Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1230 PM MDT FRI APR 15 2016

A STRONG AND SLOW MOVING SPRING STORM HAS BEGUN TO IMPACT WESTERN
COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH. RAIN AND SNOW BEGAN LAST EVENING FOR
NORTHERN AREAS, AND PRECIPITATION SPREAD TO MOST OTHER AREAS
OVERNIGHT AND EARLY THIS MORNING. NOTABLE SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WERE
REPORTED IN NORTHERN AREAS, WITH 5 TO 8 INCHES IN CRAIG AND
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AREAS.

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION REPORTS FROM
WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH, ENDING AROUND 9 AM FRIDAY. THE
FIRST VALUE IS RAINFALL OR WATER AMOUNTS IN SNOW, AND THE SECOND
VALUE IS SNOWFALL, WHEN APPROPRIATE. AMOUNTS ARE IN INCHES.


WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH 24 HOUR STATIONS:

ASPEN,                                   0.11.
GRAND JUNCTION,                          0.21.
MEEKER,                                  0.61.
RIFLE,                                   0.51.
VERNAL,                                  0.16.


OFFICIAL CLIMATE STATIONS OF WESTERN COLORADO:

2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF COLLBRAN,           0.40,     2.5.
COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT,              0.11.
17 MILES WEST OF GLADE PARK,             0.10.
MASSADONA,                               0.87,     2.5.
PALISADE,                                0.22.
2 MILES NORTH OF PARADOX,                0.01.
1 MILE EAST OF RANGELY,                  0.69.
3 MILES NORTHEAST OF RIFLE,              0.36,     1.0.
SHOSHONE,                                0.12.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS,                       0.67,     7.4.


OFFICIAL CLIMATE STATIONS OF EASTERN UTAH:

DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT QRY,          0.14.
FORT DUCHESNE,                           0.08.
1 MILE SOUTH OF JARVIE RANCH,            0.14.
1 MILE SOUTH OF VERNAL,                  0.14.


UNOFFICIAL STATIONS:

33 MILES NORTH OF CRAIG,                 0.80,     4.0.
COLLBRAN,                                0.21,     2.2.
GOTHIC,                                  0.01.
6 MILES SOUTH OF MESA,                   0.44,     4.5.
1 MILE EAST OF SILT,                     0.39,     2.3.
1 MILE SOUTHEAST OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS,   0.84,     6.7.
5 MILES NORTHWEST OF MACK,               0.02.
15 MILES WEST OF MONTROSE,               0.02.


CLIMATE REFERENCE NETWORK SITES OF WESTERN COLORADO:

8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CORTEZ,             0.01.
30 MILES NORTH OF CRAIG,                 0.43.
2 MILES EAST OF DINOSAUR,                0.59.
13 MILES SOUTHEAST OF EAGLE,             0.05.
9 MILES WEST OF GRAND JUNCTION,          0.17.
15 MILES WEST OF MEEKER,                 0.37.
11 MILES NORTHEAST OF MONTROSE,          0.01.
23 MILES NORTHWEST OF RIFLE,             0.37.


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