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Public Information Statement
Issued: 2:14 PM MST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

A low pressure storm system pushing across eastern Utah and
western Colorado Friday and Friday night, brought snow to much
of the region. Following are 24 hour preliminary snowfall
reports from across the region as of Saturday morning.

... Snowfall reports...

Location amount time/date provider

... Colorado...

... Archuleta County...
Pagosa Springs 15.0sse 0.3 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Pagosa Springs 1.6ssw 0.1 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs

... Delta County...
Cedaredge 10.5nnw 7.5 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs
Paonia 2.1sse 0.9 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Hotchkiss 5.4ne 0.8 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Hotchkiss 7.1wnw 0.4 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Lazear 3nw 0.4 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Hotchkiss 5.1wnw 0.3 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Hotchkiss 5wnw 0.2 in 0711 am 02/24 ucoop
Hotchkiss 4.7w 0.2 in 0711 am 02/24 cocorahs
Cedaredge 1.0ne 0.1 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs

... Dolores County...
Dove Creek 12.4ssw 5.0 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
Carbondale 5.7e 1.9 in 0640 am 02/24 cocorahs
Vail 0.9wnw 1.9 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Vail 2.6e 1.5 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Edwards 1wnw 1.0 in 0700 am 02/24 ucoop
Avon 2n 1.0 in 0600 am 02/24 ucoop
Wolcott 2n 0.6 in 0700 am 02/24 ucoop

... Garfield County...
Glenwood Springs 7.2s 2.4 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Glenwood Springs 1.7nw 1.4 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Carbondale 4.6nne 1.0 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Glenwood Springs 2sse 1.0 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Carbondale 0.5w 0.8 in 0600 am 02/24 cocorahs

... Gunnison County...
Crested Butte 6w 4.0 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Cimarron 11.2s 2.0 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Pitkin 1.1sw 2.0 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Crested Butte 1.3 in 0830 am 02/24 hads
Crested Butte 6.2n / Gothic 1.0 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Taylor Park 6se 0.5 in 0700 am 02/24 public
Powderhorn 4.4nne 0.4 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs

... La Plata County...
Haviland Lake 4.0 in 0619 am 02/24 trained spotter
Rockwood 6.7n 1.0 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Rockwood 6.9nnw 0.9 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Bayfield 0.6wsw 0.5 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs
Bayfield 7.0n 0.5 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Hesperus 4.9se 0.2 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Durango 0.8ssw 0.2 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Redmesa 4.2nw 0.1 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs
Ignacio 8e 0.1 in 0700 am 02/24 coop

... Mesa County...
Powderhorn ski 7.0 in 0935 am 02/24 trained spotter
Plateau City 3e 3.9 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Collbran 1.9 in 0740 am 02/24 trained spotter

... Moffat County...
Dinosaur 0.3sw 0.5 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs
Massadona 0.4 in 0900 am 02/24 coop

... Montezuma County...
Cortez 11nw 0.5 in 0700 am 02/24 ucoop
Cortez 0.4 in 0800 am 02/24 upr
Cortez 1.2sw 0.2 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Cortez 1.1ene 0.1 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs

... Montrose County...
Black Canyon of the Gunnison 4.5 in 0900 am 02/24 coop
Montrose 10.1s 2.0 in 0615 am 02/24 cocorahs
Montrose 8.1wnw 2.0 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Cimarron 8nw 2.0 in 0600 am 02/24 trained spotter
Montrose 7.3ene 1.7 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Montrose 1.6e 1.6 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Montrose 1.2ese 1.5 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Montrose 1.2wsw 1.3 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs
Paradox 2n 1.2 in 0600 am 02/24 coop
Montrose 2.9ese 1.2 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Montrose 2.0sse 1.0 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs

... Ouray County...
Dallas Divide 6.8 in 1009 am 02/24 public
Monument (highway 550) 4.5 in 0840 am 02/24 dept of highways
Ouray 4.1 in 0749 am 02/24 coop
Ridgway 3.3nnw 2.3 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Colona 5sw 2.1 in 0900 am 02/24 cocorahs
Red Mountain Pass 2.0 in 0840 am 02/24 dept of highways
Colona 3sw 2.0 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs

... Pitkin County...
Snowmass ski resort 4.1 in 0700 am 02/24 public

... Routt County...
Steamboat Springs 1.9e 2.9 in 0600 am 02/24 cocorahs
Steamboat Springs 1.2se 2.2 in 0630 am 02/24 cocorahs
Steamboat Springs 0.7ese 1.6 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Hayden 1.5 in 0600 PM 02/23 co-op observer
Oak Creek 0.3wsw 1.2 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs
Steamboat Springs 0.6nnw 1.0 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Oak Creek 5wnw 1.0 in 0908 am 02/24 trained spotter
Yampa 5.1s 0.9 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Steamboat Springs 0.1nne 0.7 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs
Steamboat Springs 1.5wnw 0.5 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs

... San Juan County...
Silverton 0.8 in 0700 am 02/24 cocorahs

... San Miguel County...
Telluride ski resort 3.5 in 0600 am 02/24 public
Redvale 22.8sw 2.0 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs

... Utah...

... Grand County...
Moab 1.3nw 0.3 in 0800 am 02/24 cocorahs

... San Juan County...
Monticello no. 2 5.0 in 0700 am 02/24 coop
Natural Bridges 1.0 in 0830 am 02/24 coop
hovenweep nat'l Monument 0.4 in 0800 am 02/24 coop

... Uintah County...
Vernal 0.8s 2.3 in 0630 am 02/24 cocorahs
Vernal 2.3 in 0630 am 02/24 coop
Dinosaur nat'l Mon - Quarry 0.1 in 0900 am 02/24 coop


... Estimated storm total mountain snowfall...

The most recent storm system to impact eastern Utah and western
Colorado began to produce snow over the mountains of northeast
Utah late Thursday evening. Snow continued and spread across
the remainder of the region Thursday night and Friday into Friday
night, and finally winded down early Saturday as the system moved
out to the east. As of late Saturday morning, estimated storm
total snowfall over the mountains from this storm was as follows:

Mountains of eastern utah:
     northern mountains... ... ... ... ... ... ... .2 to 7 inches.
     Central and southern mountains... ... ... .5 to 12 inches.

Mountains of western colorado:
     northern mountains... ... ... ... ... ... ... .up to 5 inches, with
          4 to 9 inches over The Flattops.
     Central mountains... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..2 to 8 inches, with
          7 to 14 inches over grand and battlement mesas.
     Southern mountains... ... ... ... ... ... ... .3 to 8 inches, with
          up to 5 inches over the NW San Juan Mountains.


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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