Spring Has Temporary Setback as Snow Makes a Return to Star Valley

Spring Has Temporary Setback as Snow Makes a Return to Star Valley

An unseasonably cold upper low pressure system over the Rockies with the center over Western Wyoming has provided a brief setback in the Spring warm up across Star Valley.

500 mb Analysis Thursday Morning, May 9 2019

This morning snow was reported across all of Star Valley and adjacent areas. While the valley floor accumulated just an inch of less, the higher slopes such as Star Valley Ranch and Smoot measured 3 and 2 inches respectively.  Also commuters over Teton Pass around sunrise had to contend with slick road conditions.

 

Following are some views around the area:

Star Valley Ranch(The Douglas Fir provided cover for the area of green)

 

Star Valley Ranch-3 inches

 

West Hills near Afton

 

Teton Pass

 

Snake River Near Alpine

 

 


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