Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
0851 PM MST MON FEB 01 2016


...PRELIMINARY SNOWFALL TOTALS FOR LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...

THE NORTHERN PART OF A LARGE WINTER STORM PUSHING ACROSS THE ROCKIES
PRODUCED SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
WYOMING MONDAY. PRELIMINARY SNOWFALL TOTALS ARE THROUGH ABOUT 5 PM
MONDAY. THE WORST CONDITIONS OCCURRED ACROSS THE CASPER AREA AND
EASTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY DUE TO COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOW AND
STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS.

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

FREMONT COUNTY...
 9.5 SW LANDER - BRUCE`S CAMP...     10 INCHES.
 SOUTH PASS SNOTEL...                 5 INCHES.
 DEER PARK SNOTEL...                  4 INCHES.
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT SNOTEL...           4 INCHES.
 HOBBS PARK SNOTEL...                 4 INCHES.
 LANDER...                            3 INCHES.
 COLD SPRINGS SNOTEL...               3 INCHES.
 TOWNSEND CREEK SNOTEL...             3 INCHES.
 LANDER AIRPORT...                  2.8 INCHES.
 ATLANTIC CITY...                     2 INCHES.
 JEFFREY CITY...                      2 INCHES.
 LITTLE WARM SNOTEL...                2 INCHES.
 RIVERTON...                        1.4 INCHES.
 RIVERTON AIRPORT...                1.2 INCHES.

HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...
 THERMOPOLIS...                     0.5 INCHES.

JOHNSON COUNTY...
 LITTLE GOOSE SNOTEL...               2 INCHES.
 BUFFALO...                           1 INCH.
 KAYCEE...                            1 INCH.

LINCOLN COUNTY...
 FOSSIL BUTTE...                    0.7 INCHES.

NATRONA COUNTY...
 CASPER MOUNTAIN...            10 TO 14 INCHES.
 CASPER MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...           11 INCHES.
 RENO HILL SNOTEL...                  9 INCHES.
 CASPER...                       5 TO 8 INCHES.
 BESSEMER BEND...                     6 INCHES.
 CASPER AIRPORT...                    5 INCHES.
 GRAVE SPRING SNOTEL...               3 INCHES.

SUBLETTE COUNTY...
 POCKET CREEK SNOTEL...               1 INCH.

SWEETWATER COUNTY...
 WAMSUTTER...                         6 INCHES.
 3 NW GREEN RIVER...                2.5 INCHES.
 BUCKBOARD MARINA...                  2 INCHES.
 7 SE ROCK SPRINGS...                 2 INCHES.
 GREEN RIVER...                       1 INCH.
 ROCK SPRINGS...               0.5 TO 1 INCH.

TETON COUNTY...
 MOOSE...                           1.5 INCHES.
 3 SSW WILSON...                    0.5 INCHES.

WASHAKIE COUNTY...
 MIDDLE POWDER SNOTEL...              2 INCHES.

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