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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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Shelf cloud over Green River courtesy of Eric Nielsen Star Valley - Photo Courtesy of Dave Hunt

 

A large storm system moved across the western United States this weekend, depositing a significant amount of rain as it slowly moved northeast. Rain began affecting our western border with Idaho as early as Friday, with rain eventually moving east of the Divide on Saturday with waves of rain and embedded thunderstorms moving across the region through Monday.

 

 

Max Temp July 4th

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The GOES-W Water Vapor Satellite Loop (Above) showed a large upper level low pressure system spinning atop much of the western United States throughout the weekend before it finally lifted out on Monday.

 

 

    

 

 

Weekend Rainfall Totals

 

Click here to see the full set of observed rainfall totals  (Friday Afternoon - Monday Night)

  All stations listed below accumulated more than one inch of rain over the 72 hour period ending Monday night (Sept 29th).

 

72 Hour Rainfall Totals 1 Inch or Greater
Location County, ST Elev 72 Hr Pcpn (in.)
N. FORK LITTLE WIND RIVER Fremont, WY 6120 4.09
PINE CREEK ABOVE FREMONT LAKE Sublette, WY 7480 3.96
PORTABLE RAWS Sublette, WY 8503 3.02
4.9 SSE SMOOT Lincoln, WY NA 3.00
15.6 WNW DANIEL Sublette, WY NA 3.00
21 W BIG PINEY Sublette, WY 7480 2.98
3.3 SW AFTON Lincoln, WY NA 2.91
PINEDALE Sublette, WY 7310 2.87
KEMMERER Lincoln, WY 6980 2.80
DARWIN RANCH Teton, WY NA 2.78
FOSSIL BUTTE Lincoln, WY 6780 2.78
20.5 NNW KEMMERER Lincoln, WY NA 2.77
15 NE COKEVILLE Lincoln, WY 8470 2.70
DANIEL FISH HATCHERY COOP Sublette, WY NA 2.61
9 E BIG PINEY Sublette, WY 6803 2.55
AFTON - COOP Lincoln, WY NA 2.55
13 E COKEVILLE Lincoln, WY 7460 2.55
BONDURANT Sublette, WY 6687 2.47
10 NNW DANIEL Sublette, WY 7470 2.46
13.8 NW PINEDALE Sublette, WY NA 2.46
4.7 NNE THAYNE Lincoln, WY NA 2.45
BEDFORD - COOP Lincoln, WY NA 2.42
SMITHS FORK NEAR BORDER Lincoln, WY 6650 2.40
7 NE PINEDALE Sublette, WY 8530 2.39
STAR VALLEY RANCH 0.3 WNW Lincoln, WY NA 2.38
BONDURANT Sublette, WY 6650 2.38
2 NW BONDURANT Sublette, WY 6726 2.34
1.5 SE THAYNE Lincoln, WY NA 2.31
7.6 NNW ROCK SPRINGS Sweetwater, WY NA 2.23
2.6 SSW WILSON Teton, WY NA 2.19
AFTON Lincoln, WY 6267 2.11
PORTABLE RAWS Sublette, WY 8378 2.07
13 SE PINEDALE Sublette, WY NA 2.04
MIDDLE FORK POPO AGIE RIVER Fremont, WY 6555 2.00
COKEVILLE Lincoln, WY 6191 1.93
BOULDER REARING STATION COOP Sublette, WY NA 1.99
10 W FORT WASHAKIE Fremont, WY 9235 1.90
4 W MILFORD Fremont, WY 6042 1.89
BOULDER LAKE Sublette, WY 7350 1.84
NORTH FORK POPO AGIE RIVER Fremont, WY 5760 1.81
1.6 NE TETON VILLAGE Teton, WY NA 1.80
CROWHEART Fremont, WY 6099 1.71
5.3 JACKSON Teton, WY NA 1.70
11 N DUBOIS Fremont, WY 8750 1.70
13 W CROWHEART Fremont, WY 9630 1.70
N WIND RIVER MTS Fremont, WY 8833 1.69
JACKSON Teton, WY 6240 1.64
THAYNE Fremont, WY 5928 1.64
1.2 WNW LANDER Fremont, WY NA 1.63
0.9 W LANDER Fremont, WY NA 1.62
LANDER AIRPORT Fremont, WY 5586 1.61
10 SE CROWHEART Fremont, WY 5654 1.60
9 SW LANDER Fremont, WY 7085 1.60
11 W CROWHEART Fremont, WY 6520 1.56
14 WSW MAMMOTH Park, WY 7900 1.55
Lander Fremont, WY NA 1.55
3 NW ETNA Lincoln, WY 6520 1.52
8 NNE MORAN JUNCTION Teton, WY 7030 1.50
FARSON Sweetwater, WY NA 1.50
KIRWIN SNOTEL Park, WY 9550 1.50
BURRIS Fremont, WY NA 1.46
7 NW LANDER Fremont, WY 5797 1.45
BIG PINEY COOP Sublette, WY NA 1.45
1.1 SSE GREEN RIVER Sweetwater, WY NA 1.44
MOOSE - COOP Teton, WY NA 1.43
2 NNE LANDER Fremont, WY NA 1.42
6 S ALPINE Lincoln, WY 5676 1.41
4 SW LANDER Fremont, WY 5807 1.40
15 SE ROCK SPRINGS Sweetwater, WY 7550 1.37
8.7 SSE LANDER Fremont, WY NA 1.36
ROCK SPRINGS Sweetwater, WY 6270 1.36
4 NE THAYNE Lincoln, WY 6217 1.35
ALTA Teton, WY 6430 1.34
4 NE THAYNE Lincoln, WY NA 1.34
ETNA Lincoln, WY 5823 1.34
9 SSE LANDER Fremont, WY NA 1.33
FLAMING GORGE BUCKBOARD MARINA Sweetwater, WY NA 1.30
GREEN RIVER Sweetwater, WY NA 1.30
0.6 W ROCK SPRINGS Sweetwater, WY NA 129
6.7 SSE LANDER Fremont, WY NA 1.29
MARBLETON Sublette, WY 6896 1.29
HOBACK JUNCTION Teton, WY 5928 1.27
6 SE LANDER Fremont, WY NA 1.26
0.9 S ROCK SPRINGS Sweetwater, WY NA 1.22
0.4 S MOOSE Teton, WY NA 1.21
4 N MOOSE Teton, WY 6730 1.21
3 E FORT WASHAKIE Fremont, WY 5528 1.21
GARDNER RIVER NR MAMMOTH, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Park, MT 5624 1.20
EXTREME SW YELLOWSTONE Teton, WY 6400 1.19
9.7 WNW DUBOIS Fremont, WY NA 1.15
ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT Sweetwater, WY 6760

1.13

MAMMOTH Park, WY 6300 1.13
0.4 S ROCK SPRINGS Sweetwater, WY NA 1.10
BECHLER RANGER STATION Teton, WY NA 1.10
DUBOIS Fremont, WY NA 1.10
12 NE JACKSON Teton, WY NA 1.09
HUDSON Fremont, WY NA 1.09
5 S OF SOUTH ENTRANCE YNP Teton, WY 7020 1.07
SWEETWATER STATION Fremont, WY NA 1.06
SNAKE RIVER RANGER STATION Teton, WY NA 1.05
FREEDOM Lincoln, WY NA 1.02
OLD FAITHFUL Teton, WY 7320 1.02
10 W DUBOIS Fremont, WY 8432 1.01
4 W SOUTH ENTRANCE YNP Teton, WY NA 1.00
15 NNE GRAND TARGHEE Teton, WY 6830 1.00

 

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