Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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NOUS45 KGJT 230206
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
705 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

A STRONG WINTER STORM IMPACTING EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO,
HAS GENERATED SIGNIFICANT SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF THE REGION.
SNOW BEGAN FALLING OVER THE MOUNTAINS ON SUNDAY, INTENSIFYING SUNDAY
NIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY.

THE FOLLOWING ARE REPORTS OF STORM TOTAL MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL AS OF 5
PM MONDAY, AS ESTIMATED USING READINGS FROM REMOTE SENSORS SCATTERED
THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS OF THE REGION. ALL SENSORS ARE LOCATED AT
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 8200 FEET.

OVER THE NORTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
    15 TO 35 INCHES, WITH GREATER THAN 40 INCHES AT THE DRY LAKE SITE.

OVER THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
10 TO 25 INCHES, WITH NEAR 30 INCHES AT SCHOFIELD PASS.

OVER THE SOUTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
3 TO 12 INCHES, WITH 23 INCHES AT BEARTOWN, AND 15 INCHES AT SLUMGULLION.

OVER THE NORTHEAST UTAH MOUNTAINS:
    3 TO 5 INCHES.

OVER THE EAST CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS:
    VERY LITTLE IF ANY SNOW FELL.

OVER THE SOUTHEAST UTAH MOUNTAINS:
    UP TO 5 INCHES.

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