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Special Weather Statement

Statement as of 10:47 AM MST on November 20, 2014

Expires 4:30 PM EST on December 20, 2014


... Strong winter storm is possible this weekend...

The first in a series of Pacific weather systems will move across
the region today followed by a second disturbance passing to the
south on Friday. No significant snowfall is expected from these
two disturbances.

However... a third and much stronger Pacific storm will arrive
Saturday and could bring significant mountain snowfall through the
weekend. The valleys of western Colorado and eastern Utah may also
see some snow.

For elevations above 9000 feet in the northwest and central
mountains of western Colorado... early indicators suggest that more
than 12 inches of snow could fall within a 24-hour period Saturday
evening through Sunday night. For other mountain areas... 6 to 12
inches of snow are possible. Considerable blowing and drifting
snow will accompany the heavy snowfall possibly resulting in near
whiteout conditions over the mountain passes.

Periods of snow may continue from Sunday afternoon through Tuesday
as favorable northwesterly flow sets up. More significant snowfall
and gusty winds above timberline may continue.

Anyone planning travel or outdoor activities into the high country
this weekend and early next week should monitor the latest forecasts.
Be prepared for sudden changes in the weather... especially
Saturday afternoon and evening. Visit www.Weather.Gov/gjt for the
latest information on this developing winter storm.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:21 PM MST on November 24, 2014


The following are preliminary 24 hour precipitation and snowfall
reports from western Colorado and eastern Utah, ending around 9 am
Monday. A storm total summary will be sent once the information is
gathered.



**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

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

Colorado

... Delta County...
   park rsvr 2.8 800 am 11/24 snotel
   overland rsvr 1.4 800 am 11/24 snotel
   Paonia 2.1 SSE 0.2 803 am 11/24 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
   Vail Mountain 7.0 800 am 11/24 snotel
   Vail 0.9 WNW 4.7 719 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Vail 2.6 E 3.6 751 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Avon 2n 3.0 600 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Wolcott 2.3 N 1.9 750 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2n 1.9 700 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Edwards 1.3 WNW 1.1 726 am 11/24 cocorahs

... Garfield County...
   Bison Lake 8.4 800 am 11/24 snotel
   Trapper Lake 8.4 800 am 11/24 snotel
   Glenwood Springs 1.4 3.5 836 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Glenwood Springs .64 1.9 757 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Glenwood Springs 5.3 0.8 702 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Silt 1e 0.8 700 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Carbondale 0.5 W 0.6 849 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Rifle 0.9 NE 0.2 731 am 11/24 cocorahs

... Gunnison County...
   Schofield Pass 4.2 800 am 11/24 snotel
   McClure pass 2.8 800 am 11/24 snotel
   Gothic 2.5 700 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 2.5 841 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Cimarron 11.2 S 1.0 719 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Crested Butte 0.7 900 am 11/24 W co coop site
   Gunnison 6.6 N 0.5 807 am 11/24 cocorahs

... La Plata County...
   Stump Lakes 1.4 800 am 11/24 snotel
   Columbus Basin 1.4 800 am 11/24 snotel

... Mesa County...
   Mesa 6s 1.0 600 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Collbran 2sw 0.4 800 am 11/24 W co coop site
   Grand Junction 4.1 W 0.2 654 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 4.0 W 0.2 817 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Mesa 1e 0.1 700 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Colorado nm 0.1 855 am 11/24 W co coop site

... Moffat County...
   9 NW Hayden 5.3 745 am 11/24 public

... Montrose County...
   Montrose 1.6 E 0.6 726 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Montrose 1.2 ESE 0.5 721 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Montrose 7.3 ENE 0.5 814 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Montrose 4.0 NW 0.5 744 am 11/24 cocorahs

... Ouray County...
   Monument (highway 55 10.0 907 am 11/24 caic
   Red Mountain Pass 9.0 907 am 11/24 caic
   idarado 7.0 800 am 11/24 snotel

... Pitkin County...
   Ivanhoe 1.4 800 am 11/24 snotel

... Rio Blanco County...
   ripple creek 12.6 800 am 11/24 snotel
   crosho 9.8 800 am 11/24 snotel

... Routt County...
   Steamboat Springs 1. 5.9 847 am 11/24 cocorahs
   stmboat spgs 1se 4.9 659 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Steamboat Springs 1 4.9 725 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Bear River 4.2 800 am 11/24 snotel
   Lynx Pass 4.2 800 am 11/24 snotel

... San Juan County...
   Molas Pass 2.0 907 am 11/24 caic
   Coal Bank Pass 1.5 907 am 11/24 caic

... San Miguel County...
   Lone Cone 2.8 800 am 11/24 snotel

Utah

... San Juan County...
   Monticello #2 2.0 700 am 11/24 E UT coop site


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

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

Colorado

... Delta County...
   Paonia 2.1 SSE 0.07 803 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Paonia 1sw 0.04 700 am 11/24 W co coop site
   Eckert 1.1 SW 0.02 713 am 11/24 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
   Vail 0.9 WNW 0.43 719 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Vail 2.6 E 0.34 751 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Avon 2n 0.12 600 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Edwards 1.3 WNW 0.09 726 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2.3 N 0.07 750 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2n 0.07 700 am 11/24 unofficial station

... Garfield County...
   Glenwood Springs 1.4 0.15 836 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Glenwood Springs .64 0.11 757 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Rifle 0.08 1100 am 11/24 aviation site
   Carbondale 0.5 W 0.05 849 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Glenwood Springs 5.3 0.04 702 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Silt 1e 0.04 700 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Rifle 0.9 NE 0.03 731 am 11/24 cocorahs

... Gunnison County...
   Crested Butte 0.36 900 am 11/24 W co coop site
   Gothic 0.16 700 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 0.16 841 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Cimarron 11.2 S 0.09 719 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Gunnison 6.6 N 0.04 807 am 11/24 cocorahs

... Mesa County...
   Colorado nm 0.25 855 am 11/24 W co coop site
   Mesa 6s 0.07 600 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Collbran 2sw 0.03 800 am 11/24 W co coop site
   Grand Junction 4.0 W 0.03 817 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 4.1 W 0.02 654 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Mesa 1e 0.01 700 am 11/24 unofficial station

... Moffat County...
   Craig 0.08 1100 am 11/24 aviation site

... Montrose County...
   Montrose 7.3 ENE 0.08 814 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Montrose 2.0 SSE 0.05 502 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Montrose 1.2 ESE 0.04 721 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Montrose 11ene 0.03 1100 am 11/24 W co crn site
   Montrose 1.6 E 0.03 726 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Montrose 1.2 WSW 0.03 840 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Montrose 4.0 NW 0.02 744 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Montrose #2 0.01 800 am 11/24 W co coop site

... Pitkin County...
   Aspen 0.07 1100 am 11/24 aviation site

... Rio Blanco County...
   Meeker 0.15 1100 am 11/24 aviation site

... Routt County...
   stmboat spgs 1se 0.35 659 am 11/24 unofficial station
   Steamboat Springs 1 0.35 725 am 11/24 cocorahs
   Steamboat Springs 1. 0.33 847 am 11/24 cocorahs

Utah

... San Juan County...
   Monticello #2 0.10 700 am 11/24 E UT coop site
   Cedar Point 0.05 630 am 11/24 E UT coop site




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