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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
102 PM MST TUE FEB 17 2015

A WINTER STORM WITH A FEW...FAST MOVING DISTURBANCES IMPACTED
PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THE DAY MONDAY. THE FIRST WAVE OF SNOWFALL IMPACTED THE AREA
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...WHILE THE SECOND WAVE PUSHED
ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. THE LAST DISTURBANCE
DEPOSITED MORE SNOWFALL ONTO THE BIG HORN MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS IN THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF ADJACENT JOHNSON COUNTY MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY
MORNING.

OVERALL...THIS WINTER STORM PRIMARILY IMPACTED AREAS...EAST OF
THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL FELL ACROSS THE WIND
RIVER BASIN...AROUND CASPER...AND ACROSS THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS. BELOW
ARE SNOWFALL TOTALS FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH AROUND NOON
TUESDAY.


LOCATION                             SNOWFALL

BIG HORN COUNTY...

 BONE SPRINGS DIVIDE SNOTEL...        6 INCHES.
 BALD MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...              5 INCHES.
 SHELL CREEK SNOTEL...                4 INCHES.
 26 E LOVELL...                       1 INCH.
 POWELL FIELD STATION...            0.1 INCHES.


FREMONT COUNTY...

 SOUTH PASS SNOTEL...                13 INCHES.
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT SNOTEL...          10 INCHES.
 TOWNSEND CREEK SNOTEL...            10 INCHES.
 CROWHEART...                         9 INCHES.
 RIVERTON...                        8.1 INCHES.
 CROWHEART...                         8 INCHES.
 BURRIS...                            8 INCHES.
 LANDER AIRPORT...                  7.3 INCHES.
 CASTLE CREEK SNOTEL...               7 INCHES.
 DEER PARK SNOTEL...                  7 INCHES.
 HUDSON...                            7 INCHES.
 HOBBS PARK SNOTEL...                 7 INCHES.
 2 W RIVERTON...                    6.9 INCHES.
 7 WNW LANDER...                    6.2 INCHES.
 ATLANTIC CITY...                   6.1 INCHES.
 LANDER...                            6 INCHES.
 RIVERTON AIRPORT...                5.9 INCHES.
 9 SSE LANDER...                    5.9 INCHES.
 10 NNE RIVERTON...                   5 INCHES.
 9 SSE LANDER...                    4.5 INCHES.
 BROOKS LAKE...                       4 INCHES.
 COLD SPRINGS SNOTEL...               4 INCHES.
 BOYSEN DAM...                        4 INCHES.
 15 W JEFFREY CITY...               2.6 INCHES.
 10 NW RIVERTON...                  2.5 INCHES.
 JEFFREY CITY...                      2 INCHES.
 6 SW LANDER...                     1.5 INCHES.
 SHOSHONI...                        1.5 INCHES.
 BURROUGHS CREEK SNOTEL...            1 INCH.
 10 WNW DUBOIS...                     1 INCH.
 LITTLE WARM SNOTEL...                1 INCH.
 DUBOIS...                          0.5 INCHES.


HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...

 OWL CREEK SNOTEL...                  6 INCHES.
 9 NE THERMOPOLIS...                2.2 INCHES.
 THERMOPOLIS...              0.5 TO 1.0 INCHES.


JOHNSON COUNTY...

 1 NNW BARNUM...                     17 INCHES.
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW SNOTEL...          14 INCHES.
 LITTLE GOOSE SNOTEL...              10 INCHES.
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR SNOTEL...       7 INCHES.
 8 NW KAYCEE...                       6 INCHES.
 HANSEN SAWMILL SNOTEL...             5 INCHES.
 7 NE BUFFALO...                    4.3 INCHES.
 SOLDIER PARK SNOTEL...               4 INCHES.
 17 E KAYCEE...                       3 INCHES.
 BUFFALO...                         2.9 INCHES.
 4 SSW BUFFALO...                   2.5 INCHES.
 12 SSE BUFFALO...                    2 INCHES.

LINCOLN COUNTY...

 5 SSE SMOOT...                       2 INCHES.
 COMMISSARY RIDGE...                  2 INCHES.
 BLIND BULL SUMMIT...                 1 INCH.
 AFTON...                           0.5 INCHES.
 2 SE THAYNE...                     0.5 INCHES.


NATRONA COUNTY...

 GRAVE SPRING SNOTEL...              15 INCHES.
 RENO HILL SNOTEL...                  7 INCHES.
 CASPER MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...            7 INCHES.
 CASPER...                       4 TO 7 INCHES.
 CASPER AIRPORT...                  4.3 INCHES.
 PARADISE VALLEY...                 3.3 INCHES.
 POWDER RIVER...                      3 INCHES.
 MIDWEST...                           3 INCHES.


PARK COUNTY...

 MARQUETTE SNOTEL...                 14 INCHES.
 TIMBER CREEK SNOTEL...              10 INCHES.
 3 NE SUNSHINE...                   7.3 INCHES.
 BLACKWATER SNOTEL...                 6 INCHES.
 5 ESE CODY...                      4.5 INCHES.
 3 NW MEETEETSE...                    4 INCHES.
 MEETEETSE...                         4 INCHES.
 4 SE CODY...                       3.6 INCHES.
 CODY...                         2 TO 4 INCHES.
 BEARTOOTH LAKE SNOTEL...             3 INCHES.
 26 SW CODY...                      2.8 INCHES.
 KIRWIN SNOTEL...                     2 INCHES.
 EVENING STAR SNOTEL...               1 INCH.
 3 W WAPITI...                      0.7 INCHES.
 4 ENE POWELL...                    0.1 INCHES.


SUBLETTE COUNTY...

 PINEDALE...                        0.3 INCHES.


SWEETWATER COUNTY...

 WAMSUTTER...                         3 INCHES.
 4 NNW ROCK SPRINGS...                1 INCH.
 ROCK SPRINGS...                      1 INCH.
 7 SE ROCK SPRINGS...               0.8 INCHES.


TETON COUNTY...

 TOGWOTEE PASS SNOTEL...              3 INCHES.
 TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN LODGE...           2 INCHES.
 GRAND TARGHEE - CHIEF JOSEPH...      1 INCH.
 12 NE JACKSON...                     1 INCH.
 JACKSON HOLE - RAYMER...             1 INCH.
 MOOSE...                             1 INCH.
 JACKSON HOLE - MID MOUNTAIN...     0.5 INCHES.
 SNOW KING...                       0.1 INCHES.
 JACKSON HOLE - BASE...             0.1 INCHES.


WASHAKIE COUNTY...

 MIDDLE POWDER SNOTEL...             15 INCHES.
 POWDER RIVER PASS SNOTEL...          5 INCHES.
 16 SSE TEN SLEEP...                  2 INCHES.
 8 SW WORLAND...                      1 INCH.
 5 NNW TEN SLEEP...                   1 INCH.
 TEN SLEEP...                       0.7 INCHES.
 WINCHESTER...                      0.2 INCHES.


YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK...

 YELLOWSTONE EAST ENTRANCE...         1 INCH.
 SNAKE RIVER RANGER STATION...        1 INCH.
 TOWER FALLS RANGER STATION...      0.4 INCHES.

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