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Snow Will Persist in the Northeast and Great Lake States

Heavy Lake Effect snow will continue to the lee of the Great Lakes for the next couple of days. Snow will also return to the Northeast by Tuesday as another front moves in. Bitter cold wind chills can be expected in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Freezing temperatures will even impact central Florida. Meanwhile, elevated fire weather conditions will persist in southern California. Read More >

 

The January 2016 climate summaries for Big Piney, Buffalo, Casper, Greybull, Lake Yellowstone, Lander, Riverton, Rock Springs, and Worland are now available online.

Overall, January saw above normal temperatures, with mainly below normal precipitation. Casper, Riverton and Lander had above normal precipitation, with Casper having its 5th wettest January on record. Riverton and Lander had slightly below normal temperatures, due to persistent snow cover and strong surface inversions.  See the links below for details for individual sites or click here for Water Year Precipitation summaries for more locations.

If you would like additional/more in-depth climate information, please refer to our Climate Page. Under the Observed Weather tab, you can find the Daily Climate Report (CLI), the Preliminary Monthly Climate Data (CF6), the Monthly Weather Summary (CLM), the Regional and State Summary (RTP/STP). The Daily Climate Report will have the weather data for the day (from midnight to 1159 pm). The Monthly Climate Data will have this data for each day of the month, compilying all the daily data into one form. The Regional and State Summaries will have temperature and precipitation data for various locations across the state, updated 4 times a day.

 

Big Piney

Buffalo

Casper

Greybull

Lake Yellowstone

Lander

Riverton

Rock Springs

Worland

 
Moderate to heavy snow fell across the Tetons on 19-20 January. Skiers took advantage of the new snow on the morning of the 20th. Photo courtesy of webcam at Teewinot.