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Spring Weather Ahead for Star Valley

Spring Weather Ahead for Star Valley

Since the first part of February,Star Valley has been dealing with almost daily precipitation mostly in the form of snow.  The following are the daily observations from Star Valley Ranch.  In the 36 day period beginning on February 3rd, there have only been 3 of those days which have been precipitation free, February 9th 13th and 23rd.   During this stretch of 36 days,  73 inches of snow have fallen equivalent to a water content of 4.63 inches.     Since…

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Snowfall Totals March 9 2019

Snowfall Totals March 9 2019

National Weather Service Riverton WY 1242 PM MST Sat Mar 09 2019 …Final Storm Report for March 8-9, 2019… Another winter storm brought new snowfall across much of Wyoming. The following are storm reports from Friday through Saturday morning. Location Snowfall Big Horn County… Bald Mountain Snotel… 4 inches. Bone Springs Divide Snotel… 3 inches. Shell Creek Snotel… 3 inches. 9 ENE Greybull… 2.6 inches. Greybull… 1.5 inches. 2 SSW Lovell… 1 inch. Fremont County… Brooks Lake… 6 inches. 35…

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Next Snow Storm on the Way to Western Wyoming

Next Snow Storm on the Way to Western Wyoming

National Weather Service Riverton WY 313 PM MST Thu Mar 7 2019 …A widespread area of significant accumulating snow is possible over much of Central and Western Wyoming… .A new Pacific weather system has the potential to dump significant amounts of snowfall across much of Western and central Wyoming Friday morning through Saturday morning. Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole- Wind River Mountains West-Star Valley- Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills- South Lincoln County- Including the cities…

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Snowy February 2019

Snowy February 2019

  February 2019 proved to be one of the snowiest in Star Valley in recent memory. A series of storms from the Pacific provided abundant precipitation to much of the western states and that included Northwest Wyoming and Star and Jackson Valleys.  Jackson set a new record for February of 53 inches, just 3 inches short of the snowiest month on record of January 1969.  In Star Valley the Lower Valley was by far the snowiest, decreasing southward. The greatest…

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Storm Snow Totals Wednesday Morning

Storm Snow Totals Wednesday Morning

National Weather Service Riverton WY 1012 AM MST Wed Feb 27 2019 …Preliminary Snowfall Totals Through 9 AM Wednesday… The following snowfall reports are preliminary winter storm totals for western and northern Wyoming from 6 PM Saturday through 9 AM Wednesday. The highest storm totals have been seen across the Teton Range, where amounts have reached 3 to nearly 5 feet. The snow will continue over far western Wyoming Wednesday. Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying…

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Preliminary Snow Amounts Tuesday Afternoon

Preliminary Snow Amounts Tuesday Afternoon

  PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY 455 PM MST TUE FEB 26 2019 …PRELIMINARY SNOWFALL TOTALS THROUGH 4 PM TUESDAY… THE FOLLOWING SNOWFALL REPORTS ARE PRELIMINARY WINTER STORM TOTALS FOR WESTERN AND NORTHERN WYOMING FROM 6 PM SATURDAY THROUGH 4 PM TUESDAY. THE HIGHEST STORM TOTALS HAVE BEEN SEEN ACROSS THE TETON ANGE WHERE AMOUNTS HAVE REACHED 2 TO NEARLY 4 FEET. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER FAR WESTERN WYOMING TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED…

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Winter Storm Warning Through Wednesday

Winter Storm Warning Through Wednesday

National Weather Service Riverton WY 239 AM MST Tue Feb 26 2019 …A Series of Winter Storms will impact western Wyoming through Wednesday… .Significant snow will continue across much of Western Wyoming through at least through the day Wednesday. Also, significant blowing and drifting of snow will occur in the mountains. Severely reduced visibilities at times in snow and, or blowing snow. Star Valley- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 239 AM MST Tue Feb…

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No Unnecessary Travel Snake River Canyon This Morning

No Unnecessary Travel Snake River Canyon This Morning

A No Unnecessary Travel Advisory has been issued for the Snake River Canyon this morning from Alpine to Hoback Junction. WYDOT reports slick conditions with blowing snow and reduced visibility. Teton Pass remains closed this morning. Tune to Swift 98.7 FM for the latest weather and road conditions.

Preliminary Snowfall Totals Through 3 PM Monday

Preliminary Snowfall Totals Through 3 PM Monday

  Public Information Statement National Weather Service Riverton WY 423 PM MST Mon Feb 25 2019 …Preliminary Snowfall Totals Through 3 PM Monday… The following snowfall reports are preliminary winter storm totals for western and northern Wyoming from 6 PM Saturday through 3 PM Monday. Snow will continue through Tuesday and into Wednesday. Some estimated totals have been corrected from a previous storm report summary issued earlier Monday afternoon. Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying types…

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Avalanche Watch Star Valley/Jackson Hole and Surrounding Mountains-Warning Yellowstone NP and Teton and Gros Ventre Ranges

Avalanche Watch Star Valley/Jackson Hole and Surrounding Mountains-Warning Yellowstone NP and Teton and Gros Ventre Ranges

ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-STAR VALLEY- SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES- BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED AVALANCHE WATCH BRIDGER-TETON NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY 633 AM MST MON FEB 25 2019 THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE BRIDGER-TETON NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER. THE BRIDGER TETON AVALANCHE CENTER IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS: ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS, JACKSON HOLE, STAR VALLEY, AND SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES. *…

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