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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
105 PM MST Sat Nov 18 2017

An early winter storm produced significant snow and wind over parts
of eastern Utah and western Colorado, from early Friday morning to
early Saturday morning.

The following values are preliminary estimates based mostly on automated
sensors in the mountains.

Elkheads and Park Range..... 4 to 12 inches, but 14 at Tower
Flat Tops................... 4 to 8 inches
Grand Mesa.................. 5 to 9 inches
Gore and Elk Range.......... 5 to 10 inches
West Elks & Sawatch Range... 5 to 14, but 23 at Schofield Pass
Uncompahgre Plateau......... 1 to 2 inches
Northwest San Juans......... 3 to 5 inches
Southwest San Juans......... 2 to 6 inches, but 8 at Beartown
Eastern Uintas.............. 2 to 8 inches
Southeast Utah Mountains.... little snow recorded

...Snowfall Reports...

Location                     Amount    Time/Date       Elevation (ft.)
Gothic                       11.0 in   0700 AM 11/18   9469
Vail 2.6 E                   5.1 in    0700 AM 11/18   8389
Hickerson Park               5.0 in    1100 AM 11/18   9145
Molas Lake                   5.0 in    0200 AM 11/18   10500
Ouray Spotter                4.5 in    0709 AM 11/18   7727
Upper Taylor                 4.0 in    1100 AM 11/18   10640
Powderhorn 4.4 NNE           4.0 in    0800 AM 11/18   9065
Cimarron 11.2 S              3.5 in    0700 AM 11/18   8356
Yampa COOP                   3.0 in    0700 AM 11/18   7890
Pitkin 1.1 SW                3.0 in    0700 AM 11/18   9139
Trout Creek                  3.0 in    0700 AM 11/18   7890
Steamboat Springs 0.7 ESE    2.8 in    0700 AM 11/18   7049
Mosby Mountain               2.0 in    1100 AM 11/18   9510
Wager Gulch                  2.0 in    1100 AM 11/18   11100

...Wind Reports...

Location                     Speed     Time/Date       Elevation (ft.)
Monarch Pass                 102 MPH   0531 PM 11/17   12031
Kendall Mountain             80 MPH    0600 PM 11/17   13064
Mt Abrahms                   76 MPH    0800 PM 11/17   11841
Storm King Mountain - 4 WNW  71 MPH    0258 PM 11/17   8793
Huntsman Mesa - 3 NNE Powder 67 MPH    0648 PM 11/17   9400
Bryson Canyon - 19 W Mack    64 MPH    0648 PM 11/17   5320
Demaree - 16 N Mack          61 MPH    0649 PM 11/17   7448
Avon                         57 MPH    0405 PM 11/17   8100
Wildhorse - 25 E East Carbon 55 MPH    0348 PM 11/17   8250
Montrose Airport             53 MPH    0805 PM 11/17   5759
Canyonlands/Moab Airport     53 MPH    0421 PM 11/17   4553
14 SE Randlett               53 MPH    0120 PM 11/17   4803
7 WSW Monticello             52 MPH    0100 AM 11/18   11330
Eagle Airport                52 MPH    0317 PM 11/17   6548
Rifle Airport                52 MPH    0310 PM 11/17   5532
Pinto - 18 SE Massadona      52 MPH    0223 PM 11/17   6672
4 E Mancos                   51 MPH    0909 PM 11/17   7910
11 SE Whitewater             51 MPH    0700 PM 11/17   5285
UT-191 @ Monticello          49 MPH    1010 PM 11/17   7262
Cortez Airport               49 MPH    0812 PM 11/17   5918
Telluride Regional Arpt      49 MPH    0635 PM 11/17   9070
Pine Ridge - 6 NW Cameo      49 MPH    0234 PM 11/17   6710
Kane Gulch - 15 ESE Fry Cyn  48 MPH    1042 PM 11/17   6500
Mockingbird - 9 WSW Yellow J 48 MPH    0944 PM 11/17   6420
Durango Airport              48 MPH    0811 PM 11/17   6685
3 W Telluride                47 MPH    0854 PM 11/17   8911
Hangman - 3 NW Burns         47 MPH    0755 PM 11/17   7834
2 SE Rifle                   47 MPH    0351 PM 11/17   6120
Upper Sand Wash - 41 SE Rand 47 MPH    0127 PM 11/17   6469
2 SSW Fort Duchesne          47 MPH    0105 PM 11/17   4990
Blanding                     46 MPH    0815 PM 11/17   5868
3 E Ucolo                    46 MPH    0719 PM 11/17   6673
Diamond Rim - 18 NE Naples   46 MPH    0527 PM 11/17   7730
2 SW Great Divide            46 MPH    0446 PM 11/17   7240
Mount Crested Butte          46 MPH    0441 PM 11/17   9600
Winter Ridge - 41 WNW Mack   46 MPH    0327 PM 11/17   7378
Vernal Airport               46 MPH    0132 PM 11/17   5278
Grand Junction Airport       45 MPH    0728 PM 11/17   4850
Delta Airport                44 MPH    0755 PM 11/17   5193
Big Indian Valley - 8 ESE La 44 MPH    0420 PM 11/17   6960
Deep Creek - 14 NNW New Cast 44 MPH    0255 PM 11/17   9404
McCook Ridge - 35 NW Mack    44 MPH    0227 PM 11/17   6722
Black Canyon - 9 SW Maher    43 MPH    0857 PM 11/17   8560
Gunnison Airport             43 MPH    0712 PM 11/17   7680
18 W Blanding Muni Arpt      43 MPH    0650 PM 11/17   7110
Dowd Junction - 1 N Dowd     43 MPH    0456 PM 11/17   9068
1 WSW Silt                   43 MPH    0409 PM 11/17   5369
Taylor Park - 13 NW Tincup   43 MPH    0357 PM 11/17   10420
Gypsum - 3 ESE Sweetwater    43 MPH    0313 PM 11/17   7412
4 E New Castle               43 MPH    0306 PM 11/17   5629
9 NNW La Sal                 43 MPH    0300 PM 11/17   11705
Nucla - 1 NNE Naturita       43 MPH    0258 PM 11/17   5860
3 NW Redmesa                 42 MPH    1018 PM 11/17   6765
3 WSW La Sal                 42 MPH    0800 PM 11/17   7049
5 N Green River              42 MPH    0515 PM 11/17   4340
3 NW Grand Co Arpt           42 MPH    0515 PM 11/17   4527
Dowd                         42 MPH    0426 PM 11/17   7747
2 NE Shoshone                42 MPH    0207 PM 11/17   6338
Yampa Plateau - 14 SE Naples 42 MPH    0127 PM 11/17   5240
9 ESE Randlett               42 MPH    0115 PM 11/17   4819
3 ESE Bayfield               41 MPH    0840 PM 11/17   6978
Stevens Fld Arpt             41 MPH    0715 PM 11/17   7664
Log Chute - 5 SW Trimble     40 MPH    0158 AM 11/18   8254
Calico - 4 WNW Elk Springs   40 MPH    0553 PM 11/17   6720
2 S Woody Creek              40 MPH    0322 PM 11/17   7518
4 NNE Gunnison               39 MPH    0845 PM 11/17   7894
6 NNE Cameo                  39 MPH    0324 PM 11/17   4792
Wolcott                      39 MPH    0303 PM 11/17   6966
McCracken Mesa               38 MPH    0900 PM 11/17   5319
Aspen Airport                38 MPH    0813 PM 11/17   7723
5 NNW Montrose               38 MPH    0800 PM 11/17   5651
Little Dolores - 11 W Glade  38 MPH    0549 PM 11/17   6796
3 NNW El Jebel               38 MPH    0302 PM 11/17   7648
Molas Pass                   37 MPH    1100 PM 11/17   10801
Chapin - 3 N Mesa Verde Nat` 37 MPH    1030 PM 11/17   7126
9 NNW Mexican Hat            37 MPH    0945 PM 11/17   6365
Ladore - 11 NW Greystone     37 MPH    0623 PM 11/17   5940
23 SW Artesia                37 MPH    0500 PM 11/17   5308
Gypsum                       37 MPH    0345 PM 11/17   6470
1 W Edwards                  36 MPH    0335 PM 11/17   7155
3 ENE Verdure                36 MPH    0238 PM 11/17   5435
Salter - 12 NNW Dolores      35 MPH    1124 PM 11/17   8201
Sanborn Park - 5 NE Norwood  35 MPH    0754 PM 11/17   7895
1 NE Bluff Arpt              35 MPH    0735 PM 11/17   4390
Silverton                    35 MPH    0118 PM 11/17   9278
Devil Mtn - 7 WNW Chimney Ro 34 MPH    1158 PM 11/17   7460
3 SW Dove Creek              34 MPH    0805 PM 11/17   6595
West Summit                  34 MPH    0800 PM 11/17   7004
Silverton                    34 MPH    0653 PM 11/17   9318
Mesa Mtn - 5 SW Ignacio      34 MPH    0309 PM 11/17   7380
Rangely                      34 MPH    0258 PM 11/17   5407
2 W Telluride                34 MPH    0210 PM 11/17   8692
19 S Naples                  34 MPH    0130 PM 11/17   5148
Morefield - 7 WSW Mancos     33 MPH    0840 PM 11/17   7820
1 W Eckert                   33 MPH    0545 PM 11/17   5522
Carbondale                   33 MPH    0330 PM 11/17   6200
Sandoval Mesa - 7 NE Arboles 32 MPH    0912 PM 11/17   8491
Ouray                        32 MPH    0752 PM 11/17   7821
2 WSW Delta                  32 MPH    0745 PM 11/17   5010
11 ESE Randlett              32 MPH    0125 PM 11/17   4665
11 W Towaoc                  31 MPH    0910 PM 11/17   5319
2 NNE Olathe                 31 MPH    0630 PM 11/17   5324
Alkali Mesa                  31 MPH    0600 PM 11/17   6451
Carpenter Ridge - 8 NW Parad 31 MPH    0509 PM 11/17   8088
6 N Chromo                   31 MPH    0346 PM 11/17   9212
2 WNW Silt                   31 MPH    0240 PM 11/17   5620
Big Bear Park - 2 ENE Tacoma 30 MPH    0155 AM 11/18   10341
Durango                      30 MPH    1227 AM 11/18   6539
17 ESE Manila                30 MPH    0835 PM 11/17   6565
3 NNW Kline                  29 MPH    1034 PM 11/17   7014
Pagosa Springs               29 MPH    0854 PM 11/17   7199
15 WNW Monticello Arpt       29 MPH    0600 PM 11/17   5338
Trimble                      28 MPH    0104 AM 11/18   7510
3 NE Towaoc                  28 MPH    0400 PM 11/17   5975
Palisade                     28 MPH    0310 PM 11/17   4727
1 SW Eastland                26 MPH    0200 AM 11/18   6845
1 SW Durango                 26 MPH    0830 PM 11/17   6439
2 S Clifton                  26 MPH    0800 PM 11/17   4600
North Long Point - 23 NE Fry 26 MPH    0639 PM 11/17   8680
11 SSE Whitewater            26 MPH    0559 PM 11/17   4698
1 NNW Cedaredge              26 MPH    0359 PM 11/17   6233
2 WSW Mancos                 25 MPH    0815 PM 11/17   6730
Chimney Rock 4 ENE           25 MPH    0606 PM 11/17   7400
2 NE Shoshone                25 MPH    0307 PM 11/17   6124
2 N Vernal                   25 MPH    0234 PM 11/17   5400
3 ENE Towaoc                 24 MPH    0900 PM 11/17   6015
1 SE Moab                    24 MPH    0451 PM 11/17   4324
4 NNW Towaoc                 24 MPH    0436 PM 11/17   6690
Basalt                       24 MPH    0402 PM 11/17   6611
9 E Naples                   24 MPH    0358 PM 11/17   4800
1 SW Palisade                24 MPH    0230 PM 11/17   4793
Dolores                      22 MPH    0758 PM 11/17   7018
Glenwood Springs 1 NNW       22 MPH    0425 PM 11/17   5899
Bayfield                     21 MPH    0824 PM 11/17   6962
1 WSW Aspen                  21 MPH    0808 PM 11/17   8111
Needles District Outpost     21 MPH    0700 PM 11/17   4954
Moab                         21 MPH    0625 PM 11/17   4000
Rico                         20 MPH    1040 PM 11/17   9042
6 N Redstone                 20 MPH    0134 PM 11/17   6653

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.

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