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Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
101 PM MST Sat Dec 23 2017

A disturbance dropping down into western Colorado has brought significant
snow for the northwestern Colorado mountains.  Snow is expected to continue
to fall through the rest of today.

Preliminary snowfall amounts so far:

W Elks and Sawatch Range...  1 to 6 inches
Gore and Elk Mtns...         Trace to 4 inches
Elkheads and Park Range...   5 to 12 inches, with highest elevations up to
                             20 inches

...Snowfall Reports for the Past 24 Hours...

Location                     Amount    Time/Date       Lat/Lon/Elev (ft.)

...Colorado...

...Eagle County...
Vail 2.6 E                   0.5 in    0700 AM 12/23   39.65N/106.33W/8389
Vail 0.9 WNW                 0.3 in    0700 AM 12/23   39.65N/106.40W/8172

...Gunnison County...
6 W Crested Butte            1.0 in    0700 AM 12/23   38.88N/107.10W/0
Gothic                       0.5 in    0700 AM 12/23   38.97N/106.98W/9469
Crested Butte 6.2 N          0.5 in    0700 AM 12/23   38.96N/106.99W/9606

...Mesa County...
2 NNW Skyway                 3.5 in    1245 PM 12/22   39.08N/108.13W/null

...Montrose County...
9 SW Maher                   6.0 in    0300 PM 12/22   38.55N/107.69W/8151

...Routt County...
4 ESE Steamboat Springs      7.0 in    0859 AM 12/23   40.46N/106.76W/9726
Steamboat Springs 1.9 E      6.1 in    0600 AM 12/23   40.47N/106.79W/7200
Steamboat Springs 0.6 NNW    6.0 in    0700 AM 12/23   40.49N/106.82W/6812
Steamboat Springs 0.7 ESE    5.7 in    0700 AM 12/23   40.48N/106.81W/7049
Steamboat Springs 0.1 NNE    5.7 in    0830 AM 12/23   40.49N/106.83W/6743
Steamboat Springs 2.5 N      5.5 in    1201 PM 12/23   40.51N/106.82W/7005
Steamboat Springs 1.2 SE     5.5 in    0623 AM 12/23   40.47N/106.80W/7075
Steamboat Springs 1.5 WNW    4.8 in    0700 AM 12/23   40.49N/106.85W/6778
Clark 0.7 NW                 4.0 in    0700 AM 12/23   40.71N/106.93W/7221
Oak Creek 5.5 E              0.7 in    0700 AM 12/23   40.26N/106.85W/7334
Yampa 5.1 S                  0.1 in    0700 AM 12/23   40.08N/106.89W/8496

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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