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Snow Totals February 9-11 2019

Snow Totals February 9-11 2019

  National Weather Service Riverton WY 1232 PM MST Mon Feb 11 2019 …Final Snowfall Totals for the Western Wyoming Weekend Storm… The following snowfall reports are the winter storm totals for western Wyoming from Saturday evening through 5am Monday morning. Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official. Note: SnoTELS (Snow Telemetry) are remote sensing sites in high…

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More Snow Western Wyoming Through Tuesday Morning

More Snow Western Wyoming Through Tuesday Morning

  National Weather Service Riverton WY 137 AM MST Mon Feb 11 2019 …Snow will return to the west today and tonight… .Periods of light to moderate snow will return to the west late this morning and continue through the overnight hours tonight. Snow is expected to end by sunrise Tuesday morning. Star Valley-Salt River and Wyoming Ranges- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 137 AM MST Mon Feb 11 2019 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN…

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Snow Returns to Star Valley

Snow Returns to Star Valley

National Weather Service Riverton WY 241 PM MST Sat Feb 9 2019 …Snow returning to Western Wyoming… .A Pacific front will bring periods of snow to Western Wyoming from tonight through Sunday night. Star Valley-Salt River and Wyoming Ranges- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 241 PM MST Sat Feb 9 2019 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3…

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Snow Fall Totals Western Wyoming February 2-5 2019

Snow Fall Totals Western Wyoming February 2-5 2019

One of the heaviest snowfalls of the season is wrapping up across Western Wyoming.  Teton County was hardest hit with from 2 to nearly 4 feet of snow.  Much of Star Valley measured from 10-16 inches with higher totals in the Salt Range. National Weather Service Riverton WY 200 PM MST Tue Feb 5 2019 …Snowfall Totals for Saturday through Tuesday… More snow slammed into Western Wyoming overnight as a series of Pacific storm systems have impacted the Intermountain West…

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JANUARY 2019 STAR VALLEY WEATHER SUMMARY

JANUARY 2019 STAR VALLEY WEATHER SUMMARY

JANUARY 2019 STAR VALLEY WEATHER SUMMARY Star Valley experienced generally about average precipitation in January 2019 with a couple of cold spells, one around the 1st and then toward the end of the month.  The coldest reported temperature was the -27 on New Years Day at the Double L Ranch northwest of Etna. This was one of 16 days at the Double L when the temperature dropped below zero. In contrast Star Valley Ranch station only reported 5 nights with…

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Cold January Night in Star Valley

Cold January Night in Star Valley

Clear skies, deep snow cover and calm winds provided ideal conditions for a very cold January night across Star Valley. The lowest observed in the valley was -24 at the Afton airport with temperatures likely near -20 in many locations along the Salt River.  However the real cold air was quite shallow as evidenced by the observation at the higher elevation of Star Valley Ranch dipping only to 2 above.   The arctic cold air that spread out of Canada…

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Updated Tutorial on Starvalleyweather.com

Updated Tutorial on Starvalleyweather.com

Starvalleyweather.com was developed 0ver 8 years ago.  It has been gradually improved over that time. Some of the links have been changed. StarValleyWeather.com is the combined creation of three Johns.  While the idea began with me,  John (Jack) Hales a retired Severe Storms Forecaster who now resides in Star Valley Ranch,  the actual development of the web page was the work of John Hart(current Severe Storms Forecaster in Norman OK at the Storm Prediction Center and John Hales the son of Jack…

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Mid-Winter Snow Pack Report

Mid-Winter Snow Pack Report

The third week in January is typically about the mid point of winter. It is a good time to check on the status of the snow pack  for the coming Spring runoff. As of January 25th much of Wyoming is fairly close to normal snow pack.  Here in Western Wyoming levels are running a little below normal.       Examining the nearby SNOTEL sites in the Salt River Range both Willow Creek and Cottonwood are running a little below…

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Snowfall Totals January 23-24, 2019

Snowfall Totals January 23-24, 2019

Public Information Statement National Weather Service Riverton WY 1238 PM MST Thu Jan 24 2019 The following are the final snowfall totals for the latest winter storm. The following amounts are from midnight Wednesday January 23rd to 10 am Thursday January 24th. Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official. Note: SnoTELS (Snow Telemetry) are remote sensing sites in…

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Winter Weather Advisory Tonight Thru Wednesday Night

Winter Weather Advisory Tonight Thru Wednesday Night

National Weather Service Riverton WY 245 PM MST Tue Jan 22 2019 ..Another significant snow event is anticipated for Far Western Wyoming… .A weather system diving down from the northwest will provide another period of significant snowfall accumulation to Western Wyoming tonight through Wednesday night. Star Valley-Salt River and Wyoming Ranges- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 245 PM MST Tue Jan 22 2019 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO…

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