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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1157 AM MST Mon Dec 25 2017

A disturbance brought a white Christmas for much of the western Colorado
mountains. Snow began Christmas Eve night and continued to fall through
the afternoon of Christmas Day.

The preliminary storm totals:

Northern CO Mountains...  6 to 12 inches, with localized 15 inches
Central CO Mountains...   4 to 8 inches, with localized 12 inches
Sounthern CO Mountains... Trace to 6 inches, with localized 9 inches

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

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

...Colorado...

...Delta County...
2 SSW Paonia                 4.5 in    1037 AM 12/25   38.85N/107.61W/5921
Hotchkiss 5.4 NE             4.5 in    0700 AM 12/25   38.86N/107.65W/5937
Cedaredge 10.5 NNW           3.5 in    0800 AM 12/25   39.04N/108.00W/10399
Hotchkiss 5wnw               3.0 in    0657 AM 12/25   38.82N/107.81W/5763
Hotchkiss 4.7 W              3.0 in    0657 AM 12/25   38.81N/107.80W/5735
3 NW Lazear                  2.5 in    0700 AM 12/25   38.81N/107.81W/0
Cedaredge 1.0 NE             2.1 in    0800 AM 12/25   38.91N/107.91W/6354
Hotchkiss 5.1 WNW            2.0 in    0700 AM 12/25   38.84N/107.80W/6311

...Eagle County...
2 ENE Emma                   11.0 in   1036 AM 12/25   39.40N/107.04W/null
Basalt                       9.0 in    1030 AM 12/25   39.37N/107.03W/null
Carbondale 5.7 E             7.2 in    0920 AM 12/25   39.40N/107.11W/6427
Vail 0.9 WNW                 5.6 in    0700 AM 12/25   39.65N/106.40W/8172
Vail 2.6 E                   5.0 in    0700 AM 12/25   39.65N/106.33W/8389
Avon 2N                      3.8 in    0600 AM 12/25   39.67N/106.55W/8200
Wolcott 2n                   2.6 in    0700 AM 12/25   39.73N/106.68W/7215
W Gypsum                     2.1 in    0630 AM 12/25   39.65N/106.97W/6258
Eagle                        2.0 in    1007 AM 12/25   39.65N/106.83W/6604
1 WNW Avon                   2.0 in    1044 AM 12/25   39.66N/106.55W/8142
Gypsum 1.9 SSW               1.9 in    0700 AM 12/25   39.62N/106.96W/6531
Vail                         1.0 in    0230 AM 12/25   39.64N/106.36W/null
Gypsum                       1.0 in    0240 AM 12/25   39.64N/106.95W/null

...Garfield County...
Carbondale 4.6 NNE           6.8 in    0700 AM 12/25   39.46N/107.18W/6521
1 NNW Carbondale             5.3 in    1055 AM 12/25   39.41N/107.22W/6151
Glenwood Springs .64 S       5.3 in    0700 AM 12/25   39.54N/107.33W/5824
3 SSE Silt                   5.0 in    0930 AM 12/25   39.51N/107.63W/6023
Carbondale                   4.7 in    1030 AM 12/25   39.40N/107.22W/6167
Carbondale 0.5 W             4.4 in    0730 AM 12/25   39.40N/107.22W/6171
Glenwood Springs 7.2 S       4.1 in    0700 AM 12/25   39.44N/107.31W/6914
1 S New Castle               3.5 in    1012 AM 12/25   39.57N/107.53W/5591
Silt                         3.0 in    0902 AM 12/25   39.55N/107.66W/5451
Douglas Pass                 3.0 in    0742 AM 12/25   39.60N/108.80W/8268
1 SW New Castle              3.0 in    1104 AM 12/25   39.56N/107.55W/5570
Rifle 0.9 NE                 2.1 in    0700 AM 12/25   39.55N/107.77W/5607
Rifle 3ene                   1.8 in    0700 AM 12/25   39.55N/107.73W/5436

...Gunnison County...
4 NNW Mount Crested Butte    11.0 in   1016 AM 12/25   38.96N/106.99W/9562
Crested Butte 6.2 N          10.0 in   0700 AM 12/25   38.96N/106.99W/9606
Gothic                       10.0 in   0700 AM 12/25   38.97N/106.98W/9469
6 W Crested Butte            10.0 in   0700 AM 12/25   38.88N/107.10W/0
E Crested Butte              8.0 in    1048 AM 12/25   38.87N/106.98W/8871
N Gunnison                   5.5 in    1100 AM 12/25   38.56N/106.93W/7722
4 SE Sapinero                5.0 in    0630 AM 12/25   38.39N/107.34W/8831
Gunnison                     4.0 in    1008 AM 12/25   38.55N/106.93W/7707
Gunnison 6.6 N               4.0 in    0700 AM 12/25   38.64N/106.94W/7941
Powderhorn 4.4 NNE           4.0 in    0800 AM 12/25   38.34N/107.09W/9065
Doyleville 2.1 W             4.0 in    0922 AM 12/25   38.42N/106.62W/8134
Pitkin 1.1 SW                3.5 in    0700 AM 12/25   38.60N/106.53W/9139
Gunnison                     1.5 in    0225 AM 12/25   38.54N/106.93W/null

...Hinsdale County...
Lake City                    1.0 in    1009 AM 12/25   38.03N/107.31W/8660

...La Plata County...
Rockwood 6.7 N               3.7 in    0710 AM 12/25   37.60N/107.81W/8745

...Mesa County...
Collbran                     4.0 in    1057 AM 12/25   39.24N/107.96W/6037
2 S De Beque                 2.5 in    0819 AM 12/25   39.31N/108.21W/4924
Collbran 2sw                 2.2 in    0800 AM 12/25   39.24N/107.98W/6100
Collbran                     1.9 in    0800 AM 12/25   39.24N/107.96W/5987
3 E Plateau City             1.4 in    0700 AM 12/25   39.18N/107.92W/7044

...Moffat County...
Craig                        3.0 in    0215 AM 12/25   40.51N/107.55W/6196

...Ouray County...
Red Mountain Pass            2.0 in    0904 AM 12/25   37.90N/107.71W/11099
4 E Camp Bird                2.0 in    0903 AM 12/25   37.97N/107.66W/9438

...Pitkin County...
1 SW Snowmass Village        4.9 in    0600 AM 12/25   39.18N/106.95W/10493
1 SE Aspen                   4.0 in    1033 AM 12/25   39.19N/106.81W/7944
3 N Snowmass Village         3.0 in    1053 AM 12/25   39.23N/106.93W/8000

...Routt County...
2 SSW Hahns Peak             12.5 in   0700 AM 12/25   40.78N/106.94W/8200
1 NNW Clark                  11.0 in   1055 AM 12/25   40.72N/106.94W/7287
Steamboat Springs 7.9 WNW    10.5 in   0800 AM 12/25   40.52N/106.96W/6653
Steamboat Springs 0.7 ESE    8.8 in    0700 AM 12/25   40.48N/106.81W/7049
Steamboat Springs 1.9 E      8.2 in    0600 AM 12/25   40.47N/106.79W/7200
Yampa                        8.0 in    1119 AM 12/25   40.16N/106.91W/7857
Steamboat Springs 1.2 SE     7.0 in    0535 AM 12/25   40.47N/106.80W/7075
4 W Tow Creek                4.0 in    0636 AM 12/25   40.48N/107.14W/null

...San Juan County...
Molas Pass                   3.5 in    0905 AM 12/25   37.74N/107.70W/10913
Coal Bank Pass               3.0 in    0906 AM 12/25   37.70N/107.78W/10611

...San Miguel County...
2 SSW Telluride              1.5 in    0907 AM 12/25   37.91N/107.83W/11229

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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