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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY  
0650 PM MST MON DEC 04 2017  
   
..PRELIMINARY STORM INFORMATION
 
 
 
A WINTER STORM BROUGHT STRONG WIND AND HEAVY SNOWFALL TO PARTS OF  
THE COWBOY STATE FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.  
BELOW ARE SNOWFALL REPORTS AND PEAK WIND GUSTS FROM THIS MAJOR STORM.  
   
..SNOWFALL REPORTS ENDING MONDAY MORNING
 
 
OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING  
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURES. WE THANK ALL VOLUNTEER WEATHER OBSERVERS  
FOR THEIR DEDICATION. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.  
 
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... 8 INCHES.  
BALD MOUNTAIN SNOTEL... 6 INCHES.  
SHELL CREEK SNOTEL... 2 INCHES.  
 
FREMONT COUNTY...  
SWEETWATER STATION... 14 INCHES.  
ST. LAWRENCE ALT SNOTEL... 12 INCHES.  
6 SW LANDER... 8.2 INCHES.  
HOBBS PARK SNOTEL... 8 INCHES.  
BROOKS LAKE... 8 INCHES.  
DEER PARK SNOTEL... 7 INCHES.  
TOWNSEND CREEK SNOTEL... 7 INCHES.  
SOUTH PASS SNOTEL... 6 INCHES.  
9 SSE LANDER... 5.8 INCHES.  
HUDSON... 5.5 INCHES.  
7 SE LANDER... 5 INCHES.  
BURROUGHS CREEK SNOTEL... 5 INCHES.  
9 SSE LANDER... 5 INCHES.  
ATLANTIC CITY... 5 INCHES.  
LANDER... 3 TO 5 INCHES.  
LANDER AIRPORT... 4.1 INCHES.  
4 W RIVERTON... 4 INCHES.  
9 NW RIVERTON... 3 INCHES.  
2 W RIVERTON... 3 INCHES.  
LITTLE WARM SNOTEL... 3 INCHES.  
RIVERTON AIRPORT... 3 INCHES.  
JEFFREY CITY... 2 INCHES.  
RIVERTON... 1.9 INCHES.  
DUBOIS... 1 INCH.  
CASTLE CREEK SNOTEL... 1 INCH.  
COLD SPRINGS SNOTEL... 1 INCH.  
BOYSEN DAM... 0.3 INCHES.  
 
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...  
THERMOPOLIS... 2.5 TO 4 INCHES.  
9 NE THERMOPOLIS... 2.5 INCHES.  
OWL CREEK SNOTEL... 2 INCHES.  
 
JOHNSON COUNTY...  
LITTLE GOOSE SNOTEL... 9 INCHES.  
CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR SNOTEL... 8 INCHES.  
BEAR TRAP MEADOW SNOTEL... 7 INCHES.  
SOLDIER PARK SNOTEL... 3 INCHES.  
HANSEN SAWMILL SNOTEL... 2 INCHES.  
13 SSE BUFFALO... 1 INCH.  
BUFFALO... 1 INCH.  
4 SSW BUFFALO... 1 INCH.  
 
LINCOLN COUNTY...  
COTTONWOOD CREEK SNOTEL... 15 INCHES.  
WILLOW CREEK SNOTEL... 13 INCHES.  
COMMISSARY RIDGE... 12 INCHES.  
INDIAN CREEK SNOTEL... 8 INCHES.  
SALT RIVER SUMMIT SNOTEL... 7 INCHES.  
KELLEY RANGER STATION SNOTEL... 5 INCHES.  
SPRING CREEK DIVIDE SNOTEL... 5 INCHES.  
5 SSE SMOOT... 5 INCHES.  
5 NNE THAYNE... 5 INCHES.  
BOX Y RANCH... 5 INCHES.  
BLIND BULL SUMMIT... 5 INCHES.  
HAMS FORK SNOTEL... 5 INCHES.  
STAR VALLEY RANCH... 4 INCHES.  
2 SE THAYNE... 3.5 INCHES.  
BLIND BULL SUMMIT SNOTEL... 3 INCHES.  
3 SE BEDFORD... 3 INCHES.  
AFTON... 2.9 INCHES.  
 
NATRONA COUNTY...  
CASPER MOUNTAIN SNOTEL... 14 INCHES.  
RENO HILL SNOTEL... 11 INCHES.  
CASPER... 7 TO 9 INCHES.  
10 WSW CASPER... 7 INCHES.  
11 WSW CASPER... 6.6 INCHES.  
CASPER AIRPORT... 5.4 INCHES.  
POWDER RIVER... 5 INCHES.  
GRAVE SPRINGS SNOTEL... 5 INCHES.  
12 NE LYSITE... 2.5 INCHES.  
 
PARK COUNTY...  
BLACKWATER SNOTEL... 11 INCHES.  
KIRWIN SNOTEL... 10 INCHES.  
MARQUETTE SNOTEL... 9 INCHES.  
EVENING STAR SNOTEL... 6 INCHES.  
26 SW CODY... 5 INCHES.  
BEARTOOTH LAKE SNOTEL... 4 INCHES.  
TIMBER CREEK SNOTEL... 3 INCHES.  
3 NE SUNSHINE... 1.7 INCHES.  
2 WSW CODY... 1 INCH.  
MEETEETSE... 1 INCH.  
WOLVERINE SNOTEL... 1 INCH.  
PAHASKA... 1 INCH.  
 
SUBLETTE COUNTY...  
TRIPLE PEAK SNOTEL... 7 INCHES.  
BIG SANDY OPENING SNOTEL... 6 INCHES.  
POCKET CREEK SNOTEL... 5 INCHES.  
GUNSITE PASS SNOTEL... 5 INCHES.  
LARSEN CREEK SNOTEL... 4 INCHES.  
SNIDER BASIN SNOTEL... 3 INCHES.  
LOOMIS PARK SNOTEL... 3 INCHES.  
BONDURANT... 2 INCHES.  
NEW FORK LAKE SNOTEL... 2 INCHES.  
BOULDER REARING STATION... 1 INCH.  
PINEDALE... 0.8 INCHES.  
14 NW PINEDALE... 0.2 INCHES.  
 
SWEETWATER COUNTY...  
7 SE ROCK SPRINGS... 1.7 INCHES.  
4 NNW ROCK SPRINGS... 1 INCH.  
ROCK SPRINGS... 0.5 TO 1 INCH.  
GREEN RIVER... 0.3 INCHES.  
 
TETON COUNTY...  
TOGWOTEE PASS SNOTEL... 11 INCHES.  
JACKSON HOLE - RENDEZVOUS BOWL... 8 INCHES.  
GRAND TARGHEE SNOTEL... 7 INCHES.  
TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN LODGE... 7 INCHES.  
GRASSY LAKE SNOTEL... 7 INCHES.  
GRAND TARGHEE - CHIEF JOSEPH... 6 INCHES.  
GRANITE CREEK SNOTEL... 5 INCHES.  
JACKSON HOLE - MID MOUNTAIN... 4.5 INCHES.  
BASE CAMP SNOTEL... 4 INCHES.  
JACKSON HOLE - RAYMER... 4 INCHES.  
PHILLIPS BENCH SNOTEL... 4 INCHES.  
SNAKE RIVER STN SNOTEL... 3 INCHES.  
GROS VENTRE SUMMIT SNOTEL... 2 INCHES.  
12 NE JACKSON... 1 INCH.  
SNOW KING... 1 INCH.  
MOOSE... 0.8 INCHES.  
JACKSON HOLE - BASE... 0.5 INCHES.  
JACKSON... 0.5 INCHES.  
 
WASHAKIE COUNTY...  
MIDDLE POWDER SNOTEL... 8 INCHES.  
POWDER RIVER PASS SNOTEL... 4 INCHES.  
16 SSE TEN SLEEP... 3 INCHES.  
8 SW WORLAND... 1 INCH.  
5 NNW TEN SLEEP... 1 INCH.  
TEN SLEEP... 0.4 INCHES.  
 
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK...  
TWO OCEAN PLATEAU SNOTEL... 10 INCHES.  
LAMAR RANGER STATION... 5.2 INCHES.  
LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE SNOTEL... 5 INCHES.  
CANYON SNOTEL... 4 INCHES.  
SYLVAN LAKE SNOTEL... 4 INCHES.  
THUMB DIVIDE SNOTEL... 4 INCHES.  
PARKER PEAK SNOTEL... 3 INCHES.  
TOWER FALLS RANGER STATION... 3 INCHES.  
SYLVAN ROAD SNOTEL... 2 INCHES.  
MAMMOTH... 1.9 INCHES.  
 
   
..PEAK WIND GUSTS
 
 
BELOW ARE PEAK WIND GUSTS OF 45 MPH OR GREATER FOR THE PAST COUPLE  
OF DAYS ENDING MONDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
LOCATION SPEED TIME/DATE ELEVATION (FT.)  
 
   
..BIG HORN COUNTY
 
 
GREYBULL AIRPORT 56 MPH 1229 AM 12/04 3935  
30 E GREYBULL 52 MPH 1258 AM 12/04 8898  
5 ENE HYATTVILLE 46 MPH 0352 AM 12/04 5670  
   
..FREMONT COUNTY
 
 
7 SW MUDDY GAP 59 MPH 1250 AM 12/04 7380  
LANDER AIRPORT 49 MPH 0233 PM 12/03 5586  
BOYSEN RESERVOIR 48 MPH 0530 AM 12/04 4710  
10 W FORT WASHAKIE 47 MPH 1001 PM 12/02 9235  
   
..HOT SPRINGS COUNTY
 
 
10 S MEETEETSE 52 MPH 0142 AM 12/04 7127  
   
..JOHNSON COUNTY
 
 
12 N KAYCEE 67 MPH 0231 AM 12/04 5287  
25 ESE BUFFALO 57 MPH 0545 AM 12/04 4657  
5 ESE STORY 56 MPH 0417 AM 12/04 4673  
BUFFALO AIRPORT 55 MPH 0226 AM 12/04 4970  
KAYCEE 47 MPH 1033 PM 12/03 4681  
   
..LINCOLN COUNTY
 
 
MT COFFIN 69 MPH 0100 PM 12/03 10870  
   
..NATRONA COUNTY
 
 
8 S CASPER 54 MPH 0452 AM 12/04 7740  
16 S HILAND 54 MPH 0510 PM 12/03 6380  
2 SE HILAND 53 MPH 0335 PM 12/03 6134  
CASPER AIRPORT 51 MPH 1113 AM 12/03 5320  
NATRONA 50 MPH 0445 PM 12/03 5589  
20 N CASPER 48 MPH 0347 AM 12/04 5677  
CASPER OUTER DRIVE 46 MPH 0206 AM 12/03 5463  
   
..PARK COUNTY
 
 
5 WNW CLARK 72 MPH 0910 PM 12/02 4659  
8 N MEETEETSE 62 MPH 1211 AM 12/04 5926  
HOYT PEAK 59 MPH 0330 PM 12/03 9800  
CHIEF JOSEPH HWY 54 MPH 1100 PM 12/02 8136  
POWELL AIRPORT 51 MPH 0435 PM 12/03 5050  
1 W CLARK 48 MPH 0202 AM 12/04 4270  
   
..SUBLETTE COUNTY
 
 
BIG PINEY AIRPORT 54 MPH 0109 PM 12/03 6974  
PINEDALE AIRPORT 51 MPH 0135 PM 12/03 7085  
   
..SWEETWATER COUNTY
 
 
3 ENE GRANGER 51 MPH 0330 PM 12/03 6254  
I 80 - MILE MARKER 142 50 MPH 0220 PM 12/03 7162  
15 SE ROCK SPRINGS 50 MPH 0644 PM 12/03 7550  
ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT 49 MPH 0122 PM 12/03 6760  
FARSON 48 MPH 0245 PM 12/03 6594  
I 80 - MILE MARKER 184 47 MPH 0546 PM 12/03 7112  
20 ENE OPAL 47 MPH 0131 PM 12/03 6556  
1 NNE GREEN RIVER 45 MPH 0402 PM 12/03 6315  
5 E ROCK SPRINGS 45 MPH 0440 PM 12/03 6369  
I 80 - MILE MARKER 157 45 MPH 0210 PM 12/03 6965  
   
..TETON COUNTY
 
 
SUMMIT - JACKSON RESORT 61 MPH 1115 PM 12/02 10318  
5 ENE ALTA - FREDS MTN 45 MPH 1145 PM 12/02 9840  
   
..WASHAKIE COUNTY
 
 
WORLAND AIRPORT 52 MPH 1244 AM 12/04 4245  
 
OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING  
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURES. WE THANK ALL VOLUNTEER WEATHER OBSERVERS  
FOR THEIR DEDICATION. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.  
 

 
 
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