#Snowpack news: While it has been dry along the Front Range, #GrandJunction snowfall is close to normal

Westwide SNOTEL basin-filled map via the NRCS.

From NBC11News.com (Nikki Sheaks):

According to the National Weather Service, Grand Junction has accumulated 10.9 inches of snow. Normally, around this time, there would be 11.9 inches. Across the state, snowpack in the mountains is doing a little better than normal.

“When you look at the snowpack in the mountains, which is where all of our water comes from, the mountains statewide, in Colorado, are averaging about 110 percent of normal,” said Matthew Aleksa, Meteorologist for the National Weather Service.

There has been 5.3 inches of snow, so far, for the month of January.

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