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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
0903 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016


...PRELIMINARY STORM INFORMATION FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

MORE SNOW RETURNED TO WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS MORNING. HERE ARE THE UPDATED PRELIMINARY SNOWFALL
REPORTS DURING THAT TIME PERIOD.

IN ADDITION...GUSTY WINDS WERE FOUND FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY
MORNING. SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE STRONGEST WINDS ACROSS THE AREA.

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...        5 INCHES.
 SHELL CREEK SNOTEL...                4 INCHES.
 BALD MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...              4 INCHES.

FREMONT COUNTY...
 BURROUGHS CREEK SNOTEL...           10 INCHES.
 BROOKS LAKE...                       9 INCHES.
 DEER PARK SNOTEL...                  7 INCHES.
 SOUTH PASS SNOTEL...                 7 INCHES.
 HOBBS PARK SNOTEL...                 5 INCHES.
 CASTLE CREEK SNOTEL...               5 INCHES.
 LITTLE WARM SNOTEL...                4 INCHES.
 COLD SPRINGS SNOTEL...               3 INCHES.
 ATLANTIC CITY...                     2 INCHES.
 TOWNSEND CREEK SNOTEL...             2 INCHES.
 LANDER AIRPORT...                  0.5 INCHES.
 DUBOIS...                          0.5 INCHES.
 LANDER...                          0.2 INCHES.
 RIVERTON AIRPORT...                0.1 INCHES.

HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...
 OWL CREEK SNOTEL...                  1 INCH.
 THERMOPOLIS...                     0.1 INCHES.

JOHNSON COUNTY...
 LITTLE GOOSE SNOTEL...               3 INCHES.
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW SNOTEL...           2 INCHES.
 SOLDIER PARK SNOTEL...               2 INCHES.
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR SNOTEL...       2 INCHES.
 HANSEN SAWMILL SNOTEL...             2 INCHES.
 BUFFALO...                         0.1 INCHES.

LINCOLN COUNTY...
 WILLOW CREEK SNOTEL...              17 INCHES.
 BLIND BULL SUMMIT SNOTEL...         17 INCHES.
 INDIAN CREEK SNOTEL...              15 INCHES.
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE SNOTEL...       15 INCHES.
 COTTONWOOD CREEK SNOTEL...          13 INCHES.
 BLIND BULL SUMMIT...                10 INCHES.
 KELLEY RANGER STATION SNOTEL...      9 INCHES.
 SAGE...                              9 INCHES.
 HAMS FORK SNOTEL...                  8 INCHES.
 5 SSE SMOOT...                       8 INCHES.
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT SNOTEL...          7 INCHES.
 BOX Y RANCH...                       7 INCHES.
 COMMISSARY RIDGE...                  7 INCHES.
 FOSSIL BUTTE...                      5 INCHES.
 SMOOT...                             5 INCHES.
 2 SE THAYNE...                     4.5 INCHES.
 3 SE BEDFORD...                      3 INCHES.
 6 N COKEVILLE...                     3 INCHES.
 2 NW AFTON...                        2 INCHES.
 AFTON...                           1.5 INCHES.

NATRONA COUNTY...
 CASPER...                       4 TO 6 INCHES.
 CASPER MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...            5 INCHES.
 CASPER AIRPORT...                  4.5 INCHES.
 MILLS...                             4 INCHES.
 2 E EVANSVILLE...                    4 INCHES.
 RENO HILL SNOTEL...                  3 INCHES.
 GRAVE SPRING SNOTEL...               2 INCHES.
 10 WSW CASPER...                   0.7 INCHES.
 11 WSW CASPER...                   0.5 INCHES.
 MIDWEST...                         0.5 INCHES.

PARK COUNTY...
 EVENING STAR SNOTEL...              13 INCHES.
 BEARTOOTH LAKE SNOTEL...            11 INCHES.
 BLACKWATER SNOTEL...                 9 INCHES.
 YOUNTS PEAK SNOTEL...                8 INCHES.
 WOLVERINE SNOTEL...                  7 INCHES.
 PAHASKA...                           6 INCHES.
 KIRWIN SNOTEL...                     5 INCHES.
 2 WSW CODY...                        1 INCH.
 3 NE SUNSHINE...                   0.6 INCHES.

SUBLETTE COUNTY...
 LOOMIS PARK SNOTEL...               15 INCHES.
 TRIPLE PEAK SNOTEL...               12 INCHES.
 BONDURANT...                       9.2 INCHES.
 SNIDER BASIN SNOTEL...               9 INCHES.
 EAST RIM DIVIDE SNOTEL...            9 INCHES.
 POCKET CREEK SNOTEL...               8 INCHES.
 BIG SANDY OPENING SNOTEL...          8 INCHES.
 14 NW PINEDALE...                  7.3 INCHES.
 KENDALL RANGER STATION SNOTEL...     7 INCHES.
 LARSEN CREEK SNOTEL...               7 INCHES.
 GUNSITE PASS SNOTEL...               7 INCHES.
 NEW FORK LAKE SNOTEL...              6 INCHES.
 DANIEL FISH HATCHERY...              4 INCHES.
 ELKHART PARK G.S. SNOTEL...          2 INCHES.
 PINEDALE...                        1.8 INCHES.

SWEETWATER COUNTY...
 BURNTFORK...                         4 INCHES.
 WAMSUTTER...                         3 INCHES.
 3 NW GREEN RIVER...                1.5 INCHES.
 5 N FARSON...                      1.5 INCHES.
 POINT OF ROCKS...                    1 INCH.
 GREEN RIVER...                     0.4 INCHES.

TETON COUNTY...
 GRAND TARGHEE SNOTEL...             21 INCHES.
 JACKSON HOLE - RENDEZVOUS BOWL...   21 INCHES.
 PHILLIPS BENCH SNOTEL...            20 INCHES.
 JACKSON HOLE - MID MOUNTAIN...      18 INCHES.
 SNAKE RIVER STN SNOTEL...           17 INCHES.
 JACKSON HOLE - RAYMER...            17 INCHES.
 GRASSY LAKE SNOTEL...               14 INCHES.
 BASE CAMP SNOTEL...                 14 INCHES.
 GRANITE CREEK SNOTEL...             13 INCHES.
 MOOSE...                            12 INCHES.
 TOGWOTEE PASS SNOTEL...             10 INCHES.
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT SNOTEL...        10 INCHES.
 JACKSON DAM...                     9.5 INCHES.
 2 NE TETON VILLAGE...              8.5 INCHES.
 SNOW KING...                         8 INCHES.
 JACKSON HOLE - BASE...               8 INCHES.
 DARWIN RANCH...                    5.7 INCHES.
 TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN LODGE...           5 INCHES.

WASHAKIE COUNTY...
 POWDER RIVER PASS SNOTEL...          3 INCHES.
 MIDDLE POWDER SNOTEL...              2 INCHES.
 16 SSE TEN SLEEP...                  1 INCH.
 27 S TEN SLEEP...                  0.7 INCHES.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK...
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU SNOTEL...         15 INCHES.
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE SNOTEL...         12 INCHES.
 OLD FAITHFUL RANGER STATION...      11 INCHES.
 THUMB DIVIDE SNOTEL...              10 INCHES.
 CANYON SNOTEL...                     8 INCHES.
 PARKER PEAK SNOTEL...                8 INCHES.
 SYLVAN LAKE SNOTEL...                6 INCHES.
 YELLOWSTONE EAST ENTRANCE...         5 INCHES.
 SYLVAN ROAD SNOTEL...                5 INCHES.
 LAMAR RANGER STATION...            4.5 INCHES.

***** PEAK WIND REPORTS FROM 5 AM FRIDAY THROUGH 5 AM SATURDAY *****

LOCATION                     SPEED     TIME/DATE       ELEVATION

...BIG HORN COUNTY...
COWLEY AIRPORT               52 MPH    0215 AM 01/30   4090 FT

...FREMONT COUNTY...
RED CANYON                   69 MPH    1255 AM 01/30   6768 FT
7 SW MUDDY GAP               65 MPH    0750 PM 01/29   7380 FT
BEAVER RIM                   63 MPH    1251 AM 01/30   6784 FT
JEFFREY CITY                 52 MPH    0150 PM 01/29   6374 FT
2 W SOUTH PASS CITY          52 MPH    0211 PM 01/29   8185 FT
RIVERTON AIRPORT             49 MPH    0640 AM 01/29   5525 FT
10 W FORT WASHAKIE           49 MPH    0601 PM 01/29   9235 FT
DUBOIS AIRPORT               48 MPH    0835 AM 01/29   7297 FT
CROWHEART                    45 MPH    0155 PM 01/29   6099 FT
10 N DUBOIS                  42 MPH    1257 PM 01/29   8085 FT
SOUTH PASS                   40 MPH    0235 PM 01/29   8556 FT

...HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...
BOYSEN PEAK                  53 MPH    0415 PM 01/29   7300 FT

...JOHNSON COUNTY...
7 SW BARNUM                  52 MPH    0646 PM 01/29   6440 FT
18 NW BUFFALO                49 MPH    0647 PM 01/29   8604 FT
12 N KAYCEE                  45 MPH    0646 PM 01/29   5287 FT
BUFFALO AIRPORT              43 MPH    0213 AM 01/30   4970 FT
13 NNW BUFFALO               40 MPH    0410 AM 01/30   4737 FT

...LINCOLN COUNTY...
MT COFFIN                    68 MPH    1200 AM 01/30   10870 FT
KEMMERER AIRPORT             40 MPH    1235 AM 01/30   7285 FT

...NATRONA COUNTY...
CASPER - OUTER DR.           73 MPH    0451 PM 01/29   5463 FT
16 S HILAND                  71 MPH    0410 PM 01/29   6380 FT
CASPER AIRPORT               51 MPH    0358 PM 01/29   5320 FT
2 SE HILAND                  50 MPH    0400 PM 01/29   6134 FT
7 W ALCOVA                   46 MPH    0245 AM 01/30   6342 FT
20 N CASPER                  45 MPH    0411 PM 01/29   5677 FT
8 S CASPER                   41 MPH    0352 PM 01/29   7740 FT

...PARK COUNTY...
5 WNW CLARK                  95 MPH    0459 PM 01/29   4659 FT
CHIEF JOSEPH HWY             71 MPH    0310 PM 01/29   8136 FT
10 WNW CODY                  57 MPH    0140 PM 01/29   8401 FT
1 W CLARK                    49 MPH    1027 AM 01/29   4270 FT
20 SW CODY                   49 MPH    0143 PM 01/29   5843 FT
HOYT PEAK                    47 MPH    0230 PM 01/29   9800 FT
8 S CLARK                    46 MPH    0600 AM 01/29   4710 FT
3 W POWELL                   45 MPH    0719 AM 01/29   4505 FT
POWELL                       40 MPH    0500 AM 01/29   4386 FT
POWELL AIRPORT               40 MPH    0615 PM 01/29   5050 FT

...SUBLETTE COUNTY...
21 W BIG PINEY               60 MPH    0509 AM 01/29   8200 FT

...SWEETWATER COUNTY...
ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT         43 MPH    0715 AM 01/29   6760 FT

...TETON COUNTY...
1 W GRANT VILLAGE            60 MPH    0830 PM 01/29   7874 FT
SUMMIT - JACKSON RESORT      47 MPH    1215 AM 01/30   10318 FT

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