Sunrise over the Snake River at Alpine

Finally  rain fell across all of Star Valley and surrounding areas Friday

Star Valley Ranch recorded .35  ending a streak of 28 days without measurable precipitation.

Following is a list of recorded rainfall amounts across Star Valley

Double L Ranch     .58

Alpine                       .47

Star Valley Ranch   .35

Smoot 5SSE              .24

Thayne                       .21

Crow Creek                .16

Afton                           .14

Etna                             .13

The following were reported from SNOTEL sites in the Salt Range east of Star Valley

Willow Creek              .50

Cottoncreek                .20


Grand Targhee reported 2.00 for greatest amount in the area.

The weather pattern continues to transition into a Fall type regime with several more showery periods through the coming week with temperatures cooling to below normal by mid week. Some snow is possible in the higher mountain elevations by Wednesday.