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Major Storm Arriving Into The Western U.S.

A major Pacific storm system will arrive into the Pacific Northwest and produce locally heavy rain, heavy mountain snow, gusty winds and a slew of marine hazards. This significant storm will dig down the West Coast over the weekend into the Southwestern U.S. For Saturday and Sunday, expect heavy to excessive rainfall along the California coast and widespread heavy mountain snow across the West. Read More >


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A couple of storm systems moved through the area early this week, bringing widespread rain and snow to the state. The first system mainly affected the western mountains while the second system send a cold front through areas east of the divide Tuesday night through Wednesday morning, bringing accumulating snow. It remained on the warm side across the south, with mainly rain with only a skiff of snow reported around the I-80 corridor. Freezing tempertures overnight led to widespread travel difficulty, even in areas that did not receive any snow as wet roadways froze for the morning commute on Wednesday.

Snow will clear from north to south today (Wednesday), with another weak wave clipping the northwest this evening, bringing more light snow to Yellowstone and the Tetons. Mild temperatures and gusty wind will push in tomorrow and will last through Friday, melting much of the snow that fell east of the divide by the weekend.



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Feet of fresh powder made a lot of Jackson Hole skiers very happy!

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The high was 53 degrees at the downtown Riverton COOP site on Tuesday. It was a shock to the system when Riverton residents woke up to over 4" of snow on the ground Wednesday Morning!

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Snowfall Reports
County Station Name Snowfall
Big Horn 26 E Lovell 3.5
Big Horn Bone Springs Divide Snotel 3
Big Horn Shell Creek Snotel 3
Big Horn Bald Mountain Snotel 2
Big Horn Shell 1.5
Big Horn 2 SSW Lovell 1.5
Big Horn Basin 1
Big Horn Lovell 1
Fremont 10 W Dubois 9.5
Fremont Brooks Lake 9
Fremont Little Warm Snotel 7
Fremont Castle Creek Snotel 6
Fremont Cold Springs Snotel 6
Fremont Burroughs Creek Snotel 5
Fremont Deer Park Snotel 5
Fremont Dubois 5
Fremont Hudson 4.5
Fremont Riverton 4-4.2
Fremont Atlantic City 4
Fremont South Pass Snotel 4
Fremont Lander Airport 3.4
Fremont Lander 2-3.3
Fremont 6 SW Lander 3.1
Fremont Hobbs Park Snotel 3
Fremont Riverton Airport 3
Fremont Burris 3
Fremont 7 WNW Lander 2.3
Fremont 7 ESE Kinnear 2
Fremont Townsend Creek Snotel 2
Fremont St. Lawrence Alt Snotel 2
Fremont 10 NW Riverton 2
Fremont 9 S Lander 2
Fremont 9 SSE Lander 1.5
Fremont 6 SE Lander 1.5
Fremont 15 W Jeffrey City 1
Fremont Boysen Dam 1
Hot Springs Thermopolis 3.2
Hot Springs Owl Creek Snotel 3
Hot Springs 9 NE Thermopolis 2.6
Hot Springs Kirby 2.5
Johnson Bear Trap Meadow Snotel 5
Johnson Hansen Sawmill Snotel 4
Johnson 1 NW Buffalo 4
Johnson Little Goose Snotel 3
Johnson Soldier Park Snotel 2
Johnson Kaycee 2
Johnson Cloud Peak Reservoir Snotel 2
Johnson 17 E Kaycee 1.8
Johnson Buffalo 1.2
Lincoln Willow Creek Snotel 16
Lincoln Spring Creek Divide Snotel 14
Lincoln Cottonwood Creek Snotel 13
Lincoln Blind Bull Summit 12
Lincoln Indian Creek Snotel 11
Lincoln Blind Bull Summit Snotel 10
Lincoln Salt River Summit Snotel 8
Lincoln Commissary Ridge 8
Lincoln Hams Fork Snotel 7
Lincoln Kelley Ranger Station Snotel 7
Lincoln Box Y Ranch 2
Lincoln 2 SE Thayne 0.7
Lincoln Afton 0.5
Natrona Reno Hill Snotel 6
Natrona Grave Spring Snotel 6
Natrona Powder River 5
Natrona Casper 4
Natrona 5 SSW Casper 3.5
Natrona Midwest 3-3.5
Natrona 10 WSW Casper 3
Natrona Casper Airport 2.9
Natrona Casper Mountain Snotel 1
Park Blackwater Snotel 6
Park 3 NE Sunshine 5.1
Park Timber Creek Snotel 5
Park Meeteetse 4-4.5
Park 8 WSW Meeteetse 4
Park Kirwin Snotel 4
Park Wolverine Snotel 3
Park Evening Star Snotel 3
Park 26 SW Cody 2.5
Park Marquette Snotel 2
Park Pahaska 2
Park 3 W Wapiti 1.6
Park 2 WSW Cody 1.5
Park 1 W Cody 1.5
Park 5 ESE Cody 1.5
Park Cody 1.3
Park 3 NE Clark 0.5
Sublette Triple Peak Snotel 17
Sublette Gunsite Pass Snotel 10
Sublette Loomis Park Snotel 10
Sublette Snider Basin Snotel 9
Sublette Big Sandy Opening Snotel 8
Sublette Pocket Creek Snotel 8
Sublette Kendall Ranger Station Snotel 7
Sublette Larsen Creek Snotel 7
Sublette 15 WNW Daniel 7
Sublette New Fork Lake Snotel 6
Sublette Daniel 6
Sublette Elkhart Park G.S. Snotel 6
Sublette Daniel Fish Hatchery 5.2
Sublette East Rim Divide Snotel 5
Sublette 14 NW Pinedale 4
Sublette 1 N Pinedale 3.5
Sublette Pinedale 3.2
Sublette Boulder Rearing Station 1
Sublette Big Piney 1
Teton Phillips Bench Snotel 20
Teton Grand Targhee Snotel 18
Teton Togwotee Pass Snotel 14
Teton Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain 13
Teton Jackson Hole - Rendezvous Bowl 13
Teton Jackson Hole - Raymer 13
Teton Gros Ventre Summit Snotel 11
Teton Granite Creek Snotel 11
Teton Grassy Lake Snotel 10
Teton Base Camp Snotel 9
Teton Grand Targhee - Chief Joseph 9
Teton Togwotee Mountain Lodge 8
Teton Snake River Stn Snotel 5
Teton Jackson Hole - Base 4
Teton 1 ENE Teton Village 3.5
Teton Moose 3
Teton 12 NE Jackson 2.5
Teton Snow King 2
Teton 12 NE Jackson 2
Teton Jackson 1
Washakie Powder River Pass Snotel 6
Washakie 16 SSE Ten Sleep 3.5
Washakie Middle Powder Snotel 3
Washakie Ten Sleep 2.3
Washakie 5 NNW Ten Sleep 1.1
Washakie 8 SW Worland 1
Yellowstone Two Ocean Plateau Snotel 8
Yellowstone Lewis Lake Divide Snotel 6
Yellowstone Parker Peak Snotel 4
Yellowstone East Entrance Ranger Station 3.5
Yellowstone Sylvan Road Snotel 3
Yellowstone Canyon Snotel 3
Yellowstone Sylvan Lake Snotel 2
Yellowstone Old Faithful Ranger Station 1.5
Yellowstone Thumb Divide Snotel 1
Yellowstone Tower Falls Ranger Station 1
Yellowstone Lamar Ranger Station 0.5



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