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NOUS45 KGJT 252128
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
228 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE FINAL PRELIMINARY STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
ACROSS EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO FOR THE STORM BEGINNING
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AROUND NOON AND ENDING AROUND 6 PM MONDAY
EVENING.  AMOUNTS ARE IN INCHES.  PLEASE NOTE THAT SNOW AMOUNTS
ATTRIBUTED TO SNOTELS ARE ESTIMATED.  THESE REPORTS INCLUDE THE
ADDITIONAL SNOW THAT FELL DURING THE DAY ON MONDAY FOR COCORAHS,
COOP AND UNOFFICIAL STATIONS.


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

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

COLORADO

...DELTA COUNTY...
   6 E SKYWAY            18.0  1230 PM 11/23  PUBLIC
   GRAND MESA            12.6   720 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   12 NNW BOWIE           9.0   721 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   PAONIA 2.1 SSE         0.8   758 AM 11/25  COCORAHS

...DOLORES COUNTY...
   4 E DUNTON            12.5   736 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   1 WSW LIZARD HEAD PA   8.5   735 PM 11/24  SNOTEL

...EAGLE COUNTY...
   2 SW EAGLE-VAIL       15.0   500 AM 11/24  SKI AREA
   2 SSW VAIL            14.0   500 AM 11/24  SKI AREA
   2 SW VAIL             13.8   722 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   VAIL 0.9 WNW          13.5   706 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   3 SW EAGLE-VAIL       13.2   723 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   VAIL 2.6 E            11.8   728 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   AVON 2N               10.3   600 AM 11/25  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   WOLCOTT 2.3 N          6.0   722 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   WOLCOTT 2N             6.0   700 AM 11/25  UNOFFICIAL STATION

   EDWARDS 1.3 WNW        1.1   726 AM 11/24  COCORAHS
   GYPSUM 1.9 SSW         0.8   836 AM 11/23  COCORAHS
   GYPSUM 0.5 E           0.7   801 AM 11/23  COCORAHS

...GARFIELD COUNTY...
   1 N TRAPPER LAKE      26.6   715 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   2 WSW HEART LAKE      21.0   718 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   NEW CASTLE            12.0  1035 AM 11/24  PUBLIC
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 1.4   6.5   822 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   3 ESE NEW CASTLE       6.0  1153 AM 11/24  TRAINED SPOTTER
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS .64   4.7   755 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   SILT 1E                4.3   700 AM 11/25  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   GLENWOOD SPRINGS 5.3   3.4   703 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   CARBONDALE 0.5 W       2.5   727 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   RIFLE 0.9 NE           2.3   902 AM 11/25  COCORAHS

...GUNNISON COUNTY...
   GOTHIC                16.5   700 AM 11/25  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   CRESTED BUTTE 6.2 N   16.5   746 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   5 NW GOTHIC           16.2   727 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   13 ENE MOUNT CRESTED  13.2   730 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   1 SSW MONARCH PASS    12.0   730 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   2 SE MOUNT CRESTED B  10.0   500 AM 11/24  SKI AREA
   1 ESE MOUNT CRESTED    9.0   728 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   CRESTED BUTTE          8.8   830 AM 11/25  W CO COOP SITE
   CIMARRON 11.2 S        7.5   823 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   8 NW TINCUP            6.6   729 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   GUNNISON 6.6 N         5.8   826 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   GUNNISON 3SW           3.8   800 AM 11/25  W CO COOP SITE

...HINSDALE COUNTY...
   1 ESE SLUMGULLION PA  12.5   733 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   RIO GRANDE RSVR        7.5   740 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   14 SSW RIO GRANDE RS   6.0   746 PM 11/24  SNOTEL

...LA PLATA COUNTY...
   3 NE LA PLATA          7.5   742 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   9 NE VALLECITO         3.5   741 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   7 NNW VALLECITO        3.0   742 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   BAYFIELD 0.6 WSW       0.3   839 AM 11/24  COCORAHS
   DURANGO .35 E          0.1   718 AM 11/23  COCORAHS
   BAYFIELD 7N            0.1   700 AM 11/25  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   HESPERUS 13.3 SSW      0.1   818 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   IGNACIO 8E             0.1   700 AM 11/25  W CO COOP SITE

...MESA COUNTY...
   3 E SKYWAY            12.0   719 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   MESA 6S                4.1   600 AM 11/25  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   COLLBRAN 0.2 ESE       3.5   905 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   COLLBRAN               3.5   800 AM 11/25  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   COLLBRAN 2SW           1.3   800 AM 11/25  W CO COOP SITE
   MESA 1E                0.5   700 AM 11/25  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   COLORADO NM            0.4   829 AM 11/25  W CO COOP SITE
   GLADE PARK 17W         0.4   800 AM 11/25  W CO COOP SITE
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.1 W   0.2   610 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   GRAND JUNCTION 4.0 W   0.2   703 AM 11/25  COCORAHS

...MOFFAT COUNTY...
   9 NW HAYDEN            5.3   745 AM 11/24  PUBLIC
   4 SW CRAIG             3.5   700 AM 11/24  CO-OP OBSERVER
   CRAIG 33N              1.3   800 AM 11/23  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   MASSADONA              0.5   900 AM 11/25  W CO COOP SITE

...MONTEZUMA COUNTY...
   7 NNW LA PLATA         9.5   744 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   6 WNW LA PLATA         7.0   744 PM 11/24  SNOTEL

...MONTROSE COUNTY...
   COLUMBINE PASS         5.5   731 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   BLACK CANYON NP        2.7   800 AM 11/25  W CO COOP SITE
   MONTROSE 7.3 ENE       1.2   814 AM 11/24  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.6 E         0.7   714 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.2 ESE       0.5   735 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 4.0 NW        0.5   807 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 7.2 SSE       0.3   913 AM 11/23  COCORAHS
   MONTROSE 1.2 WSW       0.1   845 AM 11/25  COCORAHS

...OURAY COUNTY...
   RED MOUNTAIN PASS     20.0   907 AM 11/24  CAIC
   MONUMENT (HIGHWAY 55  18.0   907 AM 11/24  CAIC
   2 NE BLUE POINT       14.0   733 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   RIDGWAY 3.3 NNW        2.1   823 AM 11/25  COCORAHS

...PITKIN COUNTY...
   4 SW INDEPENDENCE PA  18.6   726 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   3 N MCCLURE PASS      17.1   727 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   10 ESE MERIDITH       13.8   724 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   7 SE MERIDITH         13.2   725 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   6 ESE MERIDITH         9.6   724 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   1 ESE ASPEN            5.0   500 AM 11/24  SKI AREA

...RIO BLANCO COUNTY...
   9 NNW TRAPPER LAKE    28.0   715 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   8 WSW PHIPPSBURG      21.7   714 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   7 S BUFORD            21.0   717 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   RANGELY 1E             0.1   700 AM 11/25  W CO COOP SITE

...ROUTT COUNTY...
   7 NNW RABBIT EARS PA  48.3   710 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   14 N HAHNS PEAK       33.6   706 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   6 SW RABBIT EARS PAS  30.1   712 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   4 NNE STEAMBOAT SPRI  26.6   709 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   5 W MOUNT ZIRKEL      24.5   707 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   4 NNW HAHNS PEAK      18.2   704 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   7 E TOPONAS           17.5   713 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   3 ESE STEAMBOAT SPRI  17.0   430 PM 11/24  SKI AREA
   10 SW YAMPA           16.8   716 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   STMBOAT SPGS 1SE      12.2   659 AM 11/25  UNOFFICIAL STATION
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1   12.2   905 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   HAYDEN                12.0   623 PM 11/24  CO-OP OBSERVER
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS      9.1   730 AM 11/24  CO-OP OBSERVER
   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1.   8.9   850 AM 11/25  COCORAHS
   YAMPA                  1.5   700 AM 11/25  W CO COOP SITE

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   1 SW SWAMP ANGEL      16.0   734 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   4 SSW RED MOUNTAIN P  12.5   736 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   2 NE MOLAS PASS       11.0   745 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   SILVERTON             10.0   700 PM 11/24  CO-OP OBSERVER
   COAL BANK PASS         9.5   738 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   9 ENE ELK PARK         9.0   739 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   4 SSW COAL BANK PASS   6.5   737 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   MOLAS PASS             6.0   907 AM 11/24  CAIC

...SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
   2 WSW TELLURIDE       20.0   300 PM 11/24  SKI AREA
   11 NNW DUNTON         10.0   732 PM 11/24  SNOTEL

UTAH

...DAGGETT COUNTY...
   15 WSW MANILA          9.8   748 PM 11/24  SNOTEL

...GRAND COUNTY...
   26 NNE THOMPSON SPRI   3.6   748 PM 11/24  SNOTEL

...SAN JUAN COUNTY...
   LA SAL SNOTEL          6.0   749 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   1 W LA SAL SNOTEL      6.0   749 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   4 NE ABAJAO SNOTEL     4.5   751 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   1 SE ABAJAO SNOTEL     3.0   750 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   MONTICELLO #2          3.0   700 AM 11/24  E UT COOP SITE

...UINTAH COUNTY...
   9 NNE WHITEROCKS       6.3   747 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   18 SW FLAMING GORGE    5.6   746 PM 11/24  SNOTEL
   1 SW VERNAL            1.5   107 AM 11/23  PUBLIC
   12 NW VERNAL           1.0   830 PM 11/22  PUBLIC



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AMONG THE MOUNTAINS OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO, THE
FOLLOWING ARE SNOWFALL RANGES AS ESTIMATED FROM MOUNTAIN SNOTEL
OBSERVATION SITES.

NORTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
PARK RANGE AND ELKHEADS: 15 TO 34 INCHES, UP TO 48 AT TOWER.
FLATTOPS: 16 TO 28 INCHES.
WEST CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
GRAND MESA: 9 TO 13 INCHES.
GORE AND ELK RANGE: 9 TO 18 INCHES.
WEST ELKS AND SAWATCH RANGE: 9 TO 17 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS:
UNCOMPAGHRE PLATEAU: ABOUT 5 INCHES AT COLUMBINE PASS.
NORTHWEST SAN JUANS: 8 TO 20 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST SAN JUANS: 3 TO 12 INCHES.
EASTERN UTAH MOUNTAINS:
EASTERN UINTAS: 5 TO 10 INCHES.
EASTERN TAVAPUTS: 2 TO 4 INCHES.
LA SALS: ABOUT 6 INCHES.
ABAJOS: 3 TO 5 INCHES.

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MDA


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