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Overnight Temperatures March 10 2022

Overnight Temperatures March 10 2022

  Likely one of the coldest nights on record for March at many locations. Public Information Statement National Weather Service Riverton WY 1255 PM MST Thu Mar 10 2022 …OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURE REPORTS IN CENTRAL AND WESTERN WYOMING… Location Temp Time/Date Elevation (ft.) …Big Horn County… Ten Sleep 13.5 NE (WYDOT) -27 F 0626 AM 03/10 8027 Greybull 30 E -19 F 1258 AM 03/10 8897 Bone Springs Div -16 F 0500 AM 03/10 9350 …Fremont County… Dubois 14 NE…

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Snow Fall Amounts Western Wyoming

Snow Fall Amounts Western Wyoming

Public Information Statement National Weather Service Riverton WY 448 PM MST Wed Mar 9 2022 …SNOWFALL REPORTS… A winter storm system moved across Wyoming Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning and brought a round of new snowfall to much of the state. The following reports are storm snowfall totals. Location Amount Time/Date Elevation (ft.) …Big Horn County… Lovell 2 SSW 0.2 in 0700 AM 03/09 3950 Deaver Trace 0800 AM 03/09 4105 …Fremont County… Lander Airport 12.2 in 1100 AM 03/09…

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Winter Storm Warning Star Valley Tuesday/Wednesday

Winter Storm Warning Star Valley Tuesday/Wednesday

National Weather Service Riverton WY 147 PM MST Mon Mar 7 2022 Star Valley-Salt River and Wyoming Ranges- Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 147 PM MST Mon Mar 7 2022 …WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM MST WEDNESDAY… * WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches; 8 to 12 inches in the mountains, with locally higher amounts up to 18 inches in the…

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Weekend Snow Report

Weekend Snow Report

Public Information Statement National Weather Service Riverton WY 302 PM MST Sun Mar 6 2022 …Preliminary Snowfall Totals Friday Night Through Sunday Morning… Lander, Casper, and Rock Springs were impacted the most with over 6 inches of snow in those locations. County: CoCoRaHS Location: Snowfall Total: Big Horn Lovell 2.4 SSW 0.3 Fremont Lander 8.7 SSE 9.5 Lander 7.3 WNW 7 Riverton 0.5 S 2.7 Riverton 1.0 SE 2.3 Dubois 2 Lander 5.7 SW 14.2 Lander 0.9 W 1.5 Fort…

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Snow Returns to Star Valley

Snow Returns to Star Valley

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Riverton WY 205 PM MST Sat Mar 5 2022 Jackson Hole-Star Valley- Including the cities of Jackson, Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne 205 PM MST Sat Mar 5 2022 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches with locally higher amounts up to 8 inches near Afton and Star Valley Ranch. * WHERE…Jackson Hole and Star…

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Winter Snowfall Report-Discouraging

Winter Snowfall Report-Discouraging

While the snowpack in the mountains of Wyoming still has another month or so to build on, the totals for this winter(December-February) has been disappointing.  December provided a good start for the season, but after the first week of January very little improvement has occurred. The graph at the Willow Creek SNOTEL  in the Salt River Range tells the tale: The black line which is this year, shows that the snow pack was doing well in comparison to recent years, …

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Cold Wednesday Morning

Cold Wednesday Morning

Some of the coldest temperatures of the winter occurred Wednesday morning across Western Wyoming. Yellowstone NP had the coldest with -34 at Grant Village. …LOW TEMPERATURE REPORTS WEDNESDAY MORNING IN CENTRAL AND WESTERN WYOMING… Location Temp Elevation (ft.) …Absaroka Mountains… Pahaska -30 F 6692 NE Entrance – YNP -30 F 7359 Dubois 14 NE -29 F 7365 Crandall -28 F 6640 Castle Creek -27 F 8399 Pahaska -27 F 6798 Elkhorn -23 F 8084 Cody 32 SW -23 F 6200…

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Snow Fall Report February 22 2022

Snow Fall Report February 22 2022

National Weather Service Riverton WY 1153 AM MST Tue Feb 22 2022 …FINAL SNOWFALL REPORTS… Below are final snowfall reports from the storm that impacted the area from Sunday afternoon through Tuesday 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. Location Amount Time/Date Elevation (ft.) …Wyoming… …Big Horn County… Lovell 2 SSW 0.3 in 0700 AM 02/22 3950…

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SNOTEL, WHAT , HOW AND WHERE?

SNOTEL, WHAT , HOW AND WHERE?

  The word snow is a frequent topic of conversation in Star Valley.  There is either too much, too little, it is around too long or it is too deep.  Without it Star Valley would not be one of the most beautiful valleys in this great country.  Snow is typically covering the ground  for nearly half of the year in many parts of the valley.  During the winter of 2020-2021 there was at least an inch on the ground at…

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Update on Snow Pack for Salt River Range-Star Valley

Update on Snow Pack for Salt River Range-Star Valley

Since the first week of January, snowfall has been very limited across Wyoming. With a wet December, above normal snow packs were reported much of the interior west around New Years.  However the SWE(snow water equivalent) has basically flat lined across much of the area due to the extended period of storm free days.  Following is the SWE for Wyoming as of February 6th with all areas now below 100% of  normal and dropping. Of greater interest to Star Valley…

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