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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
127 PM MDT FRI MAY 15 2015

SOUTHWEST FLOW PERSISTED ACROSS THE REGION ON THURSDAY, MAY 14 AHEAD
OF A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING INLAND OFF OF THE WEST COAST.
A WEAK WARM FRONT AT THE SURFACE SLOWLY LIFTED NORTH, BRINGING IN AN
INFLUX OF MOISTURE TO THE AREA. AS A RESULT, WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST ACROSS
EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO. GUSTY WINDS AND PEA-SIZED HAIL
WERE ASSOCIATED WITH STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS, WITH LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL IN SOME AREAS.


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

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

COLORADO

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   CRESTED BUTTE          2.0  1110 AM  5/15  PUBLIC


**********************24 HOUR SNOWFALL**********************

LOCATION              24 HOUR     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                     SNOWFALL           OF
                     /INCHES/   MEASUREMENT

COLORADO

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   ROCKWOOD 6.7 N         2.1   749 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   ROCKWOOD 6.9 NNW       1.0   738 AM  5/15  COCORAHS

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   BLACK CANYON NP        0.3   900 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE


**********************24 HOUR PRECIPITATION**********************

LOCATION              24 HOUR     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                     PRECIPITATION           OF
                     /INCHES/   MEASUREMENT

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 1.6 S  0.03   757 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 4.2 W  0.02   705 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 2.5 W  0.01   734 AM  5/15  COCORAHS

...DELTA COUNTY...
   HOTCHKISS 1.8 NNE     0.35   924 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   CEDAREDGE 1.0 NE      0.18   807 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   DELTA 3E              0.16   900 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE        0.11   745 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   DELTA 1.6 ESE         0.08   701 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 7.1 WNW     0.07   700 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   ECKERT 1.1 SW         0.07   714 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   PAONIA 1SW            0.07   800 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   HOTCHKISS 5WNW        0.05   846 AM  5/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   HOTCHKISS 4.7 W       0.05   747 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   PAONIA 1.3 NNW        0.04   931 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   DELTA 3.9 S           0.02   718 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW     0.02   649 AM  5/15  COCORAHS

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   NORTHDALE             0.04   730 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   DOVE CREEK 12.4 SSW   0.01   820 AM  5/15  COCORAHS

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   GYPSUM 0.5 E          0.03   747 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 5.7 E      0.03   741 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GYPSUM 1.9 SSW        0.02   722 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   VAIL 0.9 WNW          0.01   615 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   AVON 2N               0.01   700 AM  5/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   RIFLE 3ENE            0.15   800 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   SILT 1E               0.15   800 AM  5/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   RIFLE 3.2 ENE         0.15   725 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   RIFLE .96 NNW         0.08   707 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 0.9 NE          0.07   728 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W      0.05   558 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 1.7  0.04   807 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 0.3 WNW    0.04   717 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 4.6 NNE    0.03   914 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 1.4  0.02   823 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS .64  0.02   712 AM  5/15  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   CRESTED BUTTE         0.12  1015 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   GOTHIC                0.03   800 AM  5/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   0.03   656 AM  5/15  COCORAHS

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   ROCKWOOD 6.9 NNW      0.44   738 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N        0.41   800 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   ROCKWOOD 6.7 N        0.38   749 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7N           0.36   800 AM  5/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   BAYFIELD 5.6 NNE      0.24   731 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   IGNACIO 2.9 N         0.23   827 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 1.5 SW        0.23   836 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 5.7 SW       0.22   708 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 4.9 SE       0.20   702 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 4.8 WSW       0.20   724 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 7.1 N         0.19   834 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW     0.19   826 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 0.6 WSW      0.19   826 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   IGNACIO 8E            0.19   800 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   IGNACIO 6.9 NW        0.16   728 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 2.8 S         0.15   714 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 0.7 NNE       0.15   924 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   DURANGO               0.14   800 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   DURANGO .35 E         0.12   700 AM  5/15  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   GLADE PARK 17W        0.44   900 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MESA 6S               0.25   700 AM  5/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   MACK 5 NW             0.16   735 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   FRUITA 4.5 NNE        0.12   601 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GRAND JCT 6ESE        0.11   900 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 5.1 E  0.10   702 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.1 E  0.09   719 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN 0.2 ESE      0.08   745 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN              0.08   900 AM  5/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   COLLBRAN 2SW          0.07   900 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 0.6 W  0.05   843 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.1 W  0.05   718 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.0 W  0.05   742 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 5.6 W  0.04   757 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.3 S  0.04   906 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 3.9 W  0.04   750 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 1.1 S  0.04   700 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   PALISADE 3.3 ENE      0.04   811 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 8NNW   0.04   816 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   WHITEWATER 4.2 SSE    0.03   709 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   PALISADE 1.4 SE       0.02   621 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 2.7 S  0.02   828 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   PALISADE              0.01   800 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   MASSADONA             0.28  1000 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   CRAIG 30N             0.14   100 AM  5/15  W CO CRN SITE
   CRAIG 4SW             0.10   800 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   CRAIG 1.2 ESE         0.10   709 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   CRAIG 4.9 WNW         0.04   602 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   CRAIG                 0.01   100 AM  5/15  AVIATION SITE

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   DOLORES 4.8 ENE       0.28   730 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   MESA VERDE NP         0.28  1027 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   CORTEZ 2.0 NW         0.25   816 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ                0.24   900 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   DOLORES 3.9 SSW       0.23   651 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 7.7 W          0.18   822 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 8SE            0.02   100 AM  5/15  W CO CRN SITE

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   MONTROSE 1.2 WSW      0.12   918 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   PARADOX 2N            0.11   700 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 5.6 SW       0.10  1003 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 2.3 ENE      0.07   727 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE #2           0.05   900 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 8.1 WNW      0.05   800 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 4.0 NW       0.05   808 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   BLACK CANYON NP       0.04   900 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 1.6 E        0.04   732 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   OLATHE 3.2 NNE        0.02   714 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 2.0 E        0.02   815 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 10.1 S       0.02   653 AM  5/15  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   OURAY .23 NNW         0.08   655 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   OURAY                 0.08   748 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   RANGELY 1E            0.12   800 AM  5/15  W CO COOP SITE
   MEEKER 15W            0.01   100 AM  5/15  W CO CRN SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   YAMPA 5.1 S           0.11   750 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 6.  0.06   721 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   OAK CREEK 1.7 WNW     0.02   548 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1.  0.01   731 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE      0.01   759 AM  5/15  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1   0.01   708 AM  5/15  COCORAHS

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   NORWOOD 1.4 W         0.25   646 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   REDVALE 22.8 SW       0.11   821 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   SLICK ROCK 1.3 N      0.04   804 AM  5/15  COCORAHS

UTAH

...GRAND COUNTY...
   ARCHES NP HQS         0.28   800 AM  5/15  E UT COOP SITE
   CASTLE VALLEY 0.6 W   0.23   815 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   MOAB 1.3 NW           0.20   913 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   MOAB 3.7 ESE          0.12   731 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   CANYONLANDS AIRPORT   0.11   100 AM  5/15  AVIATION SITE

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   BLUFF 32NW            0.24   100 AM  5/15  E UT CRN SITE
   MONTICELLO 2.3 SW     0.12   803 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   MONTICELLO #2         0.08   800 AM  5/15  E UT COOP SITE

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   VERNAL 3.7 WNW        0.83   917 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   JENSEN 0.4 WSW        0.48   628 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   VERNAL 1.2 SE         0.46   651 AM  5/15  COCORAHS
   FORT DUCHESNE         0.46   800 AM  5/15  E UT COOP SITE
   VERNAL 1S             0.46   730 AM  5/15  E UT COOP SITE

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