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Statement as of 1:52 PM MDT on March 28, 2017

Expires 3:52 AM EDT on March 29, 2017


The latest early Spring storm began pushing into eastern Utah
Monday afternoon, with mountain snow and valley rain developing.
Scattered thunderstorms, mainly over eastern Utah, occurred
Monday afternoon and evening. Rain and snow spread eastward
into western Colorado Monday night, continuing across much of
the region through Tuesday morning. Following are 24 hour
preliminary snowfall reports from across eastern Utah and
western Colorado, ending at the times noted with each report.

Estimated snowfall amounts over the mountains are as follows:

Across western Colorado...
northern mountains... ... up to 4 inches.
Central mountains... ... .2 to 6 inches.
Southern mountains... ... 5 to 10 inches, with 12 inches at Beartown.


Across eastern Utah...
northern mountains... ... 3 to 5 inches, with 20 inches at hickerson.
Central mountains... ... .up to 2 inches.
Southern mountains... ... 3 to 7 inches.

... Snowfall reports...

Location amount time/date provider

... Colorado...

... Delta County...
Cedaredge 10.5 NNW 2.0 in 0800 am 03/28 cocorahs
2 WSW Paonia 0.3 in 0700 am 03/28 hads

... Dolores County...
Dove Creek 12.4 SSW 1.0 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
Vail Pass - cdot yard 2.5 in 1100 am 03/28 caic
Avon 2n 2.5 in 0600 am 03/28 ucoop
Vail 0.9 WNW 1.9 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
1 WNW Eagle-Vail 1.9 in 0700 am 03/28
4 SSW dowd 1.8 in 0700 am 03/28
2 N Wolcott 1.5 in 0820 am 03/28
Wolcott 2n 1.5 in 0700 am 03/28 ucoop
Wolcott 2.3 N 1.5 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
Basalt 5.8 E 1.1 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
2 NNE dowd 1.0 in 0700 am 03/28
Vail 2.6 E 1.0 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs

... Garfield County...
1 NNE Silt 1.5 in 0718 am 03/28

... Gunnison County...
Sapinero 6.7 S 7.0 in 0800 am 03/28 cocorahs
Crested Butte 6.2 N 5.5 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
4 NNW Mount Crested Butte 5.5 in 0708 am 03/28
Gothic 5.5 in 0700 am 03/28 ucoop
Irwin guides study plot 5.3 in 1100 am 03/28 caic
Crested Butte 4.8 in 0730 am 03/28 hads
Crested Butte 4.8 in 0730 am 03/28
11 E Colona 3.0 in 0700 am 03/28
Cimarron 11.2 S 3.0 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
Powderhorn 4.4 NNE 2.7 in 0800 am 03/28 cocorahs
2 NW Sapinero 2.0 in 0957 am 03/28
Gunnison 6.6 N 2.0 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
Somerset 12.5 N 1.5 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
Pitkin 1.1 SW 0.5 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
Gunnison 3wsw 0.5 in 0700 am 03/28 ucoop
Pitkin County (ham) 0.5 in 0700 am 03/28 ucoop
Gunnison coop 0.4 in 0800 am 03/28 coop

... La Plata County...
Bayfield 7.0 N 1.0 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
Hesperus 4.9 se 0.6 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
Bayfield 7n 0.4 in 0700 am 03/28 ucoop
Durango 4.8 WSW 0.3 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs

... Moffat County...
Craig coop 0.2 in 0700 am 03/28 coop

... Montezuma County...
Mancos 11 NNE 4.0 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
3 WNW Mancos 0.3 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
1 NW Yellow Jacket 0.2 in 0800 am 03/28 cocorahs

... Montrose County...
Montrose 7.3 ENE 0.3 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs

... Ouray County...
4 E Camp Bird 8.0 in 0830 am 03/28
Ouray 2.3 in 0721 am 03/28
Ouray spotter 2.3 in 0721 am 03/28 coop
Ouray .23 NNW 2.3 in 0721 am 03/28 cocorahs
Red Mountain Pass 10.0 in 0830 am 03/28

... Pitkin County...
1 SW Snowmass Village 4.6 in 0622 am 03/28


... Routt County...
9 NW Hayden 4.5 in 1004 am 03/28
Yampa 5.1 S 1.8 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs
Yampa 1.5 in 1033 am 03/28
Steamboat Lake State Park 1.5 in 1100 am 03/28 caic
6 N Toponas 1.1 in 0700 am 03/28
7 S Steamboat Springs 0.8 in 0826 am 03/28
Steamboat Springs 0.7 ESE 0.1 in 0700 am 03/28 cocorahs

... San Juan County...
Silverton 12.0 in 0506 am 03/28
Coal Bank Pass 11.0 in 0830 am 03/28
Molas Pass 10.0 in 0830 am 03/28

... San Miguel County...
Telluride 7.0 in 0605 am 03/28
Telluride 4.0 in 0700 am 03/28

... Utah...

... San Juan County...
Monticello 1sw 1.0 in 0800 am 03/28
Monticello no. 2 1.0 in 0800 am 03/28 coop

... Uintah County...
19 S Naples 1.7 in 1210 PM 03/28 ub-air

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


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