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Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
128 PM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

A robust winter storm moving across the region today has brought intense
snow rates and gusty winds. These conditions will continue throughout the
day. A combination between the heavy snow rates and gusty winds will create
near white-out conditions at times. Snow showers will continue tomorrow
morning for the northern and central Colorado mountains as the system exits
the region.

Generally,
Northeastern Utah.............5-10 inches with localized reports of 18 inches
Across Most Colorado Mtns.....Trace-3 inches

Winds have been gusting across most of the region with reports of 40-60mph
gusts in the valleys and even higher gusts in the mountains.

...Preliminary Snowfall and Wind Reports in the Past 24 Hours...

Snowfall Reports...

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

...Colorado...

...La Plata County...
Bayfield 7.0N                2.0 in    0700 AM 02/19   37.34N/107.61W/8200
3 S Vallecito                1.0 in    0640 AM 02/19   37.33N/107.61W/MSG

...Pitkin County...
1 SSW Snowmass Village       3.7 in    0600 AM 02/19   39.18N/106.95W/MSG

...San Juan County...
Silverton                    1.6 in    0700 AM 02/19   37.81N/107.67W/9289

...San Miguel County...
Telluride                    2.0 in    0600 AM 02/19   37.94N/107.81W/MSG

...Utah...

...Daggett County...
13 ESE Manila                17.0 in   1141 AM 02/19   40.89N/109.50W/MSG
15 ESE Manila                12.5 in   0800 AM 02/19   40.88N/109.46W/MSG
1 WSW Manila                 9.0 in    0700 AM 02/19   40.99N/109.73W/MSG

...Uintah County...
1 NE Vernal                  7.0 in    1140 AM 02/19   40.46N/109.53W/MSG
Maeser                       6.5 in    1048 AM 02/19   40.47N/109.58W/MSG
1 SSW Naples                 5.0 in    1033 AM 02/19   40.42N/109.50W/MSG
2 SSW Vernal                 4.0 in    0930 AM 02/19   40.43N/109.55W/MSG
Vernal 1SW                   4.0 in    0930 AM 02/19   40.43N/109.55W/5426
Naples                       1.3 in    0700 AM 02/19   40.44N/109.49W/5200

Hail Reports...

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

...Colorado...

...Montezuma County...
Cortez                       0.25 in   1234 PM 02/19   37.35N/108.58W/MSG


Wind Reports...

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

...Colorado...

...Delta County...
Jay, Hotchkiss 3NNW          45 MPH    0852 AM 02/19   38.85N/107.74W/6200
4 NNW Hotchkiss              45 MPH    0852 AM 02/19   38.85N/107.74W/MSG
3 NNE Delta                  44 MPH    0635 PM 02/18   38.79N/108.06W/MSG

...Dolores County...
7 WNW Dove Creek             47 MPH    0944 AM 02/19   37.81N/109.02W/MSG
Dove Creek 7WNW              47 MPH    0944 AM 02/19   37.81N/109.02W/6673

...Eagle County...
Eagle County Rgnl Airport    53 MPH    0851 AM 02/19   39.64N/106.92W/6548
1 E Gypsum                   53 MPH    0851 AM 02/19   39.64N/106.92W/MSG
1 E Gypsum                   49 MPH    0246 PM 02/18   39.64N/106.92W/MSG
1 E Gypsum                   44 MPH    0136 PM 02/18   39.64N/106.92W/MSG

...Garfield County...
El Jebel 3NNW                52 MPH    0750 AM 02/19   39.45N/107.12W/7648
4 NNW El Jebel               52 MPH    0750 AM 02/19   39.45N/107.12W/MSG
Rifle 2SE                    51 MPH    0451 AM 02/19   39.51N/107.75W/6120
3 SE Rifle                   51 MPH    0451 AM 02/19   39.51N/107.75W/MSG
Deep Crk, NewCastle 14NNW    48 MPH    0555 AM 02/19   39.77N/107.65W/9404
Rio Blanco 2ESE              48 MPH    0226 AM 02/19   39.70N/107.93W/7273
14 NNW New Castle            48 MPH    0555 AM 02/19   39.77N/107.65W/MSG
3 ESE Rio Blanco             48 MPH    0226 AM 02/19   39.70N/107.93W/MSG
5 NW Glenwood Springs        46 MPH    0658 AM 02/19   39.59N/107.40W/MSG
3 ESE Rifle                  46 MPH    0407 AM 02/19   39.53N/107.72W/MSG
Garfield County Rgnl AP      46 MPH    0407 AM 02/19   39.53N/107.72W/5532
Strm King Mt, Glnwood 4NW    46 MPH    0658 AM 02/19   39.59N/107.40W/8793

...Mesa County...
Pine Ridge, Cameo 6NW        49 MPH    0934 AM 02/19   39.24N/108.38W/6710
7 NNW Cameo                  49 MPH    0934 AM 02/19   39.24N/108.38W/MSG
1 S Cameo                    47 MPH    0836 AM 02/19   39.13N/108.32W/MSG
Cameo 1S                     47 MPH    0836 AM 02/19   39.13N/108.32W/4696

...Moffat County...
Craig-Moffat County Airport  49 MPH    0750 AM 02/19   40.50N/107.52W/6198
2 ESE Craig                  49 MPH    0750 AM 02/19   40.50N/107.52W/MSG

...Montezuma County...
5 SW Cortez                  52 MPH    0949 AM 02/19   37.30N/108.63W/MSG
Cortez Municipal Airport     52 MPH    0949 AM 02/19   37.30N/108.63W/5918

...Montrose County...
Montrose Rgnl Airport        66 MPH    1222 PM 02/19   38.51N/107.89W/5759
Hopkins Field AP, Nucla      51 MPH    0855 AM 02/19   38.24N/108.56W/5941
2 NNE Naturita               51 MPH    0855 AM 02/19   38.24N/108.56W/MSG
2 NNW Montrose               47 MPH    0348 PM 02/18   38.51N/107.89W/MSG
Montrose 15W                 45 MPH    0714 PM 02/18   38.46N/108.16W/7603
Montrose 5WNW                45 MPH    0915 AM 02/19   38.51N/107.96W/5764
5 WNW Montrose               45 MPH    0915 AM 02/19   38.51N/107.96W/MSG
2 NNW Montrose               43 MPH    0159 PM 02/18   38.51N/107.89W/MSG

...Ouray County...
1 NW Red Mountain Pass       73 MPH    0500 AM 02/19   37.91N/107.73W/MSG
Senator Beck                 73 MPH    0500 AM 02/19   37.91N/107.73W/12186

...Routt County...
4 ESE Steamboat Springs      49 MPH    0800 AM 02/19   40.46N/106.74W/MSG
Storm Peak Observatory       49 MPH    0800 AM 02/19   40.46N/106.74W/10531
4 ESE Steamboat Springs      45 MPH    0210 PM 02/18   40.46N/106.74W/MSG

...San Juan County...
Eagle Mountain               101 MPH   0900 AM 02/19   37.88N/107.74W/12851
2 SW Red Mountain Pass       101 MPH   0900 AM 02/19   37.88N/107.74W/MSG
Kendall Mountain             74 MPH    0600 AM 02/19   37.79N/107.64W/13064
2 SE Silverton               74 MPH    0600 AM 02/19   37.79N/107.64W/MSG

...San Miguel County...
Telluride 2SSW               92 MPH    0200 AM 02/19   37.90N/107.82W/12550
3 S Telluride                92 MPH    0200 AM 02/19   37.90N/107.82W/MSG

...Utah...

...Grand County...
Canyonlands Field Airport    62 MPH    1201 PM 02/19   38.76N/109.75W/4553
17 NW Moab                   49 MPH    0900 AM 02/19   38.76N/109.75W/MSG

...San Juan County...
La Sal 9NNW                  60 MPH    0300 AM 02/19   38.46N/109.25W/11705
10 NNW La Sal                60 MPH    0300 AM 02/19   38.46N/109.25W/MSG
Monticello 7WSW, nr Abajo Pk 52 MPH    0600 AM 02/19   37.84N/109.46W/11330
7 WSW Monticello             52 MPH    0600 AM 02/19   37.84N/109.46W/MSG
Blanding                     50 MPH    1055 AM 02/19   37.58N/109.48W/5868
9 SE La Sal Jct Arpt         47 MPH    0920 AM 02/19   38.22N/109.28W/MSG
Big Indian Valley            47 MPH    0920 AM 02/19   38.22N/109.28W/6960
3 WSW Verdure                46 MPH    0920 AM 02/19   37.76N/109.40W/MSG
Monticello                   46 MPH    0920 AM 02/19   37.76N/109.40W/7262

...Uintah County...
41 NNE Elgin                 74 MPH    0748 AM 02/19   39.55N/109.91W/MSG
Wildhorse, Green Rvr 40NNE   74 MPH    0748 AM 02/19   39.55N/109.91W/8250
Artesia 23SW                 69 MPH    0210 AM 02/19   39.98N/109.35W/5308
31 SE Randlett               69 MPH    0210 AM 02/19   39.98N/109.35W/MSG
57 NE Elgin                  60 MPH    0827 AM 02/19   39.47N/109.29W/MSG
Upr P.R. Canyon,  Mack 28NW  60 MPH    0827 AM 02/19   39.47N/109.29W/8269
18 SSE Naples                50 MPH    0345 AM 02/19   40.20N/109.35W/MSG
Naples 17SSE                 50 MPH    0345 AM 02/19   40.20N/109.35W/5541
Randlett 14SE                49 MPH    0515 AM 02/19   40.05N/109.69W/4803
51 SE Randlett               49 MPH    0927 AM 02/19   39.63N/109.27W/MSG
McCook Ridge, Mack 35NW      49 MPH    0927 AM 02/19   39.63N/109.27W/6722
14 SSE Randlett              49 MPH    0515 AM 02/19   40.05N/109.69W/MSG
48 NE Elgin                  47 MPH    0927 AM 02/19   39.50N/109.56W/MSG
Winter Ridge, Mack 41WNW     47 MPH    0927 AM 02/19   39.50N/109.56W/7378
1 NW Naples                  46 MPH    0148 PM 02/18   40.44N/109.51W/MSG


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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