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Colorado, Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys

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Statement as of 12:48 PM MDT on May 25, 2017

Expires 2:48 AM EDT on May 26, 2017


An approaching cold front continues to cause some gusty winds across
the forecast area this afternoon. Mountains have received the highest
gusts thus far but some strong gusts have reached the valleys as well.

... Wind reports...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)
Monarch Pass 79 mph 0333 am 05/25 12031
Rifle Airport 72 mph 0902 PM 05/24 5532
dead horse - 13 ENE Buford 58 mph 0957 PM 05/24 8685
2 NE Shoshone 55 mph 1049 PM 05/24 6338
senator beck 55 mph 0900 am 05/25 12186
Maeser 54 mph 1033 PM 05/24 5531
Putney 53 mph 1000 am 05/25 12326
Kendall Mountain 52 mph 0900 am 05/25 13064
14 se Randlett 49 mph 1035 PM 05/24 4803
Mt abrahms 49 mph 0100 am 05/25 11841
2 se Rifle 49 mph 0951 PM 05/24 6120
Pinto - 18 se Massadona 49 mph 1223 am 05/25 6672
McCook Ridge - 35 NW Mack 48 mph 1127 PM 05/24 6722
dowd 47 mph 0440 PM 05/24 7747
Meeker Airport 47 mph 0532 am 05/25 6421
Steamboat Lake State Park 47 mph 0900 PM 05/24 9419
Storm Peak observatory 45 mph 0205 am 05/25 10531
Douglas Pass - 26 N Mack 45 mph 0801 PM 05/24 8229
7 WSW Monticello 44 mph 0200 am 05/25 11330
dowd Junction - 1 N dowd 44 mph 1156 am 05/25 9068
Hayden 44 mph 0755 PM 05/24 6601
2 ENE Whiterocks 44 mph 1010 PM 05/24 6211
sunlight mountain 44 mph 0655 am 05/25 10603
canyonlands/Moab Airport 43 mph 0613 PM 05/24 4553
1 WSW Silt 43 mph 1250 am 05/25 5369
2 SSW Fort Duchesne 43 mph 1000 PM 05/24 4990
Fort Duchesne 43 mph 0331 PM 05/24 4928
9 NNW La Sal 42 mph 0500 am 05/25 11705
Diamond Rim - 18 NE Naples 42 mph 0627 PM 05/24 7730
Mount Crested Butte 42 mph 0619 am 05/25 9600
17 SSE Naples 41 mph 0330 PM 05/24 5541
Durango Airport 40 mph 0227 PM 05/24 6685
3 NNW El Jebel 40 mph 0709 am 05/25 7648
Gypsum - 3 ESE Sweetwater 40 mph 1013 PM 05/24 7412
Yampa Plateau - 14 se Naples 40 mph 0527 PM 05/24 5240
Kings Point - 26 WSW hiawath 39 mph 0626 am 05/25 5670
upper p.R. Canyon - 28 WNW M 39 mph 0727 PM 05/24 8269
Craig Airport 39 mph 0415 PM 05/24 6198
Avon 38 mph 0405 PM 05/24 8100
Gunnison Airport 38 mph 0318 PM 05/24 7680
Stevens fld Arpt 38 mph 0355 PM 05/24 7664
UT-191 @ Monticello 37 mph 0510 PM 05/24 7262
Montrose Airport 37 mph 1102 am 05/25 5759
2 SW Great Divide 37 mph 0646 am 05/25 7240
upper Sand Wash - 41 se Rand 37 mph 0727 PM 05/24 6469
Vernal Airport 37 mph 0410 PM 05/24 5278
Eagle Airport 37 mph 0150 PM 05/24 6548
Durango 36 mph 0333 PM 05/24 6539
Delta Airport 35 mph 0855 PM 05/24 5193
Blanding 35 mph 0615 PM 05/24 5868
1 NE Glenwood Springs 35 mph 1219 PM 05/25 5765
4 E New Castle 35 mph 1143 am 05/25 5629
Porcupine creek - 6 ENE topo 35 mph 1257 am 05/25 8941
Taylor Park - 13 NW Tincup 35 mph 1057 am 05/25 10420
Big Indian Valley - 8 ESE la 35 mph 1120 am 05/25 6960
Dinosaur nm - 15 WSW greysto 35 mph 0522 PM 05/24 5960
Jay - 3 NNW Hotchkiss 35 mph 0852 PM 05/24 6200
Snowmass 35 mph 1223 PM 05/25 6835
Ladore - 11 NW Greystone 34 mph 0623 PM 05/24 5940
Wolcott 34 mph 1027 PM 05/24 6966
Aspen Airport 33 mph 0220 PM 05/24 7723
Grand Junction Airport 33 mph 1227 am 05/25 4850
Jacks Canyon - 15 NW escalan 33 mph 1150 PM 05/24 7840
Steamboat Springs Arpt 32 mph 0535 PM 05/24 6878
3 ESE Bayfield 32 mph 0155 PM 05/24 6978
18 W Blanding Muni Arpt 32 mph 0400 PM 05/24 7110
Pitkin 32 mph 1152 am 05/25 9272
2 S Woody Creek 32 mph 0613 am 05/25 7518
2 NE Shoshone 32 mph 1029 am 05/25 6124
Kane Gulch - 15 ESE fry Cyn 32 mph 0442 PM 05/24 6500
Telluride regional Arpt 32 mph 1215 PM 05/25 9070
Cortez Airport 32 mph 0114 am 05/25 5918
Big Bear Park - 2 ENE Tacoma 32 mph 0255 PM 05/24 10341
4 NNE Gunnison 31 mph 1040 am 05/25 7894
Nucla - Hopkins Field ap 31 mph 1035 am 05/25 5941
Carbondale 31 mph 1220 PM 05/25 6200
2 NW Grand Junction 31 mph 1213 PM 05/25 4639
4 NW Ridgway 30 mph 1007 am 05/25 8300
Yellow Jacket 30 mph 0525 PM 05/24 6900
Dry Lake - 4 NE Steamboat sp 30 mph 0256 am 05/25 8416
3 W Telluride 30 mph 1210 PM 05/25 8911
1 W Olathe 30 mph 0959 am 05/25 5361
2 S Carbondale 30 mph 1255 am 05/25 6293

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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