Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO
NOUS45 KGJT 101508
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
PRELIMINARY RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1227 PM MST THU FEB 9 2017
...Record High Temperatures Wednesday...
In eastern Utah,
At Arches National Park, the high temperature Wednesday was 67
degrees, tying the record high for February 8, last set in 2015.
At Castle Valley the high was 63, setting a new record high for the
day, breaking the previous record of 59, set in 2007.
In western Colorado...
At 6 miles ESE of Grand Junction, on Orchard Mesa, the high
temperature of 64 set a new record high, breaking the previous
record of 62, set in 2015.
At the Grand Junction Regional Airport, the high of 64 broke the
previous record of 62, set in 2015. The record high low temperature
of 37 degrees also tied the previous record of 37.
At Rifle the high was 65, tying the previous record of 65, set in