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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
155 PM MDT THU MAR 27 2014

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY PRECIPITATION REPORTS FROM WESTERN
COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH, ENDING AROUND 11 AM THURSDAY. THE FIRST
VALUE IS RAINFALL OR WATER AMOUNTS IN SNOW, AND THE SECOND VALUE IS
SNOWFALL, WHEN APPROPRIATE.

WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH 24 HOUR STATIONS,

ASPEN,                                   0.10.
CRAIG,                                   0.14.
MEEKER,                                  0.38.
RIFLE,                                   0.32.

UNOFFICIAL STATIONS,

2 MILES NORTH OF AVON,                   0.16,     2.0.
7 MILES NORTH OF BAYFIELD,               0.08,     1.7.
GOTHIC,                                  1.49,     22.0.
6 MILES SOUTH OF MESA,                   0.14,     1.5.
1 MILE EAST OF SILT,                     0.27.
1 MILE SOUTHEAST OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS,   0.16,     1.2.
2 MILES NORTH OF WOLCOTT,                0.15.
15 MILES WEST OF MONTROSE,               0.10.
3 MILES SOUTH OF RIDGWAY,                0.09,     1.6.
SNOWMASS SKI,                            0.97,     8.7.
TELLURIDE SKI,                           0.90,     9.5.
MONUMENT,                                0.85,     12.5.
RED MTN PASS,                            0.80,     12.0.
MOLAS PASS,                              0.85,     9.0.
COAL BANK PASS,                          1.25,     13.0.

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THE FOLLOWING ARE ESTIMATED SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OVER THE LAST 24 HOURS
IN THE MOUNTAINS OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO BASED ON
AUTOMATED SNOTEL OBSERVATION SITES.  AMOUNTS ARE IN INCHES.

NORTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
ELKHEADS AND PARK RANGE: 4 TO 10 INCHES.
FLATTOPS: 4 TO 8 INCHES.
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
GRAND MESA: 3 TO 5 INCHES.
ELKS AND GORE RANGE: 4 TO 10 INCHES.
WEST ELKS AND SAWATCH RANGE: 7 TO 12 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
UNCOMPAGHRE PLATEAU: ABOUT 4 INCHES ON COLUMBINE PASS.
NORTHWEST SAN JUANS: 8 TO 15 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST SAN JUANS: 6 TO 12 INCHES.
EASTERN UTAH MOUNTAINS:
ABOUT 2 TO 4 INCHES.

********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                   SNOWFALL           OF
                   /INCHES/       MEASUREMENT

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   PAGOSA SPRINGS        1.3     845 AM 3/27  24 HOUR SNOWFALL
   17 S PAGOSA SPRINGS   1.0     835 AM 3/27  24 HOUR SNOWFALL

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   CRESTED BUTTE         6.0     300 AM 3/27  911 CALL CENTER

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   BREEN                 1.5     815 AM 3/27  24 HOUR SNOWFALL

...MESA COUNTY...
   4 S COLLBRAN          2.0     750 AM 3/27  24 HOUR SNOWFALL

...OURAY COUNTY...
   RED MOUNTAIN PASS    13.5     515 AM 3/27  CAIC

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   COAL BANK PASS       11.0     515 AM 3/27  CAIC
   MOLAS PASS           11.0     515 AM 3/27  CAIC
   SILVERTON            10.4     839 AM 3/27  CO-OP OBSERVER

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TGJT



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