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Colorado, Uncompahgre Plateau/Dallas Divide

Special Statement

Statement as of 5:00 PM MDT on August 25, 2016

Expires 7:45 PM EDT on August 25, 2016


... Significant weather advisory for western Mesa... southwestern
Garfield and west central Delta counties until 545 PM MDT...

At 457 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 38 miles west of Palisade to near Fruita to 11
miles southwest of Grand Junction to 28 miles north of Nucla.
Movement was northeast at 50 mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Grand Junction... Fruita... Palisade... Mack... Loma... Glade Park...
Whitewater... Redlands... Orchard Mesa... Cameo... Fruitvale and Clifton.

This includes the following highways... Interstate 70 between mile
markers 3 to 37 and U.S. Highway 6 between mile markers 14 and 32.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3969 10878 3956 10836 3934 10827 3889 10806
      3853 10879 3890 10874 3915 10880 3915 10922
time... Mot... loc 2257z 227deg 44kt 3920 10907 3920 10874 3895 10868
3865 10872


Larry


500 PM MDT Thu Aug 25 2016

... Significant weather advisory for western Mesa... southwestern
Garfield and west central Delta counties until 545 PM MDT...

At 457 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 38 miles west of Palisade to near Fruita to 11
miles southwest of Grand Junction to 28 miles north of Nucla.
Movement was northeast at 50 mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Grand Junction... Fruita... Palisade... Mack... Loma... Glade Park...
Whitewater... Redlands... Orchard Mesa... Cameo... Fruitvale and Clifton.

This includes the following highways... Interstate 70 between mile
markers 3 to 37 and U.S. Highway 6 between mile markers 14 and 32.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3969 10878 3956 10836 3934 10827 3889 10806
      3853 10879 3890 10874 3915 10880 3915 10922
time... Mot... loc 2257z 227deg 44kt 3920 10907 3920 10874 3895 10868
3865 10872


Larry

Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:03 PM MDT on August 25, 2016


... Rainfall reports...

Location amount time/date provider
2 E Breen 0.77 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Rifle .96 NNW 0.35 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
5 WNW Chromo 0.30 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Hesperus 4.9 se 0.27 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Grand Junction 3.4 N 0.16 in 0600 am 08/25 cocorahs
2 N Grand Junction 0.14 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Rifle 0.14 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Fruitvale 0.10 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Monticello no. 2 0.10 in 0700 am 08/25 coop
Fruitvale 0.10 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
7 NNE Vallecito 0.09 in 1245 PM 08/25 USGS
1 S Arriola 0.08 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Rifle 0.07 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Cortez 2.3 NW 0.07 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Grand Junction coop 0.07 in 0800 am 08/25 coop
Black Canyon of the Gunnison 0.06 in 0800 am 08/25 coop
Grand Junction 1.0 ESE 0.05 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Grand Junction 8nnw 0.05 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Rio Grande rsvr nr.Ucn and c 0.05 in 1200 PM 08/25 coop
Clark 0.7 NW 0.05 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
5 NNE Rockwood 0.05 in 1245 PM 08/25 USGS
Cortez 0.05 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Cortez coop; upper Colorado 0.05 in 1215 PM 08/25 upr
Grand Junction 3.9 SSE 0.05 in 0630 am 08/25 cocorahs
Montrose 8.1 WNW 0.04 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Grand Junction 2.7 SSE 0.04 in 0800 am 08/25 cocorahs
Grand Junction Airport 0.04 in 1053 am 08/25 ASOS
Telluride Regional Airport 0.04 in 0555 am 08/25 AWOS
Cedaredge 10.5 NNW 0.04 in 0800 am 08/25 cocorahs
Eckert 1.1 SW 0.03 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Olathe 3.2 NNE 0.03 in 0600 am 08/25 cocorahs
Rifle Garfield County airpor 0.03 in 1053 am 08/25 ASOS
1 NNE Norwood 0.03 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Grand Junction 5.5 SW 0.03 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Cortez 2.0 NW 0.03 in 0800 am 08/25 cocorahs
Wolcott 2.3 N 0.03 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
2 se Redlands 0.03 in 0755 am 08/25 cocorahs
3 WSW Buford 0.03 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
3 S Vallecito 0.02 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
1 NW Fruita 0.02 in 0900 am 08/25 cocorahs
1 E Delta 0.02 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
ragged mtn 0.02 in 0600 am 08/25 cocorahs
4 W Toponas 0.02 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Pitkin 1.1 SW 0.02 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
1 E Cortez 0.02 in 0800 am 08/25 cocorahs
Piedra g.S. 0.02 in 1200 PM 08/25 coop
1 W Fruitvale 0.02 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Gypsum 1.9 SSW 0.02 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Whitewater 4.2 SSE 0.02 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Gunnison coop 0.01 in 0800 am 08/25 coop
Glenwood Springs .64 S 0.01 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Montrose 4.0 NW 0.01 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Norwood 1.4 W 0.01 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
upper Colorado ntwk 0.01 in 1000 am 08/25 coop
Montrose 3.9 WNW 0.01 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Grand Junction 4.0 W 0.01 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Durango spotter 0.01 in 0830 am 08/25 coop
Meeker Arpt 0.01 in 1053 am 08/25 ASOS
Rifle 3.2 ENE 0.01 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Pagosa Springs 1.6 SSW 0.01 in 0800 am 08/25 cocorahs
4 E Dolores 0.01 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Hovenweep National Monument 0.01 in 0735 am 08/25 coop
4 NE Ignacio 0.01 in 0245 am 08/25 USGS
Colorado National coop 0.01 in 0800 am 08/25 coop
Carbondale 0.01 in 0800 am 08/25 cocorahs
Palisade coop 0.01 in 0700 am 08/25 coop
Rifle 3ene 0.01 in 0700 am 08/25 coop
1 E Redlands 0.01 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Durango 2.8 S 0.01 in 0700 am 08/25 cocorahs
Taylor rvr blo tayor park rs 0.01 in 0300 am 08/25 coop
Durango 0.01 in 0900 am 08/25 cocorahs

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


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