Four Corners/Upper Dolores River Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 4:46 AM MST on February 28, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM MST
Monday above 6000 feet...

* locations include the cities of... Cortez... Dove Creek... Mancos.

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

* Snow accumulation... 2 to 4 inches are expected each night...
for a storm total of 8 to 16 inches with lesser amounts below
6000 feet.

* Snow levels... may see rain or a rain snow mix in the
afternoons especially below 6000 feet.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph possible this afternoon and
evening.

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

* Impacts... travel is expected to be difficult this weekend into
Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.





Local Storm Report


02/27/2015 0800 am

Mesa Verde np, Montezuma County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Swe 0.22 inches





02/27/2015 0315 PM

Yellow Jacket 4ne, Montezuma County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.






02/27/2015 0800 am

Mesa Verde np, Montezuma County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Swe 0.22 inches





02/27/2015 0800 am

Mesa Verde np, Montezuma County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Swe 0.22 inches





02/27/2015 0315 PM

Yellow Jacket 4ne, Montezuma County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.






02/27/2015 0315 PM

Yellow Jacket 4ne, Montezuma County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.






02/27/2015 0610 am

2 miles NW of Arriola, Montezuma County.

Snow e2.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Overnight snowfall of 2 to 3 inches.





02/27/2015 0610 am

2 miles NW of Arriola, Montezuma County.

Snow e2.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Overnight snowfall of 2 to 3 inches.





02/27/2015 0430 am

Mancos, Montezuma County.

Snow e3.0 inch, reported by public.


            Overnight snowfall





02/27/2015 0430 am

Mancos, Montezuma County.

Snow e3.0 inch, reported by public.


            Overnight snowfall





02/26/2015 0830 PM

1 miles WSW of Cortez, Montezuma County.

Snow m1.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.






02/26/2015 0830 PM

1 miles WSW of Cortez, Montezuma County.

Snow m1.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.




Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:05 am MST on February 28, 2015

The following are preliminary 24 hour precipitation reports from
western Colorado and eastern Utah, ending around 8 am Saturday. 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 Airport stations:

Aspen, 0.03.
Durango, 0.07.
Grand Junction, 0.02, 0.2.


Official climate stations of eastern utah:

Cedar Point, 0.02.
Monticello #2, 0.01, 0.5.


Unofficial stations:

7 miles north of Bayfield, 0.08, 1.4.
Gothic, 0.09, 1.5.
2 miles north of Wolcott, 0.02, 0.6.
Snowmass ski, 0.37, 7.5.
Telluride ski, 0.15, 2.0.


Climate reference network sites of western colorado:

8 miles southeast of Cortez, 0.16.
30 miles north of Craig, 0.02.
11 miles northeast of Montrose, 0.02.


Climate reference network sites of eastern utah:

32 miles northwest of Bluff, 0.07.