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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
207 PM MST Sun Jan 15 2017


Snow began falling across eastern Utah and western Colorado
Thursday as a low pressure system developing off the
southern California coast set up a mild and moist southwest
flow over the region.  The low pressure then moved east,
passing south of the Four Corners area before moving into Texas.
Following are preliminary storm total snowfall amounts.

Estimated snowfall amounts over the mountains are as follows:

Northwest Colorado Mountains:
Elkhead and Park Ranges.......7 to 13 inches,
                              16 inches at Tower.
Flat Tops.....................2 to 7 inches,
                              11 inches at Bison Lake.

West Central Colorado Mountains:
Grand Mesa....................7 to 11 inches,
                              18 inches at Park Reservoir.
Gore and Elk Ranges...........up to 2 inches,
                              4 inches at Vail & Independence Pass.
West Elk and Sawatch Ranges...6 to 10 inches,
                              18 inches at Schofield Pass.

Southwest Colorado Mountains:
Umcompahgre Plateau...........10 to 12 inches.
Northwest San Juan Mountains..7 to 10 inches.
Southwest San Juan Mountains..8 to 20 inches.

Eastern Utah Mountains:
Eastern Uintas................up to 2 inches.
Eastern Tavaputs..............9 to 11 inches.
La Sal and Abajos.............6 to 12 inches.



...Snowfall Reports...

Location                     Amount    Time/Date       Provider

...Colorado...

...Eagle County...
Gypsum 1.9 SSW               3.7 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Avon 2N                      3.3 in    0600 AM 01/15   UCOOP
Carbondale 5.7 E             1.8 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Vail 2.6 E                   0.5 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS

...Garfield County...
Glenwood Springs 7.2 S       5.2 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Carbondale 4.6NNE            2.3 in    0700 AM 01/15
Glenwood Springs 5.3 SSE     2.6 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Carbondale 0.5 W             1.2 in    0600 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Rifle 3.2 ENE                0.3 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Glenwood Springs .64 S       0.3 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Rifle 3ENE                   0.3 in    0700 AM 01/15   COOP

...Gunnison County...
Cimarron 11.2 S              5.0 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Pitkin 1.1 SW                2.5 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Gothic                       15.5 in   0700 AM 01/15   UCOOP
Crested Butte 6.2 N          15.5 in   0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Gunnison 3wsw                1.8 in    0700 AM 01/15   UCOOP
Powderhorn 4.4 NNE           1.4 in    0800 AM 01/15   COCORAHS

...La Plata County...
5 W Vallecito                2.9 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Durango 4.8 WSW              1.3 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Durango 0.8 SSW              0.3 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS

...Mesa County...
17 W Glade Park              1.5 in    0800 AM 01/15   COOP
3 E Plateau City             1.0 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS

...Moffat County...
Dinosaur 0.3 SW              2.8 in    0800 AM 01/15   COCORAHS

...Montrose County...
Montrose 15W                 6.0 in    0800 AM 01/15
Black Canyon of the Gunnison 2.4 in    0800 AM 01/15   COOP
Montrose 7.3 ENE             1.2 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS

...Ouray County...
Ouray .23 NNW                3.2 in    0738 AM 01/15   COCORAHS
Ouray Spotter                3.2 in    0738 AM 01/15   COOP
5 SW Colona                  3.1 in    0900 AM 01/15   COCORAHS

...Routt County...
Clark 0.7 NW                11.0 in    0700 AM 01/15
Steamboat Springs            4.3 in    0730 AM 01/15   COOP
Steamboat Springs 0.7ESE     3.9 in    0700 AM 01/15
Steamboat Springs 1.2SE      3.2 in    0615 AM 01/15

...San Miguel County...
Telluride                    8.0 in    1230 PM 01/15   EM MGR
Telluride                    5.3 in    1230 PM 01/15
Dallas Divide                5.3 in    1230 PM 01/15   EM MGR
2 W Telluride                3.3 in    1100 AM 01/15   MISC


...Utah...

...Uintah County...
Dinosaur Nat`l Mon - Quarry  3.5 in    0900 AM 01/15   COOP
19 S Naples                  3.3 in    1210 PM 01/15   UB-AIR
Jensen 0.4 WSW               3.2 in    0700 AM 01/15   COCORAHS

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.

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NWS Grand Junction CO
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