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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1252 PM MST SUN DEC 14 2014

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY REPORTS FOR THE WINTER STORM THAT HAS
AFFECTED EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO SINCE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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

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

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   4 WSW PAGOSA SPRINGS   1.7  1013 PM 12/13  PUBLIC

...DELTA COUNTY...
   4 NNE CEDAREDGE        4.0   914 AM 12/14  24 HOUR SNOWFALL

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   1 WSW LIZARD HEAD PA   6.6   642 PM 12/13  SNOTEL

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   2 SW EAGLE-VAIL        6.0   745 AM 12/14  SKI AREA
   2 SSW VAIL             5.0   716 AM 12/14  SKI AREA
   1 NW AVON              4.0   900 AM 12/14  24 HOUR SNOWFALL
   EAGLE                  2.0   931 PM 12/13  PUBLIC
   WOLCOTT                1.0   812 AM 12/14  NWS EMPLOYEE

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   NEW CASTLE             3.0   600 AM 12/14  PUBLIC
   SILT                   2.0   727 AM 12/14  NWS EMPLOYEE

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   MCCLURE PASS           6.0   914 AM 12/14  STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL
   3 WSW GUNNISON         3.0   700 AM 12/14  PUBLIC

...HINSDALE COUNTY...
   14 SSW RIO GRANDE RS   5.5   652 PM 12/13  SNOTEL

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   18 NNE DURANGO        12.0   847 AM 12/14  TRAINED SPOTTER
   3 NE LA PLATA         11.1  1201 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   9 NE VALLECITO         9.9  1201 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   HESPERUS               4.0   706 PM 12/13  CO-OP OBSERVER
   DURANGO                2.5   612 PM 12/13  DURANGO WEST
   BREEN                  2.0   505 PM 12/13  PUBLIC

...MESA COUNTY...
   9 S MESA               6.0  1200 PM 12/14  NWS EMPLOYEE
   5 SE GLADE PARK        2.5   915 AM 12/14  NWS EMPLOYEE

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   CRAIG                  1.0   934 PM 12/13  PUBLIC

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   7 NNW LA PLATA         5.5   649 PM 12/13  SNOTEL
   11 NW CORTEZ           3.0   700 AM 12/14  PUBLIC
   3 S LEWIS              1.0   333 PM 12/13  PUBLIC
   CORTEZ                 1.0   832 PM 12/13  CO-OP OBSERVER

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   8 NW CIMMARON          3.0   700 AM 12/14  PUBLIC

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   2 WNW WOODY CREEK      5.0   700 AM 12/14  TRAINED SPOTTER

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   1 SE STEAMBOAT SPRIN   2.1   405 AM 12/14  STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   COAL BANK PASS        13.2  1201 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   1 SW SWAMP ANGEL       8.8  1201 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   6 NNW SILVERTON        6.0   600 PM 12/13  CAIC
   4 SSW COAL BANK PASS   5.5   643 PM 12/13  SNOTEL
   SILVERTON              3.0   607 PM 12/13  HEAVY SNOW CURRENTLY

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   2 WSW TELLURIDE        9.0   630 AM 12/14  SKI AREA
   NORWOOD                2.0   933 PM 12/13  PUBLIC

UTAH

...DAGGETT COUNTY...
   15 WSW MANILA          5.5   639 PM 12/13  SNOTEL

...GRAND COUNTY...
   26 NNE THOMPSON SPRI   7.7   637 PM 12/13  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   4 NE ABAJAO SNOTEL    13.2  1201 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   1 W LA SAL SNOTEL      6.6   636 PM 12/13  SNOTEL


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

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

COLORADO

...DELTA COUNTY...
   PARK RSVR              4.4   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   OVERLAND RSVR          1.1   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   HOTCHKISS 5WNW         1.0   756 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   HOTCHKISS 4.7 W        1.0   802 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW      0.5   719 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE         0.5   808 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   LIZARD HEAD PASS       6.6   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   EL DIENTE PEAK         4.4   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   SCOTCH CREEK           3.3   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   AVON 2N                4.0   600 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   VAIL MOUNTAIN          3.3   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N          2.8   530 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   VAIL 0.9 WNW           2.2   713 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   EDWARDS 1.3 WNW        2.0   838 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   VAIL 2.6 E             1.5   704 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   TRAPPER LAKE           3.3   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   BISON LAKE             2.2   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   SILT 1E                0.8   700 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS .64   0.4   731 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 3ENE             0.1   700 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   RIFLE 3.2 ENE          0.1   734 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W       0.1   713 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   MCCLURE PASS           6.6   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   SCHOFIELD PASS         4.4   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   NORTH LOST TRAIL       3.3   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   GOTHIC                 3.0   700 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N    3.0   759 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   CRESTED BUTTE          2.4   900 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   BUTTE MOUNTAIN         2.2   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   PORPHYRY CREEK         2.2   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   CIMARRON 11.2 S        2.0   727 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 6.6 N         1.8   832 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...HINSDALE COUNTY...
   WEMINUCHE CREEK        8.8   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   UPPER RIO GRANDE       6.6   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   SLUMGULLION            4.4   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   COLUMBUS BASIN         9.9   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   VALLECITO              9.9   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   STUMP LAKES            5.5   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N         5.5   849 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 5.7 SW        4.2   903 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7N            4.0   700 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   DURANGO 4.9 ESE        2.5   830 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW      2.0   847 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   IGNACIO 8E             1.8   700 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   DURANGO .35 E          0.5   743 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...MESA COUNTY...
   GLADE PARK 17W         8.6   800 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   MESA 5.7 SSE           5.8   807 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MESA LAKES             5.5   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   COLLBRAN 2SW           3.9   800 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   COLLBRAN 0.2 ESE       3.3   850 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...MINERAL COUNTY...
   UPPER SAN JUAN         6.6   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   CRAIG 33N              4.5   800 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   MASSADONA              1.5   700 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   MANCOS                 8.8   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   SHARKSTOOTH            6.6   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   DOLORES 4.8 ENE        4.0   752 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MANCOS 3.8 WNW         3.5   854 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ                 2.2   800 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   DOLORES 3.9 SSW        1.7   644 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW          0.8   715 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   BLACK CANYON NP        4.0   800 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   COLUMBINE PASS         2.2   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   MONTROSE 7.3 ENE       1.7   811 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.2 ESE       0.4   754 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.6 E         0.3   712 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 4.0 NW        0.2   821 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   RED MOUNTAIN PASS     11.0   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   IDARADO                5.5   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   KILN                   5.5   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   IVANHOE                5.5   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   NAST LAKE              3.3   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   BURRO MOUNTAIN         5.5   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   RIPPLE CREEK           4.4   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   CROSHO                 3.3   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   RANGELY 1E             0.1   800 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   BEAR RIVER             4.4   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   DRY LAKE               4.4   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS      3.8   730 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   ELK RIVER              3.3   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE       3.2   659 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1    3.2   723 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   RABBIT EARS            2.2   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   TOWER                  2.2   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   LOST DOG               2.2   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   LYNX PASS              1.1   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL

...SAGUACHE COUNTY...
   UPPER TAYLOR           2.2   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   SPUD MOUNTAIN         14.3   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   MINERAL CREEK          7.7   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   CASCADE #2             7.7   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   BEARTOWN               7.7   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   CASCADE                6.6   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   MOLAS LAKE             2.2   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   LONE CONE              4.4   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL

UTAH

...GRAND COUNTY...
   EAST WILLOW CREEK      6.6   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   LA SAL MOUNTAIN       15.4   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   LASAL MOUNTAIN-LOW    11.0   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   BUCKBOARD FLAT         8.8   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   CAMP JACKSON           8.8   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   CEDAR POINT            1.0   700 AM 12/14  E UT COOP SITE
   CANYONLANDS-NECK       1.0   800 AM 12/14  E UT COOP SITE

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   KINGS CABIN            4.4   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   TROUT CREEK            3.3   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL
   MOSBY MTN              1.1   800 AM 12/14  SNOTEL


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

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

COLORADO

...DELTA COUNTY...
   PAONIA 1SW            0.28   700 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   HOTCHKISS 5WNW        0.18   756 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   HOTCHKISS 4.7 W       0.18   802 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   HOTCHKISS 5.1 WNW     0.18   719 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE        0.13   808 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   ECKERT 1.1 SW         0.04   706 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   AVON 2N               0.36   600 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   EDWARDS 1.3 WNW       0.23   838 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N         0.20   530 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   VAIL 2.6 E            0.15   704 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   VAIL 0.9 WNW          0.14   713 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   RIFLE 3ENE            0.25   700 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   RIFLE 3.2 ENE         0.25   734 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   SILT 1E               0.24   700 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   RIFLE                 0.22  1100 AM 12/14  AVIATION SITE
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS .64  0.17   731 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 1.4  0.11   848 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 5.3  0.05   659 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W      0.04   713 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   GOTHIC                0.22   700 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   0.22   759 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   DOYLEVILLE 2.1 W      0.20   822 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   CIMARRON 11.2 S       0.18   727 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   CRESTED BUTTE         0.17   900 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   GUNNISON 6.6 N        0.16   832 AM 12/14  COCORAHS

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   BAYFIELD 7N           0.63   700 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   DURANGO 4.9 ESE       0.46   830 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 5.7 SW       0.40   903 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   DURANGO .35 E         0.36   743 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW     0.28   847 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   DURANGO               0.27  1100 AM 12/14  AVIATION SITE
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N        0.24   849 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   IGNACIO 8E            0.18   700 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE

...MESA COUNTY...
   GLADE PARK 17W        0.99   800 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   MESA 5.7 SSE          0.48   807 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   FRUITA 4.5 NNE        0.42   718 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 3.4 N  0.40   655 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN 2SW          0.39   800 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION        0.34  1100 AM 12/14  AVIATION SITE
   COLLBRAN 0.2 ESE      0.30   850 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 8NNW   0.29   749 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.0 W  0.27   825 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.1 W  0.24   823 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MACK 5 NW             0.21   740 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   PALISADE              0.02   700 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   CRAIG 33N             0.61   800 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRAIG                 0.27  1100 AM 12/14  AVIATION SITE
   DINOSAUR 2E           0.17  1100 AM 12/14  W CO CRN SITE

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   DOLORES 4.8 ENE       0.55   752 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MANCOS 3.8 WNW        0.40   854 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 8SE            0.35  1100 AM 12/14  W CO CRN SITE
   DOLORES 3.9 SSW       0.31   644 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW         0.25   715 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ                0.24  1100 AM 12/14  AVIATION SITE

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   MONTROSE 11ENE        0.40  1100 AM 12/14  W CO CRN SITE
   MONTROSE 7.3 ENE      0.19   811 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   PARADOX 2N            0.17   600 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 2.0 E        0.13   855 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.2 ESE      0.12   754 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   BLACK CANYON NP       0.10   800 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 1.6 E        0.10   712 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.2 WSW      0.10   845 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 7.2 SSE      0.09   749 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 2.9 ESE      0.09   735 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 4.0 NW       0.09   821 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   OLATHE 3.2 NNE        0.08   804 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE              0.07  1100 AM 12/14  AVIATION SITE

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   ASPEN                 0.52  1100 AM 12/14  AVIATION SITE

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   MEEKER                0.25  1100 AM 12/14  AVIATION SITE
   RANGELY 1E            0.01   800 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE      0.28   659 AM 12/14  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1   0.28   723 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS     0.26   730 AM 12/14  W CO COOP SITE

UTAH

...DAGGETT COUNTY...
   JARVIE RANCH          0.23   800 AM 12/14  E UT COOP SITE

...GRAND COUNTY...
   ARCHES NP HQS         0.35   700 AM 12/14  E UT COOP SITE
   CANYONLANDS AIRPORT   0.07  1100 AM 12/14  AVIATION SITE

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   CEDAR POINT           0.60   700 AM 12/14  E UT COOP SITE
   CNYLANDS-NEEDLES      0.36   800 AM 12/14  E UT COOP SITE
   CANYONLANDS-NECK      0.30   800 AM 12/14  E UT COOP SITE
   HOVENWEEP NM          0.24   800 AM 12/14  E UT COOP SITE

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   VERNAL 1S             0.17   700 AM 12/14  E UT COOP SITE
   VERNAL 3.7 WNW        0.08   911 AM 12/14  COCORAHS
   VERNAL                0.07  1100 AM 12/14  AVIATION SITE

$$

TGJT



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