Snow Storm Reports for Western Wyoming including Star Valley

Snow Storm Reports for Western Wyoming including Star Valley

Snow continues to pile up across Star Valley and Western Wyoming this Wednesday morning.  Below is the Star Valley Ranch Snow Stake. First view is from the deck of our home followed by two views, the first this morning and the one below about two months ago.  The depth has now reached 3 feet on the level and still increasing.

View of Star Valley Ranch snow stake Wednesday morning

Star Valley Ranch Snow Stake Jan 11 2017
Star Valley Ranch Snow Stake Nov 3 2016

Following are reports from three CoCoRahs observers in Star Valley


Station                 Jan 8-11               Jan 1-11                Oct 1-Jan 11
Star Valley Ranch       23 inches              40 inches               131 inches
1.5 SE Thayne           24 inches              41 inches                99 inches 
5 S Smoot               21 inches              41 inches               119 inches



Following is the snowfall report from Riverton Forecast Office for Western Wyoming.
The final snow totals will likely be issued by Thursday



Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
654 AM MST Wed Jan 11 2017

...Preliminary Storm Information...

The following are preliminary snowfall totals for the period Sunday,
January 8th through 5 am Wednesday, January 11th.  

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.

***** Snowfall Reports *****

Location                              Snowfall
Lincoln County...
 Blind Bull Summit Snotel...         50 inches.
 Indian Creek Snotel...              47 inches.
 Willow Creek Snotel...              47 inches.
 Spring Creek Divide Snotel...       45 inches.
 Blind Bull Summit...                43 inches.
 Kelley Ranger Station Snotel...     40 inches.
 Commissary Ridge...                 39 inches.
 Salt River Summit Snotel...         38 inches.
 Hams Fork Snotel...                 35 inches.
 Cottonwood Creek Snotel...          32 inches.
 2 SE Thayne...                      24 inches.
 Star Valley Ranch...                23 inches.
 Box Y Ranch...                      23 inches.
 5 S Smoot...                        21 inches
 Alpine...                           18 inches.
 1 N Alpine...                       10 inches.
 3 SE Bedford...                      9 inches.
 Kemmerer...                          9 inches.
 6 N Cokeville...                     7 inches.
 Afton...                             7 inches.
 Afton...                           6.4 inches.
 Kemmerer...                          6 inches.

Big Horn County...
Bone Springs Divide Snotel... 9 inches.
Shell Creek Snotel... 6 inches.
Bald Mountain Snotel... 5 inches.
2 SSW Lovell... 0.4 inches.
Greybull... 0.1 inches.
Lovell... 0.1 inches.

Fremont County...
South Pass Snotel... 49 inches.
Deer Park Snotel... 47 inches.
Brooks Lake... 28 inches.
Burroughs Creek Snotel... 27 inches.
Hobbs Park Snotel... 26 inches.
Townsend Creek Snotel... 15 inches.
Little Warm Snotel... 14 inches.
Castle Creek Snotel... 14 inches.
Atlantic City... 13 inches.
Cold Springs Snotel... 10 inches.
St. Lawrence Alt Snotel... 8 inches.
Dubois... 2 inches.

Hot Springs County...
Owl Creek Snotel... 3 inches.

Johnson County...
Bear Trap Meadow Snotel... 5 inches.
Soldier Park Snotel... 4 inches.
Hansen Sawmill Snotel... 4 inches.
Little Goose Snotel... 1 inch.
Buffalo... 0.2 inches.

Natrona County...
 Grave Spring Snotel...               2 inches.
 Casper...                          0.5 inches.
 4 WSW Casper...                    0.1 inches.

Park County...
 Younts Peak Snotel...               25 inches.
 Beartooth Lake Snotel...            19 inches.
 Evening Star Snotel...              18 inches.
 Blackwater Snotel...                17 inches.
 Wolverine Snotel...                 17 inches.
 Kirwin Snotel...                    15 inches.
 Pahaska...                           5 inches.
 Marquette Snotel...                  4 inches.
 Timber Creek Snotel...               1 inch.
 26 SW Cody...                      0.2 inches.
 3 NE Clark...                      0.2 inches.

Sublette County...
 Triple Peak Snotel...               50 inches.
 Snider Basin Snotel...              36 inches.
 Kendall Ranger Station Snotel...    36 inches.
 Loomis Park Snotel...               32 inches.
 Larsen Creek Snotel...              28 inches.
 Big Sandy Opening Snotel...         26 inches.
 Bondurant...                      24.8 inches.
 East Rim Divide Snotel...           23 inches.
 Elkhart Park G.S. Snotel...         22 inches.
 14 NW Pinedale...                   21 inches.
 Gunsite Pass Snotel...              21 inches.
 New Fork Lake Snotel...             20 inches.
 1 N Pinedale...                     14 inches.
 Daniel Fish Hatchery...             13 inches.
 Big Piney...                        10 inches.
 Pinedale...                        9.2 inches.
 Boulder Rearing Station...           6 inches.

Sweetwater County...
 5 N Farson...                        3 inches.
 7 SE Rock Springs...               1.8 inches.
 Green River...                     1.5 inches.
 Rock Springs...                    1.3 inches.
 Buckboard Marina...                  1 inch.
 Wamsutter...                         1 inch.s.
 4 NNW Rock Springs...              0.6 inches.

Teton County...
 Phillips Bench Snotel...            50 inches.
 Granite Creek Snotel...             45 inches.
 Grassy Lake Snotel...               43 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain...      39 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Rendezvous Bowl...   38 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Raymer...          37.5 inches.
 Togwotee Mountain Lodge...          37 inches.
 Base Camp Snotel...                 29 inches.
 Snake River Stn Snotel...           29 inches.
 Togwotee Pass Snotel...             28 inches.
 3 SSW Wilson...                     27 inches.
 Snow King...                        27 inches.
 Grand Targhee - Chief Joseph...     26 inches.
 Gros Ventre Summit Snotel...        26 inches.
 2 SW Wilson...                      20 inches.
 5 NW Jackson...                     20 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Base...              18 inches.
 Moose...                          15.8 inches.
 2 NE Teton Village...             15.5 inches.
 Darwin Ranch...                   13.7 inches.
 1 ENE Teton Village...              12 inches.
 Jackson Dam...                    11.1 inches.
 Jackson...                           8 inches.
 1 NNW Alta...                        1 inch.

Washakie County...
 Powder River Pass Snotel...          3 inches.
 Middle Powder Snotel...              1 inch.

Yellowstone National Park...
 Lewis Lake Divide Snotel...         44 inches.
 Snake River Ranger Station...       25 inches.
 Thumb Divide Snotel...              25 inches.
 Two Ocean Plateau Snotel...         22 inches.
 Parker Peak Snotel...               16 inches.
 Old Faithful Ranger Station...    15.5 inches.
 Sylvan Lake Snotel...               15 inches.
 Canyon Snotel...                    14 inches.
 Yellowstone East Entrance...      11.5 inches.
 Sylvan Road Snotel...               10 inches.
 Lamar Ranger Station...              7 inches.
 Tower Falls Ranger Station...      5.5 inches.

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