Upper Gunnison River Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Freeze Warning
Statement as of 2:51 PM MDT on October 01, 2014

...Freeze warning in effect from midnight tonight to 9 am MDT Thursday below 8000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a freeze warning below 8000 feet...which is in effect from midnight tonight to 9 am MDT Thursday. The freeze watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing...from midnight to 9 am MDT Thursday morning.

* Temperature...falling to the mid 20s to lower 30s...with localized areas possibly hitting the lower 20s in the western Yampa River basin.

* Impacts...temperatures below freezing for several hours will damage sensitive vegetation. Outside water lines could freeze...precautions to prevent this should be taken as soon as possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 1:10 PM MDT on October 1, 2014

The following are preliminary 24 hour precipitation reports from western Colorado and eastern Utah, ending around 9 am Wednesday. Rainfall amounts are in inches.

Western Colorado and eastern Utah 24 hour stations:

Aspen, 0.27. Craig, 0.47. Grand Junction, 0.34. Meeker, 0.66. Montrose, 0.17. Rifle, 0.29.

**********************24 hour precipitation**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments precipitation of /inches/ measurement

Colorado

...Delta County... Delta 3.9 S 0.14 732 am 10/01 cocorahs Paonia 1sw 0.13 800 am 10/01 W co coop site Hotchkiss 1.8 NNE 0.12 824 am 10/01 cocorahs

...Eagle County... Vail 0.9 WNW 0.40 648 am 10/01 cocorahs Vail 2.6 E 0.38 731 am 10/01 cocorahs Avon 2n 0.26 800 am 10/01 unofficial station Edwards 1.3 WNW 0.24 711 am 10/01 cocorahs Gypsum 0.5 E 0.23 811 am 10/01 cocorahs Gypsum 1.9 SSW 0.22 716 am 10/01 cocorahs Wolcott 2.3 N 0.13 721 am 10/01 cocorahs Wolcott 2n 0.13 800 am 10/01 unofficial station

...Gunnison County... Parlin 2.7 ESE 0.29 810 am 10/01 cocorahs Gothic 0.19 800 am 10/01 unofficial station Crested Butte 6.2 N 0.19 726 am 10/01 cocorahs

...Mesa County... Glade Park 17w 0.39 900 am 10/01 W co coop site Mack 5 NW 0.38 938 am 10/01 cocorahs Collbran 2sw 0.19 900 am 10/01 W co coop site Colorado nm 0.18 900 am 10/01 W co coop site Grand Junction 2.7 S 0.15 922 am 10/01 cocorahs Grand Junction 8nnw 0.10 711 am 10/01 cocorahs Fruita 4.5 NNE 0.10 854 am 10/01 cocorahs grand jct 6ese 0.10 900 am 10/01 W co coop site

...Moffat County... Craig 4sw 0.28 800 am 10/01 W co coop site Craig 1.2 ESE 0.22 705 am 10/01 cocorahs Massadona 0.18 1000 am 10/01 W co coop site

...Montrose County... Montrose 11ene 0.22 100 am 10/01 W co crn site

...Rio Blanco County... Meeker 14.3 ESE 0.59 809 am 10/01 cocorahs Rangely 1e 0.22 800 am 10/01 W co coop site

...Routt County... Steamboat Springs 0.34 830 am 10/01 W co coop site stmboat spgs 1se 0.29 759 am 10/01 unofficial station Steamboat Springs 1. 0.24 806 am 10/01 cocorahs

Utah

...Daggett County... Jarvie ranch 0.19 800 am 10/01 E UT coop site

...Grand County... Moab 1.3 NW 0.19 837 am 10/01 cocorahs Moab 0.7 ESE 0.17 941 am 10/01 cocorahs arches np hqs 0.13 800 am 10/01 E UT coop site

**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments snowfall of /inches/ measurement

Colorado

...Gunnison County... Gothic 2.5 800 am 10/01 unofficial station

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