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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
1250 PM MST TUE FEB 20 2018  
 
A LARGE WINTER STORM BROUGHT SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AND INTENSE WIND GUSTS  
ACROSS EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS. THE  
GUSTY WINDS STARTED DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY AND CONTINUED THROUGH MONDAY  
EVENING. MOST VALLEY LOCATIONS SAW WIND GUSTS OF 40-60 MPH, WHILE MOUNTAINS  
SAW HIGHER GUSTS OF OVER 100 MPH. SNOWFALL BEGAN LATER ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND  
REALLY BEGAN TO RAMP UP FOR THE EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS IN NORTHEASTERN UTAH  
DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON MONDAY. DURING THE DAY ON MONDAY, INTENSE  
SNOW BANDS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GUSTY WINDS BROUGHT NEAR WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS  
IN SPOTS ACROSSS WESTERN COLORADO. THERE WAS ALSO REPORTS OF SMALL HAIL IN  
SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO. SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF  
WESTERN COLORADO TODAY.  
 
GENERALLY, THE STORM TOTALS ARE:  
 
NORTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS........4 TO 8" WITH HIGHEST ELEVATIONS UP TO 12"  
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS.........3 TO 5" WITH HIGHEST ELEVATIONS UP TO 14"  
SOUTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS........6 TO 12" WITH HIGHEST ELEVATIONS UP TO 17"  
WESTERN COLORADO VALLEYS...........TRACE TO 3" WITH REPORTS UP TO 5"  
NORTHEASTERN UTAH..................6 TO 12" WITH REPORTS UP TO 20"  
 
   
..SNOWFALL AND WIND REPORTS IN THE PREVIOUS 24 HOURS
 
 
SNOWFALL REPORTS...  
 
LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE LAT/LON/ELEV (FT.)  
   
..COLORADO
 
 
   
..ARCHULETA COUNTY
 
 
CHIMNEY ROCK 3N 3.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.25N/107.18W/7148  
PAGOSA SPGS 6W 3.0 IN 0810 AM 02/20 37.27N/107.10W/7487  
PAGOSA SPRINGS 15.0SSE 2.8 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.07N/106.91W/7408  
PAGOSA SPRINGS 2.5W 2.5 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.27N/107.06W/7566  
PAGOSA SPGS 15SE 2.0 IN 1007 PM 02/19 37.07N/106.91W/7410  
   
..DELTA COUNTY
 
 
CEDAREDGE 10.5NNW 7.5 IN 0800 AM 02/20 39.04N/108.00W/10399  
PAONIA 2.1SSE 3.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.84N/107.57W/6100  
HOTCHKISS 5.4NE 1.2 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.86N/107.65W/5937  
HOTCHKISS 7.1WNW 1.1 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.86N/107.83W/6600  
HOTCHKISS 5WNW 1.0 IN 0706 AM 02/20 38.82N/107.81W/5763  
   
..EAGLE COUNTY
 
 
AVON 2NNW 5.0 IN 0715 AM 02/20 39.66N/106.54W/8242  
AVON 2N 5.0 IN 0600 AM 02/20 39.67N/106.55W/8200  
CARBONDALE 5.7E 4.3 IN 0650 AM 02/20 39.40N/107.11W/6427  
EDWARDS 1WNW 3.9 IN 0715 AM 02/20 39.65N/106.62W/7170  
VAIL 0.9WNW 3.6 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.65N/106.40W/8172  
VAIL 2.6E 3.5 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.65N/106.33W/8389  
AVON 1.1SE 3.4 IN 1000 AM 02/20 39.64N/106.52W/7603  
GYPSUM 3SE 2.6 IN 0547 PM 02/19 39.61N/106.91W/6919  
WOLCOTT 2.3N 1.9 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.73N/106.68W/7224  
WOLCOTT 2N 1.9 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.73N/106.68W/7215  
GYPSUM 1.9SSW 1.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.62N/106.96W/6531  
   
..GARFIELD COUNTY
 
 
NEW CASTLE 3.0 IN 0921 AM 02/20 39.57N/107.53W/5592  
GLENWOOD SPRINGS 1.7NW 1.9 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.57N/107.35W/6050  
RIFLE 3ENE 1.5 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.55N/107.73W/5436  
RIFLE 3.2ENE 1.5 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.56N/107.73W/5472  
GLENWOOD SPRINGS 5.3SSE 1.4 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.48N/107.29W/5942  
CARBONDALE 4.6NNE 1.1 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.46N/107.18W/6521  
   
..GUNNISON COUNTY
 
 
CRESTED BUTTE 6W 9.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.88N/107.10W/10340  
PITKIN 1.1SW 6.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.60N/106.53W/9139  
GOTHIC 5.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.97N/106.98W/9469  
CIMARRON 11.2S 5.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.29N/107.55W/8356  
CRESTED BUTTE 6.2N 5.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.96N/106.99W/9606  
PARLIN 2.7ESE 4.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.48N/106.67W/8004  
POWDERHORN 4.4NNE 3.8 IN 0800 AM 02/20 38.34N/107.09W/9065  
IRWIN SKI LODGE 3.0 IN 0400 PM 02/19 38.89N/107.11W/10402  
GUNNISON 3.0 IN 0551 PM 02/19 38.54N/106.92W/7685  
DOYLEVILLE 2.1W 1.5 IN 0745 AM 02/20 38.42N/106.62W/8134  
GUNNISON 3WSW 1.5 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.52N/106.98W/7602  
   
..HINSDALE COUNTY
 
 
LAKE CITY 1NNE 3.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.05N/107.30W/8714  
   
..LA PLATA COUNTY
 
 
PURGATORY SKI RESORT 10.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.62N/107.84W/10253  
BAYFIELD 7N 6.0 IN 0925 AM 02/20 37.32N/107.60W/7404  
BAYFIELD 7N 5.3 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.31N/107.60W/7460  
BAYFIELD 7.0N 5.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.34N/107.61W/8200  
4 ENE ROCKWOOD 4.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.53N/107.74W/MSG  
VALLECITO RES. 3N 3.0 IN 0830 AM 02/20 37.47N/107.55W/7851  
VALLECITO RES. 3N 2.5 IN 0652 PM 02/19 37.47N/107.55W/7851  
DURANGO 4SSE 2.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.23N/107.87W/6431  
BAYFIELD 8N 2.0 IN 0730 AM 02/20 37.33N/107.61W/7592  
HESPERUS 13.3SSW 1.5 IN 0715 AM 02/20 37.11N/108.14W/6686  
REDMESA 4.2NW 1.5 IN 0800 AM 02/20 37.14N/108.23W/6771  
IGNACIO 8E 1.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.09N/107.53W/6562  
DURANGO 0.8SSW 1.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.27N/107.87W/6624  
   
..MESA COUNTY
 
 
PLATEAU CITY 3E 7.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.18N/107.92W/7044  
MESA 6S 5.5 IN 0600 AM 02/20 39.09N/108.12W/7720  
COLLBRAN 5.3 IN 0800 AM 02/20 39.24N/107.96W/5987  
GLADE PARK 17W 3.0 IN 0852 AM 02/20 38.95N/109.05W/6323  
GLADE PARK 17W 3.0 IN 0800 AM 02/20 38.95N/109.05W/6385  
COLORADO NAT'L MONUMENT 2.2 IN 0830 AM 02/20 39.10N/108.73W/5780  
REDLANDS 2WNW 2.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.10N/108.70W/4780  
DE BEQUE 7.1SSE 2.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 39.24N/108.15W/5606  
COLLBRAN 1.4 IN 0426 PM 02/19 39.24N/107.96W/6037  
3 NNE GRAND JUNCTION 1.0 IN 0537 AM 02/20 39.13N/108.52W/MSG  
GRAND JCT. REDLANDS 2SW 0.9 IN 0834 AM 02/20 39.04N/108.63W/4894  
   
..MOFFAT COUNTY
 
 
2 E CRAIG 7.0 IN 0500 PM 02/19 40.52N/107.52W/MSG  
CRAIG 5NW 5.0 IN 0800 AM 02/20 40.58N/107.60W/6780  
MASSADONA 5.0 IN 0900 AM 02/20 40.25N/108.64W/5798  
CRAIG 4SW 5.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.45N/107.61W/6440  
MASSADONA 5.0 IN 0900 AM 02/20 40.25N/108.64W/5810  
DINOSAUR 0.3SW 2.1 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.24N/109.01W/5872  
   
..MONTEZUMA COUNTY
 
 
MANCOS 7W 2.7 IN 0800 AM 02/20 37.35N/108.41W/7050  
CORTEZ 11NW 2.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.45N/108.68W/6598  
DOLORES 4.0SSW 2.0 IN 0641 AM 02/20 37.42N/108.53W/6679  
MANCOS 3WNW 2.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.38N/108.35W/7050  
DOLORES 4.8ENE 1.5 IN 0700 AM 02/20 37.49N/108.42W/7132  
CORTEZ 2.0NW 1.5 IN 0800 AM 02/20 37.37N/108.61W/6168  
CORTEZ 1.3 IN 0608 PM 02/19 37.34N/108.59W/6167  
CORTEZ 7.8WSW 1.0 IN 0900 AM 02/20 37.33N/108.72W/5720  
   
..MONTROSE COUNTY
 
 
MONTROSE 15W 4.8 IN 1123 AM 02/20 38.46N/108.16W/7603  
BLACK CANYON OF THE GUNNISON 3.0 IN 0830 AM 02/20 38.55N/107.69W/8150  
5 NW MONTROSE 2.5 IN 1123 AM 02/20 38.54N/107.93W/MSG  
OLATHE 3.2NNE 2.1 IN 0600 AM 02/20 38.65N/107.97W/5280  
MONTROSE 8.1WNW 2.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 38.52N/108.01W/5770  
MONTROSE 4.0NW 2.0 IN 0730 AM 02/20 38.53N/107.92W/5729  
   
..OURAY COUNTY
 
 
SILVERTON 6.9NNW 6.3 IN 1105 AM 02/20 37.91N/107.71W/11067  
5 WSW COLONA 2.8 IN 1124 PM 02/19 38.25N/107.83W/MSG  
OURAY 0.23NNW 2.5 IN 0723 AM 02/20 38.03N/107.67W/7728  
OURAY 2.5 IN 0723 AM 02/20 38.03N/107.67W/7718  
COLONA 5SW 2.2 IN 0800 AM 02/20 38.22N/107.81W/7828  
COLONA 3SW 1.0 IN 0830 AM 02/20 38.24N/107.79W/7444  
RIDGWAY 1.0 IN 0830 AM 02/20 38.15N/107.76W/6995  
   
..PITKIN COUNTY
 
 
SNOWMASS SKI RESORT 13.9 IN 0600 AM 02/20 39.18N/106.95W/10493  
   
..RIO BLANCO COUNTY
 
 
MEEKER 3.8 IN 0800 AM 02/20 40.04N/107.91W/6229  
RANGELY 1E 2.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.09N/108.77W/5290  
   
..ROUTT COUNTY
 
 
HAYDEN 6.0 IN 0600 PM 02/19 40.49N/107.25W/6440  
5 ENE PHIPPSBURG 6.0 IN 0600 AM 02/20 40.25N/106.84W/MSG  
OAK CREEK 5WNW 6.0 IN 0955 AM 02/20 40.30N/107.04W/7808  
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1.9E 4.9 IN 0600 AM 02/20 40.47N/106.79W/7200  
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 0.6NNW 4.7 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.49N/106.82W/6812  
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1.5WNW 4.6 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.49N/106.85W/6778  
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 3.5S 4.5 IN 0900 PM 02/19 40.49N/106.84W/6704  
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1.2SE 4.5 IN 0535 AM 02/20 40.47N/106.80W/7075  
STEAMBOAT SKI RESORT 4.0 IN 0456 PM 02/19 40.45N/106.77W/8961  
YAMPA 5.1S 4.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.08N/106.89W/8496  
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 0.1NNE 3.8 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.49N/106.83W/6743  
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 0.7ESE 3.4 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.48N/106.81W/7049  
OAK CREEK 5WNW 2.5 IN 0420 PM 02/19 40.30N/107.04W/7808  
OAK CREEK 0.3WSW 2.1 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.27N/106.96W/7441  
   
..SAN JUAN COUNTY
 
 
SILVERTON 8.4 IN 0715 AM 02/20 37.81N/107.67W/9289  
   
..SAN MIGUEL COUNTY
 
 
PLACERVILLE 9NE 10.0 IN 0941 AM 02/20 38.06N/107.91W/9470  
TELLURIDE SKI RESORT 9.0 IN 0600 AM 02/20 37.91N/107.83W/11229  
TELLURIDE 3.0 IN 0600 PM 02/19 37.94N/107.81W/8785  
   
..UTAH
 
 
   
..DAGGETT COUNTY
 
 
1 SSW MANILA 12.2 IN 1245 PM 02/19 40.98N/109.73W/MSG  
   
..UINTAH COUNTY
 
 
VERNAL 1SW 8.2 IN 1220 PM 02/19 40.43N/109.55W/5426  
VERNAL 5.1 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.44N/109.54W/5345  
VERNAL 0.8S 5.1 IN 0630 AM 02/20 40.44N/109.54W/5351  
NAPLES 4.0 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.44N/109.49W/5200  
JENSEN 0.4 WSW 2.4 IN 0700 AM 02/20 40.37N/109.35W/4768  
FORT DUCHESNE 1.5 IN 0715 AM 02/20 40.28N/109.86W/5050  
 
HAIL REPORTS...  
 
LOCATION SIZE TIME/DATE LAT/LON/ELEV (FT.)  
   
..COLORADO
 
 
   
..DELTA COUNTY
 
 
PAONIA 0.25 IN 0445 PM 02/19 38.87N/107.59W/MSG  
 
WIND REPORTS...  
 
LOCATION SPEED TIME/DATE LAT/LON/ELEV (FT.)  
   
..COLORADO
 
 
   
..ARCHULETA COUNTY
 
 
STEVENS FIELD ARPT 53 MPH 0215 PM 02/19 37.29N/107.06W/7664  
CHROMO 6N 46 MPH 0346 PM 02/19 37.12N/106.82W/9212  
SANDOVAL MESA, ARBOLES 7NE 45 MPH 0312 PM 02/19 37.10N/107.30W/8491  
DEVIL MTN, CHIMNY RK 7WNW 43 MPH 0358 PM 02/19 37.23N/107.31W/7460  
PAGOSA SPRINGS 40 MPH 0304 PM 02/19 37.27N/107.03W/7199  
   
..DELTA COUNTY
 
 
JAY, HOTCHKISS 3NNW 57 MPH 0152 PM 02/19 38.85N/107.74W/6200  
BLAKE FIELD AIRPORT, DELTA 53 MPH 0135 PM 02/19 38.79N/108.06W/5193  
WHITEWATER 11SE 47 MPH 0106 PM 02/19 38.84N/108.30W/5285  
WHITEWATER 11SSE 40 MPH 1259 PM 02/19 38.82N/108.34W/4698  
   
..DOLORES COUNTY
 
 
SALTER, DOLORES 12NNW 50 MPH 1224 PM 02/19 37.65N/108.54W/8201  
DOVE CREEK 7WNW 46 MPH 1244 PM 02/19 37.81N/109.02W/6673  
   
..EAGLE COUNTY
 
 
DOWD 42 MPH 0602 PM 02/19 39.61N/106.45W/7747  
GYPSUM 3NNW 41 MPH 1213 PM 02/19 39.69N/106.97W/7412  
   
..GARFIELD COUNTY
 
 
SUNLIGHT MOUNTAIN 56 MPH 0154 PM 02/19 39.43N/107.38W/10603  
DEEP CRK, NEWCASTLE 14NNW 56 MPH 0155 PM 02/19 39.77N/107.65W/9404  
SHOSHONE 2NE 53 MPH 0102 PM 02/19 39.60N/107.15W/6338  
STRM KING MT, GLNWOOD 4NW 51 MPH 1258 PM 02/19 39.59N/107.40W/8793  
DEMAREE, MACK 16N 40 MPH 0249 PM 02/19 39.46N/108.88W/7448  
   
..GUNNISON COUNTY
 
 
MOUNT CRESTED BUTTE 48 MPH 0745 PM 02/19 38.91N/106.96W/9600  
HUNTSMN MESA, POWDRHRN 3N 42 MPH 0148 PM 02/19 38.33N/107.09W/9400  
   
..LA PLATA COUNTY
 
 
DURANGO LA PLATA CNTY AIRPOR 56 MPH 0253 PM 02/19 37.14N/107.76W/6685  
MESA MTN, IGNACIO 5SW 54 MPH 0409 PM 02/19 37.06N/107.71W/7380  
LOG CHUTE, TRIMBLE 5SW 50 MPH 0158 PM 02/19 37.35N/107.91W/8254  
BAYFIELD 3ESE 47 MPH 0335 PM 02/19 37.21N/107.54W/6978  
DURANGO 42 MPH 1257 PM 02/19 37.28N/107.88W/6539  
   
..MESA COUNTY
 
 
PINE RIDGE, CAMEO 6NW 52 MPH 0434 PM 02/19 39.24N/108.38W/6710  
GRAND MESA AT SKYWAY 44 MPH 0100 PM 02/19 39.06N/108.06W/10628  
SKYWAY 3E 44 MPH 1200 PM 02/19 39.05N/108.06W/10627  
CAMEO 6NNE 42 MPH 1224 PM 02/19 39.24N/108.27W/4792  
   
..MONTEZUMA COUNTY
 
 
MANCOS 4E 57 MPH 0814 PM 02/19 37.34N/108.21W/7910  
CORTEZ MUNICIPAL AIRPORT 56 MPH 0128 PM 02/19 37.30N/108.63W/5918  
MOCKINGBIRD, YLW JACKET 9SW 49 MPH 1244 PM 02/19 37.47N/108.88W/6420  
TOWAOC 11W 46 MPH 0155 PM 02/19 37.19N/108.93W/5319  
TOWAOC 3NE 44 MPH 0300 PM 02/19 37.25N/108.69W/5975  
   
..MONTROSE COUNTY
 
 
MONTROSE RGNL AIRPORT 66 MPH 1222 PM 02/19 38.51N/107.89W/5759  
NUCLA, NATURITA 1NNE 52 MPH 1258 PM 02/19 38.23N/108.56W/5860  
COTTONWOOD BASIN 48 MPH 0148 PM 02/19 38.57N/108.28W/7220  
MONTROSE 5WNW 43 MPH 1205 PM 02/19 38.51N/107.96W/5764  
OLATHE 1W 41 MPH 0209 PM 02/19 38.60N/108.00W/5361  
   
..OURAY COUNTY
 
 
MT ABRAHMS 79 MPH 0200 PM 02/19 37.96N/107.65W/11841  
SENATOR BECK 75 MPH 1100 PM 02/19 37.91N/107.73W/12186  
   
..RIO BLANCO COUNTY
 
 
RANGELY 2E 45 MPH 0535 PM 02/19 40.09N/108.77W/5247  
DRAGON ROAD 40 MPH 0618 PM 02/19 39.92N/108.89W/6290  
   
..ROUTT COUNTY
 
 
4 WSW RABBIT EARS PASS 45 MPH 0148 PM 02/19 40.35N/106.70W/10577  
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1S 40 MPH 0205 PM 02/19 40.46N/106.82W/6751  
   
..SAN JUAN COUNTY
 
 
EAGLE MOUNTAIN 115 MPH 0200 PM 02/19 37.88N/107.74W/12851  
KENDALL MOUNTAIN 95 MPH 0300 PM 02/19 37.79N/107.64W/13064  
MOLAS PASS 49 MPH 0500 PM 02/19 37.75N/107.69W/10801  
SILVERTON 39 MPH 1017 PM 02/19 37.81N/107.67W/9318  
   
..SAN MIGUEL COUNTY
 
 
TELLURIDE 2SSW 89 MPH 0400 PM 02/19 37.90N/107.82W/12550  
TELLURIDE REGIONAL ARPT 48 MPH 1235 PM 02/19 37.95N/107.91W/9070  
   
..UTAH
 
 
   
..GRAND COUNTY
 
 
CANYONLANDS FIELD AIRPORT 62 MPH 1201 PM 02/19 38.76N/109.75W/4553  
   
..SAN JUAN COUNTY
 
 
BIG INDIAN VALLEY 55 MPH 1220 PM 02/19 38.22N/109.28W/6960  
BLANDING 18W 48 MPH 0240 PM 02/19 37.56N/109.82W/7110  
BLANDING 44 MPH 1235 PM 02/19 37.58N/109.48W/5868  
MONTICELLO 7WSW, NR ABAJO PK 44 MPH 1200 PM 02/19 37.84N/109.46W/11330  
LA SAL 3WSW 41 MPH 1200 PM 02/19 38.31N/109.24W/7049  
MONTICELLO 5SSE 40 MPH 1207 PM 02/19 37.80N/109.30W/5435  
ALKALI MESA 39 MPH 1200 PM 02/19 37.67N/109.36W/6451  
   
..UINTAH COUNTY
 
 
ARTESIA 23SW 53 MPH 0520 PM 02/19 39.98N/109.35W/5308  
WINTER RIDGE, MACK 41WNW 44 MPH 1227 PM 02/19 39.50N/109.56W/7378  
MCCOOK RIDGE, MACK 35NW 39 MPH 1227 PM 02/19 39.63N/109.27W/6722  
 
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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