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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
259 AM MST THU DEC 14 2017

...Today in metro Denver weather history...

2-17  In 1939...more than 2 weeks of unseasonably warm weather
        made the month the 3rd warmest on record.  Seven daily
        temperature records were set...including the all time
        record high temperature for the month of 79 degrees on
        the 5th.  Daytime highs were balmy with 14 days in the
        60's and 70's.  Low temperatures dipped to freezing or
        below on only 5 days.  The period was dry with only a
        trace of snow on the 12th.
3-15  In 1972...a protracted cold spell held an icy grip on metro
        Denver when maximum temperatures never reached above
        freezing for 10 consecutive days from the 3rd through
        the 12th and minimum temperatures dipped below zero on
        eleven consecutive days from the 5th through the 15th.
        Daily low temperature records were set with 15 degrees
        below zero on the 5th...17 degrees below zero on the 6th...
        and 18 degrees below zero on the 10th.  Daily record low
        maximum readings were set with 3 degrees on the 6th and
        6 degrees on the 9th.  The very cold temperatures were
        caused by 3 to 5 inches of snow cover and a Canadian air
        mass.
12-15 In 1921...downslope chinook winds produced warm temperatures
        in the city...which resulted in 4 temperature records.
        High temperatures of 72 degrees on the 13th and 68 degrees
        on the 15th were record maximums for the dates.  Low
        temperatures of 47 degrees on both the 12th and 13th were
        record high minimums for the dates.  West winds were
        sustained to 38 mph on the 12th and to 25 mph on the
        13th.
13-14 In 1902...heavy snowfall totaled 6.4 inches in the city
        overnight.  North winds were sustained to 18 mph with
        gusts to 20 mph on the 13th.
      In 1925...heavy apparent post-frontal snowfall totaled
        7.8 inches across downtown Denver.  Northwest winds
        were sustained to 34 mph with gusts to 42 on the 13th...
        and north winds were sustained to 33 mph with gusts to
        38 mph on the 14th.
      In 1951...heavy snowfall totaled 5.9 inches at Stapleton
        Airport.
      In 1987...a snowstorm dropped 2 to 8 inches of snow along the
        Front Range foothills.  Eight to 12 inches fell just south
        of Denver.  Icy streets and highways contributed to many
        traffic accidents across metro Denver and flights were
        delayed at Stapleton International Airport where 2.7
        inches of snow fell and northeast winds gusted to 17 mph.
      In 1991...high winds pummeled metro Denver.  Wind gusts to 93
        mph were recorded at Rollinsville.  Wind speeds across metro
        Denver were generally 35 to 50 mph.  Northwest winds gusted
        to 48 mph at Stapleton International Airport on the 13th.
14    In 1926...an intrusion of cold air resulted in temperatures
        remaining below zero.  The high temperature of one degree
        below zero was a record low maximum for the date.  The low
        temperature was 11 degrees below zero.  North winds were
        sustained to 17 mph.
      In 1985...a wind gust to 61 mph was recorded at Table Mesa in
        Boulder.
      In 1996...high winds gusting from 60 to nearly 80 mph moved
        off the Front Range foothills and over the northeast
        Colorado plains in the wake of a fast moving cold front.
        The strongest wind gusts included 79 mph at Golden Gate
        Canyon and 70 mph near Table Mesa in southwest Boulder.
        At Denver International Airport...west-northwest winds
        gusted to only 39 mph.
14-15 In 1988...a snow storm again whitened metro Denver.
        Snowfall along the Front Range was in the 6 to 12 inch
        range.  Snowfall totaled 5.8 inches at Stapleton
        International Airport where north winds gusted to 38 mph.
      In 1990...high winds howled across metro Denver behind a
        strong Pacific cold front.  Boulder was hardest hit by the
        high winds.  A wind gust to 120 mph was recorded in south
        Boulder where winds stripped the roof off a garage...a
        vacant gas station...and a house under construction.
        Elsewhere in Boulder...several trees were blown down.  In
        Boulder Canyon...the winds toppled two cinder block walls on
        a house under construction.  Four Boulder County women were
        treated for injuries caused by the wind.  The injuries were
        confined to a broken wrist...a mild concussion...bruises...and
        facial cuts.  Two semi-tractor trailers were blown over by
        the fierce winds south of Boulder.  Another truck rollover
        occurred southeast of Golden.  Drivers of all three trucks
        suffered only cuts and bruises.  Several vehicles were
        trapped in a blinding dust storm on the Denver-Boulder
        Turnpike near Broomfield.  Drivers were forced to stop
        along the highway for several minutes during the storm and
        witness their vehicles being pelted with sand and gravel.
        A wind gust to 97 mph was recorded in Golden.  High winds
        were also reported in Arvada...Boulder...and Lakewood.  Winds
        toppled a number of utility poles and wooden fences...blew
        out windows...and caused structural damage to a large
        apartment complex on the west side of Golden.  Wind gusts
        of 70 to 100 mph caused considerable damage to several
        large billboards north of Golden...as well as damaging the
        paint...trim...and glass on numerous vehicles in the area.
        A west wind gust to 51 mph was recorded at Stapleton
        International Airport.

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
259 AM MST FRI DEC 15 2017

...Today in metro Denver weather history...

12-15 In 1921...downslope chinook winds produced warm temperatures
        in the city...which resulted in 4 temperature records.
        High temperatures of 72 degrees on the 13th and 68 degrees
        on the 15th were record maximums for the dates.  Low
        temperatures of 47 degrees on both the 12th and 13th were
        record high minimums for the dates.  West winds were
        sustained to 38 mph on the 12th and to 25 mph on the
        13th.
14-15 In 1988...a snow storm again whitened metro Denver.
        Snowfall along the Front Range was in the 6 to 12 inch
        range.  Snowfall totaled 5.8 inches at Stapleton
        International Airport where north winds gusted to 38 mph.
      In 1990...high winds howled across metro Denver behind a
        strong Pacific cold front.  Boulder was hardest hit by the
        high winds.  A wind gust to 120 mph was recorded in south
        Boulder where winds stripped the roof off a garage...a
        vacant gas station...and a house under construction.
        Elsewhere in Boulder...several trees were blown down.  In
        Boulder Canyon...the winds toppled two cinder block walls on
        a house under construction.  Four Boulder County women were
        treated for injuries caused by the wind.  The injuries were
        confined to a broken wrist...a mild concussion...bruises...and
        facial cuts.  Two semi-tractor trailers were blown over by
        the fierce winds south of Boulder.  Another truck rollover
        occurred southeast of Golden.  Drivers of all three trucks
        suffered only cuts and bruises.  Several vehicles were
        trapped in a blinding dust storm on the Denver-Boulder
        Turnpike near Broomfield.  Drivers were forced to stop
        along the highway for several minutes during the storm and
        witness their vehicles being pelted with sand and gravel.
        A wind gust to 97 mph was recorded in Golden.  High winds
        were also reported in Arvada...Boulder...and Lakewood.  Winds
        toppled a number of utility poles and wooden fences...blew
        out windows...and caused structural damage to a large
        apartment complex on the west side of Golden.  Wind gusts
        of 70 to 100 mph caused considerable damage to several
        large billboards north of Golden...as well as damaging the
        paint...trim...and glass on numerous vehicles in the area.
        A west wind gust to 51 mph was recorded at Stapleton
        International Airport.
15    In 1999...high winds developed in and near the foothills as
        a strong upper level jet moved into the area.  Although
        most wind gusts were in the 70 to 80 mph range...a weather
        spotter located 1 mile south of Fritz Peak near
        Rollinsville measured a peak wind gust to 124 mph.  Other
        wind reports included wind gusts to 77 mph at the National
        Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder and atop Blue
        Mountain and 70 mph at the National Wind Technology Center
        on Rocky Flats south of Boulder.  West winds gusted to only
        32 mph at Denver International Airport.
      In 2000...high winds developed in the foothills of Boulder
        County...but winds were strong across all of metro Denver.
        Winds gusted as high as 72 mph at the National Center for
        Atmospheric Research on the mesa just southwest of Boulder.
        West winds gusted to 44 mph at Denver International Airport.
15-16 In 1964...high winds raked metro Denver...causing considerable
        damage.  Wind gusts to 81 mph were recorded at Rocky Flats
        northwest of Denver...94 mph at Jefferson County Airport
        near Broomfield...48 mph in downtown Boulder...and 70 mph
        in Littleton.  West wind gusts to 67 mph were recorded
        at Stapleton International Airport.  A man working on
        construction in downtown Denver died from injuries after
        being struck by a 5-foot by 8-foot section of plank runway
        blown by the strong winds.  Several people were blown down
        by the strong winds or hit by flying objects.  Buildings...
        roads...trees...and power equipment were damaged.  Roads were
        closed east of Denver due to blowing dust.
      In 1981...wind gusts to 60 mph were common in the foothills
        northwest of Denver.  West wind gusts to 47 mph were
        recorded at Stapleton International Airport where the
        visibility was briefly reduced to 3 miles in blowing dust.
      In 1996...strong pre-frontal winds developed in the foothills
        of Boulder County ahead of an Arctic cold front that moved
        into northeastern Colorado late on the morning of the 16th.
        Wind gusts of 70 to 75 mph were clocked at Table Mesa in
        southwest Boulder.

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Office: GJT NOUS45 KGJT 141948 PNSGJT COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-150748- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Grand Junction CO 1248 PM MST Thu Dec 14 2017 Following are 24 hour snowfall reports from across eastern Utah and western Colorado. The 24 hour period ended this morning at the times noted with each report. ...Snowfall Reports... Location Amount Time/Date Provider ...Colorado... ...Archuleta County... 4 WSW Pagosa Springs 0.3 in 0930 AM 12/14 SPOTTER Pagosa Springs 1.6 SSW 0.2 in 0840 AM 12/14 COCORAHS ...Delta County... Paonia 2.1 SSE 0.1 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS ...Eagle County... Basalt 5.8 E 1.2 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Avon 1.1 SE 1.0 in 0900 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Avon 2N 1.0 in 0600 AM 12/14 UCOOP Vail 0.9 WNW 0.6 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Vail 2.6 E 0.6 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Edwards 1.3 WNW 0.6 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Wolcott 2n 0.2 in 0700 AM 12/14 UCOOP Wolcott 2.3 N 0.2 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS ...Garfield County... Shoshone 1.2 in 0730 AM 12/14 COOP Carbondale 0.5 W 1.0 in 0600 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Glenwood Springs .64 S 0.5 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Glenwood Springs 5.3 SSE 0.4 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Glenwood Springs 1.7 NW 0.4 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS ...Gunnison County... Doyleville 2.1 W 2.0 in 0752 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Pitkin 1.1 SW 2.0 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Pitkin County (ham) 1.0 in 0700 AM 12/14 UCOOP Gunnison 0.5 in 0800 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Powderhorn 4.4 NNE 0.5 in 0800 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Gothic 0.5 in 0700 AM 12/14 UCOOP Cimarron 11.2 S 0.5 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Crested Butte 6.2 N 0.5 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS 6 W Crested Butte 0.5 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Crested Butte 0.4 in 0800 AM 12/14 HADS Gunnison Coop 0.3 in 0800 AM 12/14 COOP ...Mesa County... 17 W Glade Park 1.4 in 0800 AM 12/14 COOP ...Moffat County... Craig Coop 3.3 in 0700 AM 12/14 COOP ...Montrose County... Montrose 2e 1.0 in 0700 AM 12/14 UCOOP Black Canyon of the Gunnison 0.7 in 0800 AM 12/14 COOP Montrose 7.3 ENE 0.6 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Montrose 1.6 E 0.3 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Montrose 1.2 ESE 0.2 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Montrose 1.2 WSW 0.1 in 0800 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Montrose 4.0 NW 0.1 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS ...Ouray County... Ridgway 3.3 NNW 0.8 in 0730 AM 12/14 COCORAHS 5 SW Colona 0.7 in 0900 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Ouray .23 NNW 0.7 in 0704 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Ouray Spotter 0.7 in 0704 AM 12/14 COOP Ridgway 0.6 in 0810 AM 12/14 COOP ...Routt County... Steamboat Springs 0.6 NNW 2.0 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Steamboat Springs 0.7 ESE 1.8 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Steamboat Springs 0.1 NNE 1.8 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Steamboat Springs 1.5 WNW 1.8 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Steamboat Springs 1.2 SE 1.7 in 0630 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Clark 0.7 NW 1.0 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Oak Creek 5.5 E 0.9 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Yampa 5.1 S 0.7 in 0700 AM 12/14 COCORAHS Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official. $$
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Office: PUB NOUS45 KPUB 132335 PNSPUB COZ070-085-086-140035 PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 435 PM MST WED DEC 13 2017 Pueblo High today................. 57 Low This morning........... 24 Pcpn past 24 hrs........... 0 Colorado Sprgs High today................. 50 Low This morning........... 36 Pcpn past 24 hrs........... 0 Alamosa High today................. 50 Low This morning........... 1 Pcpn past 24 hrs........... 0 $$ NOUS45 KPUB 141727 PNSPUB COZ058>089-093>099-150527- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Pueblo CO 1027 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017 ...Snowfall Reports... Location Amount Time/Date ...Colorado... ...Custer County... 2 SSW Wetmore 2.5 in 0835 AM 12/14 ...El Paso County... 2 NNE Monument 2.0 in 0825 AM 12/14 Crystola 1.5 in 0618 AM 12/14 ...Fremont County... 7 ESE Texas Creek 1.7 in 0813 AM 12/14 ...Teller County... 4 N Florissant 1.9 in 0814 AM 12/14 1 NNW Woodland Park 1.6 in 0538 AM 12/14 Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official. $$ NOUS45 KPUB 142142 PNSPUB COZ070-085-086-142241 PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 241 PM MST THU DEC 14 2017 Records at KPUB for 12/14 Top 3 Record High Temps for KPUB and Their Associated Year 1. 73 in the year 1924 2. 70 in the year 1946 3. 70 in the year 1929 Top 3 Record Low Temps for KPUB and Their Associated Year 1. -18 in the year 1940 2. -15 in the year 1919 3. -14 in the year 1899 Top 3 Record Low High Temps for KPUB and Their Associated Year 1. 7 in the year 1901 2. 7 in the year 1926 3. 13 in the year 1940 Top 3 Record High Low Temps for KPUB and Their Associated Year 1. 41 in the year 2006 2. 38 in the year 1889 3. 36 in the year 1933 Top 3 Record Precipitation Amounts for KPUB and Their Associated Year 1. 0.44 in the year 1892 2. 0.2 in the year 1902 3. 0.18 in the year 1895 ===================================================================== Records at KCOS for 12/14 Top 3 Record High Temps for KCOS and Their Associated Year 1. 69 in the year 1924 2. 63 in the year 1969 3. 63 in the year 1946 Top 3 Record Low Temps for KCOS and Their Associated Year 1. -14 in the year 1926 2. -13 in the year 1901 3. -12 in the year 1940 Top 3 Record Low High Temps for KCOS and Their Associated Year 1. 4 in the year 1901 2. 4 in the year 1967 3. 13 in the year 1926 Top 3 Record High Low Temps for KCOS and Their Associated Year 1. 39 in the year 1933 2. 37 in the year 1977 3. 36 in the year 2006 Top 3 Record Precipitation Amounts for KCOS and Their Associated Year 1. 0.36 in the year 1988 2. 0.2 in the year 1965 3. 0.17 in the year 1967 ===================================================================== Records at KALS for 12/14 Top 3 Record High Temps for KALS and Their Associated Year 1. 55 in the year 2016 2. 54 in the year 2010 3. 53 in the year 1946 Top 3 Record Low Temps for KALS and Their Associated Year 1. -42 in the year 1964 2. -28 in the year 1991 3. -21 in the year 1992 Top 3 Record Low High Temps for KALS and Their Associated Year 1. 3 in the year 1964 2. 3 in the year 1967 3. 16 in the year 1992 Top 3 Record High Low Temps for KALS and Their Associated Year 1. 24 in the year 1933 2. 19 in the year 1995 3. 17 in the year 1973 Top 3 Record Precipitation Amounts for KALS and Their Associated Year 1. 0.27 in the year 1984 2. 0.2 in the year 2012 3. 0.11 in the year 1967 NOUS45 KPUB 142340 PNSPUB COZ070-085-086-150039 PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 439 PM MST THU DEC 14 2017 Pueblo High today................. 44 Low This morning........... 32 Pcpn past 24 hrs........... .01 0.2" OF SNOW Colorado Sprgs High today................. 38 Low This morning........... 28 Pcpn past 24 hrs........... T 0.2" OF SNOW Alamosa High today................. 36 Low This morning........... 25 Pcpn past 24 hrs........... 0.14 1.3" OF SNOW $$