Preliminary Snowfall and Peak Wind Gusts from Sunday night through Monday night

Preliminary Snowfall and Peak Wind Gusts from Sunday night through Monday night

National Weather Service Riverton WY 0540 AM MST Tue Jan 22 2019 …Preliminary Snowfall and Peak Wind Gusts from Sunday night through Monday night… A winter storm began to impact far western Wyoming Sunday night with light to moderate snowfall. The storm began to intensify by around sunrise Monday with snow breaking out across southwest Wyoming while a strong cold front entered northern Wyoming. This strong cold front swept southward to the Continental Divide by late Monday morning, and then…

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Winter Storm Watch Star Valley and Surrounding Area

Winter Storm Watch Star Valley and Surrounding Area

National Weather Service Riverton WY 451 PM MST Sat Jan 19 2019 …Additional snow accumulations expected for Far Western Wyoming Tonight… …Significant snow possible across much of Central and Western Wyoming for sunday night through Monday night… .Another weather system will deliver yet more additional snowfall to Far Western Wyoming tonight. Then a strong Pacific trough will deliver accumulating snow to both sides of the Continental Divide Sunday night through Monday night. Accumulations could be significant with this next weather…

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Snowfall Report for January 18 2019

Snowfall Report for January 18 2019

National Weather Service Riverton WY 148 PM MST Fri Jan 18 2019 The following are snowfall amounts from 5 AM Thursday, January 17th through 11 AM Friday, January 18th. 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 mountain watersheds. Snowfall data from SNOTELS are estimated based on snow water…

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Winter Storm Warning Star Valley and Surrounding Area

Winter Storm Warning Star Valley and Surrounding Area

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Riverton WY 406 AM MST Thu Jan 17 2019 …Winter Storm Will Impact Western and Southern Wyoming Today through Friday Morning… .A Pacific storm system will bring increasing snowfall to the west today, spreading across southern Wyoming this afternoon. Snow will taper off Friday morning. Star Valley-Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-South Lincoln County- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, Thayne, Kemmerer, and Cokeville 406 AM MST Thu Jan 17…

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Snow Storm Heading Toward Western Wyoming

Snow Storm Heading Toward Western Wyoming

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Riverton WY 1046 AM MST Wed Jan 16 2019 …Winter Storm Warning in effect for Teton and Gros Ventre mountains from Tonight through late Friday morning… …Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Western Valleys, Salt and Wyoming Ranges,and Wind River Mountains from Tonight through late Friday morning… …Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Green River Basin, including Lincoln county Wyoming from Thursday morning until late Friday morning…   .A winter storm will…

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Weather Cam Tutorial

Weather Cam Tutorial

TUTORIAL ON USING WEATHER CAMERAS OPTION ON STAR VALLEY WEATHER WEB SITE One of the important features of Starvalleyweather.com is the Weather Camera link on the site.  Along with providing some great views of Wyoming and surrounding areas, the cams provide a view of the current weather conditions. This becomes particularly important during the winter weather and associated hazardous driving season.  The cam site teams with the great highway reporting of the Wyoming Department of Transportation,  enabling travelers to monitor ongoing winter weather…

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Snow Totals for Sunday-Monday Storms

Snow Totals for Sunday-Monday Storms

…Snowfall Totals for Sunday through Monday Morning… Location Snowfall Lincoln County… Commissary Ridge… 15 inches. Blind Bull Summit… 13 inches. Blind Bull Summit Snotel… 13 inches. Indian Creek Snotel… 11 inches. Willow Creek Snotel… 10 inches. Star Valley Ranch… 9.3 inches Box Y Ranch… 9 inches. Spring Creek Divide Snotel… 8 inches. Salt River Summit Snotel… 7 inches. 2 SE Thayne… 6.2 inches. Kelley Ranger Station Snotel… 6 inches. 5 SSE Smoot… 5 inches. 3 SE Bedford… 6 inches. Cottonwood…

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Snow Returns to Star Valley

Snow Returns to Star Valley

National Weather Service Riverton WY 116 AM MST Sat Jan 5 2019 …Snow returning to portions of Western Wyoming… Star Valley- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 116 AM MST Sat Jan 5 2019 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM MST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected. * WHERE…Star Valley. * WHEN…From 11 PM this evening to 5 PM MST Sunday….

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Star Valley 2018 Weather in Review

Star Valley 2018 Weather in Review

In 2018 temperatures and precipitation  ranged from a little cooler and slightly wetter than average over most of Star Valley and Northern Lincoln County, while the south end of the county was warmer and drier than normal.   The most notable weather event of the year across the area was the exceptionally dry summer.  From the end of June through September very few showers occurred with total precipitation amounts for the period less than an inch across much of Western…

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