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Special Statement

Statement as of 2:33 PM MDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on October 20, 2017


... Snow with strong winds this afternoon and tonight...

A Pacific low pressure trough is expected to bring areas of
light to moderate snow showers to the mountains, developing this
afternoon and tonight.

Snowfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected above 8500 feet with areas
of 4 to 7 inches above 9500 feet. The snow level will fall into
the valleys during the evening with up to 1 inch possible below
8500 feet.

The snow showers will be accompanied by strong west winds of 20
to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph on the passes and higher ridges.

Hunters, campers and climbers should be prepared for snow and
strong gusty winds.



233 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

... Snow with strong winds this afternoon and tonight...

A Pacific low pressure trough is expected to bring areas of
light to moderate snow showers to the mountains, developing this
afternoon and tonight.

Snowfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected above 8500 feet with areas
of 4 to 7 inches above 9500 feet. The snow level will fall into
the valleys during the evening with up to 1 inch possible below
8500 feet.

The snow showers will be accompanied by strong west winds of 20
to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph on the passes and higher ridges.

Hunters, campers and climbers should be prepared for snow and
strong gusty winds.



241 am MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

... Snow with strong winds this afternoon and tonight...

A Pacific low pressure trough is expected to bring areas of
moderate to heavy snow showers to the mountains, developing
late this morning and becoming more widespread this afternoon and
tonight.

Snowfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected above 8500 feet with areas
of 4 to 7 inches above 9500 feet. The snow level will fall into
the valleys during the evening with up to 1 inch possible below
8500 feet.

The snow showers will be accompanied by strong west winds of 20
to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph on the passes and higher ridges.

Hunters, campers and climbers should be prepared for snow and
strong gusty winds.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:15 PM MDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 6:10 AM EDT on October 21, 2017


... Wind reports...

Here are the peak wind gusts of 45 mph or greater for today through
4 PM.


Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Fremont County...
7 SW Muddy Gap 55 mph 0150 PM 10/20 7380
DuBois Airport 55 mph 0315 PM 10/20 7297
Red Canyon 51 mph 0220 PM 10/20 6768
8 W South Pass City 46 mph 0250 PM 10/20 8120

... Hot Springs County...
Boysen Peak 45 mph 0255 PM 10/20 7300

... Johnson County...
12 N Kaycee 47 mph 0321 PM 10/20 5287
18 NW Buffalo 46 mph 0347 PM 10/20 8604

... Lincoln County...
Mt coffin 68 mph 1200 PM 10/20 10870
4 NE Thayne 52 mph 1128 am 10/20 6217
Kemmerer Airport 49 mph 1255 PM 10/20 7285
Cokeville 45 mph 1217 PM 10/20 6191
13 W Kemmerer 45 mph 0126 PM 10/20 6718

... Natrona County...
16 S Hiland 52 mph 0110 PM 10/20 6380
8 S Casper 49 mph 1252 PM 10/20 7740
Casper outer drive 48 mph 0221 PM 10/20 5463
Casper Airport 47 mph 0204 PM 10/20 5320
20 N Casper 46 mph 0245 PM 10/20 5677

... Park County...
Hoyt Peak 61 mph 0215 PM 10/20 9800
5 WNW Clark 56 mph 0337 PM 10/20 4659
1 W Clark 55 mph 0254 PM 10/20 4270
8 S Clark 50 mph 0300 PM 10/20 4710
2 WSW Cody 45 mph 0318 PM 10/20 5167
3 E Pahaska 45 mph 0157 PM 10/20 7500

... Sublette County...
Big Piney Airport 45 mph 0212 PM 10/20 6974

... Sweetwater County...
Rock Springs Airport 54 mph 0330 PM 10/20 6760
5 E Rock Springs 54 mph 0320 PM 10/20 6369
I 80 - mile marker 184 50 mph 0106 PM 10/20 7112
1 NNE Green River 50 mph 0332 PM 10/20 6315
7 WNW Green River 48 mph 0322 PM 10/20 6387
I 80 - mile marker 157 48 mph 0115 PM 10/20 6965
7 WSW Rock Springs 47 mph 0340 PM 10/20 6238
I 80 - mile marker 142 45 mph 0345 PM 10/20 7162
Farson 45 mph 0345 PM 10/20 6594

... Teton County...
Summit - Jackson resort 56 mph 1130 am 10/20 10318
2 WNW Teton Village 45 mph 0100 PM 10/20 7913

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.


415 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

... Wind reports...

Here are the peak wind gusts of 45 mph or greater for today through
4 PM.


Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Fremont County...
7 SW Muddy Gap 55 mph 0150 PM 10/20 7380
DuBois Airport 55 mph 0315 PM 10/20 7297
Red Canyon 51 mph 0220 PM 10/20 6768
8 W South Pass City 46 mph 0250 PM 10/20 8120

... Hot Springs County...
Boysen Peak 45 mph 0255 PM 10/20 7300

... Johnson County...
12 N Kaycee 47 mph 0321 PM 10/20 5287
18 NW Buffalo 46 mph 0347 PM 10/20 8604

... Lincoln County...
Mt coffin 68 mph 1200 PM 10/20 10870
4 NE Thayne 52 mph 1128 am 10/20 6217
Kemmerer Airport 49 mph 1255 PM 10/20 7285
Cokeville 45 mph 1217 PM 10/20 6191
13 W Kemmerer 45 mph 0126 PM 10/20 6718

... Natrona County...
16 S Hiland 52 mph 0110 PM 10/20 6380
8 S Casper 49 mph 1252 PM 10/20 7740
Casper outer drive 48 mph 0221 PM 10/20 5463
Casper Airport 47 mph 0204 PM 10/20 5320
20 N Casper 46 mph 0245 PM 10/20 5677

... Park County...
Hoyt Peak 61 mph 0215 PM 10/20 9800
5 WNW Clark 56 mph 0337 PM 10/20 4659
1 W Clark 55 mph 0254 PM 10/20 4270
8 S Clark 50 mph 0300 PM 10/20 4710
2 WSW Cody 45 mph 0318 PM 10/20 5167
3 E Pahaska 45 mph 0157 PM 10/20 7500

... Sublette County...
Big Piney Airport 45 mph 0212 PM 10/20 6974

... Sweetwater County...
Rock Springs Airport 54 mph 0330 PM 10/20 6760
5 E Rock Springs 54 mph 0320 PM 10/20 6369
I 80 - mile marker 184 50 mph 0106 PM 10/20 7112
1 NNE Green River 50 mph 0332 PM 10/20 6315
7 WNW Green River 48 mph 0322 PM 10/20 6387
I 80 - mile marker 157 48 mph 0115 PM 10/20 6965
7 WSW Rock Springs 47 mph 0340 PM 10/20 6238
I 80 - mile marker 142 45 mph 0345 PM 10/20 7162
Farson 45 mph 0345 PM 10/20 6594

... Teton County...
Summit - Jackson resort 56 mph 1130 am 10/20 10318
2 WNW Teton Village 45 mph 0100 PM 10/20 7913

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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