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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
124 PM MST MON JAN 5 2015


...WIND AND SNOW RETURNED ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING...

DEEP MOISTURE CAUGHT UP IN NORTHWEST FLOW...COMBINED WITH A FRONTAL
BOUNDARY...BROUGHT SNOW ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTHERN WYOMING STARTING
YESTERDAY..SUNDAY...AND CONTINUING INTO TODAY...MONDAY. SOME AREAS
ACROSS THE TETON MOUNTAINS REPORTED OVER TWO FEET OF SNOW.

IN ADDITION...GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND HAS CREATED TRAVEL
PROBLEMS ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING ON MONDAY. EXISTING SNOW
COVER IS BEING BLOWN AROUND BY THE STRONG WIND REDUCING VISIBILITY
AND CREATING SLICK CONDITIONS. SEVERAL ROADS IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
WYOMING HAVE BEEN CLOSED AND MANY OTHER ROADS HAVE TRAVEL
RESTRICTIONS FOR LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES. VISIT
WYOROAD.INFO FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AND CLOSURES.

...BELOW ARE THE LATEST SNOWFALL REPORTS FROM SUNDAY THROUGH THIS
MORNING...MONDAY...

LOCATION                             SNOWFALL

BIG HORN COUNTY...
 SHELL...                             3 INCHES.
 BALD MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...              3 INCHES.
 BONE SPRINGS DIVIDE SNOTEL...        3 INCHES.
 SHELL CREEK SNOTEL...                2 INCHES.

FREMONT COUNTY...
 BROOKS LAKE...                       7 INCHES.
 BURROUGHS CREEK SNOTEL...            3 INCHES.
 CASTLE CREEK SNOTEL...               3 INCHES.
 COLD SPRINGS SNOTEL...               1 INCH.
 LITTLE WARM SNOTEL...                1 INCH.
 HOBBS PARK SNOTEL...                 1 INCH.
 DEER PARK SNOTEL...                  1 INCH.
 SOUTH PASS SNOTEL...                 1 INCH.

HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...
 OWL CREEK SNOTEL...                  1 INCH.

JOHNSON COUNTY...
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR SNOTEL...       3 INCHES.
 HANSEN SAWMILL SNOTEL...             1 INCH.
 LITTLE GOOSE SNOTEL...               1 INCH.
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW SNOTEL...           1 INCH.

LINCOLN COUNTY...
 ALPINE...                         16.5 INCHES.
 BOX Y RANCH...                      15 INCHES.
 2 SE THAYNE...                    12.5 INCHES.
 5 SSE SMOOT...                      12 INCHES.
 5 NNE THAYNE...                   11.5 INCHES.
 STAR VALLEY RANCH...                11 INCHES.
 BLIND BULL SUMMIT SNOTEL...         10 INCHES.
 COMMISSARY RIDGE...                 10 INCHES.
 BLIND BULL SUMMIT...                 8 INCHES.
 WILLOW CREEK SNOTEL...               8 INCHES.
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE SNOTEL...        8 INCHES.
 COTTONWOOD CREEK SNOTEL...           8 INCHES.
 KELLEY RANGER STATION SNOTEL...      5 INCHES.
 INDIAN CREEK SNOTEL...               5 INCHES.
 AFTON...                           4.8 INCHES.
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT SNOTEL...          4 INCHES.
 HAMS FORK SNOTEL...                  1 INCH.

PARK COUNTY...
 EVENING STAR SNOTEL...              14 INCHES.
 WOLVERINE SNOTEL...                 10 INCHES.
 PAHASKA...                           9 INCHES.
 BLACKWATER SNOTEL...                 8 INCHES.
 BEARTOOTH LAKE SNOTEL...             6 INCHES.
 3 W WAPITI...                        4 INCHES.
 KIRWIN SNOTEL...                     2 INCHES.
 MARQUETTE SNOTEL...                  1 INCH.
 TIMBER CREEK SNOTEL...               1 INCH.
 2 WSW CODY...                        1 INCH.

SUBLETTE COUNTY...
 TRIPLE PEAK SNOTEL...                9 INCHES.
 LOOMIS PARK SNOTEL...                6 INCHES.
 KENDALL RANGER STATION SNOTEL...     5 INCHES.
 SNIDER BASIN SNOTEL...               5 INCHES.
 NEW FORK LAKE SNOTEL...              5 INCHES.
 DANIEL FISH HATCHERY...              4 INCHES.
 BIG SANDY OPENING SNOTEL...          4 INCHES.
 EAST RIM DIVIDE SNOTEL...            4 INCHES.
 15 WNW DANIEL...                   3.5 INCHES.
 14 NW PINEDALE...                  3.5 INCHES.
 ELKHART PARK G.S. SNOTEL...          3 INCHES.
 PINEDALE...                        2.4 INCHES.
 GUNSITE PASS SNOTEL...               2 INCHES.
 BOULDER REARING STATION...           2 INCHES.
 BONDURANT...                       1.2 INCHES.

TETON COUNTY...
 JACKSON HOLE - RAYMER...            33 INCHES.
 JACKSON HOLE - MID MOUNTAIN...      24 INCHES.
 JACKSON HOLE - RENDEVOUS BOWL...    22 INCHES.
 GRAND TARGHEE - CHIEF JOSEPH...     21 INCHES.
 GRAND TARGHEE SNOTEL...             20 INCHES.
 GRASSY LAKE SNOTEL...               16 INCHES.
 SNAKE RIVER STN SNOTEL...           11 INCHES.
 2 NE TETON VILLAGE...              9.7 INCHES.
 JACKSON...                         9.7 INCHES.
 PHILLIPS BENCH SNOTEL...             9 INCHES.
 TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN LODGE...           9 INCHES.
 12 NE JACKSON...                   8.5 INCHES.
 MOOSE...                             8 INCHES.
 BASE CAMP SNOTEL...                  8 INCHES.
 TOGWOTEE PASS SNOTEL...              7 INCHES.
 5 NW JACKSON...                      6 INCHES.
 3 SSW WILSON...                      6 INCHES.
 SNOW KING...                         6 INCHES.
 JACKSON HOLE - BASE...             5.5 INCHES.
 4 SW JACKSON...                    3.9 INCHES.
 MOOSE...                             3 INCHES.
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT SNOTEL...         3 INCHES.
 1 NNW ALTA...                        2 INCHES.

WASHAKIE COUNTY...
 POWDER RIVER PASS SNOTEL...          1 INCH.
 MIDDLE POWDER SNOTEL...              1 INCH.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK...
 YELLOWSTONE EAST ENTRANCE...        12 INCHES.
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE SNOTEL...         11 INCHES.
 SNAKE RIVER RANGER STATION...     10.5 INCHES.
 LAMAR RANGER STATION...             10 INCHES.
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU SNOTEL...         10 INCHES.
 SYLVAN LAKE SNOTEL...               10 INCHES.
 PARKER PEAK SNOTEL...                9 INCHES.
 CANYON SNOTEL...                     8 INCHES.
 THUMB DIVIDE SNOTEL...               8 INCHES.
 SYLVAN ROAD SNOTEL...                8 INCHES.
 TOWER FALLS RANGER STATION...      3.6 INCHES.

...BELOW ARE THE PEAK WIND SPEEDS REPORTED BETWEEN
12 MIDNIGHT AND 12 NOON TODAY...MONDAY...

LOCATION                     SPEED     TIME/DATE       LAT/LON

...FREMONT COUNTY...
7 SW MUDDY GAP (7380 FT)     88 MPH    0750 AM 01/05   42.34N/107.57W
10 W FORT WASHAKIE (9235 FT) 71 MPH    0901 AM 01/05   42.98N/109.12W
JEFFREY CITY (6374 FT)       63 MPH    1003 AM 01/05   42.49N/107.84W
DUBOIS (6980 FT)             61 MPH    0759 AM 01/05   43.54N/109.63W
BEAVER RIM (6784 FT)         58 MPH    0331 AM 01/05   42.59N/108.29W
2 W SOUTH PASS CITY (8185 FT 56 MPH    0416 AM 01/05   42.48N/108.85W
10 N DUBOIS (8085 FT)        50 MPH    0757 AM 01/05   43.68N/109.61W
SOUTH PASS (8491 FT)         44 MPH    0835 AM 01/05   42.51N/108.78W
8 W SOUTH PASS CITY (8120 FT 44 MPH    0750 AM 01/05   42.44N/108.95W
6 S TOGWOTEE PASS (10430 FT) 41 MPH    0600 AM 01/05   43.66N/110.02W
CROWHEART (6099 FT)          41 MPH    0802 AM 01/05   43.31N/109.19W
RED CANYON (6768 FT)         40 MPH    0435 AM 01/05   42.62N/108.61W

...HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...
BOYSEN PEAK (7300 FT)        70 MPH    0555 AM 01/05   43.46N/108.24W

...JOHNSON COUNTY...
12 N KAYCEE (5287 FT)        40 MPH    0516 AM 01/05   43.90N/106.64W

...LINCOLN COUNTY...
KEMMERER AIRPORT (7285 FT)   51 MPH    1135 AM 01/05   41.82N/110.56W

...NATRONA COUNTY...
16 S HILAND (6380 FT)        88 MPH    0610 AM 01/05   42.86N/107.27W
WYOMING BLVD...CASPER        81 MPH    0636 AM 01/05
2 SE HILAND (6134 FT)        54 MPH    0605 AM 01/05   43.09N/107.32W
7 W ALCOVA (6342 FT)         51 MPH    0600 AM 01/05   42.56N/106.85W
CASPER AIRPORT (5320 FT)     47 MPH    0802 AM 01/05   42.91N/106.46W
19 N CASPER (5677 FT)        42 MPH    0740 AM 01/05   43.12N/106.34W
8 S CASPER (7740 FT)         41 MPH    0452 AM 01/05   42.71N/106.35W
1 E CASPER (5334 FT)         41 MPH    0725 AM 01/05   42.83N/106.31W

...PARK COUNTY...
5 WNW CLARK (4659 FT)        113 MPH   0521 AM 01/05   44.92N/109.24W
CHIEF JOSEPH HWY (8136 FT)   73 MPH    0810 AM 01/05   44.74N/109.38W
10 WNW CODY (8401 FT)        64 MPH    0440 AM 01/05   44.57N/109.26W
3 E PAHASKA (7500 FT)        47 MPH    0857 AM 01/05   44.49N/109.90W
CHIEF JOSEPH HWY MILE 9      46 MPH    0612 AM 01/05   44.85N/109.61W
CODY AIRPORT (5100 FT)       45 MPH    0915 AM 01/05   44.52N/109.02W
1 W CLARK (4270 FT)          44 MPH    0810 AM 01/05   44.90N/109.17W

...ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER...
MCKINNON (7086 FT)           51 MPH    0916 AM 01/05   41.03N/109.94W

...SUBLETTE COUNTY...
21 W BIG PINEY (8200 FT)     42 MPH    1109 AM 01/05   42.49N/110.53W

...SWEETWATER COUNTY...
15 SE ROCK SPRINGS (7550 FT) 66 MPH    1144 AM 01/05   41.42N/109.04W
ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT (6760 F 59 MPH    0524 AM 01/05   41.59N/109.06W
7 WSW ROCK SPRINGS (6238 FT) 51 MPH    1050 AM 01/05   41.55N/109.33W
I 80 - MILE MARKER 142       50 MPH    0855 AM 01/05   41.65N/108.58W
22 NNE GRANGER (6322 FT)     50 MPH    1153 AM 01/05   41.90N/109.85W
I 80 - MILE MARKER 184       48 MPH    1106 AM 01/05   41.72N/107.78W
I 80 - MILE MARKER 157       46 MPH    0940 AM 01/05   41.63N/108.30W
5 E ROCK SPRINGS (6369 FT)   44 MPH    0155 AM 01/05   41.62N/109.12W
I 80 - MILE MARKER 131       43 MPH    1045 AM 01/05   41.68N/108.80W
7 WNW GREEN RIVER (6387 FT)  42 MPH    1027 AM 01/05   41.55N/109.60W
20 ENE OPAL (6556 FT)        42 MPH    0926 AM 01/05   41.94N/110.00W
I 80 - MILE MARKER 124       41 MPH    1111 AM 01/05   41.69N/108.90W

...TETON COUNTY...
SUMMIT - JACKSON RESORT      69 MPH    0600 AM 01/05   43.59N/110.85W

...TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS...
3 WNW TETON VILLAGE (7913 FT 47 MPH    1100 AM 01/05   43.59N/110.87W

...WASHAKIE COUNTY...
12 ENE TEN SLEEP (8202 FT)   42 MPH    1114 AM 01/05   44.11N/107.22W

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

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NWS RIVERTON WY



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