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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
0650 PM MST Mon Dec 04 2017

...Preliminary Storm Information...

A winter storm brought strong wind and heavy snowfall to parts of
the Cowboy State from Saturday night through early Monday morning.
Below are snowfall reports and peak wind gusts from this major storm.

...Snowfall Reports ending Monday 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.

Note: SnoTELS (Snow Telemetry) are remote sensing sites in high
mountain watersheds. Snowfall data from SNOTELS are estimated based
on snow water equivalent.

Location                              Snowfall

Big Horn County...
 Bone Springs Divide Snotel...        8 inches.
 Bald Mountain Snotel...              6 inches.
 Shell Creek Snotel...                2 inches.

Fremont County...
 Sweetwater Station...               14 inches.
 St. Lawrence Alt Snotel...          12 inches.
 6 SW Lander...                     8.2 inches.
 Hobbs Park Snotel...                 8 inches.
 Brooks Lake...                       8 inches.
 Deer Park Snotel...                  7 inches.
 Townsend Creek Snotel...             7 inches.
 South Pass Snotel...                 6 inches.
 9 SSE Lander...                    5.8 inches.
 Hudson...                          5.5 inches.
 7 SE Lander...                       5 inches.
 Burroughs Creek Snotel...            5 inches.
 9 SSE Lander...                      5 inches.
 Atlantic City...                     5 inches.
 Lander...                       3 to 5 inches.
 Lander Airport...                  4.1 inches.
 4 W Riverton...                      4 inches.
 9 NW Riverton...                     3 inches.
 2 W Riverton...                      3 inches.
 Little Warm Snotel...                3 inches.
 Riverton Airport...                  3 inches.
 Jeffrey City...                      2 inches.
 Riverton...                        1.9 inches.
 Dubois...                            1 inch.
 Castle Creek Snotel...               1 inch.
 Cold Springs Snotel...               1 inch.
 Boysen Dam...                      0.3 inches.

Hot Springs County...
 Thermopolis...                2.5 to 4 inches.
 9 NE Thermopolis...                2.5 inches.
 Owl Creek Snotel...                  2 inches.

Johnson County...
 Little Goose Snotel...               9 inches.
 Cloud Peak Reservoir Snotel...       8 inches.
 Bear Trap Meadow Snotel...           7 inches.
 Soldier Park Snotel...               3 inches.
 Hansen Sawmill Snotel...             2 inches.
 13 SSE Buffalo...                    1 inch.
 Buffalo...                           1 inch.
 4 SSW Buffalo...                     1 inch.

Lincoln County...
 Cottonwood Creek Snotel...          15 inches.
 Willow Creek Snotel...              13 inches.
 Commissary Ridge...                 12 inches.
 Indian Creek Snotel...               8 inches.
 Salt River Summit Snotel...          7 inches.
 Kelley Ranger Station Snotel...      5 inches.
 Spring Creek Divide Snotel...        5 inches.
 5 SSE Smoot...                       5 inches.
 5 NNE Thayne...                      5 inches.
 Box Y Ranch...                       5 inches.
 Blind Bull Summit...                 5 inches.
 Hams Fork Snotel...                  5 inches.
 Star Valley Ranch...                 4 inches.
 2 SE Thayne...                     3.5 inches.
 Blind Bull Summit Snotel...          3 inches.
 3 SE Bedford...                      3 inches.
 Afton...                           2.9 inches.

Natrona County...
 Casper Mountain Snotel...           14 inches.
 Reno Hill Snotel...                 11 inches.
 Casper...                       7 to 9 inches.
 10 WSW Casper...                     7 inches.
 11 WSW Casper...                   6.6 inches.
 Casper Airport...                  5.4 inches.
 Powder River...                      5 inches.
 Grave Springs Snotel...              5 inches.
 12 NE Lysite...                    2.5 inches.

Park County...
 Blackwater Snotel...                11 inches.
 Kirwin Snotel...                    10 inches.
 Marquette Snotel...                  9 inches.
 Evening Star Snotel...               6 inches.
 26 SW Cody...                        5 inches.
 Beartooth Lake Snotel...             4 inches.
 Timber Creek Snotel...               3 inches.
 3 NE Sunshine...                   1.7 inches.
 2 WSW Cody...                        1 inch.
 Meeteetse...                         1 inch.
 Wolverine Snotel...                  1 inch.
 Pahaska...                           1 inch.

Sublette County...
 Triple Peak Snotel...                7 inches.
 Big Sandy Opening Snotel...          6 inches.
 Pocket Creek Snotel...               5 inches.
 Gunsite Pass Snotel...               5 inches.
 Larsen Creek Snotel...               4 inches.
 Snider Basin Snotel...               3 inches.
 Loomis Park Snotel...                3 inches.
 Bondurant...                         2 inches.
 New Fork Lake Snotel...              2 inches.
 Boulder Rearing Station...           1 inch.
 Pinedale...                        0.8 inches.
 14 NW Pinedale...                  0.2 inches.

Sweetwater County...
 7 SE Rock Springs...               1.7 inches.
 4 NNW Rock Springs...                1 inch.
 Rock Springs...               0.5 to 1 inch.
 Green River...                     0.3 inches.

Teton County...
 Togwotee Pass Snotel...             11 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Rendezvous Bowl...    8 inches.
 Grand Targhee Snotel...              7 inches.
 Togwotee Mountain Lodge...           7 inches.
 Grassy Lake Snotel...                7 inches.
 Grand Targhee - Chief Joseph...      6 inches.
 Granite Creek Snotel...              5 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain...     4.5 inches.
 Base Camp Snotel...                  4 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Raymer...             4 inches.
 Phillips Bench Snotel...             4 inches.
 Snake River Stn Snotel...            3 inches.
 Gros Ventre Summit Snotel...         2 inches.
 12 NE Jackson...                     1 inch.
 Snow King...                         1 inch.
 Moose...                           0.8 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Base...             0.5 inches.
 Jackson...                         0.5 inches.

Washakie County...
 Middle Powder Snotel...              8 inches.
 Powder River Pass Snotel...          4 inches.
 16 SSE Ten Sleep...                  3 inches.
 8 SW Worland...                      1 inch.
 5 NNW Ten Sleep...                   1 inch.
 Ten Sleep...                       0.4 inches.

Yellowstone National Park...
 Two Ocean Plateau Snotel...         10 inches.
 Lamar Ranger Station...            5.2 inches.
 Lewis Lake Divide Snotel...          5 inches.
 Canyon Snotel...                     4 inches.
 Sylvan Lake Snotel...                4 inches.
 Thumb Divide Snotel...               4 inches.
 Parker Peak Snotel...                3 inches.
 Tower Falls Ranger Station...        3 inches.
 Sylvan Road Snotel...                2 inches.
 Mammoth...                         1.9 inches.


...Peak Wind Gusts...

Below are peak wind gusts of 45 mph or greater for the past couple
of days ending Monday afternoon.

Location                     Speed      Time/Date    Elevation (ft.)


...Big Horn County...
Greybull Airport             56 MPH    1229 AM 12/04   3935
30 E Greybull                52 MPH    1258 AM 12/04   8898
5 ENE Hyattville             46 MPH    0352 AM 12/04   5670

...Fremont County...
7 SW Muddy Gap               59 MPH    1250 AM 12/04   7380
Lander Airport               49 MPH    0233 PM 12/03   5586
Boysen Reservoir             48 MPH    0530 AM 12/04   4710
10 W Fort Washakie           47 MPH    1001 PM 12/02   9235

...Hot Springs County...
10 S Meeteetse               52 MPH    0142 AM 12/04   7127

...Johnson County...
12 N Kaycee                  67 MPH    0231 AM 12/04   5287
25 ESE Buffalo               57 MPH    0545 AM 12/04   4657
5 ESE Story                  56 MPH    0417 AM 12/04   4673
Buffalo Airport              55 MPH    0226 AM 12/04   4970
Kaycee                       47 MPH    1033 PM 12/03   4681

...Lincoln County...
Mt Coffin                    69 MPH    0100 PM 12/03   10870

...Natrona County...
8 S Casper                   54 MPH    0452 AM 12/04   7740
16 S Hiland                  54 MPH    0510 PM 12/03   6380
2 SE Hiland                  53 MPH    0335 PM 12/03   6134
Casper Airport               51 MPH    1113 AM 12/03   5320
Natrona                      50 MPH    0445 PM 12/03   5589
20 N Casper                  48 MPH    0347 AM 12/04   5677
Casper Outer Drive           46 MPH    0206 AM 12/03   5463

...Park County...
5 WNW Clark                  72 MPH    0910 PM 12/02   4659
8 N Meeteetse                62 MPH    1211 AM 12/04   5926
Hoyt Peak                    59 MPH    0330 PM 12/03   9800
Chief Joseph Hwy             54 MPH    1100 PM 12/02   8136
Powell Airport               51 MPH    0435 PM 12/03   5050
1 W Clark                    48 MPH    0202 AM 12/04   4270

...Sublette County...
Big Piney Airport            54 MPH    0109 PM 12/03   6974
Pinedale Airport             51 MPH    0135 PM 12/03   7085

...Sweetwater County...
3 ENE Granger                51 MPH    0330 PM 12/03   6254
I 80 - Mile Marker 142       50 MPH    0220 PM 12/03   7162
15 SE Rock Springs           50 MPH    0644 PM 12/03   7550
Rock Springs Airport         49 MPH    0122 PM 12/03   6760
Farson                       48 MPH    0245 PM 12/03   6594
I 80 - Mile Marker 184       47 MPH    0546 PM 12/03   7112
20 ENE Opal                  47 MPH    0131 PM 12/03   6556
1 NNE Green River            45 MPH    0402 PM 12/03   6315
5 E Rock Springs             45 MPH    0440 PM 12/03   6369
I 80 - Mile Marker 157       45 MPH    0210 PM 12/03   6965

...Teton County...
Summit - Jackson Resort      61 MPH    1115 PM 12/02   10318
5 ENE Alta - Freds Mtn       45 MPH    1145 PM 12/02   9840

...Washakie County...
Worland Airport              52 MPH    1244 AM 12/04   4245

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.

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