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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
139 PM MDT Fri Apr 13 2018

A strong cold front moved across eastern Utah and Western Colorado through
the day yesterday bringing gusty winds across the valleys, and snowfall to
the mountains of western Colorado. Scattered snow showers will linger through
the afternoon today, but will clear out over the weekend as high pressure
builds in across the region.

Yesterday winds gusted from 45 to 60 mph in the valleys and upwards of 80 mph
in higher elevations. Generally, the scattered snow showers produced around
5 to 12 inches of snow across the mountains of western Colorado above 6,500 ft.



...Preliminary Snowfall and Wind Reports over the Past 24 Hours...


Snowfall Reports...

Location                     Amount    Time/Date       Lat/Lon/Elev (ft.)

...Colorado...

...Delta County...
Cedaredge 10.5NNW            9.5 in    0800 AM 04/13   39.04N/108.00W/10399

...Eagle County...
Vail 0.9WNW                  1.2 in    0700 AM 04/13   39.65N/106.40W/8172
Vail 2.6E                    1.2 in    0700 AM 04/13   39.65N/106.33W/8389

...Gunnison County...
Cimarron 11.2S               6.0 in    0700 AM 04/13   38.29N/107.55W/8356
Powderhorn 4.4NNE            3.7 in    0800 AM 04/13   38.34N/107.09W/9065
Pitkin 1.1SW                 1.5 in    0700 AM 04/13   38.60N/106.53W/9139
Gothic                       1.0 in    0700 AM 04/13   38.97N/106.98W/9469
Crested Butte 6.2N           1.0 in    0700 AM 04/13   38.96N/106.99W/9606

...Mesa County...
Plateau City 3E              1.0 in    0700 AM 04/13   39.18N/107.92W/7044

...Montrose County...
Cimarron 8NW                 6.0 in    0700 AM 04/13   38.52N/107.65W/6531
Montrose 7.3ENE              1.5 in    0700 AM 04/13   38.52N/107.75W/6914

...Ouray County...
Colona 5SW                   8.5 in    0900 AM 04/13   38.22N/107.81W/7828
Monument  (Highway 550)      8.0 in    1117 AM 04/13   37.97N/107.66W/9438
Ouray                        6.4 in    0736 AM 04/13   38.03N/107.67W/7718
Red Mountain Pass            5.0 in    1155 AM 04/13   37.90N/107.71W/11099

...Pitkin County...
2 SSW Snowmass Village       6.8 in    0600 AM 04/13   39.17N/106.95W/11635

...Routt County...
Steamboat Springs 0.1NNE     5.0 in    0700 AM 04/13   40.49N/106.83W/6743
Steamboat Springs 1.9E       4.1 in    0600 AM 04/13   40.47N/106.79W/7200
Steamboat Springs 1.2SE      4.0 in    0620 AM 04/13   40.47N/106.80W/7075
Steamboat Springs 0.7ESE     3.9 in    0700 AM 04/13   40.48N/106.81W/7049
Steamboat Springs 1.5WNW     3.0 in    0700 AM 04/13   40.49N/106.85W/6778
3 ENE Phippsburg             1.2 in    0700 AM 04/13   40.26N/106.87W/MSG

...San Miguel County...
Placerville 9NE              9.0 in    0945 AM 04/13   38.06N/107.91W/9470
Telluride                    1.5 in    0415 AM 04/13   37.94N/107.81W/8785




Wind Reports...

Location                     Speed     Time/Date       Lat/Lon/Elev (ft.)
Eagle Mountain               89 MPH    0300 PM 04/12   37.88N/107.74W/12851
Kendall Mountain             74 MPH    0300 PM 04/12   37.79N/107.64W/13064
Canyonlands Field Airport    63 MPH    0221 PM 04/12   38.76N/109.75W/4553
Cortez Municipal Airport     61 MPH    0227 PM 04/12   37.30N/108.63W/5918
Mack 5NW                     61 MPH    0129 PM 04/12   39.27N/108.93W/4642
Meeker Airport               59 MPH    0251 PM 04/12   40.05N/107.89W/6421
Yampa Valley Airport         57 MPH    0104 PM 04/12   40.48N/107.22W/6601
Hopkins Field AP, Nucla      56 MPH    0355 PM 04/12   38.24N/108.56W/5941
Durango La Plata Cnty Airpor 56 MPH    0307 PM 04/12   37.14N/107.76W/6685
Blake Field Airport, Delta   54 MPH    0415 PM 04/12   38.79N/108.06W/5193
Telluride Regional Arpt      53 MPH    0415 PM 04/12   37.95N/107.91W/9070
Stevens Field Arpt           49 MPH    0355 PM 04/12   37.29N/107.06W/7664
Blake Field Airport, Delta   48 MPH    0115 PM 04/12   38.79N/108.06W/5193
Grand Junction Rgnl AP       48 MPH    0416 PM 04/12   39.12N/108.52W/4850
Cortez Municipal Airport     47 MPH    0139 PM 04/12   37.30N/108.63W/5918
Hopkins Field AP, Nucla      47 MPH    0115 PM 04/12   38.24N/108.56W/5941
Vernal Rgnl Airport          46 MPH    0119 PM 04/12   40.44N/109.51W/5278


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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