Forecast news: Strong winter storm will bring widespread snow to western Colorado #codrought #cowx

From the National Weather Service Grand Junction office:

…SNOW CONTINUES TO ACCUMULATE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF THE REGION…

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY 24 HOUR SNOWFALL AMOUNTS, AS ESTIMATED USING READINGS FROM AUTOMATED SNOW MEASURING EQUIPMENT SCATTERED THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO. THE SNOW FELL DURING THE 24 HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT 4 AM MONDAY MORNING. ESTIMATED AMOUNTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

THE SOUTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS…4 TO 12 INCHES.

THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN COLORADO…2 TO 8 INCHES.

THE EASTERN UTAH MOUNTAINS…3 TO 5 INCHES.

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