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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
257 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

Heavy wet snow has fallen over the high country over the last 24 hours.
Here are some estimated and measured snow amounts recorded across
western Colorado.

Flattop Mountains*..................3 to 5 inches
Grand Mesa*.........................2 to 4 inches
Elkhead and Park Mountains*.........7 to 12 inches
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains*.....3 to 6 inches

*These amounts are estimates based on a 10 to 1 snow to liquid ratio

...Snowfall Reports...

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

...Colorado...

...Archuleta County...
Pagosa Springs 15.0 SSE      2.0 in    0800 AM 04/27   37.07N/106.91W/7408
Pagosa Springs 2.5 W         0.8 in    0700 AM 04/27   37.27N/107.06W/7566
Pagosa Springs 1.6 SSW       0.7 in    0800 AM 04/27   37.25N/107.03W/7401

...Delta County...
Cedaredge 10.5 NNW           3.5 in    0800 AM 04/27   39.04N/108.00W/10399

...Eagle County...
Vail 0.9 WNW                 4.5 in    0700 AM 04/27   39.65N/106.40W/8172
Avon 2N                      4.0 in    0600 AM 04/27   39.67N/106.55W/8200
Wolcott 2n                   1.5 in    0700 AM 04/27   39.73N/106.68W/7215
Wolcott 2.3 N                1.5 in    0700 AM 04/27   39.73N/106.68W/7224
Basalt 5.8 E                 0.4 in    0700 AM 04/27   39.38N/106.92W/7164

...Gunnison County...
Crested Butte 6.2 N          6.5 in    0700 AM 04/27   38.96N/106.99W/9606
Gunnison 6.6 N               2.5 in    0700 AM 04/27   38.64N/106.94W/7941
Pitkin 1.1 SW                2.0 in    0700 AM 04/27   38.60N/106.53W/9139
Pitkin County (ham)          2.0 in    0700 AM 04/27   38.61N/106.51W/9259
Somerset 12.5 N              1.0 in    0500 AM 04/27   39.10N/107.39W/7047
Gunnison Coop                0.6 in    0800 AM 04/27   38.53N/106.97W/7640
Powderhorn 4.4 NNE           0.6 in    0800 AM 04/27   38.34N/107.09W/9065

...La Plata County...
Rockwood 6.7 N               5.5 in    0710 AM 04/27   37.60N/107.81W/8745
Rockwood 6.9 NNW             5.3 in    0700 AM 04/27   37.60N/107.83W/8976
Bayfield 7.0 N               3.0 in    0700 AM 04/27   37.34N/107.61W/8200
5 W Vallecito                3.0 in    0700 AM 04/27   37.36N/107.69W/8228
Bayfield 7N                  0.6 in    0700 AM 04/27   37.31N/107.60W/7460
Durango 4.8 WSW              0.1 in    0700 AM 04/27   37.25N/107.95W/7430

...Montrose County...
Black Canyon of the Gunnison 0.3 in    0800 AM 04/27   38.55N/107.69W/8150

...Routt County...
Clark 0.7 NW                 2.5 in    0700 AM 04/27   40.71N/106.93W/7221
Yampa 5.1 S                  1.4 in    0700 AM 04/27   40.08N/106.89W/8496
Steamboat Springs 1.9 E      0.4 in    0600 AM 04/27   40.47N/106.79W/7200

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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