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 5.3SSE  0.17   700 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 2.1NW   0.14   658 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   SILT 2.9 NNW          0.12   717 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 2.7SSE  0.12   826 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS .64S    0.11   739 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   SILT 1E               0.10   800 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CARBONDALE 0.3 WNW    0.08   634 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W      0.08   626 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 3ENE            0.06   800 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   RIFLE 0.9 NE          0.06   508 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 3.2 ENE         0.06   744 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   RIFLE .96 NNW         0.03   852 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   RIFLE AIRPORT         0.03  1155 AM  3/30  AVIATION SITE

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   SOMERSET 12.5 N       0.42   643 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   POWDERHORN 4.4 NNE    0.32   930 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CIMARRON 11.2 S       0.20   908 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 0.8 NNW      0.13   838 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CRESTED BUTTE         0.12   820 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   GUNNISON 3SW          0.08   900 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   GOTHIC                0.07   800 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   0.07   715 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 6.6 N        0.07   805 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   DOYLEVILLE 2.1 W      0.04   812 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   DURANGO               0.02  1155 AM  3/30  AVIATION SITE
   HESPERUS 6.9 S        0.01   706 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 0.6 WSW      0.01   810 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N        0.01   821 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   GLADE PARK 17W        0.71   900 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   FRUITA 4.5 NNE        0.59   742 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT 4.3 SW      0.35  1013 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT 8NNW        0.33   729 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT 4.0 W       0.32   710 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT 3.9 WSW     0.30   752 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT 4.1 W       0.29   710 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT 5NNW        0.25   800 AM  3/10  UNOFFICIAL SITE
   GRAND JCT 1.1 SSW     0.22   657 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT 0.6 WSW     0.20   844 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT AIRPORT     0.18  1155 AM  3/30  AVIATION SITE
   GRAND JCT 2.3 E       0.17   706 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT 4.1 ENE     0.15   727 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT 5.1 ESE     0.15   747 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT 6ESE        0.13   900 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   PALISADE 3.3 ENE      0.12   753 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   PALISADE 1.4 SE       0.08   632 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   WHITEWATER 4.2 SSE    0.07   657 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   PALISADE              0.07   800 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   COLLBRAN 0.2 ESE      0.06   724 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN              0.06   900 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   DINOSAUR 0.3 SW       1.25   833 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CRAIG 33N             0.33   800 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRAIG 4SW             0.15   800 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   CRAIG 1.2 ESE         0.10   759 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CRAIG AIRPORT         0.06  1155 AM  3/30  AVIATION SITE

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   DOLORES 4.8 ENE       0.51   749 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 2.0 NW         0.19   910 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW         0.15   737 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ                0.10   900 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   CORTEZ 2.3 NW         0.09   936 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ AIRPORT        0.07  1155 AM  3/30  AVIATION SITE

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   BLACK CANYON NP       0.29   939 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 7.3 ENE      0.27   726 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   PARADOX 2N            0.07   700 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 2.0 E        0.04   818 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   OLATHE 3.2 NNE        0.03   745 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.9 ESE      0.03   726 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 2.9 ESE      0.01   753 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   OURAY .23 NNW         0.15  1013 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   OURAY                 0.15   825 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   RIDGWAY               0.07   840 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   RIDGWAY 3.3 NNW       0.07   949 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   ASPEN AIRPORT         0.04  1155 AM  3/30  AVIATION SITE

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   RANGELY 1E            0.37   900 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   MEEKER AIRPORT        0.11  1155 AM  3/30  AVIATION SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 0.7ESE 0.59   710 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE      0.58   759 AM  3/30  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1SE    0.58   753 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1.9E   0.56   540 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 2.5N   0.49   746 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1.1E   0.48   817 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 0.9N   0.48   723 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1.5WNW 0.43   730 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS        0.41   830 AM  3/30  W CO COOP SITE
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1.2E   0.39   625 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 7.9WNW 0.25   722 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   OAK CREEK 5.5 E       0.22   915 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   YAMPA 5.1 S           0.18   904 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   NORWOOD 1.4 W         0.18   711 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   REDVALE 22.8 SW       0.12   810 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   SLICK ROCK 1.3 N      0.07   839 AM  3/30  COCORAHS

UTAH

...GRAND COUNTY...
   CASTLE VALLEY 0.6 W   0.83   805 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   CASTLE VALLEY 0.7 WNW 0.77   724 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   MOAB 0.7 ESE          0.54   940 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   MOAB 3.7 ESE          0.52   723 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   MOAB 1.3 NW           0.46   837 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   ARCHES NP HQS         0.45   800 AM  3/30  E UT COOP SITE
   CANYONLANDS AIRPORT   0.17  1155 AM  3/30  AVIATION SITE

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   CNYLANDS-NEEDLES      0.20   900 AM  3/30  E UT COOP SITE
   MONTICELLO 2.3 SW     0.19   801 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   MONTICELLO #2         0.15   830 AM  3/30  E UT COOP SITE

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   DINOSAUR NM QRY       0.77  1000 AM  3/30  E UT COOP SITE
   NAPLES 0.8 N          0.67   703 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   VERNAL AIRPORT        0.67  1155 AM  3/30  AVIATION SITE
   JENSEN 0.4 WSW        0.64   714 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   VERNAL 1.2 SE         0.63   648 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   VERNAL 1S             0.63   730 AM  3/30  E UT COOP SITE
   NAPLES 2.8 SSE        0.60   726 AM  3/30  COCORAHS
   FORT DUCHESNE         0.01   802 AM  3/30  E UT COOP SITE

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