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Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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NOUS45 KGJT 222154
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
253 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

A COMPLEX WINTER STORM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT EASTERN UTAH AND
WESTERN COLORADO INTO EARLY TUESDAY WITH SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL,
MAINLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS. PRECIPITATION BEGAN ACROSS THE NORTHERN
HALF OF THE REGION ON FRIDAY, SPREADING SOUTHWARD FRIDAY NIGHT,
SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY STORM
TOTAL PRECIPITATION REPORTS, ENDING AT THE TIMES INDICATED WITH EACH
REPORT.  THE FIRST SECTION HIGHLIGHTS STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL, AND THE
SECOND HIGHLIGHTS RAINFALL OR THE WATER CONTENT OF THE SNOW. ALSO,
KEEP IN MIND THAT SNOW AMOUNTS ATTRIBUTED TO SNOTELS ARE ESTIMATED.


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

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

COLORADO

...ARCHULETA COUNTY...
   PAGOSA SPRINGS         6.5   115 PM  2/22  PUBLIC
   4 WSW PAGOSA SPRINGS   4.7  1206 PM  2/22  TRAINED SPOTTER

...DELTA COUNTY...
   PARK RSVR              1.3   800 AM  2/21  SNOTEL

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   DOVE CREEK 12.4 SSW    2.8   831 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   SCOTCH CREEK           2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   LIZARD HEAD PASS       1.3   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   NORTHDALE              1.1   630 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   VAIL MOUNTAIN          6.5   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   VAIL 0.9 WNW           3.8   702 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   VAIL 2.6 E             3.1   735 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N          1.7   700 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   GYPSUM 0.5 E           0.1   744 AM  2/21  COCORAHS

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   TRAPPER LAKE           6.5   800 AM  2/21  SNOTEL
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W       1.5   847 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 1.7 NW   0.2   748 AM  2/21  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS .64 S    0.1   714 AM  2/21  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   SCHOFIELD PASS         7.8   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   GOTHIC                 6.0   700 AM  2/22  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   MCCLURE PASS           2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   NORTH LOST TRAIL       2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   1 N GUNNISON           2.0   205 PM  2/22  PUBLIC
   PARK CONE              1.3   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   CRESTED BUTTE          1.2   830 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE
   3 N KEBLER PASS        1.0   400 PM  2/21  SKI AREA
   CIMARRON 11.2 S        1.0   754 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   PARLIN 2.7 ESE         0.5   723 AM  2/22  COCORAHS

...HINSDALE COUNTY...
   WEMINUCHE CREEK        2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   3 ESE HESPERUS         7.0  1117 AM  2/22  PUBLIC
   DURANGO 5S             5.0   800 AM  2/22  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW      4.7   821 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   3 SSW BREEN            4.0   755 AM  2/22  PUBLIC
   IGNACIO 8E             3.7   700 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE
   DURANGO 4.9 ESE        3.5   818 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 7.1 N          3.1   815 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 0.7 NNE        3.1   857 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 0.6 WSW       3.0   900 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N         3.0   906 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   DURANGO .35 E          2.8   717 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   COLUMBUS BASIN         2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   BAYFIELD 7N            2.2   700 AM  2/22  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MESA COUNTY...
   MESA LAKES             2.6   800 AM  2/21  SNOTEL
   MESA 1E                0.2   700 AM  2/22  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   2 NW ARRIOLA           7.5   110 PM  2/22  TRAINED SPOTTER
   1 WSW CORTEZ           5.5  1247 PM  2/22  TRAINED SPOTTER
   YELLOW JACKET 4NE      4.0  1205 PM  2/22  CO-OP OBSERVER
   MANCOS                 3.9   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   CORTEZ                 2.9   800 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE
   SHARKSTOOTH            2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW          2.5   710 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   MANCOS 3.8 WNW         2.1   828 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   DOLORES 3.9 SSW        1.4   646 AM  2/22  COCORAHS

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   OLATHE                 1.5  1221 PM  2/22  PUBLIC
   BLACK CANYON NP        0.4   800 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE

...OURAY COUNTY...
   12 N RIDGWAY           5.0   145 PM  2/22  PUBLIC
   IDARADO                2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   RED MOUNTAIN PASS      2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   RIDGWAY                0.5   930 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   1 ESE ASPEN            8.5   900 AM  2/22  STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL
   IVANHOE                5.2   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   KILN                   3.9   800 AM  2/21  SNOTEL

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   CROSHO                13.0   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   RIPPLE CREEK           7.8   800 AM  2/21  SNOTEL

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   TOWER                 19.5   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   DRY LAKE              14.3   800 AM  2/21  SNOTEL
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1SE    11.7   737 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   RABBIT EARS           10.4   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   LOST DOG               9.1   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   LYNX PASS              7.8   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS      6.4   730 AM  2/21  W CO COOP SITE
   ELK RIVER              5.2   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   BEAR RIVER             3.9   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   YAMPA                  1.5   700 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE
   CLARK 0.7 NW           1.0   830 AM  2/21  COCORAHS

...SAGUACHE COUNTY...
   UPPER TAYLOR           5.2   800 AM  2/21  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   SILVERTON              5.4  1244 PM  2/22  CO-OP OBSERVER
   CASCADE                3.9   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   MINERAL CREEK          2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   MOLAS LAKE             2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   SLICK ROCK 1.3 N       0.6   841 AM  2/22  COCORAHS

UTAH

...DAGGETT COUNTY...
   HICKERSON PARK         3.9   800 AM  2/21  SNOTEL
   JARVIE RANCH           2.0   800 AM  2/22  E UT COOP SITE

...GRAND COUNTY...
   MOAB                   1.0   900 AM  2/22  PARK/FOREST SRVC

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   VALLEY OF THE GODS     4.0  1125 AM  2/22  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CAMP JACKSON           3.9   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   CANYONLANDS NP-NECK    3.0   135 PM  2/22  CO-OP OBSERVER
   BUCKBOARD FLAT         2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   HOVENWEEP NM           1.6   800 AM  2/22  E UT COOP SITE

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   MOSBY MTN              9.1   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   KINGS CABIN            2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   TROUT CREEK            2.6   800 AM  2/22  SNOTEL
   VERNAL 1S              0.1   700 AM  2/22  E UT COOP SITE



********************STORM TOTAL PRECIPITATION********************

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

COLORADO

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   DOVE CREEK 12.4 SSW   0.20   831 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   NORTHDALE             0.11   630 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   VAIL 2.6 E            0.26   735 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   VAIL 0.9 WNW          0.24   702 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N         0.15   700 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   GYPSUM 1.9 SSW        0.03   657 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   GYPSUM 0.5 E          0.02   758 AM  2/22  COCORAHS

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W      0.07   847 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 3ENE            0.06   700 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE
   RIFLE 3.2 ENE         0.06   828 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS .64 S   0.04   729 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   SILT 1E               0.03   700 AM  2/22  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   RIFLE                 0.02  1100 AM  2/22  AVIATION SITE
   GLENWOOD SPGS 1.4 S   0.02   838 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   GLENWOOD SPGS 1.7 NW  0.02   748 AM  2/21  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   GOTHIC                0.36   700 AM  2/22  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE         0.08   830 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE
   CIMARRON 11.2 S       0.05   754 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   DOYLEVILLE 2.1 W      0.04   814 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   PARLIN 2.7 ESE        0.02   723 AM  2/22  COCORAHS

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   DURANGO 4.9 ESE       0.39   818 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW     0.38   821 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 5S            0.36   800 AM  2/22  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   DURANGO               0.34  1100 AM  2/22  AVIATION SITE
   BAYFIELD 0.6 WSW      0.28   900 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   DURANGO .35 E         0.27   717 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   DURANGO 0.7 NNE       0.27   857 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7.0 N        0.25   906 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   IGNACIO 8E            0.23   700 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE
   DURANGO 7.1 N         0.18   815 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7N           0.18   700 AM  2/22  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MESA COUNTY...
   MESA 1E               0.01   700 AM  2/22  UNOFFICIAL STATION

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   CRAIG 30N             0.68  1100 AM  2/22  W CO CRN SITE
   CRAIG                 0.12  1100 AM  2/22  AVIATION SITE
   DINOSAUR 2E           0.12  1100 AM  2/22  W CO CRN SITE

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   CORTEZ 8SE            0.74  1100 AM  2/22  W CO CRN SITE
   CORTEZ                0.42  1100 AM  2/22  AVIATION SITE
   MANCOS 3.8 WNW        0.25   828 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   CORTEZ 1.2 SW         0.25   710 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   DOLORES 3.9 SSW       0.17   646 AM  2/22  COCORAHS

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   MONTROSE 11ENE        0.08  1100 AM  2/22  W CO CRN SITE
   BLACK CANYON NP       0.03   800 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE              0.02  1100 AM  2/22  AVIATION SITE

...OURAY COUNTY...
   RIDGWAY               0.02   930 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   ASPEN                 0.19  1100 AM  2/22  AVIATION SITE

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   MEEKER 15W            0.31  1100 AM  2/22  W CO CRN SITE
   MEEKER                0.15  1100 AM  2/22  AVIATION SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   STEAMBOAT SPGS 1SE    0.92   737 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPGS .1 NNE 0.76   911 AM  2/22  COCORAHS
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS     0.31   730 AM  2/21  W CO COOP SITE
   YAMPA                 0.07   700 AM  2/22  W CO COOP SITE

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   SLICK ROCK 1.3 N      0.06   841 AM  2/22  COCORAHS

UTAH

...DAGGETT COUNTY...
   JARVIE RANCH          0.15   800 AM  2/22  E UT COOP SITE

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   HOVENWEEP NM          0.35   800 AM  2/22  E UT COOP SITE
   BLUFF 32NW            0.22  1100 AM  2/22  E UT CRN SITE
   CNYLANDS-NEEDLES      0.01   830 AM  2/22  E UT COOP SITE

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