The Winter So Far in Star Valley Ranch-Jan 24

The Winter So Far in Star Valley Ranch-Jan 24

The 24th of January is typically  the middle of winter and a good time to see how the snow season is going.  At Star Valley Ranch will use the  observation taken that has a complete record for the past 5 years.  The site is located on Vista Drive near the national forest boundary at 6400 feet elevation.   Snow Stake Star Valley Ranch   Following are the observations on January 24 for the past 5 years at Star Valley Ranch….

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Preliminary Snow Totals January 5 2021

Preliminary Snow Totals January 5 2021

Public Information Statement National Weather Service Riverton WY 1231 PM MST Tue Jan 5 2021 …Here is a preliminary report on snowfall amounts across Wyoming since Monday afternoon… Location Amount Time/Date Elevation (ft.) …Fremont County… 23 NW Dubois 2.0 in 0500 AM 01/05 9346 Atlantic City 2.0 in 0800 AM 01/05 7821 …Lincoln County… 16 ENE Turnerville 9.0 in 0500 AM 01/05 9020 Star Valley Ranch 6.0 in 0900 AM 01/05 6400 10 ESE Smoot 6.0 in 0500 AM 01/05…

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Winter Storm Watch Western Wyoming Monday Afternoon Through Tuesday

Winter Storm Watch Western Wyoming Monday Afternoon Through Tuesday

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Riverton WY 1118 AM MST Sun Jan 3 2021 …Winter Storm Watch for the far Western Wyoming late Monday Afternoon through Tuesday Afternoon… .The current round of light to moderate snow over the far west will dissipate to very light snow or flurries by mid-evening. A stronger storm system will impact western Wyoming late Monday afternoon and Monday night, before exiting the area Tuesday afternoon. Widespread significant snowfall over the west is…

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Preliminary Snow Reports December 18 2020

Preliminary Snow Reports December 18 2020

COCORAHS PRECIPITATION SUMMARY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY 815 AM MST FRI DEC 18 2020 COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS THESE REPORTS ARE CONSIDERED SUPPLEMENTAL AND UNOFFICIAL VALUES ARE FOR THE PREVIOUS 24 HOURS ENDING AROUND 7 AM LOCAL TIME :COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING : SNOW SNOW WATER : PCPN FALL DEPTH EQUIV WY-LN-29 : ALPINE 5.9 S * : 0.48 / 6.5 / 16.5 / MM Wy-LN-17 : STAR VALLEY RANCH * : 0.44 / 11 /…

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Snow Returns to Western Wyoming tonight after a cold Sunday Morning

Snow Returns to Western Wyoming tonight after a cold Sunday Morning

Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Riverton WY 152 PM MST Sun Dec 13 2020 WYZ012-013-023-024-141400- Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-Star Valley- Salt River and Wyoming Ranges- Including the cities of Jackson, Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 152 PM MST Sun Dec 13 2020 …Snow returning to Western Wyoming this Evening… This is a special weather statement from the National Weather Service Office in Riverton. * WHAT…Snowfall accumulations of 3 to 5 inches in the mountains, with…

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Snowfall Reports Sunday November 8 2020

Snowfall Reports Sunday November 8 2020

…Here are some preliminary 24-hour Snowfall Totals from Central and Western Wyoming through 4 PM MST Sunday… Note: SnoTELS (Snow Telemetry) are remote sensing sites in high mountain watersheds. Snowfall data from SNOTELS are estimated based on snow water equivalent. Location Amount Time/Date Elevation (ft.) …Yellowstone National Park… 10 W Pahaska (Snotel) 9.0 in 0520 PM 11/08 8420 5 N South Entrance (Snotel) 6.0 in 0521 PM 11/08 7850 2 S Grant Village (Snotel) 6.0 in 0521 PM 11/08 7980…

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Snow Report Sunday Morning October 25 2020

Snow Report Sunday Morning October 25 2020

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY 1011 AM MDT SUN OCT 25 2020 …PRELIMINARY SNOWFALL REPORTS… SNOWFALL TOTALS FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. NOTE: SNOTELS (SNOW TELEMETRY) ARE REMOTE SENSING SITES IN HIGH MOUNTAIN WATERSHEDS. SNOWFALL DATA FROM SNOTELS ARE ESTIMATED BASED ON SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT. LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE ELEVATION (FT.) …BIG HORN COUNTY… 17 E SHELL (SNOTEL) 5.0 IN 0205 AM 10/25 9580 28 E LOVELL (SNOTEL) 2.0 IN 0203 AM 10/25 9380 LOVELL 2…

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Snow Followed by Bitter Cold this Weekend

Snow Followed by Bitter Cold this Weekend

National Weather Service Riverton WY 349 PM MDT Fri Oct 23 2020 …Snow to impact Northwest Wyoming followed by Bitter Cold Temperatures… .Weather system will bring snow to northwest and west Wyoming starting late this evening, continuing through the day Saturday, decreasing Saturday night. The snowfall will spread to areas east of the Divide by Saturday afternoon and continue through Sunday morning. Bitter cold temperatures will be in place by late Saturday night and Sunday morning. Star Valley- Including the…

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Winter Weather Coming to Wyoming

Winter Weather Coming to Wyoming

A strong westerly jet stream currently across the northern United States, will  buckle by the end of the coming week which will usher in the first real taste of winter to Wyoming and surrounding states.  The following is a series of 500 mb charts illustrating the forecasted dramatic change in the jet stream.     While the temperatures will remain mild with mostly dry conditions across Star Valley and surrounding areas through mid week, much colder air and snow will…

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Wind Reports for Wednesday October 14 2020

Wind Reports for Wednesday October 14 2020

          The reported wind gusts were for Wednesday October 14 2020. Most notable is the very high wind bulls eye to the east of Afton.  This is based on a report of 110 mph on the top of Mt Coffin in the Wyoming range around 2am Wednesday morning. Undoubtedly many other peaks in the surrounding ranges had winds peaking almost as strong, but Mt Coffin at almost 11,000 feet has the only recording anemometer.