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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
116 PM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

A strong trough of low pressure to the west and mostly sunny skies
yesterday, provided sufficient mixing for strong winds to occur on
Thursday, September 21st. Moisure began to slowly increase last night
through today, September 22nd, with some showers bringing some light rain
showers to parts of the region.  Below are precipitation amounts as well
as peak wind gusts over the last 24 hours reported over eastern Utah and
western Colorado.


...Rainfall Reports...

Location                     Amount    Time/Date       Elevation (ft.)

...Colorado...

...Dolores County...
Rico                         0.09 in   1246 PM 09/22   9042
Groundhog Reservoir Near Dun 0.02 in   1215 PM 09/22   8660

...Eagle County...
Hangman - 3 NW Burns         0.04 in   1155 AM 09/22   7834

...Garfield County...
Glenwood Springs 7.2 S       0.04 in   0700 AM 09/22   6914
Glenwood Springs .64 S       0.03 in   0700 AM 09/22   5824
Storm King Mountain - 4 WNW  0.01 in   1258 PM 09/22   8793
Carbondale                   0.01 in   1253 PM 09/22   6200
Rifle Airport                0.01 in   1053 AM 09/22   5532
Carbondale 4.6 NNE           0.01 in   0700 AM 09/22   6521
Carbondale 0.5 W             0.01 in   0630 AM 09/22   6171
2 SE Rifle                   0.01 in   1251 PM 09/22   6120
Glenwood Springs 1.7 NW      0.01 in   0700 AM 09/22   6050

...Gunnison County...
Somerset 12.5 N              0.04 in   0700 AM 09/22   7047
3 ENE Sapinero               0.03 in   1245 PM 09/22   7350
1 W Gunnison                 0.01 in   1215 PM 09/22   7655
8 WNW Tincup                 0.01 in   1200 PM 09/22   10134

...Hinsdale County...
2 SSE Lake City              0.05 in   1252 PM 09/22   8655

...La Plata County...
7 NNE Vallecito              0.15 in   1245 PM 09/22   7906
1 E Vallecito                0.10 in   1200 PM 09/22   8092
Big Bear Park - 2 ENE Tacoma 0.09 in   1255 PM 09/22   10341
Durango                      0.07 in   1253 PM 09/22   6539
Trimble                      0.06 in   1253 PM 09/22   7510
Rockwood 6.7 N               0.04 in   0700 AM 09/22   8745
Log Chute - 5 SW Trimble     0.02 in   1158 AM 09/22   8254
4 WNW Bayfield               0.02 in   1242 PM 09/22   7739
Rockwood 6.9 NNW             0.01 in   0700 AM 09/22   8976
3 ESE Bayfield               0.01 in   1255 PM 09/22   6978

...Mesa County...
11 W De Beque                0.05 in   1215 PM 09/22   6232
3 SE Molina                  0.01 in   1155 AM 09/22   7348

...Moffat County...
Ladore - 11 NW Greystone     0.15 in   1223 PM 09/22   5940
Dinosaur NM - 15 WSW Greysto 0.15 in   1222 PM 09/22   5960
Dinosaur 2 E                 0.13 in   1100 AM 09/22   6062
Calico - 4 WNW Elk Springs   0.03 in   1153 AM 09/22   6720
Dinosaur 0.3 SW              0.01 in   0700 AM 09/22   5872

...Montezuma County...
3 NW Mancos                  0.12 in   1230 PM 09/22   7958

...Montrose County...
Cottonwood Basin - 6 E Escal 0.10 in   1248 PM 09/22   7220
Montrose 5.6 SW              0.03 in   0800 AM 09/22   6392
Montrose 4.0 NW              0.01 in   0800 AM 09/22   5729
Montrose 4.0 W               0.01 in   0700 AM 09/22   5870
Black Canyon of the Gunnison 0.01 in   0800 AM 09/22   8150

...Ouray County...
7 NNW Telluride              0.04 in   1215 PM 09/22   9260
2 WNW Camp Bird              0.02 in   1215 PM 09/22   11149
3 NNW Ouray                  0.01 in   1215 PM 09/22   8080
Ouray Spotter                0.01 in   0706 AM 09/22   7727
Ouray .23 NNW                0.01 in   0706 AM 09/22   7728

...Rio Blanco County...
Pinto - 18 SE Massadona      0.01 in   1223 PM 09/22   6672

...San Juan County...
Silverton                    0.18 in   1252 PM 09/22   9318

...San Miguel County...
Redvale 22.8 SW              0.01 in   0800 AM 09/22   5925

...Utah...

...Daggett County...
Flaming Gorge Rsvr Nr. Upper 0.27 in   1153 AM 09/22   6054
Cart Creek - 17 ESE Manila   0.24 in   1228 PM 09/22   6975
Kings Point - 26 WSW Hiawath 0.19 in   1226 PM 09/22   5670

...Uintah County...
Diamond Rim - 18 NE Naples   0.20 in   1227 PM 09/22   7730
Wildhorse - 25 E East Carbon 0.16 in   1248 PM 09/22   8250
McCook Ridge - 35 NW Mack    0.11 in   1227 PM 09/22   6722
Yampa Plateau - 14 SE Naples 0.10 in   1227 PM 09/22   5240
Upper P.R. Canyon - 28 WNW M 0.08 in   1227 PM 09/22   8269
Maeser                       0.08 in   1250 PM 09/22   5531
Winter Ridge - 41 WNW Mack   0.07 in   1227 PM 09/22   7378
Vernal                       0.05 in   0630 AM 09/22   5470
Vernal 1.6 W                 0.05 in   0800 AM 09/22   5460
White R Nr Watson Nr Bonanza 0.05 in   1245 PM 09/22   4940
Naples                       0.05 in   0700 AM 09/22   5200
Vernal Airport               0.05 in   1053 AM 09/22   5278
Vernal 0.8 S                 0.05 in   0630 AM 09/22   5351
Duchesne River Nr Randlett   0.03 in   1200 PM 09/22   4756
Upper Sand Wash - 41 SE Rand 0.03 in   1227 PM 09/22   6469
10 NE Maeser                 0.03 in   1200 PM 09/22   5860
Jensen 0.4 WSW               0.02 in   0700 AM 09/22   4768
Dinosaur Nat`l Mon - Quarry  0.02 in   0900 AM 09/22   4770
2 SSW Fort Duchesne          0.01 in   1255 PM 09/22   4990


...Wind Reports...

Location                     Speed     Time/Date       Elevation (ft.)

...Colorado...

...Delta County...
1 W Eckert                   20 MPH    1200 PM 09/22   5522

...Dolores County...
12 NE Cahone                 37 MPH    0155 AM 09/22   8282

...Eagle County...
Avon                         24 MPH    0150 PM 09/21   8100
Dowd                         24 MPH    0215 PM 09/21   7747
1 W Edwards                  21 MPH    0450 PM 09/21   7155

...Garfield County...
Douglas Pass - 26 N Mack     74 MPH    0837 PM 09/21   8229
2 ESE Rio Blanco             48 MPH    1148 AM 09/22   7273
2 SE Rifle                   46 MPH    0551 AM 09/22   6120
Demaree - 16 N Mack          45 MPH    0949 PM 09/21   7448
Deep Creek - 14 NNW New Cast 41 MPH    0555 AM 09/22   9404
9 S Rio Blanco               39 MPH    0242 AM 09/22   8476
Sunlight Mountain            37 MPH    0329 AM 09/22   10603
3 NNW El Jebel               35 MPH    0333 PM 09/21   7648
Glenwood Springs 1 NNW       18 MPH    0648 AM 09/22   5899

...Gunnison County...
Monarch Pass                 59 MPH    0149 AM 09/22   12031
Huntsman Mesa - 3 NNE Powder 52 MPH    1148 AM 09/22   9400
Gunnison Airport             39 MPH    1126 AM 09/22   7680
4 NNE Gunnison               38 MPH    1135 AM 09/22   7894
Mount Crested Butte          31 MPH    1202 PM 09/22   9600
Crested Butte                31 MPH    0817 PM 09/21   8907
Pitkin                       25 MPH    1248 PM 09/22   9272
Irwin Guides Study Plot      21 MPH    1200 PM 09/22   11040

...Hinsdale County...
2 SSE Lake City              28 MPH    0150 AM 09/22   8655
1 S Lake City                18 MPH    1003 AM 09/22   8858

...La Plata County...
Big Bear Park - 2 ENE Tacoma 34 MPH    1155 PM 09/21   10341
Log Chute - 5 SW Trimble     27 MPH    1058 AM 09/22   8254
Trimble                      21 MPH    1023 AM 09/22   7510

...Mesa County...
Pine Ridge - 6 NW Cameo      46 MPH    0834 PM 09/21   6710
Jacks Canyon - 15 NW Escalan 46 MPH    0550 PM 09/21   7840
Grand Junction Airport       45 MPH    1227 PM 09/22   4850
3 SE Molina                  33 MPH    0455 PM 09/21   7348
6 NNE Cameo                  33 MPH    0533 PM 09/21   4792
Grand Mesa - Skyway Pt       31 MPH    0900 AM 09/22   10628
1 SSW Grand Junction         30 MPH    1251 AM 09/22   4603
2 NNE Skyway                 19 MPH    0217 PM 09/21   8051
9 NNW Mack                   10 MPH    1000 PM 09/21   5017

...Moffat County...
Craig Airport                48 MPH    0258 PM 09/21   6198
Dinosaur NM - 15 WSW Greysto 40 MPH    0422 PM 09/21   5960
4 WSW Greystone              35 MPH    0542 PM 09/21   7960

...Montezuma County...
3 ENE Towaoc                 25 MPH    0600 AM 09/22   6015
11 W Towaoc                  24 MPH    1155 AM 09/22   5319
2 WSW Mancos                 19 MPH    1110 AM 09/22   6730

...Montrose County...
Cottonwood Basin - 6 E Escal 44 MPH    0648 PM 09/21   7220
Nucla - 1 NNE Naturita       41 MPH    0658 PM 09/21   5860
Carpenter Ridge - 8 NW Parad 33 MPH    0709 PM 09/21   8088
Sanborn Park - 5 NE Norwood  26 MPH    1054 AM 09/22   7895
1 ENE Bedrock                21 MPH    0200 AM 09/22   4973
4 W Cimmaron                 11 MPH    0900 PM 09/21   8058

...Ouray County...
Mt Abrahms                   66 MPH    0900 AM 09/22   11841

...Pitkin County...
The Crown - 2 SSW Emma       40 MPH    0649 PM 09/21   8382
Basalt                       17 MPH    0429 PM 09/21   6611
6 N Redstone                 15 MPH    1244 AM 09/22   6653
1 WSW Aspen                  14 MPH    0835 PM 09/21   8111
1 WSW Aspen                  10 MPH    0329 PM 09/21   8081

...Rio Blanco County...
Hunter Creek - 19 W Rio Blan 39 MPH    0318 AM 09/22   7320

...Routt County...
1 S Steamboat Springs        35 MPH    1006 AM 09/22   6751
Dry Lake                     10 MPH    1200 PM 09/22   8400

...San Juan County...
Kendall Mountain             64 MPH    0500 AM 09/22   13064
Molas Pass                   36 MPH    1200 AM 09/22   10801
Silverton                    30 MPH    0605 PM 09/21   9278

...San Miguel County...
3 W Telluride                30 MPH    0215 AM 09/22   8911
4 ESE Norwood                14 MPH    1253 PM 09/22   7667

...Utah...

...Daggett County...
3 E Manila                   31 MPH    0115 AM 09/22   6070
Manila                       25 MPH    0649 PM 09/21   6360

...Grand County...
3 NW Grand Co Arpt           26 MPH    1230 PM 09/22   4527
3 SE Moab                    22 MPH    0500 PM 09/21   4476
Moab                         17 MPH    0310 PM 09/21   4000
1 SE Moab                    15 MPH    0832 PM 09/21   4324

...San Juan County...
9 NNW La Sal                 48 MPH    0900 PM 09/21   11705
7 WSW Monticello             46 MPH    0900 PM 09/21   11330
Blanding                     41 MPH    1235 PM 09/22   5868
6 SSE Canyonlands Np         32 MPH    0720 PM 09/21   6312
North Long Point - 23 NE Fry 32 MPH    1239 AM 09/22   8680
15 WNW Monticello Arpt       23 MPH    0715 PM 09/21   5338
Needles District Outpost     20 MPH    0700 PM 09/21   4954

...Uintah County...
14 SE Randlett               58 MPH    0430 AM 09/22   4803
Upper P.R. Canyon - 28 WNW M 51 MPH    0427 PM 09/21   8269
Maeser                       50 MPH    0220 AM 09/22   5531
Yampa Plateau - 14 SE Naples 48 MPH    0627 AM 09/22   5240
Vernal Airport               46 MPH    0443 AM 09/22   5278
9 ESE Randlett               40 MPH    0400 AM 09/22   4819
1 SE Maeser                  37 MPH    0445 AM 09/22   5464
Fort Duchesne                35 MPH    1031 PM 09/21   4928
2 N Vernal                   34 MPH    0445 AM 09/22   5400
2 SSW Fort Duchesne          34 MPH    0915 PM 09/21   4990
23 SW Artesia                31 MPH    0540 AM 09/22   5308
7 ESE Naples                 29 MPH    0600 PM 09/21   4839
11 ESE Randlett              25 MPH    0435 AM 09/22   4665

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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