Arches/Grand Flat Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 3:01 PM MDT on August 27, 2014

...Wet weather to continue through this evening with some High Mountain snow possible...

An unseasonably cold low pressure system over the area will continue to produce showers and thunderstorms over much of eastern Utah and western Colorado through this evening...with locally heavy rain still possible.

Over the higher mountains...colder air filtering into the region will result in snowfall at high elevations mainly above 12000 feet into tonight. However..snowfall amounts will likely be minimal.

This Fall-like weather system will be exiting the region late tonight ...Followed by drier air and a warming trend into the weekend. For the latest information on this storm visit our web site at weather.Gov/gjt or follow US on facebook or twitter.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:00 PM MDT on August 27, 2014

The following are preliminary 24 hour precipitation reports from western Colorado and eastern Utah, ending around 8 am Wednesday. Rainfall amounts are in inches.

Western Colorado and eastern Utah 24 hour stations:

Aspen, 0.34. Cortez, 0.34. Craig, 0.62. Durango, 0.19. Grand Junction, 0.44. Meeker, 0.38. Montrose, 0.35. Rifle, 0.61. Vernal, 0.73.

Official climate stations of western colorado:

Altenbern, 0.37. Gateway, 0.22. Hayden, 1.01. Taylor Park, 0.58.

Official climate stations of eastern utah:

Blanding, 0.11. Roosevelt radio, 0.14.

Unofficial stations:

4 miles northwest of Colona, 0.40. 4 miles northwest of Hotchkiss, 0.57.

Climate reference network sites of western colorado:

8 miles southeast of Cortez, 0.21. 2 miles east of Dinosaur, 0.54. 11 miles northeast of Montrose, 0.48.

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