Snowy Start to 2020 in Western Wyoming

Snowy Start to 2020 in Western Wyoming

The first 2 weeks of January has been particularly snowy over Western Wyoming. The snow packs have
shown impressive improvements. The following maps display the percent of normal water content
for the 1st of January and the 15th of January.
Percent of normal water content January 1 2020
Percent of water content January 15 2020

 

Following table are daily snowfalls at 3 Star Valley Locations

 

Star Valley Ranch                                   Thayne                                             7 SSE Smoot

 

Snow drifts near Tetonia ID

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
216 PM MST WED JAN 15 2020

...FINAL SNOWFALL REPORTS MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

AN ACTIVE JANUARY CONTINUED WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW ACROSS 
WESTERN WYOMING. THE FOLLOWING ARE SNOWFALL REPORTS FROM MONDAY 
NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY 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                              SNOWFALL

FREMONT COUNTY... 
 DEER PARK SNOTEL...                 11 INCHES.
 SOUTH PASS SNOTEL...                11 INCHES.
 HOBBS PARK SNOTEL...                 9 INCHES.
 BROOKS LAKE...                       7 INCHES.
 COLD SPRINGS SNOTEL...               7 INCHES.
 ATLANTIC CITY...                     6 INCHES.
 TOWNSEND CREEK SNOTEL...             4 INCHES.
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT SNOTEL...           3 INCHES.
 LITTLE WARM SNOTEL...                1 INCH.
 RIVERTON AIRPORT...                0.6 INCHES.
 RIVERTON...                        0.6 INCHES.
 1 N LANDER...                      0.5 INCHES.
 RIVERTON...                        0.5 INCHES.
 LANDER...                          0.4 INCHES.
 LANDER...                          0.3 INCHES.
 LANDER AIRPORT...                  0.2 INCHES.
 6 SW LANDER...                     0.2 INCHES.

LINCOLN COUNTY... 
 5 SSE SMOOT...                      18 INCHES.
 COMMISSARY RIDGE...                 14 INCHES.
 BLIND BULL SUMMIT...                14 INCHES.
 BOX Y RANCH...                      14 INCHES.
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE SNOTEL...       14 INCHES.
 COTTONWOOD CREEK SNOTEL...          12 INCHES.
 BLIND BULL SUMMIT SNOTEL...         12 INCHES.
 INDIAN CREEK SNOTEL...              12 INCHES.
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT SNOTEL...         12 INCHES.
 KELLEY RANGER STATION SNOTEL...     11 INCHES.
 HAMS FORK SNOTEL...                 10 INCHES.
 WILLOW CREEK SNOTEL...               9 INCHES.
 2 SE THAYNE...                       7 INCHES.
 5 NNE THAYNE...                      6 INCHES.
 3 SE BEDFORD...                    5.5 INCHES.
 STAR VALLEY RANCH...                 5 INCHES.
 ALPINE...                            5 INCHES.
 AFTON...                           3.2 INCHES.

PARK COUNTY... 
 PAHASKA...                           7 INCHES.
 3 NE CLARK...                      0.2 INCHES.

SUBLETTE COUNTY... 
 SNIDER BASIN SNOTEL...              13 INCHES.
 TRIPLE PEAK SNOTEL...               10 INCHES.
 LOOMIS PARK SNOTEL...                9 INCHES.
 KENDALL RANGER STATION SNOTEL...     8 INCHES.
 BIG SANDY OPENING SNOTEL...          7 INCHES.
 ELKHART PARK G.S. SNOTEL...          7 INCHES.
 14 NW PINEDALE...                  6.3 INCHES.
 BOULDER REARING STATION...           6 INCHES.
 PINEDALE...                          6 INCHES.
 LARSEN CREEK SNOTEL...               6 INCHES.
 1 N PINEDALE...                      6 INCHES.
 EAST RIM DIVIDE SNOTEL...            6 INCHES.
 GUNSITE PASS SNOTEL...               5 INCHES.
 NEW FORK LAKE SNOTEL...              5 INCHES.
 26 NNW PINEDALE...                 4.5 INCHES.
 PINEDALE...                        2.5 INCHES.
 13 NE BIG PINEY...                 2.3 INCHES.
 DANIEL FISH HATCHERY...              1 INCH.

SWEETWATER COUNTY... 
 WAMSUTTER...                         1 INCH.
 GREEN RIVER...                     0.7 INCHES.
 GREEN RIVER...                     0.5 INCHES.
 GREEN RIVER...                     0.4 INCHES.

TETON COUNTY... 
 JACKSON HOLE - RAYMER...            18 INCHES.
 JACKSON HOLE - RENDEZVOUS BOWL...   15 INCHES.
 PHILLIPS BENCH SNOTEL...            12 INCHES.
 6 NW MOOSE...                       12 INCHES.
 JACKSON HOLE - MID MOUNTAIN...      12 INCHES.
 GRANITE CREEK SNOTEL...             12 INCHES.
 3 SSW WILSON...                     10 INCHES.
 GRASSY LAKE SNOTEL...                9 INCHES.
 BASE CAMP SNOTEL...                  8 INCHES.
 GRAND TARGHEE - CHIEF JOSEPH...      7 INCHES.
 JACKSON HOLE - BASE...               7 INCHES.
 SNOW KING...                         7 INCHES.
 JACKSON DAM...                     6.8 INCHES.
 5 NW JACKSON...                    6.5 INCHES.
 2 NE TETON VILLAGE...              6.5 INCHES.
 MOOSE...                           6.5 INCHES.
 TOGWOTEE PASS SNOTEL...              6 INCHES.
 12 NE JACKSON...                   5.5 INCHES.
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT SNOTEL...         5 INCHES.
 SNAKE RIVER STN SNOTEL...            5 INCHES.
 TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN LODGE...           3 INCHES.
 1 NNW ALTA...                        3 INCHES.
 JACKSON...                         0.5 INCHES.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK... 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE SNOTEL...         12 INCHES.
 YELLOWSTONE EAST ENTRANCE...         9 INCHES.
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU SNOTEL...          9 INCHES.
 THUMB DIVIDE SNOTEL...               7 INCHES.
 LAMAR RANGER STATION...            4.8 INCHES.
 SYLVAN ROAD SNOTEL...                4 INCHES.
 SNAKE RIVER RANGER STATION...        3 INCHES.
 SYLVAN LAKE SNOTEL...                3 INCHES.
 CANYON SNOTEL...                     3 INCHES.
 TOWER FALLS RANGER STATION...      1.7 INCHES.
 MAMMOTH...                         0.2 INCHES.

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