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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
305 PM MDT Thu May 18 2017

An unseasonably cold low pressure storm system has brought snow to
many areas of eastern Utah and western Colorado, beginning late
yesterday morning through midday today.

Elkhead and Park Range... 7 to 17 inches
Flat Tops................ 5 to 10 inches
Grand Mesa............... 12 to 15 inches
Gore and Elk Range....... 3 to 5, but around 10 inches at Vail Mtn
West Elks & Sawatch Range 3 to 8 inches
Uncompahgre Plateau...... 3 to 5 inches
Northwest San Juans...... 5 to 8 inches
Southwest San Juans...... 6 to 12 inches
Eastern Uintas........... 5 to 8 inches
La Sals and Abajos....... 2 to 5 inches

Snowfall Reports...

Location                     Amount    Time/Date       Elevation (ft.)
Vail 2.6 E                   12.1 in   0700 AM 05/18   8389
Mesa 6S                      12.0 in   0600 AM 05/18   7720
Telluride                    10.0 in   0911 AM 05/18      M
Marble                       10.0 in   0700 AM 05/18      M
Ouray Spotter                9.5 in    0556 AM 05/18   7727
3 E Plateau City             8.6 in    0700 AM 05/18   7044
Vail 0.9 WNW                 8.4 in    0700 AM 05/18   8172
9 W Slater                   8.3 in    0800 AM 05/18   6460
Silverton                    8.2 in    1035 AM 05/18   9285
Montrose 10.1 S              8.0 in    0615 AM 05/18   6796
Telluride                    8.0 in    0238 AM 05/18   8820
Yampa                        8.0 in    0630 AM 05/18      M
2 SSE Steamboat Springs      8.0 in    0928 AM 05/18      M
Craig                        8.0 in    1015 AM 05/18      M
Montrose 7.3 ENE             7.7 in    0700 AM 05/18   6914
7 NE Sawpit                  7.5 in    0600 PM 05/17   9470
Ridgway                      7.0 in    0740 AM 05/18   6995
1 SW Ridgway                 7.0 in    0740 AM 05/18   7049
5 SW Colona                  6.7 in    0900 AM 05/18   7828
Oak Creek 5.5 E              6.5 in    0700 AM 05/18   7334
Ridgway 3.3 NNW              6.5 in    0700 AM 05/18   7623
Montrose 2.9 ESE             6.5 in    0700 AM 05/18   6043
9 SW Maher                   6.2 in    1041 AM 05/18   8151
Montrose 2.0 E               6.1 in    0700 AM 05/18   5964
Somerset 12.5 N              6.1 in    0700 AM 05/18   7047
Monticello No. 2             6.0 in    0700 AM 05/18   7083
Gothic                       6.0 in    0700 AM 05/18   9469
Norwood 1.4 W                6.0 in    0945 AM 05/18   7100
Steamboat Springs 2.5 N      6.0 in    0700 AM 05/18   7005
Crested Butte 6.2 N          6.0 in    0700 AM 05/18   9606
Dove Creek 12.4 SSW          6.0 in    0700 AM 05/18   6604
5 W Telluride                6.0 in    1000 PM 05/17      M
Cedaredge                    6.0 in    0846 AM 05/18      M
Steamboat Springs 7.9 WNW    5.7 in    0800 AM 05/18   6653
Carbondale 5.7 E             5.7 in    0730 AM 05/18   6427
Craig Coop                   5.5 in    0700 AM 05/18   6440
Montrose 1.2 WSW             5.5 in    0800 AM 05/18   5887
1 SE Plateau City            5.5 in    0655 PM 05/17      M
Gypsum                       5.5 in    1107 AM 05/18      M
2 ESE Gypsum                 5.3 in    0700 AM 05/18   6660
Yampa COOP                   5.0 in    0700 AM 05/18   7890
Steamboat Springs 0.7 ESE    5.0 in    0700 AM 05/18   7049
Montrose 1.9 ESE             5.0 in    0630 AM 05/18   5951
Cimarron 11.2 S              5.0 in    0635 AM 05/18   8356
Hotchkiss 5.4 NE             5.0 in    0700 AM 05/18   5937
Gypsum 1.9 SSW               4.8 in    0700 AM 05/18   6531
Cedaredge 1.0 NE             4.8 in    0700 AM 05/18   6354
Yampa 5.1 S                  4.7 in    0700 AM 05/18   8496
3 SW Colona                  4.5 in    0900 AM 05/18   7444
Carbondale 4.6 NNE           4.5 in    0700 AM 05/18   6521
Steamboat Springs 1.9 E      4.3 in    0600 AM 05/18   7200
Montrose 4.0 NW              4.2 in    0700 AM 05/18   5729
Hotchkiss 7.1 WNW            4.1 in    0700 AM 05/18   6600
Hotchkiss 5.1 WNW            4.0 in    0700 AM 05/18   6311
1 NNE Hayden                 4.0 in    0925 AM 05/18      M
1 WNW Montrose               3.5 in    1007 AM 05/18   5769
Rockwood 6.7 N               3.5 in    0640 AM 05/18   8745
Gypsum 0.4 WNW               3.5 in    0700 AM 05/18   6345
10 ENE Norwood               3.5 in    0917 PM 05/17      M
Collbran 0.2 ESE             3.1 in    0700 AM 05/18   6043
Redvale 22.8 SW              3.0 in    0800 AM 05/18   5925
Wolcott 2n                   2.9 in    0700 AM 05/18   7215
Wolcott 2.3 N                2.9 in    0700 AM 05/18   7224
Powderhorn 4.4 NNE           2.8 in    0800 AM 05/18   9065
Paonia 2.1 SSE               2.8 in    0730 AM 05/18   6100
Montrose 1.2 ESE             2.6 in    0700 AM 05/18   5830
Glenwood Springs 7.2 S       2.6 in    0747 AM 05/18   6914
Hotchkiss 5wnw               2.5 in    0700 AM 05/18   5763
Hotchkiss 4.7 W              2.5 in    0700 AM 05/18   5735
Dolores 4.8 ENE              2.3 in    0700 AM 05/18   7132
Gunnison Coop                2.0 in    0800 AM 05/18   7640
1 NW Yellow Jacket           2.0 in    0800 AM 05/18   6974
Montrose 8.1 WNW             2.0 in    0700 AM 05/18   5770
Gunnison                     2.0 in    0800 AM 05/18   7736
Doyleville 2.1 W             2.0 in    0820 AM 05/18   8134
Silt 2.9 NNW                 2.0 in    0700 AM 05/18   6033
Pitkin 1.1 SW                1.5 in    0700 AM 05/18   9139
Gunnison 6.6 N               1.5 in    0700 AM 05/18   7941
Naturita                     1.5 in    1203 PM 05/18      M

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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