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Winter Storm Impacting the Area Late Tonight through Saturday Night

A winter storm will impact the area from late tonight through Saturday night. Snow will begin across western Wyoming shortly after midnight Friday night, and spread east of the Divide by around sunrise Saturday morning. Read More >

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The northern part of a large winter storm pushing across the Rockies produced significant snow and blowing snow over central and southern Wyoming on Monday, February 1st. The storm lasted through Monday night before tapering off Tuesday morning. Sweetwater County and the Casper area were the hardest hit.  Snowfall amounts ranged from 6 to 12 inches with isolated higher amounts in those areas with 3 to 4 feet deep drifts.  This caused multiple roads to be closed for an extended period of time.

 

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Multiple Road Closures (red) were in effect as of
4 AM Tuesday morning
  Drifts over the fence in Bairoil in NE Sweetwater County
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A view from Casper during the major snowstorm Monday.


 

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Snowfall Totals for February 1st
County Location Snowfall
Fremont 9 SW Lander 13
Fremont 9.5 SW Lander 10
Fremont 7 SW Lander 9
Fremont Atlantic City 8.5
Fremont 6 SW Lander 6.5
Fremont 7 SE Lander 6
Fremont St. Lawrence Alt Snotel 5
Fremont 1 SE Lander 5
Fremont Townsend Creek Snotel 5
Fremont 9 SSE Lander 4.6
Fremont Hudson 4.3
Fremont Lander 3 to 4
Fremont South Pass Snotel 4
Fremont Hobbs Park Snotel 4
Fremont Deer Park Snotel 4
Fremont Cold Springs Snotel 4
Fremont Jeffrey City 4
Fremont Lander Airport 3.8
Fremont 7 WNW Lander 3.5
Fremont 2 W Riverton 3
Fremont Riverton Airport 2.8
Fremont 2 SSW Arapahoe 2.7
Fremont Riverton 2.5
Fremont Brooks Lake 2
Fremont Little Warm Snotel 2
Fremont 6 N Riverton 2
County Location Snowfall
Hot Springs 5 SE Thermopolis 9
Hot Springs Thermopolis 5
Hot Springs 8 W Thermopolis 2.25
Hot Springs 3 NE Thermopolis 1.8
Hot Springs 9 NE Thermopolis 1.4
County Location Snowfall
Johnson 4 SSW Buffalo 6.5
Johnson Buffalo 5 to 7
Johnson 17 E Kaycee 5.5
Johnson 7 NE Buffalo 5
Johnson 3 NNE Kaycee 5
Johnson Bear Trap Meadow Snotel 4
Johnson Hansen Sawmill Snotel 4
Johnson Soldier Park Snotel 4
Johnson Little Goose Snotel 3
Johnson Cloud Peak Reservoir Snotel 3
County Location Snowfall
Lincoln Afton 3.4
Lincoln Fossil Butte 1.2
Lincoln 2 SE Thayne 1
Lincoln 5 SSE Smoot 1
Lincoln 3 SE Bedford 1
Lincoln Star Valley Ranch 0.5
County Location Snowfall
Natrona Casper Mountain 24
Natrona Casper Mountain Snotel 21
Natrona Casper Airport 12.5
Natrona Reno Hill Snotel 12
Natrona Casper 7 to 13
Natrona 4 WSW Casper 11.9
Natrona Bessemer Bend 11
Natrona Midwest 6
Natrona Grave Spring Snotel 3
County Location Snowfall
Park 3 NE Sunshine 2.5
Park 5 ESE Cody 0.3
Park 4 SE Cody 0.3
Park Cody 0.2
County Location Snowfall
Sublette Pocket Creek Snotel 1
County Location Snowfall
Sweetwater Wamsutter 10
Sweetwater Buckboard Marina 10
Sweetwater Green River 5 to 8
Sweetwater 7 SE Rock Springs 3.7
Sweetwater Rock Springs 2 to 3
Sweetwater 3 NW Green River 2.5
Sweetwater 5 N Farson 2
County Location Snowfall
Teton Moose 1.5
Teton 3 SSW Wilson 0.5
Teton Darwin Ranch 0.5
County Location Snowfall
Washakie Middle Powder Snotel 4
Washakie 16 SSE Ten Sleep 2.7
Washakie Powder River Pass Snotel 1
Washakie Ten Sleep 0.3

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Notable Peak Wind Gusts Monday (2/1)
County Location Wind
Gust
(MPH)
Date Time (MST) Elevation (FT)
 Fremont 2 W South Pass City 58 2/1 1051 AM 8185
 Fremont 8 W South Pass City 55 2/1 750 AM 8120
 Hot Springs Boysen Peak 38 2/1 455 PM 7300
 Natrona 8 S Casper 54 2/1 752 PM 7740
 Natrona 2 SE Hiland 43 2/1 330 PM 6134
 Natrona 7 W Alcova 40 2/1 535 PM 6342
 Natrona Casper Airport 38 2/1 549 PM 5320
 Sweetwater Interstate 80 - Mile Marker 142 50 2/1 1115 AM 7162
 Sweetwater Interstate 80 - Mile Marker 184 50 2/1 751 AM 7112
 Sweetwater Rock Springs Airport 48 2/1 813 AM 6760
 Sweetwater Interstate 80 - Mile Marker 157 47 2/1 340 PM 6965
 Sweetwater 43 SE Rock Springs 45 2/1 8 PM 7108
 Sweetwater 15 SE Rock Springs 45 2/1 944 AM 7550
 Teton Summit - Jackson Resort 45 2/1 9 AM 10318
 Teton Snow King 36 2/1 145 PM 7810

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