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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 8:08 AM MST on February 27, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EST on March 02, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 6 PM this evening
to 8 PM MST Monday...

* locations include the cities of... Durango... Bayfield... Ignacio.

* Timing... snow will begin to accumulate this evening and
continue through Monday evening.

* Snow accumulation... 1 to 2 feet through Monday.

* Snow levels... may see rain or a rain snow mix in the
afternoons below 7000 feet.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph Saturday.

* Visibility... restricted at times in heavy snow.

* Impacts... travel is expected to become difficult this weekend
for the valleys of southwest Colorado.

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



02/26/2015 1127 PM

4 miles WSW of pagosa Sprin, Archuleta County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            As of 1120pm





02/26/2015 1127 PM

4 miles WSW of pagosa Sprin, Archuleta County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            As of 1120pm



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:57 AM MST on February 27, 2015


The following are preliminary 24 hour precipitation reports from
western Colorado and eastern Utah, ending around 8 am Friday. The
first value is rainfall or water amounts in snow, and the second
value is snowfall, when appropriate. Amounts are in inches.


Western Colorado and eastern Utah 24 hour stations:

Aspen, 0.03.
Cortez, 0.13.
Craig, 0.01.
Durango, 0.09.
Grand Junction, 0.02, 0.4.
Meeker, 0.18.
Rifle, 0.03.


Official climate stations of western colorado:

8 miles east of Ignacio, 0.11, 2.2.
Palisade, 0.10, 0.5.
2 miles north of Paradox, 0.08, 1.2.
1 mile east of Rangely, 0.10, 1.5.


Official climate stations of eastern utah:

Monticello #2, 0.06, 1.0.


Unofficial stations:

7 miles north of Bayfield, 0.14, 3.0.
Gothic, 0.21, 3.0.
1 mile east of Mesa, 0.07, 1.2.
1 mile east of Silt, 0.05, 0.6.
1 mile southeast of Steamboat Springs, 0.04, 0.7.
2 miles north of Wolcott, 0.15, 2.6.
Snowmass ski, 0.17, 2.8.
Telluride ski, 0.13, 2.0.


Climate reference network sites of western colorado:

8 miles southeast of Cortez, 0.23.
30 miles north of Craig, 0.22.
2 miles east of Dinosaur, 0.01.
15 miles west of Meeker, 0.12.
11 miles northeast of Montrose, 0.03.


Climate reference network sites of eastern utah:

32 miles northwest of Bluff, 0.05.



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