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Special Statement

Statement as of 5:43 PM MDT on July 03, 2015

Expires 8:15 PM EDT on July 03, 2015


... Significant weather advisory for west central La Plata and
northeastern Montezuma counties until 615 PM MDT...

At 543 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 13
miles northeast of Dolores... or 29 miles northwest of Durango...
moving south at 25 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Mancos... La Plata... Stoner and Mayday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and
TV stations... as well as local cable TV outlets... for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3758 10846 3766 10820 3735 10800 3726 10832
time... Mot... loc 2343z 339deg 20kt 3756 10828


Jdc


543 PM MDT Fri Jul 3 2015

... Significant weather advisory for west central La Plata and
northeastern Montezuma counties until 615 PM MDT...

At 543 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 13
miles northeast of Dolores... or 29 miles northwest of Durango...
moving south at 25 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Mancos... La Plata... Stoner and Mayday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and
TV stations... as well as local cable TV outlets... for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3758 10846 3766 10820 3735 10800 3726 10832
time... Mot... loc 2343z 339deg 20kt 3756 10828


Jdc

543 PM MDT Fri Jul 3 2015

... Significant weather advisory for west central La Plata and
northeastern Montezuma counties until 615 PM MDT...

At 543 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 13
miles northeast of Dolores... or 29 miles northwest of Durango...
moving south at 25 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Mancos... La Plata... Stoner and Mayday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and
TV stations... as well as local cable TV outlets... for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3758 10846 3766 10820 3735 10800 3726 10832
time... Mot... loc 2343z 339deg 20kt 3756 10828


Jdc


Local Storm Report



07/02/2015 0200 PM

Vallecito, La Plata County.

Hail e0.50 inch, reported by public.






07/02/2015 0200 PM

Vallecito, La Plata County.

Hail e0.50 inch, reported by public.






07/02/2015 0200 PM

Vallecito, La Plata County.

Hail e0.50 inch, reported by public.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:54 PM MDT on July 03, 2015


The following are preliminary 24 hour precipitation reports from
western Colorado and eastern Utah, ending at the times noted.
Amounts are in inches.


**********************24 hour precipitation**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     precipitation of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Archuleta County...
   pagosa spgs 4.2 W 0.02 703 am 7/03 cocorahs
   pagosa spgs 1.6 SSW 0.01 740 am 7/03 cocorahs

... Delta County...
   Paonia 1sw 0.07 800 am 7/03 W co coop site
   Paonia 2.1 SSE 0.04 838 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Paonia 1.3 NNW 0.03 905 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Hotchkiss 7.1 WNW 0.03 714 am 7/03 cocorahs

... Dolores County...
   Dove Creek 12.4 SSW 0.88 803 am 7/03 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
   Vail 2.6 E 0.06 741 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Vail 0.9 WNW 0.05 645 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Carbondale 5.7 E 0.02 818 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2.3 N 0.01 851 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2n 0.01 945 am 7/03 unofficial station

... Gunnison County...
   Doyleville 2.1 W 0.16 719 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Gothic 0.01 800 am 7/03 unofficial station
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 0.01 745 am 7/03 cocorahs

... La Plata County...
   Redmesa 4.2 NW 0.06 842 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Hesperus 4.9 se 0.04 656 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Hesperus 13.3 SSW 0.04 732 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Bayfield 7.0 N 0.03 723 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Durango 7.1 N 0.03 550 am 7/03 cocorahs

... Mesa County...
   Collbran 2sw 0.12 900 am 7/03 W co coop site
   grand jct 4.0 W 0.09 901 am 7/03 cocorahs
   grand jct 4.1 W 0.07 650 am 7/03 cocorahs
   grand jct 3.9 WSW 0.07 731 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Collbran 0.2 ESE 0.04 851 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Collbran 0.04 900 am 7/03 unofficial station

... Montezuma County...
   Mancos 3.8 WNW 0.61 814 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Cortez 0.23 900 am 7/03 W co coop site
   Cortez 2.3 NW 0.17 640 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Cortez 1.2 SW 0.13 710 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Dolores 4.8 ENE 0.11 801 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Cortez 2.0 NW 0.08 954 am 7/03 cocorahs
   Mesa Verde np 0.01 722 am 7/03 W co coop site

... Montrose County...
   Montrose 1.2 WSW 0.03 844 am 7/03 cocorahs

... Ouray County...
   Ridgway 0.01 730 am 7/03 W co coop site

... Routt County...
   stmboat spgs 7.9wnw 0.03 742 am 7/03 cocorahs
   stmboat spgs 0.7ese 0.01 645 am 7/03 cocorahs
   stmboat spgs 1se 0.01 759 am 7/03 unofficial station

... San Miguel County...
   Norwood 1.4 W 0.23 734 am 7/03 cocorahs

Utah

... San Juan County...
   Cedar Point 0.15 800 am 7/03 E UT coop site


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Alaska - Dense Smoke Advisory
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Indiana - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Special Statement
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Advisory
Nevada - Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
New Mexico - Areal Flood Advisory
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North Dakota - Special Statement
Ohio - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
South Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
Tennessee - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Utah - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Wyoming - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement