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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:47 PM MST on December 25, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EST on December 27, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning in effect until midnight MST Friday
night...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect until
midnight MST Friday night. The Winter Weather Advisory is no
longer in effect.

* Timing... snowfall will continue intermittently through Friday
evening. The heaviest snow is expected to occur Friday morning.

* Snow accumulation... additional accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
through Friday night for a storm total of 12 to 20 inches with
locally higher amounts possible.

* Snow level... heaviest snow above 9000 feet.

* Winds... west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Impacts... Holiday travel will be significantly impacted
especially over the Colorado high country. Roads will become
snowpacked and icy with visibility reduced in snowfall and
blowing snow. Be prepared for treacherous driving conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.






Local Storm Report



12/25/2014 0600 am

7 miles ENE of Marble, Pitkin County.

Snow m1.2 inch, reported by ski area.


            24 hour snowfall. Snow started around 4 am.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:00 PM MST on December 25, 2014


Snowfall amounts on the Grand Mesa have been measured at 12 to 16
inches since 4 am Christmas morning. These, and estimates from
automated sensors are the highest amounts noted from a winter storm
that has begun to affect eastern Utah and western Colorado.
Individual amounts follow, with estimations from automated snotel
sensors.

********************Storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Delta County...
   Grand Mesa 18.0 247 PM 12/25 snotel
   12 NNW Bowie 11.0 249 PM 12/25 snotel
   park rsvr 8.0 800 am 12/25 snotel
   overland rsvr 8.0 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Paonia 2.0 1121 am 12/25 broadcast media
   Lazear 1.0 102 PM 12/25 via social media
   Paonia 2.1 SSE 0.2 702 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
   Wolcott 2.3 N 1.1 718 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2n 1.1 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Avon 2n 1.0 600 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Edwards 1.3 WNW 0.9 717 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Vail 0.9 WNW 0.8 729 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Vail 2.6 E 0.5 729 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Garfield County...
   Bison Lake 6.0 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Glenwood Springs .64 0.3 823 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Rifle 3ene 0.2 700 am 12/25 W co coop site
   Rifle 3.2 ENE 0.2 745 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Gunnison County...
   Gothic 5.0 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 5.0 752 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Gunnison 1.0 726 am 12/25 public
   Gunnison 7.9 WSW 0.5 711 am 12/25 cocorahs

... La Plata County...
   Vallecito 6.0 131 PM 12/25 via social mdia
   Bayfield 7.0 N 0.5 832 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Mesa County...
   10 S Mesa 14.0 236 PM 12/25 caic
   3 E Skyway 10.0 245 PM 12/25 snotel
   6 S Mesa 6.5 100 PM 12/25 NWS employee
   Mesa 5.7 SSE 5.2 812 am 12/25 cocorahs
   3 NNE Skyway 5.2 756 am 12/25 cocorahs
   1 N Powderhorn ski a 4.5 922 am 12/25 ski area
   De Beque 2.0 141 PM 12/25 via social media
   2 S De Beque 2.0 908 am 12/25 trained spotter
   Collbran 2sw 0.5 800 am 12/25 W co coop site
   Mesa 1e 0.4 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Glade Park 17w 0.3 800 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Moffat County...
   Massadona 2.0 900 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Pitkin County...
   7 ENE Marble 1.2 600 am 12/25 ski area

... Rio Blanco County...
   Rangely 1e 2.0 800 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Routt County...
   lost dog 6.0 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Steamboat Springs 5.0 900 am 12/25 swe 0.10 inches
   Dry Lake 4.0 800 am 12/25 snotel
   stmboat spgs 1se 2.3 659 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Steamboat Springs 1 2.3 708 am 12/25 cocorahs
   1 se Steamboat Sprin 2.3 800 am 12/25 swe 0.10 inches

... Saguache County...
   upper Taylor 8.0 800 am 12/25 snotel

... San Juan County...
   Mineral creek 4.5 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Beartown 3.0 800 am 12/25 snotel

Utah

... San Juan County...
   lasal mountain-low 4.5 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Buckboard Flat 1.5 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Monticello #2 0.5 800 am 12/25 E UT coop site

... Uintah County...
   Mosby mtn 6.0 800 am 12/25 snotel


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

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

Colorado

... Delta County...
   overland rsvr 8.0 800 am 12/25 snotel
   park rsvr 8.0 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Paonia 2.1 SSE 0.2 702 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
   Wolcott 2.3 N 1.1 718 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2n 1.1 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Avon 2n 1.0 600 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Edwards 1.3 WNW 0.9 717 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Vail 0.9 WNW 0.8 729 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Vail 2.6 E 0.5 729 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Garfield County...
   Bison Lake 6.0 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Glenwood Springs .64 0.3 823 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Rifle 3.2 ENE 0.2 745 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Rifle 3ene 0.2 700 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Gunnison County...
   Gothic 5.0 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 5.0 752 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Gunnison 7.9 WSW 0.5 711 am 12/25 cocorahs

... La Plata County...
   Bayfield 7.0 N 0.5 832 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Mesa County...
   Mesa 5.7 SSE 5.2 812 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Collbran 2sw 0.5 800 am 12/25 W co coop site
   Mesa 1e 0.4 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Glade Park 17w 0.3 800 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Moffat County...
   Massadona 2.0 900 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Rio Blanco County...
   Rangely 1e 2.0 800 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Routt County...
   lost dog 6.0 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Steamboat Springs 5.0 730 am 12/25 W co coop site
   Dry Lake 4.0 800 am 12/25 snotel
   stmboat spgs 1se 2.3 659 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Steamboat Springs 1 2.3 708 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Saguache County...
   upper Taylor 8.0 800 am 12/25 snotel

... San Juan County...
   Mineral creek 4.5 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Beartown 3.0 800 am 12/25 snotel

Utah

... San Juan County...
   lasal mountain-low 4.5 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Buckboard Flat 1.5 800 am 12/25 snotel
   Monticello #2 0.5 800 am 12/25 E UT coop site

... Uintah County...
   Mosby mtn 6.0 800 am 12/25 snotel


********************storm total precipitation********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     precipitation of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Delta County...
   Paonia 2.1 SSE 0.01 702 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
   Avon 2n 0.09 600 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Vail 0.9 WNW 0.07 729 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2.3 N 0.06 718 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2n 0.06 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Edwards 1.3 WNW 0.05 717 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Vail 2.6 E 0.03 729 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Gypsum 1.9 SSW 0.01 719 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Garfield County...
   Glenwood Springs .64 0.03 823 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Rifle 3.2 ENE 0.02 745 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Rifle 3ene 0.02 700 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Gunnison County...
   Gothic 0.25 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 0.25 752 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Gunnison 7.9 WSW 0.02 711 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Mesa County...
   Mesa 5.7 SSE 0.35 812 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Collbran 2sw 0.04 800 am 12/25 W co coop site
   Mesa 1e 0.02 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Glade Park 17w 0.01 800 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Moffat County...
   Dinosaur 2e 0.12 1100 am 12/25 W co crn site
   Craig 0.02 1100 am 12/25 aviation site

... Montezuma County...
   Cortez 8se 0.01 1100 am 12/25 W co crn site

... Rio Blanco County...
   Rangely 1e 0.10 800 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Routt County...
   Steamboat Springs .1 0.12 828 am 12/25 cocorahs
   stmboat spgs 1se 0.10 659 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Steamboat Springs 0.10 730 am 12/25 W co coop site
   Steamboat Springs 1 0.10 708 am 12/25 cocorahs

Utah

... Grand County...
   canyonlands Airport 0.03 1100 am 12/25 aviation site

... San Juan County...
   Monticello #2 0.03 800 am 12/25 E UT coop site

... Uintah County...
   Vernal 0.01 1100 am 12/25 aviation site


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

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

Colorado

... Delta County...
   Paonia 2.1 SSE 0.01 702 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
   Avon 2n 0.09 600 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Vail 0.9 WNW 0.07 729 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2.3 N 0.06 718 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2n 0.06 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Edwards 1.3 WNW 0.05 717 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Vail 2.6 E 0.03 729 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Gypsum 1.9 SSW 0.01 719 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Garfield County...
   Glenwood Springs .64 0.03 823 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Rifle 3.2 ENE 0.02 745 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Rifle 3ene 0.02 700 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Gunnison County...
   Gothic 0.25 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 0.25 752 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Gunnison 7.9 WSW 0.02 711 am 12/25 cocorahs

... Mesa County...
   Mesa 5.7 SSE 0.35 812 am 12/25 cocorahs
   Collbran 2sw 0.04 800 am 12/25 W co coop site
   Mesa 1e 0.02 700 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Glade Park 17w 0.01 800 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Moffat County...
   Dinosaur 2e 0.12 1100 am 12/25 W co crn site
   Craig 0.02 1100 am 12/25 aviation site

... Montezuma County...
   Cortez 8se 0.01 1100 am 12/25 W co crn site

... Rio Blanco County...
   Rangely 1e 0.10 800 am 12/25 W co coop site

... Routt County...
   Steamboat Springs .1 0.12 828 am 12/25 cocorahs
   stmboat spgs 1se 0.10 659 am 12/25 unofficial station
   Steamboat Springs 0.10 730 am 12/25 W co coop site
   Steamboat Springs 1 0.10 708 am 12/25 cocorahs

Utah

... Grand County...
   canyonlands Airport 0.03 1100 am 12/25 aviation site

... San Juan County...
   Monticello #2 0.03 800 am 12/25 E UT coop site

... Uintah County...
   Vernal 0.01 1100 am 12/25 aviation site


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