Snow Storm Heading Toward Western Wyoming

Snow Storm Heading Toward Western Wyoming

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Riverton WY 1046 AM MST Wed Jan 16 2019 …Winter Storm Warning in effect for Teton and Gros Ventre mountains from Tonight through late Friday morning… …Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Western Valleys, Salt and Wyoming Ranges,and Wind River Mountains from Tonight through late Friday morning… …Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Green River Basin, including Lincoln county Wyoming from Thursday morning until late Friday morning…   .A winter storm will…

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Weather Cam Tutorial

Weather Cam Tutorial

TUTORIAL ON USING WEATHER CAMERAS OPTION ON STAR VALLEY WEATHER WEB SITE One of the important features of Starvalleyweather.com is the Weather Camera link on the site.  Along with providing some great views of Wyoming and surrounding areas, the cams provide a view of the current weather conditions. This becomes particularly important during the winter weather and associated hazardous driving season.  The cam site teams with the great highway reporting of the Wyoming Department of Transportation,  enabling travelers to monitor ongoing winter weather…

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Snow Totals for Sunday-Monday Storms

Snow Totals for Sunday-Monday Storms

…Snowfall Totals for Sunday through Monday Morning… Location Snowfall Lincoln County… Commissary Ridge… 15 inches. Blind Bull Summit… 13 inches. Blind Bull Summit Snotel… 13 inches. Indian Creek Snotel… 11 inches. Willow Creek Snotel… 10 inches. Star Valley Ranch… 9.3 inches Box Y Ranch… 9 inches. Spring Creek Divide Snotel… 8 inches. Salt River Summit Snotel… 7 inches. 2 SE Thayne… 6.2 inches. Kelley Ranger Station Snotel… 6 inches. 5 SSE Smoot… 5 inches. 3 SE Bedford… 6 inches. Cottonwood…

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Snow Returns to Star Valley

Snow Returns to Star Valley

National Weather Service Riverton WY 116 AM MST Sat Jan 5 2019 …Snow returning to portions of Western Wyoming… Star Valley- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 116 AM MST Sat Jan 5 2019 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM MST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected. * WHERE…Star Valley. * WHEN…From 11 PM this evening to 5 PM MST Sunday….

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Star Valley 2018 Weather in Review

Star Valley 2018 Weather in Review

In 2018 temperatures and precipitation  ranged from a little cooler and slightly wetter than average over most of Star Valley and Northern Lincoln County, while the south end of the county was warmer and drier than normal.   The most notable weather event of the year across the area was the exceptionally dry summer.  From the end of June through September very few showers occurred with total precipitation amounts for the period less than an inch across much of Western…

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Subzero Morning-Coldest in Two Years

Subzero Morning-Coldest in Two Years

  Temperatures plummeted on New Years Eve across the mountain country.  In Star Valley the coldest officially observed was at the Double L Ranch along the Salt River northwest of Etna with a frigid -27F.  Close behind was the -26F at the Afton Airport.  Following is a map of some of the observed minimums across Star Valley and surrounding areas.   Of note is that wind chills were as low as -30F at the Alpine airport due to down canyon…

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December 2018 Star Valley Weather Summary

December 2018 Star Valley Weather Summary

Star Valley in December 2018 was somewhat cooler and more snowy than normal. Following  are the weather graphs for the Afton climatological  station for December 2018       The December graphs for the climatological station 3 SE Bedford follows:   Very cold air covered Star Valley around the 5th of the month with the 13 below at the Bedford 3SE station setting a record for the date. It was even colder at the Double  L station where it dipped…

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Wyoming Snowfall Totals, December 30-31 2018

Wyoming Snowfall Totals, December 30-31 2018

National Weather Service Riverton WY 315 PM MST Mon Dec 31 2018 …Preliminary Snowfall Totals from Sunday through Monday 1 PM… A winter storm brought significant snow and blowing snow across much of western and central Wyoming Sunday into Monday morning. Below are snowfall totals received as of 1 PM Monday. An updated statement with additional reports will be sent out tonight. Note: SnoTELS (Snow Telemetry) are remote sensing sites in high mountain watersheds. Snowfall data from SNOTELS are estimated…

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Winter Storm Warning Through this Evening

Winter Storm Warning Through this Evening

National Weather Service Riverton WY 312 PM MST Sun Dec 30 2018 …Strong winter storm to bring snow, cold, and wind Sunday night into Monday… .Periods of moderate to heavy snow are likely to continue through sunset Sunday before slowly diminishing Sunday evening across far west Wyoming. The snow will spread east of the Continental Divide Sunday evening and overnight. Windy conditions will create hazardous travel conditions for much of the area east of the Divide Sunday night. Bitter cold…

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Winter Weather Advisory Sunday

Winter Weather Advisory Sunday

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Riverton WY 307 PM MST Sat Dec 29 2018 …Strong winter storm to bring snow, cold, and wind tonight into Sunday… .A fast moving winter storm will bring cold temperatures, snowfall, and strong wind to Wyoming later tonight into Sunday. Strong wind ahead of the storm will start today, over the Absarokas. Moderate to heavy snow will begin tonight in northwest WY and spread to the southeast Sunday. Moderate to strong wind…

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