Winter Snowfall thus Far at Star Valley Ranch

Winter Snowfall thus Far at Star Valley Ranch

Last year Star Valley Ranch had record amounts of snow. So far this winter  we appear to be experiencing closer to normal amounts.  As of February 1st comparing the last 3 winters snow totals follow: 2023-2024         99.2 inches 2022-2023        143.4 inches 2021-2022          91.7 inches\ Of interest so far the greatest snow depth at Star Valley Ranch this winter has been 33 inches on January 18th. Last winter the greatest snow…

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Winter Storm Watch Star Valley Tuesday to Wednesday

Winter Storm Watch Star Valley Tuesday to Wednesday

Star Valley- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 455 AM MST Mon Jan 8 2024 …WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON… * WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. * WHERE…Star Valley. * WHEN…From Tuesday morning through Wednesday afternoon. * IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening commute. *…

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Weekend Snow for Star Valley and Mountains

Weekend Snow for Star Valley and Mountains

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Riverton WY 209 PM MST Fri Dec 1 2023 WYZ023-021400- /O.EXT.KRIW.WS.A.0013.231202T1800Z-231204T1200Z/ Star Valley- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 209 PM MST Fri Dec 1 2023 …WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT… Snowfall expected over the weekend * WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches possible. Winds could gust 20 to 30 mph in open areas….

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Winter Storm Watch Star Valley Over the Weekend

Winter Storm Watch Star Valley Over the Weekend

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Riverton WY 144 PM MST Thu Nov 30 2023 WYZ023-011400- /O.NEW.KRIW.WS.A.0013.231202T1800Z-231204T1800Z/ Star Valley- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 144 PM MST Thu Nov 30 2023 …WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING… * WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 7 to 14 inches possible. Winds could gust 20 to 30 mph in open areas. * WHERE…Star Valley. * WHEN…From 11 AM…

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Water Year 2022/23 Summary

Water Year 2022/23 Summary

The current water year ended September 30, and it proved very beneficial for Star Valley and surrounding areas. Star Valley Ranch totals for the water year included 31.81 inches. which included 274 inches of snow.     Every Month from November to March was very snowy as those who live in Star Valley can recall. g   Wyoming, particularly the western areas had a very moist Water Year 2022-2023        

Spring Runoff Update for Star Valley

Spring Runoff Update for Star Valley

At the end of April after a record setting winter there was considerable concern that the Spring Runoff would result in flooding across Star Valley. Follows is the blog on the record Winter Snowfall. Summary Of Star Valley Record Snowfall-Winter 2022-2023   While the runoff has resulted in low land flooding along the Salt River,  a warmer and drier than normal May appears to have blunted what could have been a major flooding event.  Following are the images of both…

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Summary Of Star Valley Record Snowfall-Winter 2022-2023

Summary Of Star Valley Record Snowfall-Winter 2022-2023

The winter of Star Valley has come to an abrupt end as near record warm temperatures usher in May. With a significant snowpack remaining in the mountains and even in the sheltered areas in the lower elevations, the concern now turns to runoff which will be substantial through the month of May. Record amounts of snow were experienced at many areas of Star Valley.  Following are the observed winter snowfalls from communities across the Valley. Both Afton and Bedford were…

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Snow Returns to Star Valley Friday

Snow Returns to Star Valley Friday

National Weather Service Riverton WY 1227 PM MDT Thu Apr 20 2023 WYZ023-211200- /O.NEW.KRIW.WW.Y.0031.230421T1200Z-230422T0400Z/ Star Valley- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 1227 PM MDT Thu Apr 20 2023 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 PM MDT FRIDAY… * WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with some locations seeing 5 to 7 inches. * WHERE…Star Valley. * WHEN…From 6 AM to 10 PM MDT Friday. * IMPACTS…Plan…

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Snow Fall Totals Western/Central Wyoming April 2-4 2023

Snow Fall Totals Western/Central Wyoming April 2-4 2023

Galena Pass Idaho Avalanche Cleanup National Weather Service Riverton WY 711 PM MDT Wed Apr 5 2023 …Final Snowfall Reports from Significant April Storm… A significant spring storm brought heavy snow to much of central and southern Wyoming. The following are snowfall reports of two or more inches, generally spanning Sunday evening through Tuesday night. The heaviest snow fell Monday morning through Monday night, especially from South Pass through Natrona County. New all time snowfall record at Casper Note: The…

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Star Valley Ranch Winter Snowfall as of March 23rd

Star Valley Ranch Winter Snowfall as of March 23rd

Snow cover has been been recorded at Star Valley Ranch since last November 3rd 2022(140 days ago). After the 9 inches measured yesterday the total for the winter thus far is 237 inches. Current snow cover at Star Valley Ranch is 46 inches.  Below is the Snow Stake at Star Valley Ranch  comparing last  November 19th and March 23(The snow stake only measures 36 inches)! November 19th 2022     March 23 2023