Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus
Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 02:55 PM MST die 06o December, anno 2013
... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 11 am Saturday to 6 am
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for heavy snow... which is in
effect from 11 am Saturday to 6 am MST Monday. The Winter Storm
Watch is no longer in effect.
* Timing... snow is expected to begin late Saturday morning and
persist through Sunday night. Snow may taper off some Sunday
afternoon but should pick up again Sunday evening.
* Snow accumulation... 6 to 12 inches.
* Winds... southwesterly winds of 10 to 20 mph will become west
to northwesterly by Sunday morning.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
Statement as of 5:25 am MST on December 6, 2013
... Record low temperature set at Grand Junction this morning...
At 2:46m MST this morning, the temperature dropped to -9 degrees
at the Grand Junction regional Airport. This set a new record low
for December 6th, breaking the previous record of 7 degrees last
reached in 2011.
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 7:58 PM MST on December 6, 2013
... Additional record low temperatures this morning...
In western Colorado,
At 16 miles northwest of Debeque, on altenbern ranch, the low
temperature this morning was -12. This set a new record low for
December 6, breaking the previous record of -9, set in 1972.
At Gateway, the low temperature this morning was 2. This set a new
record low for the day, breaking the previous record of 6, set in
In eastern Utah,
At Flaming Gorge, the low was -19. This set a new record low,
breaking the previous record of -14, set in 1972.
At Moab, the low temperature was 5. This set a new record low for
the day, breaking the previous record of 7, set in 1903.
At Roosevelt, the low was -26, setting a new record low, breaking
the previous record of -6, set in 1992.