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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
1103 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1200 PM     HEAVY SNOW       1 WNW ASPENDELL         37.24N 118.60W
02/22/2015  E12.0 INCH       INYO               CA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ESTIMATED 12 TO 14 INCHES OF SNOW WHICH BEGAN AROUND NOON
            SUNDAY THE 22ND AND ENDED THIS MORNING BY 8AM AT AN
            ELEVATION OF 8500 FEET. VERY LITTLE WIND ASSOCIATED WITH
            THE SNOWFALL.

0500 PM     HEAVY SNOW       1 NE MT. CHARLESTON     36.29N 115.60W
02/22/2015  M10.0 INCH       CLARK              NV   UNKNOWN

            10 INCHES OF SNOW REPORTED AT MT CHARLESTON SKI RESORT AT
            LEE CANYON AT 9200 FEET. SNOW FELL HEAVILY SINCE 5PM
            SUNDAY FEB 22.

0200 AM     SNOW             MOUNTAIN PASS           35.47N 115.54W
02/23/2015  E3.0 INCH        SAN BERNARDINO     CA   PUBLIC

            PUBLIC ESTIMATES 3 INCHES OF SNOWFALL SO FAR AT MOUNTAIN
            PASS, CA AT AN ELEVATION OF 4700 FEET.

0300 AM     HEAVY SNOW       2 S MOUNTAIN SPRINGS    35.99N 115.51W
02/23/2015  M12.0 INCH       CLARK              NV   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TWELVE INCHES OF SNOW FELL AT THE MOUNT POTOSI BOY SCOUT
            CAMP /ELEVATION 5500 FEET/ BETWEEN 10 PM SUNDAY AND 6 AM
            MONDAY.

0330 AM     SNOW             4 SSW SUMMERLIN         36.15N 115.34W
02/23/2015  M1.5 INCH        CLARK              NV   NWS EMPLOYEE

            OFF DUTY NWS EMPLOYEE MEASURED 1.5 INCHES OF SNOW IN
            NEIGHBORHOOD AT ELEV OF ROUGHLY 3100 FT FROM AROUND 2 AM
            THROUGH 330 AM. SNOW BEGAN BY 115 AM BUT DID NOT

            ACCUMULATE ON THE GROUND AND SNOWBOARD UNTIL AROUND 2 AM.

0415 AM     SNOW             2 WNW MOUNTAINS EDGE    36.02N 115.29W
02/23/2015  E0.5 INCH        CLARK              NV   NWS EMPLOYEE

            OFF DUTY NWS EMPLOYEE REPORTS ROUGHLY 0.5 INCH OF SNOW IN
            NEIGHBORHOOD AT AN ELEVATION OF 2800 FEET.

0458 AM     SNOW             5 ENE SLOAN             35.97N 115.13W
02/23/2015  M0.0 INCH        CLARK              NV   AWOS

            SNOW MIXED WITH RAIN AT THE HENDERSON EXECUTIVE AIRPORT
            AT AN ELEVATION OF 2493 FEET. SNOW COATED THE GROUND IN
            ANTHEM WITH AT LEAST A HALF AN INCH ON SOME SURFACES PER
            SPOTTER PHOTOS.

0700 AM     HEAVY SNOW       PIPE SPRING NATIONAL MO 36.87N 112.73W
02/23/2015  M6.0 INCH        MOHAVE             AZ   CO-OP OBSERVER

            PIPE SPRING NATIONAL MONUMENT MEASURED 6.0 INCHES OF SNOW
            AT AN ELEVATION OF 4920 FEET.

0700 AM     HEAVY SNOW       6 S RED ROCK CANYON     36.06N 115.45W
02/23/2015  E6.5 INCH        CLARK              NV   BROADCAST MEDIA

            LAS VEGAS BROADCAST MEDIA REPORTED BETWEEN 6 AND 7 INCHES
            OF SNOW FELL FROM LATE SUNDAY EVENING INTO MONDAY MORNING

            AT THE BONNIE SPRINGS RANCH AT AN ELEVATION OF 3700 FEET.

0700 AM     SNOW             SEARCHLIGHT             35.46N 114.92W
02/23/2015  E2.0 INCH        CLARK              NV   PUBLIC

            A SEARCHLIGHT GAS STATION EMPLOYEE ESTIMATED ABOUT 2
            INCHES OF SNOW STUCK ON UNPAVED SURFACES IN SEARCHLIGHT
            AT AROUND 3600 FEET. RAIN CHANGED TO SNOW AND THE SNOW
            LASTED ABOUT 5 HOURS. VISIBILITY WAS SHARPLY REDUCED FOR
            DRIVERS MAKING IT HARD TO SEE THE MIDDLE OF HIGHWAY 95.

0700 AM     HEAVY SNOW       RED ROCK CANYON         36.14N 115.45W
02/23/2015  E6.0 INCH        CLARK              NV   PARK/FOREST SRVC

            SNOW RESULTED IN THE CLOSURE OF THE RED ROCK CANYON
            SCENIC LOOP AND OVERLOOK ON THE 23RD ALL DAY.

0700 AM     HEAVY SNOW       SPRING MOUNTAIN RANCH   36.07N 115.45W
02/23/2015  M6.0 INCH        CLARK              NV   CO-OP OBSERVER

            RAIN CHANGED TO SNOW LATE SUNDAY EVENING AND BY 7 AM ON
            THE 23RD TOTALED 6.0 INCHES OF SNOW AT SPRING MOUNTAIN
            RANCH STATE PARK AT 3780 FEET.

0730 AM     SNOW             CALIENTE                37.62N 114.51W
02/23/2015  M2.0 INCH        LINCOLN            NV   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CALIENTE CO-OP OBSERVER MEASURED 2.0 INCHES OF SNOW AT AN
            ELEVATION OF 4379 FEET.

0800 AM     SNOW             2 WNW RACHEL            37.65N 115.75W
02/23/2015  M0.7 INCH        LINCOLN            NV   CO-OP OBSERVER

            RACHEL MEASURED A STORM TOTAL OF 0.7 INCH OF SNOW WITH
            0.5 INCH FOR THE 24 HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT 8 AM ON 2/23 AT
            AN ELEVATION OF 4820 FEET.

0800 AM     SNOW             2 NW PANACA             37.80N 114.41W
02/23/2015  M1.0 INCH        LINCOLN            NV   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CATHEDRAL GORGE STATE PARK MEASURED 1.0 INCH OF SNOW FOR
            THE 24 HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT 8 AM AT AN ELEVATION OF 4830
            FEET.

0800 AM     SNOW             MEADVIEW                36.00N 114.07W
02/23/2015  M1.0 INCH        MOHAVE             AZ   CO-OP OBSERVER

            MEADVIEW CO-OP OBSERVER MEASURED 1.0 INCH OF SNOW AT AN
            ELEVATION OF 2900 FEET.

0800 AM     HEAVY SNOW       MT. CHARLESTON          36.28N 115.62W
02/23/2015  M11.5 INCH       CLARK              NV   CO-OP OBSERVER

            MT CHARLESTON NDF STATION IN KYLE CANYON MEASURED A STORM
            TOTAL OF 11.5 INCHES OF SNOW FROM 2/22 THROUGH THE
            MORNING OF 2/23 AT AN ELEVATION OF 7450 FEET.

0813 AM     SNOW             COLORADO CITY           36.99N 112.98W
02/23/2015  E3.0 INCH        MOHAVE             AZ   PUBLIC

            3 INCHES OF SNOW FELL STARTING AT 10PM THE 22ND WITH
            LIGHT SNOW TAPERING OFF AT 8AM AT AN ELEVATION OF 5400
            FEET. SOME BLOWING SNOW OBSERVED OVERNIGHT.

0830 AM     DENSE FOG        1 WNW CEDAR HILLS       35.18N 113.80W
02/23/2015                   MOHAVE             AZ   TRAINED SPOTTER

            VISIBILITY WAS DOWN TO 1/8 TO 1/4 MILE ON INTERSTATE 40
            NEAR MILE MARKER 66.

0900 AM     SNOW             3 SE SPRING MOUNTAIN RA 36.05N 115.40W
02/23/2015  E2.0 INCH        CLARK              NV   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ESTIMATED AROUND 2 INCHES OF SNOW AS OF 9AM THIS MORNING
            AT 3300 FEET. EVENT BEGAN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

0951 AM     SNOW             MOUNTAIN PASS           35.47N 115.54W
02/23/2015  M5.0 INCH        SAN BERNARDINO     CA   UTILITY COMPANY

            MOUNTAIN PASS SPOTTER MEASURED A STORM TOTAL 5 INCHES OF
            SNOW AT 4700 FEET.

1028 AM     SNOW             GOODSPRINGS             35.83N 115.43W
02/23/2015  M0.5 INCH        CLARK              NV   CO-OP OBSERVER

            GOODSPRINGS CO-OP OBSERVER MEASURED 0.5 INCH OF SNOW AT
            AN ELEVATION OF 3708 FEET.

1146 AM     HEAVY SNOW       MOUNTAIN SPRINGS        36.02N 115.51W
02/23/2015  E10.0 INCH       CLARK              NV   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            MOUNTAIN SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT MEASURED 10.0 INCHES OF
            SNOW AT 5400 FEET.

1208 PM     SNOW             3 SSW RED ROCK CANYON   36.10N 115.47W
02/23/2015  M5.0 INCH        CLARK              NV   NWS EMPLOYEE

            AN OFF DUTY NWS EMPLOYEE MEASURED 5 INCHES OF SNOW AT THE
            OAK CREEK CANYON TRAILHEAD AT AN ELEVATION OF 3800 FEET.

0400 PM     SNOW             7 N I-40 AT FORT ROCK   35.29N 113.37W
02/23/2015  M2.0 INCH        MOHAVE             AZ   CO-OP OBSERVER

            DIAMOND M RANCH MEASURED 2.0 INCHES OF SNOW FROM 4 AM TO
            4 PM AT AN ELEVATION OF 5492 FEET.


&&
THIS IS A SUMMARY OF STORM REPORTS FROM THE STORM THAT IMPACTED THE
MOJAVE DESERT AND SOUTHERN GREAT BASIN FROM SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND
INTO MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD. SNOW WAS OBSERVED AS LOW AS ROUGHLY 2500
FEET IN THE LAS VEGAS VALLEY WITH ACCUMULATIONS NOTED AS LOW AS
ROUGHLY 2800 FEET.
$$

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