Grand and Battlement Mesas Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM
MST Monday above 7000 feet...

* locations include the cities of... Skyway... Crested Butte...
Marble... Ridgway.

* Timing... noon today through Monday evening. Snow may be heavy
at times Friday night through Saturday evening.

* Snow accumulation... 1 to 2 feet through Monday... lesser
amounts on north facing slopes.

* Snow level... the highest accumulations will occur above 7000
feet.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 30 mph with higher gusts Saturday and
Saturday night.

* Visibility... restricted at times in snow and blowing snow.

* Impacts... travel is expected to be impaired this weekend
through Monday.

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.





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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