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Snow Loads by Area

Area Ground Snow Load Non-Reducible Wind Stagnation Pressure at 30 Ft. Ht. Basic Wind Speed (residential only)
Grand Junction & surrounding area 30# 13 90
DeBeque 30# 13 90
Mesa 40# 13 90
Powderhorn 90# 17 95
Molina 40# 13 90
Plateau City 40# 13 90
Collbran 40# 13 90
Vega Area 70# 13 90
Mesa Lakes 100# 13 95
Little Park 30# 13 90
Glade Park Store & within a 2 mi radius 30# 13  90
Glade Park Area Contact Building Dept. 13 Contact Building Dept.
Gateway 30# 13 90

General Information: Snow Loads By Elevation

Elevation Ground Snow Load Non- Reducible Wind Stagnation Pressure at 30 Ft. Ht. Basic Wind Speed (residential only)
4,000-5,500 FT 30# 13 90
5,501-6,500 FT 40# 13 90
6,501-7,500 FT 50# 13 90
7,501-8,500 FT 70# 13 90
8,501-9,500 FT 90# 17 95
9,501-11,000 FT 100# 17 95


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