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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
754 PM MST Sun Dec 04 2016

...Preliminary Storm Information...

A powerful winter storm continued to bring snow and blowing snow to
western Wyoming and strong winds to portions of Central Wyoming
Sunday afternoon and evening.  The following are snowfall reports
received between 7 am and 7 pm Sunday, and 12 hour peak wind reports
from 8 am through 8 pm Sunday:

***** Snowfall Reports *****

Location                              Snowfall

Big Horn County...
 Bone Springs Divide Snotel...        2 inches.
 Shell Creek Snotel...                2 inches.
 Powder River Pass...                 2 inches.
 Bald Mountain Snotel...              2 inches.

Fremont County...
 Burroughs Creek Snotel...            9 inches.
 Brooks Lake...                       7 inches.
 South Pass Snotel...                 6 inches.
 Castle Creek Snotel...               6 inches.
 Hobbs Park Snotel...                 4 inches.
 Deer Park Snotel...                  4 inches.
 Little Warm Snotel...                3 inches.
 Cold Springs Snotel...               2 inches.
 Townsend Creek Snotel...             2 inches.
 St. Lawrence Alt Snotel...           2 inches.
 10 WNW Dubois...                   1.5 inches.

Hot Springs County...
 Owl Creek Snotel...                  1 inch.

Johnson County...
 Bear Trap Meadow Snotel...           2 inches.
 Little Goose Snotel...               2 inches.
 Cloud Peak Reservoir Snotel...       1 inch.
 Hansen Sawmill Snotel...             1 inch.
 Soldier Park Snotel...               1 inch.

Lincoln County...
 Blind Bull Summit Snotel...          8 inches.
 Commissary Ridge...                  6 inches.
 Blind Bull Summit...                 6 inches.
 Spring Creek Divide Snotel...        5 inches.
 Box Y Ranch...                       5 inches.
 Star Valley Ranch...               4.2 inches.
 Star Valley Ranch...                 4 inches.
 Indian Creek Snotel...               4 inches.
 5 SSE Smoot...                       4 inches.
 Cottonwood Creek Snotel...           3 inches.
 Willow Creek Snotel...               3 inches.
 2 SE Thayne...                     2.2 inches.
 Hams Fork Snotel...                  2 inches.
 3 SE Bedford...                      2 inches.
 Salt River Summit Snotel...          2 inches.
 Kelley Ranger Station Snotel...      2 inches.
 Afton...                           0.8 inches.

Park County...
 Beartooth Lake Snotel...            10 inches.
 Evening Star Snotel...               9 inches.
 Blackwater Snotel...                 7 inches.
 Younts Peak Snotel...                6 inches.
 Pahaska...                           6 inches.
 Kirwin Snotel...                     5 inches.
 Wolverine Snotel...                  4 inches.
 Marquette Snotel...                  2 inches.

Sublette County...
 Loomis Park Snotel...               10 inches.
 Kendall Ranger Station Snotel...     8 inches.
 Triple Peak Snotel...                6 inches.
 New Fork Lake Snotel...              5 inches.
 Big Sandy Opening Snotel...          5 inches.
 Elkhart Park G.S. Snotel...          5 inches.
 Gunsite Pass Snotel...               5 inches.
 East Rim Divide Snotel...            4 inches.
 Larsen Creek Snotel...               4 inches.
 Snider Basin Snotel...               3 inches.
 Pocket Creek Snotel...               2 inches.
 14 NW Pinedale...                  0.8 inches.
 Daniel Fish Hatchery...            0.5 inches.

Teton County...
 Jackson Hole - Rendezvous Bowl...   17 inches.
 Grand Targhee Snotel...             15 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain...      15 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Raymer...            14 inches.
 Grassy Lake Snotel...               14 inches.
 Grand Targhee - Chief Joseph...     11 inches.
 Phillips Bench Snotel...            11 inches.
 Base Camp Snotel...                 10 inches.
 Granite Creek Snotel...              9 inches.
 Snake River Stn Snotel...            9 inches.
 Togwotee Mountain Lodge...           9 inches.
 Snow King...                         6 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Base...               6 inches.
 1 ENE Teton Village...             5.5 inches.
 Togwotee Pass Snotel...              5 inches.
 Gros Ventre Summit Snotel...         5 inches.
 Jackson...                           4 inches.
 12 NE Jackson...                     3 inches.
 Jackson Dam...                     2.5 inches.
 3 SSW Wilson...                    2.5 inches.
 Togwotee Pass...                     2 inches.

Washakie County...
 Middle Powder Snotel...              2 inches.

Yellowstone National Park...
 Lewis Lake Divide Snotel...         11 inches.
 Parker Peak Snotel...               10 inches.
 Thumb Divide Snotel...               5 inches.
 Canyon Snotel...                     4 inches.
 Sylvan Road Snotel...                4 inches.
 Sylvan Lake Snotel...                3 inches.
 Lamar Ranger Station...            0.6 inches.


***** Peak Wind Reports *****

Location                     Speed     Time/Date       Elevation (ft.)

...Wyoming...

...Fremont County...
Red Canyon                   75 MPH    0625 PM 12/04   6768
Beaver Rim                   63 MPH    0616 PM 12/04   6784
7 SW Muddy Gap               60 MPH    0950 AM 12/04   7380
7 NW Lander                  53 MPH    0654 PM 12/04   5797
2 W South Pass City          51 MPH    1121 AM 12/04   8185
Jeffrey City                 50 MPH    0729 PM 12/04   6374
10 W Fort Washakie           49 MPH    1201 PM 12/04   9235
Lander Airport               44 MPH    0647 PM 12/04   5586
Dubois Airport               43 MPH    0110 PM 12/04   7297
10 W Dubois                  40 MPH    0153 PM 12/04   8432
3 NNW Hudson                 40 MPH    0546 PM 12/04   5555

...Hot Springs County...
Thermopolis                  42 MPH    0125 PM 12/04   4426

...Johnson County...
7 SW Barnum                  44 MPH    0146 PM 12/04   6440
12 N Kaycee                  40 MPH    0546 PM 12/04   5287

...Lincoln County...
Mt Coffin                    71 MPH    0200 PM 12/04   10870

...Natrona County...
16 S Hiland                  66 MPH    0310 PM 12/04   6380
Casper Outer Drive           65 MPH    0316 PM 12/04   5463
Casper Airport               52 MPH    0208 PM 12/04   5320
2 SE Hiland                  48 MPH    0226 PM 12/04   6134
20 N Casper                  46 MPH    0211 PM 12/04   5677
Natrona                      46 MPH    0610 PM 12/04   5589
8 S Casper                   40 MPH    0652 PM 12/04   7740

...Park County...
5 WNW Clark                  75 MPH    1230 PM 12/04   4659
Hoyt Peak                    74 MPH    0500 PM 12/04   9800
10 WNW Cody                  52 MPH    0940 AM 12/04   8401
8 S Clark                    43 MPH    0100 PM 12/04   4710

...Sublette County...
Big Piney Airport            43 MPH    0251 PM 12/04   6974

...Sweetwater County...
I 80 - Mile Marker 184       42 MPH    1126 AM 12/04   7112
5 E Rock Springs             41 MPH    1030 AM 12/04   6369
15 SE Rock Springs           40 MPH    1044 AM 12/04   7550

...Teton County...
5 ENE Alta - Freds Mtn       52 MPH    0715 PM 12/04   9840
Summit - Jackson Resort      52 MPH    0600 PM 12/04   10318
Snow King                    41 MPH    0530 PM 12/04   7810

...Washakie County...
15 SSW Big Trails            44 MPH    1240 PM 12/04   6554

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.

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