Snow Fall Totals Thursday March 17

Snow Fall Totals Thursday March 17

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
0524 PM MDT THU MAR 17 2016

...PRELIMINARY SNOWFALL TOTALS...

BELOW ARE SNOWFALL TOTALS FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH ABOUT NOON ON
THURSDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW OCCURRED IN THE NORTHERN STAR VALLEY AND
THE NORTHERN THIRD OF THE UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN...WHERE 4 TO 8
INCHES OF SNOW...WITH ISOLATED AREAS SEEING HIGHER AMOUNTS. THIS
SNOW FELL VERY QUICKLY WEDNESDAY EVENING IN CONVECTIVE SNOW SHOWERS
WHERE SNOW WAS FALLING 2 INCHES AN HOUR. WOW!

NOTE...SNOTELS (SNOW TELEMETRY) ARE REMOTE SENSING SITES IN HIGH
MOUNTAIN WATERSHEDS. SNOWFALL DATA FROM SNOTELS ARE ESTIMATED BASED
ON SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT.

LOCATION                             SNOWFALL
LINCOLN COUNTY...
 BOX Y RANCH...                      14 INCHES.
 BLIND BULL SUMMIT...                12 INCHES.
 BLIND BULL SUMMIT SNOTEL...         10 INCHES.
 5 NNE THAYNE...                      9 INCHES.
 STAR VALLEY RANCH...          AROUND 9 INCHES.
 WILLOW CREEK SNOTEL...               8 INCHES.
 INDIAN CREEK SNOTEL...               8 INCHES.
 2 SE THAYNE...                     7.5 INCHES.
 KELLEY RANGER STATION SNOTEL...      7 INCHES.
 COTTONWOOD CREEK SNOTEL...           6 INCHES.
 COMMISSARY RIDGE...                  5 INCHES.
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE SNOTEL...        5 INCHES.
 5 SSE SMOOT...                       4 INCHES.
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT SNOTEL...          4 INCHES.
 AFTON...                           1.3 INCHES.

BIG HORN COUNTY...
BALD MOUNTAIN SNOTEL... 2 INCHES.
SHELL CREEK SNOTEL... 1 INCH.

FREMONT COUNTY...
BROOKS LAKE... 2 INCHES.

HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...
OWL CREEK SNOTEL... 2 INCHES.

JOHNSON COUNTY...
CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR SNOTEL... 1 INCH.

PARK COUNTY...
BEARTOOTH LAKE SNOTEL... 1 INCH.
EVENING STAR SNOTEL... 1 INCH.

SUBLETTE COUNTY...
TRIPLE PEAK SNOTEL... 8 INCHES.
14 NW PINEDALE... 7 INCHES.
DANIEL FISH HATCHERY... 7 INCHES.
SNIDER BASIN SNOTEL... 5 INCHES.
PINEDALE... 2 TO 4 INCHES.
LOOMIS PARK SNOTEL... 2 INCHES.
EAST RIM DIVIDE SNOTEL... 2 INCHES.

SWEETWATER COUNTY...
BUCKBOARD MARINA... 1 INCH.
5 N FARSON... 1 INCH.
GREEN RIVER... 0.5 INCHES.
ROCK SPRINGS... 0.2 INCHES.

TETON COUNTY...
JACKSON HOLE - RAYMER... 7 INCHES.
JACKSON HOLE - RENDEZVOUS BOWL... 6 INCHES.
PHILLIPS BENCH SNOTEL... 6 INCHES.
JACKSON HOLE - MID MOUNTAIN... 5.5 INCHES.
GRAND TARGHEE SNOTEL... 4 INCHES.
GRAND TARGHEE - CHIEF JOSEPH... 4 INCHES.
MOOSE... 3.2 INCHES.
GROS VENTRE SUMMIT SNOTEL... 3 INCHES.
TOGWOTEE PASS SNOTEL... 3 INCHES.
JACKSON HOLE - BASE... 2 INCHES.
4 SW JACKSON... 2 INCHES.
TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN LODGE... 2 INCHES.
5 NW JACKSON... 1.3 INCHES.
GRANITE CREEK SNOTEL... 1 INCH.
GRASSY LAKE SNOTEL... 1 INCH.
JACKSON... 1 INCH.
SNOW KING... 1 INCH.
JACKSON DAM... 0.6 INCHES.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK...
TWO OCEAN PLATEAU SNOTEL... 2 INCHES.
PARKER PEAK SNOTEL... 1 INCH.
THUMB DIVIDE SNOTEL... 1 INCH.
TOWER FALLS RANGER STATION... 0.2 INCHES.
LAMAR RANGER STATION... 0.1 INCHES.


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