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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
235 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 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...
 BALD MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...             11 INCHES.
 BONE SPRINGS DIVIDE SNOTEL...        9 INCHES.
 SHELL CREEK SNOTEL...                6 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.
 6 SW LANDER...                       9 INCHES.
 CROWHEART...                       8-9 INCHES.
 RIVERTON...                        8.1 INCHES.
 BURRIS...                            8 INCHES.
 LANDER AIRPORT...                  7.3 INCHES.
 HOBBS PARK SNOTEL...                 7 INCHES.
 9 SSE LANDER...                      7 INCHES.
 HUDSON...                            7 INCHES.
 CASTLE CREEK SNOTEL...               7 INCHES.
 DEER PARK SNOTEL...                  7 INCHES.
 2 W RIVERTON...                    6.9 INCHES.
 7 WNW LANDER...                    6.2 INCHES.
 ATLANTIC CITY...                   6.1 INCHES.
 LANDER...                        4.5-6 INCHES.
 RIVERTON AIRPORT...                5.9 INCHES.
 9 SSE LANDER...                    5.5 INCHES.
 10 NNE RIVERTON...                   5 INCHES.
 BOYSEN DAM...                        4 INCHES.
 BROOKS LAKE...                       4 INCHES.
 COLD SPRINGS SNOTEL...               4 INCHES.
 SHOSHONI...                        3.8 INCHES.
 2 SSW ARAPAHOE...                    3 INCHES.
 6 SE LANDER...                       3 INCHES.
 15 W JEFFREY CITY...               2.6 INCHES.
 10 NW RIVERTON...                  2.5 INCHES.
 JEFFREY CITY...                      2 INCHES.
 10 WNW DUBOIS...                     1 INCH.
 BURROUGHS CREEK SNOTEL...            1 INCH.
 LITTLE WARM SNOTEL...                1 INCH.
 2 E SWEETWATER STATION...          0.5 INCHES.
 DUBOIS...                          0.5 INCHES.

HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...
 OWL CREEK SNOTEL...                  6 INCHES.
 9 NE THERMOPOLIS...                2.2 INCHES.
 THERMOPOLIS...                     0.9 INCHES.

JOHNSON COUNTY...
 1 NNW BARNUM...                     17 INCHES.
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW SNOTEL...          15 INCHES.
 7 NE BUFFALO...                     12 INCHES.
 LITTLE GOOSE SNOTEL...              10 INCHES.
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR SNOTEL...       8 INCHES.
 8 NW KAYCEE...                       6 INCHES.
 HANSEN SAWMILL SNOTEL...             5 INCHES.
 SOLDIER PARK SNOTEL...               5 INCHES.
 4 SSW BUFFALO...                   3.5 INCHES.
 17 E KAYCEE...                       3 INCHES.
 BUFFALO...                         1-3 INCHES.
 12 SSE BUFFALO...                    2 INCHES.

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

NATRONA COUNTY...
 GRAVE SPRING SNOTEL...              16 INCHES.
 RENO HILL SNOTEL...                 11 INCHES.
 CASPER MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...           11 INCHES.
 CASPER...                          5-7 INCHES.
 2 SW CASPER...                     6.6 INCHES.
 PARADISE VALLEY...                   6 INCHES.
 4 WSW CASPER...                    4.5 INCHES.
 CASPER AIRPORT...                  4.4 INCHES.
 5 SSW CASPER...                      4 INCHES.
 2 S CASPER...                        3 INCHES.
 MIDWEST...                           3 INCHES.
 POWDER RIVER...                      3 INCHES.
 3 SW CASPER...                       3 INCHES.
 CASPER MOUNTAIN...                 2.7 INCHES.
 2 S CASPER...                        2 INCHES.
 10 WSW CASPER...                     2 INCHES.
 4 WSW CASPER...                    0.9 INCHES.

PARK COUNTY...
 MARQUETTE SNOTEL...                 14 INCHES.
 TIMBER CREEK SNOTEL...              10 INCHES.
 3 NE SUNSHINE...                   7.4 INCHES.
 BLACKWATER SNOTEL...                 6 INCHES.
 5 ESE CODY...                      4.5 INCHES.
 MEETEETSE...                         4 INCHES.
 3 NW MEETEETSE...                    4 INCHES.
 4 SE CODY...                       3.6 INCHES.
 2 WSW CODY...                        3 INCHES.
 BEARTOOTH LAKE SNOTEL...             3 INCHES.
 CODY...                            2-3 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.
 ROCK SPRINGS...                      1 INCH.
 4 NNW ROCK SPRINGS...                1 INCH.
 7 SE ROCK SPRINGS...               0.8 INCHES.

TETON COUNTY...
 TOGWOTEE PASS SNOTEL...              3 INCHES.
 TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN LODGE...           2 INCHES.
 12 NE JACKSON...                     1 INCH.
 JACKSON HOLE - RENDEZVOUS BOWL...    1 INCH.
 MOOSE...                             1 INCH.
 GRAND TARGHEE - CHIEF JOSEPH...      1 INCH.
 JACKSON HOLE - RAYMER...             1 INCH.
 JACKSON HOLE - MID MOUNTAIN...     0.5 INCHES.
 1 NNW ALTA...                      0.5 INCHES.

WASHAKIE COUNTY...
 MIDDLE POWDER SNOTEL...             17 INCHES.
 POWDER RIVER PASS SNOTEL...          7 INCHES.
 5 NNW TEN SLEEP...                   1 INCH.
 8 SW WORLAND...                      1 INCH.
 TEN SLEEP...                       0.7 INCHES.
 16 SSE TEN SLEEP...                0.4 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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