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Statement as of 3:47 PM MDT on April 19, 2015


Rain and snow began falling over eastern Utah on Wednesday,
spreading into western Colorado Wednesday night and Thursday, as the
slow moving storm system dropped into The Four Corners area and then
moved slowly eastward. Precipitation resulting from this system
ended Saturday and Saturday night as it moved off to the east.
Following are storm total snowfall and precipitation reports. The
first section highlights snowfall, and the second section highlights
rainfall or the water content of the snow. Please note that snow
amounts attributed to snotels are estimated.


********************Storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Delta County...
   Hotchkiss 7.1 WNW 10.2 801 am 4/19 cocorahs
   park rsvr 27.3 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Paonia 1.3 NNW 8.1 947 am 4/18 cocorahs
   overland rsvr 27.3 900 am 4/17 snotel
   Hotchkiss 5.1 WNW 7.0 715 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Cedaredge 6.0 114 PM 4/17 public
   Grand Mesa 6.0 645 am 4/17 storm total snowfall
   4 NNE Cedaredge 6.0 800 am 4/17 trained spotter
   4 NW Cedaredge 5.5 259 PM 4/17 public
   Cedaredge 1.0 NE 5.5 914 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Paonia 2.1 SSE 5.2 756 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Hotchkiss 5wnw 5.0 834 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Hotchkiss 4.7 W 5.0 743 am 4/19 cocorahs
   5 WNW Hotchkiss 4.2 710 am 4/17 swe 0.47 inches
   Hotchkiss 1.8 NNE 4.0 915 am 4/17 cocorahs
   Hotchkiss 4.0 329 PM 4/16 accumulation on grass.
   4 NNW Lazear 3.0 725 am 4/17 trained spotter
   Crawford 3.0 143 PM 4/16 public
   N Cedaredge 2.5 334 PM 4/16 accumulation on snow.
   Delta 2.0 1058 am 4/16 public
   Cory 1.5 336 PM 4/16 public
   Eckert 1.1 SW 1.0 710 am 4/19 cocorahs

... Dolores County...
   Lizard Head Pass 13.0 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Northdale 3.7 730 am 4/18 W co coop site
   El Diente Peak 9.1 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Dove Creek 12.4 SSW 1.5 748 am 4/18 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
   Vail 0.9 WNW 3.0 717 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Vail 2.6 E 2.0 710 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Avon 1.1 se 1.8 913 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2.3 N 1.3 721 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2n 1.1 800 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Carbondale 5.7 E 0.6 711 am 4/19 cocorahs

... Garfield County...
   Bison Lake 19.2 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Douglas Pass 6.0 131 PM 4/16 caic
   Rifle 0.9 NE 3.9 934 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Carbondale 4.6 NNE 3.7 844 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Carbondale 0.5 W 3.3 603 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Rifle 3ene 3.2 800 am 4/19 W co coop site
   Rifle 3.2 ENE 3.2 727 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Silt 1e 2.8 800 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Glenwood Springs 2.7 0.7 801 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Glenwood Springs 1.4 0.5 850 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Carbondale 0.3 WNW 0.4 810 am 4/17 cocorahs
   Glenwood Springs 1.7 0.4 841 am 4/19 cocorahs

... Gunnison County...
   north lost trail 29.9 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Porphyry creek 29.9 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Gothic 20.5 800 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 20.5 728 am 4/19 cocorahs
   McClure pass 22.1 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Butte Mountain 18.2 900 am 4/19 snotel
   13 ENE mount crested 29.9 400 am 4/19 snotel
   Pitkin 1.1 SW 8.5 704 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Doyleville 2.1 W 8.5 845 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Crested Butte 7.0 911 am 4/17 W co coop site
   Cimarron 11.2 S 7.0 751 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Parlin 2.7 ESE 7.0 709 am 4/17 cocorahs
   Gunnison 6.6 N 6.2 928 am 4/17 cocorahs
   Gunnison 6.0 937 am 4/17 public
   Gunnison 3sw 5.0 900 am 4/17 W co coop site
   1 N Gunnison 3.5 928 am 4/17 public
   cochetopa creek 1.3 833 am 4/16 W co coop site

... Hinsdale County...
   Slumgullion Pass 3.0 720 am 4/17 storm total snowfall
   weminuche creek 1.2 900 am 4/19 snotel

... La Plata County...
   Vallecito 4.8 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Hesperus 13.3 SSW 4.7 859 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Redmesa 4.2 NW 4.3 804 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Hesperus 6.9 S 3.3 719 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Hesperus 4.9 se 1.9 651 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Durango 4.8 WSW 1.6 807 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Durango .35 E 1.2 715 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Durango 5s 1.0 930 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Ignacio 8e 0.2 800 am 4/19 W co coop site

... Mesa County...
   Mesa Lakes 29.9 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Mesa 6s 15.0 700 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Collbran 2sw 11.1 900 am 4/19 W co coop site
   6 S Mesa 8.0 930 am 4/17 swe 0.80 inches
   4 S Collbran 7.0 356 PM 4/17 public
   Glade Park 17w 7.0 900 am 4/18 W co coop site
   Glade Park 6.5 201 PM 4/17 public
   Collbran 0.2 ESE 6.2 904 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Collbran 6.2 900 am 4/18 unofficial station
   5 ESE Glade Park 6.0 957 am 4/17 trained spotter
   Clifton 4.0 129 PM 4/16 public
   5 NNW Grand Junction 2.7 800 am 4/18 NWS employee
   Grand Junction 4.1 W 2.1 746 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 2.0 100 am 4/19 aviation site
   Grand Junction 4.0 W 2.0 819 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 1.1 S 2.0 703 am 4/17 cocorahs
   3 NNE Grand Junction 2.0 1209 PM 4/16 NWS office
   Palisade 2.0 104 PM 4/16 public
   Redlands 2.0 1105 am 4/16 public
   Grand Junction 2.7 S 1.7 925 am 4/17 cocorahs
   5 se Glade Park 1.0 936 am 4/16 still snowing
   Fruitvale 1.0 421 PM 4/16 accumulation on grass.
   2 NE Clifton 1.0 958 am 4/16 accumulation on grass.
   Grand Junction 5.6 W 1.0 755 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 8nnw 0.1 747 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Colorado nm 0.1 900 am 4/19 W co coop site

... Moffat County...
   Craig 33n 5.8 900 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Craig 4.9 WNW 1.6 805 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Craig 4sw 0.9 800 am 4/17 W co coop site
   Dinosaur 0.3 SW 0.8 902 am 4/19 cocorahs

... Montezuma County...
   Mancos 6.5 900 am 4/19 snotel
   sharkstooth 3.9 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Mancos 3.8 WNW 3.4 907 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Mesa Verde np 3.0 1028 am 4/18 W co coop site
   2 NW Arriola 3.0 540 am 4/18 trained spotter
   Dolores 4.8 ENE 2.8 845 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Cortez 1.5 900 am 4/19 W co coop site
   Cortez 2.0 NW 1.5 824 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Cortez 1.2 SW 1.1 700 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Dolores 3.9 SSW 0.9 623 am 4/18 cocorahs

... Montrose County...
   Columbine Pass 16.3 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Montrose 8.1 WNW 7.5 859 am 4/18 cocorahs
   15 W Montrose 7.0 800 am 4/17 swe 0.45 inches
   Montrose 7.3 ENE 5.8 909 am 4/17 cocorahs
   Montrose 4.0 NW 4.6 807 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Montrose 1.6 E 4.2 722 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Olathe 3.2 NNE 4.0 706 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Olathe 4.0 1255 PM 4/18 18 hour snowfall
   Montrose 10.1 S 4.0 657 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Paradox 2n 3.2 600 am 4/17 swe 0.32 inches
   7 W Montrose 3.0 430 am 4/17 public
   Montrose 2.3 ENE 2.5 916 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Montrose 7.2 SSE 2.3 824 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Montrose 1.9 ESE 2.3 806 am 4/17 cocorahs
   Montrose 1.2 ESE 2.0 701 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Montrose 2.9 ESE 2.0 732 am 4/17 cocorahs
   Montrose 1.2 WSW 1.4 951 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Montrose 2.0 SSE 0.5 704 am 4/17 cocorahs

... Ouray County...
   Monument (highway 55 13.5 139 PM 4/19 caic
   Red Mountain Pass 13.0 139 PM 4/19 caic
   idarado 9.3 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Swamp Angel 7.9 700 am 4/19 caic
   Ridgway 3.3 NNW 1.9 747 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Ouray .23 NNW 1.6 908 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Ouray 1.6 804 am 4/17 W co coop site
   Ridgway 1.4 900 am 4/17 W co coop site
   Montrose 17.1 SSE 1.4 935 am 4/18 cocorahs

... Pitkin County...
   Ivanhoe 25.2 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Independence Pass 16.0 546 am 4/17 storm total snowfall
   4 SW Independence PA 40.3 900 am 4/19 snotel

... Rio Blanco County...
   Burro Mountain 26.6 900 am 4/19 snotel
   ripple creek 18.2 900 am 4/19 snotel
   crosho 8.4 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Rangely 1e 2.0 1130 am 4/19 W co coop site

... Routt County...
   tower 18.2 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Bear River 8.4 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Dry Lake 5.6 900 am 4/19 snotel
   stmboat spgs 1se 4.4 759 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Steamboat Springs 1 4.4 728 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Yampa 4.2 800 am 4/19 W co coop site
   lost dog 9.6 900 am 4/19 snotel
   1 se Steamboat Sprin 2.4 201 PM 4/18 trained spotter
   Steamboat Springs 0. 1.6 709 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Steamboat Springs 1. 1.6 730 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Steamboat Springs 7. 0.7 800 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Yampa 5.1 S 0.6 902 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Steamboat Springs 2. 0.5 745 am 4/16 cocorahs

... Saguache County...
   upper Taylor 29.9 900 am 4/19 snotel

... San Juan County...
   Molas Lake 8.4 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Beartown 4.8 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Coal Bank Pass 4.5 139 PM 4/19 caic
   Spud Mountain 3.6 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Molas Pass 3.0 139 PM 4/19 caic

... San Miguel County...
   Norwood 1.4 W 5.9 802 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Redvale 22.8 SW 0.5 811 am 4/17 cocorahs

Utah

... Daggett County...
   15 WSW Manila 22.4 400 am 4/19 snotel
   Hickerson Park 42.0 900 am 4/19 snotel

... Grand County...
   east Willow Creek 14.4 900 am 4/19 snotel

... San Juan County...
   La Sal mountain 15.1 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Camp Jackson 12.6 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Buckboard Flat 8.4 900 am 4/19 snotel
   lasal mountain-low 13.0 900 am 4/19 snotel
   Monticello #2 5.5 800 am 4/18 E UT coop site
   canyonlands np-neck 4.0 716 am 4/17 co-op observer
   canyonlands-neck 4.0 900 am 4/19 E UT coop site
   Monticello 2.3 SW 3.0 812 am 4/18 cocorahs

... Uintah County...
   18 SW Flaming Gorge 29.4 900 am 4/19 snotel
   15 SSW Flaming Gorge 23.8 900 am 4/19 snotel
   9 NNE Whiterocks 19.6 900 am 4/17 snotel
   Jensen 0.4 WSW 0.5 704 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Vernal 1s 0.2 730 am 4/19 E UT coop site


********************storm total precipitation********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     precipitation of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Delta County...
   Hotchkiss 5.1 WNW 1.35 637 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Hotchkiss 7.1 WNW 1.29 801 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Eckert 1.1 SW 1.19 710 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Hotchkiss 5wnw 1.17 834 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Hotchkiss 4.7 W 1.17 743 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Cedaredge 1.0 NE 1.08 914 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Paonia 2.1 SSE 0.99 756 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Paonia 1.3 NNW 0.97 947 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Delta 3e 0.89 900 am 4/18 W co coop site
   Paonia 1sw 0.71 800 am 4/19 W co coop site
   Hotchkiss 1.8 NNE 0.58 915 am 4/17 cocorahs

... Dolores County...
   Northdale 0.62 730 am 4/19 W co coop site
   Dove Creek 12.4 SSW 0.45 733 am 4/19 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
   Carbondale 5.7 E 0.79 711 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Gypsum 1.9 SSW 0.47 727 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Gypsum 0.5 E 0.40 722 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Vail 0.9 WNW 0.35 717 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Vail 2.6 E 0.35 710 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2.3 N 0.28 721 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Wolcott 2n 0.28 800 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Avon 1.1 se 0.28 913 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Avon 2n 0.01 700 am 4/16 unofficial station

... Garfield County...
   Rifle 3ene 1.21 800 am 4/19 W co coop site
   Rifle 3.2 ENE 1.09 727 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Carbondale 0.5 W 1.01 603 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Silt 1e 0.97 800 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Rifle 0.9 NE 0.96 934 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Glenwood Springs 1.4 0.84 829 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Carbondale 4.6 NNE 0.78 844 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Glenwood Springs 1.7 0.74 841 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Rifle 0.69 100 am 4/19 aviation site
   Glenwood Springs 2.7 0.40 801 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Shoshone 0.26 830 am 4/17 W co coop site
   Carbondale 0.3 WNW 0.21 810 am 4/17 cocorahs

... Gunnison County...
   Gothic 1.46 800 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 1.46 728 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Pitkin 1.1 SW 0.79 704 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Doyleville 2.1 W 0.73 845 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Gunnison 6.6 N 0.58 818 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Crested Butte 0.50 911 am 4/17 W co coop site
   Gunnison 3sw 0.49 900 am 4/17 W co coop site
   Cimarron 11.2 S 0.43 751 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Parlin 2.7 ESE 0.40 709 am 4/17 cocorahs
   Marble 0.5 NNW 0.25 856 am 4/19 cocorahs
   cochetopa creek 0.08 833 am 4/16 W co coop site
   Gunnison 0.8 N 0.04 838 am 4/16 cocorahs
   Powderhorn 4.4 NNE 0.02 1010 am 4/19 cocorahs

... La Plata County...
   Hesperus 13.3 SSW 0.30 859 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Redmesa 4.2 NW 0.26 804 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Hesperus 6.9 S 0.17 719 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Hesperus 4.9 se 0.13 651 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Durango .35 E 0.12 713 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Durango 0.11 100 am 4/19 aviation site
   Durango 5s 0.09 930 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Durango 4.8 WSW 0.08 807 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Rockwood 6.9 NNW 0.07 828 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Bayfield 0.6 WSW 0.01 958 am 4/18 cocorahs

... Mesa County...
   Mesa 6s 1.45 700 am 4/19 unofficial station
   Collbran 2sw 1.21 900 am 4/19 W co coop site
   Grand Junction 2.7 S 1.15 858 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 1.0 S 1.13 824 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 5.6 W 1.11 755 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 4.0 W 1.11 819 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 3.9 W 1.11 943 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 4.1 W 1.10 746 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 0.6 W 1.07 802 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 5.1 E 1.07 811 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 1.07 100 am 4/19 aviation site
   Grand Junction 3.7 S 1.06 818 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 8nnw 1.04 747 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Fruita 4.5 NNE 1.00 654 am 4/19 cocorahs
   1 WNW Fruitvale 1.00 458 PM 4/17 public
   Glade Park 17w 0.91 900 am 4/19 W co coop site
   Palisade 1.4 se 0.81 654 am 4/18 cocorahs
   Whitewater 4.2 SSE 0.75 721 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Grand Junction 1.1 S 0.66 703 am 4/17 cocorahs
   grand jct 6ese 0.64 900 am 4/17 W co coop site
   Collbran 0.2 ESE 0.63 904 am 4/18 cocorahs

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