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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
643 AM MDT SUN MAY 17 2015

THE STRONG STORM SYSTEM THAT HAS AFFECTED EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO SINCE FRIDAY HAS PRODUCED SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS FOR
MANY MOUNTAIN AREAS. THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY STORM TOTAL
AMOUNTS. EASTERN UTAH MOUNTAINS... 5 TO 11 INCHES NORTHERN COLORADO
MOUNTAINS... 4 TO 8 INCHES CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS... 5 TO 12
INCHES SOUTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS... 9 TO 18 INCHES, WITH ISOLATED
HIGHER AMOUNTS. THE SNOW SHOULD BE TAPERING OFF TODAY, AS A MORE
STABLE WESTERLY FLOW MOVES INTO THE AREA.

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

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

COLORADO

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   GOTHIC                 5.5   800 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N    5.5   706 AM  5/16  COCORAHS

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   ROCKWOOD 6.7 N        11.2   855 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   ROCKWOOD 6.9 NNW      11.1   851 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N         1.8   841 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 4.8 WSW        1.5  1000 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 4.9 SE        1.3   834 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 7.1 N          0.7   858 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 5.7 SW        0.5   707 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7N            0.4   800 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   MONTROSE 7.3 ENE       0.5   735 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   BLACK CANYON NP        0.1   800 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE


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

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

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 2.5 W  0.90   705 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 4.2 W  0.80   716 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   PAGOSA SPRINGS 1.6 S  0.61   745 AM  5/16  COCORAHS

...DELTA COUNTY...
   PAONIA 1.3 NNW        0.56   846 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5WNW        0.50   851 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   HOTCHKISS 4.7 W       0.50   755 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW     0.49   656 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 7.1 WNW     0.38   722 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   CEDAREDGE 1.0 NE      0.31   905 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   ECKERT 1.1 SW         0.29   714 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 1.8 NNE     0.25  1008 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   DELTA 1.6 ESE         0.08  1010 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   DELTA 3E              0.03   900 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   NORTHDALE             0.20   730 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   CARBONDALE 5.7 E      0.12   926 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   GYPSUM 1.9 SSW        0.11   659 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   AVON 1.1 SE           0.08   924 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   AVON 2N               0.07   700 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   BASALT 5.8 E          0.07   912 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N         0.05   722 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N            0.05   800 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS .64  0.39   738 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 1.7  0.37   855 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 1.4  0.31   827 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 4.6 NNE    0.24   718 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 5.3  0.18   702 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   SILT 1E               0.18   800 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   RIFLE 0.9 NE          0.15   632 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 3ENE            0.13   800 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE
   RIFLE 3.2 ENE         0.13   715 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W      0.09   622 AM  5/16  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   GOTHIC                0.40   800 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   0.40   706 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   CRESTED BUTTE         0.20  1000 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE
   CIMARRON 11.2 S       0.09   735 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 6.6 N        0.07   840 AM  5/16  COCORAHS

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   ROCKWOOD 6.9 NNW      1.27   851 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   ROCKWOOD 6.7 N        0.98   855 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 4.8 WSW       0.92  1000 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   DURANGO .35 E         0.89   738 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 4.9 SE       0.81   834 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 7.1 N         0.79   858 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 5.7 SW       0.65   707 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7N           0.64   800 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N        0.58   841 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 5.6 NNE      0.57  1000 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 0.6 WSW      0.48   832 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 5S            0.47   930 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   IGNACIO 6.9 NW        0.41   735 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   REDMESA 4.2 NW        0.41   820 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW     0.40   917 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   IGNACIO 8E            0.37   800 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE
   DURANGO               0.26   100 AM  5/17  AVIATION SITE

...MESA COUNTY...
   GRAND JUNCTION 1.1 S  0.24   706 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MESA 6S               0.23   700 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   GRAND JUNCTION 2.7 S  0.19   929 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 0.6 W  0.16   830 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN              0.16   900 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   GLADE PARK 17W        0.15   900 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.0 W  0.14   852 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION        0.13   100 AM  5/17  AVIATION SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 8NNW   0.13   703 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.1 W  0.13   634 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 3.7 S  0.12   830 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   FRUITA 4.5 NNE        0.08   604 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN 2SW          0.08   900 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.3 S  0.07   958 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 5.6 W  0.05   707 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MACK 5 NW             0.05   831 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   PALISADE 1.4 SE       0.05   830 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   COLORADO NM           0.04   900 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.1 E  0.03   706 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 5.1 E  0.03   747 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   WHITEWATER 4.2 SSE    0.02   654 AM  5/16  COCORAHS

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   DINOSAUR 2E           0.32   100 AM  5/17  W CO CRN SITE
   MASSADONA             0.17  1000 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE
   CRAIG 4.9 WNW         0.13   828 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   CRAIG 30N             0.09   100 AM  5/17  W CO CRN SITE
   HAMILTON 0.8 WNW      0.05   910 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   CRAIG                 0.02   100 AM  5/17  AVIATION SITE
   CRAIG 33N             0.02   900 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   DOLORES 4.8 ENE       0.38   857 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MESA VERDE NP         0.35   954 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE
   CORTEZ 8SE            0.24   100 AM  5/17  W CO CRN SITE
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW         0.24   705 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   DOLORES 3.9 SSW       0.21   650 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ                0.18   900 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE
   CORTEZ 2.0 NW         0.16   950 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 7.7 W          0.11   943 AM  5/16  COCORAHS

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   BLACK CANYON NP       0.60   800 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 7.3 ENE      0.48   735 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 2.9 ESE      0.33   624 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 2.3 ENE      0.29   904 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.6 E        0.28   714 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.9 ESE      0.26   707 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.2 WSW      0.23   826 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE              0.22   100 AM  5/17  AVIATION SITE
   MONTROSE 11ENE        0.20   100 AM  5/17  W CO CRN SITE
   MONTROSE 10.1 S       0.20   655 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 2.0 SSE      0.19   601 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   OLATHE 3.2 NNE        0.11   758 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 4.0 NW       0.11   725 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 3.9 WNW      0.09   706 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   PARADOX 2N            0.08   700 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE

...OURAY COUNTY...
   OURAY                 0.30   855 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE
   RIDGWAY               0.27  1115 AM  5/16  W CO COOP SITE

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   ASPEN                 0.06   100 AM  5/17  AVIATION SITE

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   MEEKER                0.01   100 AM  5/17  AVIATION SITE
   MEEKER 15W            0.01   100 AM  5/17  W CO CRN SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1.  0.27   849 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 6.  0.23   805 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE      0.22   759 AM  5/16  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1   0.22   711 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   CLARK 0.7 NW          0.18   729 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   OAK CREEK 0.3 WSW     0.12   839 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1.  0.03   843 AM  5/16  COCORAHS

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   NORWOOD 1.4 W         0.19   728 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   REDVALE 22.8 SW       0.11   830 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   SLICK ROCK 1.3 N      0.05   904 AM  5/16  COCORAHS

UTAH

...GRAND COUNTY...
   CANYONLANDS AIRPORT   0.24   100 AM  5/17  AVIATION SITE
   MOAB 3.7 ESE          0.18   704 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   MOAB 1.3 NW           0.05   902 AM  5/16  COCORAHS

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   MONTICELLO #2         0.27   800 AM  5/16  E UT COOP SITE
   CANYONLANDS-NECK      0.23   845 AM  5/16  E UT COOP SITE
   CEDAR POINT           0.21   800 AM  5/16  E UT COOP SITE
   BLUFF 32NW            0.20   100 AM  5/17  E UT CRN SITE
   HOVENWEEP NM          0.12   900 AM  5/16  E UT COOP SITE

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   VERNAL 1.2 SE         0.28   702 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   VERNAL 1S             0.28   730 AM  5/16  E UT COOP SITE
   VERNAL                0.18   100 AM  5/17  AVIATION SITE
   JENSEN 0.4 WSW        0.12   620 AM  5/16  COCORAHS
   VERNAL 3.7 WNW        0.08   905 AM  5/16  COCORAHS

$$

TGJT



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