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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:06 PM MST on February 23, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 24, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 11 am MST
Friday...

* timing... snow, heavy at times, will continue across the range
through this evening. Snow will continue tonight... before
subsiding by mid day Friday.

* Snowfall accumulation... 8 inches of snow has fallen in the
Casper area so far with up to 13 inches on Casper Mountain. Snow
totals will range from ranging from up to 2 feet on Casper
Mountain, with 12 to 16 inches across the rest of Natrona
County.

* Wind and visibility... northeast wind 20 to 30 mph with gusts
over 45 mph in open areas causing visibilities under one quarter
mile at times. The winds will diminish early this evening.

* Main impact... roads will be slick and snow covered. Gusty
northeast winds will occur through late this afternoon causing
blowing and drifting snow. This could significantly reduce
visibility and make travel difficult to impossible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, and or
blowing snow are expected or occurring. This could make travel
very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel keep some food,
water, and an extra flashlight in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. Check the latest Road conditions at wyoroad.Info or by
dialing 5 1 1.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:20 PM MST on February 23, 2017


... Preliminary storm information...

The following are snowfall reports received between 7 am and 7 PM
today, and peak wind gusts over the last 24 hours since 7 PM
Wednesday.

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.

Location snowfall

Big Horn County...
Bald Mountain snotel... 2 inches.
Bone Springs Divide snotel... 1 inch.

Fremont County...
Townsend creek snotel... 29 inches.
Deer Park snotel... 25 inches.
Hobbs Park snotel... 25 inches.
Cold Springs snotel... 24 inches.
St. Lawrence alt snotel... 23 inches.
South Pass snotel... 21 inches.
Lander Airport... 11.2 inches.
Little warm snotel... 11 inches.
Atlantic City... 11 inches.
Hudson... 9 inches.
2 W Riverton... 10 inches.
Riverton Airport... 7.3 inches.
Jeffrey City... 6 inches.
Kinnear... 5 inches.
DuBois... 1 inch.
Burris... 0.2 inches.

Hot Springs County...
5 se Thermopolis... 6.6 inches.
Owl Creek snotel... 4 inches.
Thermopolis... 4 inches.

Johnson County...
4 SSW Buffalo... 3 inches.
Hansen Sawmill snotel... 3 inches.
3 ESE Buffalo... 2.5 inches.
Soldier Park snotel... 2 inches.
Little goose snotel... 2 inches.
Buffalo... 1 inch.
Cloud Peak Reservoir snotel... 1 inch.

Lincoln County...
Kelley Ranger station snotel... 9 inches.
Willow Creek snotel... 8 inches.
Hams Fork snotel... 6 inches.
Indian Creek snotel... 6 inches.
Spring Creek Divide snotel... 6 inches.
Afton... 6 inches.
Star Valley ranch... 5.5 inches.
Salt River Summit snotel... 5 inches.
Cottonwood Creek snotel... 5 inches.
5 SSE Smoot... 4 inches.
3 S Fontenelle dam... 4 inches.
2 se Thayne... 2 inches.
3 se Bedford... 2 inches.
Blind bull Summit snotel... 2 inches.

Natrona County...
Casper Mountain snotel... 17 inches.
Casper... 16 inches.
2 E Evansville... 12 inches.
Casper Mountain... 12 inches.
Reno Hill snotel... 10 inches.
Casper Airport... 9.1 inches.
Powder River... 2 inches.
Grave Spring snotel... 2 inches.
Midwest... 1 inch.

Park County...
Timber Creek snotel... 7 inches.
Marquette snotel... 7 inches.
1 NW Meeteetse... 5 inches.
3 NE sunshine... 4 inches.
Kirwin snotel... 4 inches.
Wolverine snotel... 1 inch.
2 WSW Cody... 1 inch.
Cody... 0.5 to 1 inch.

Sublette County...
Snider Basin snotel... 5 inches.
East Rim Divide snotel... 1 inch.
Triple Peak snotel... 1 inch.

Sweetwater County...
Rock Springs... 12 to 18 inches.
Green River... 15 inches.
7 se Rock Springs... 11 inches.
Buckboard Marina... 6 inches.
Farson... 6 inches.
Wamsutter... 6 inches.

Teton County...
Togwotee Pass snotel... 4 inches.

Washakie County...
middle powder snotel... 3 inches.

Yellowstone National Park...
Yellowstone East Entrance... 1 inch.

***** Peak wind reports *****

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Wyoming...

... Big Horn County...
30 E Greybull 45 mph 1258 PM 02/23 8898

... Fremont County...
8 W South Pass City 50 mph 0950 am 02/23 8120
2 W South Pass City 49 mph 0926 am 02/23 8185
Beaver Rim 46 mph 1006 am 02/23 6784
7 SW Muddy Gap 44 mph 1050 am 02/23 7380

... Hot Springs County...
Boysen Peak 46 mph 0140 PM 02/23 7300

... Natrona County...
16 S Hiland 51 mph 1010 am 02/23 6380
2 se Hiland 45 mph 0935 am 02/23 6134
8 S Casper 41 mph 1252 PM 02/23 7740

... Park County...
8 N Meeteetse 51 mph 0921 am 02/23 5926

... Sweetwater County...
15 se Rock Springs 56 mph 0344 PM 02/23 7550
Rock Springs Airport 53 mph 1142 am 02/23 6760
I 80 - mile marker 131 45 mph 0145 PM 02/23 6636
8 E Rock Springs 44 mph 1110 am 02/23 6339
I 80 - mile marker 124 44 mph 1236 PM 02/23 6475
I 80 - mile marker 142 43 mph 0210 PM 02/23 7162
5 E Rock Springs 40 mph 1145 am 02/23 6369

... Teton County...
Summit - Jackson resort 44 mph 0430 am 02/23 10318


NWS Riverton WY


720 PM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

... Preliminary storm information...

The following are snowfall reports received between 7 am and 7 PM
today, and peak wind gusts over the last 24 hours since 7 PM
Wednesday.

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.

Location snowfall

Big Horn County...
Bald Mountain snotel... 2 inches.
Bone Springs Divide snotel... 1 inch.

Fremont County...
Townsend creek snotel... 29 inches.
Deer Park snotel... 25 inches.
Hobbs Park snotel... 25 inches.
Cold Springs snotel... 24 inches.
St. Lawrence alt snotel... 23 inches.
South Pass snotel... 21 inches.
Lander Airport... 11.2 inches.
Little warm snotel... 11 inches.
Atlantic City... 11 inches.
Hudson... 9 inches.
2 W Riverton... 10 inches.
Riverton Airport... 7.3 inches.
Jeffrey City... 6 inches.
Kinnear... 5 inches.
DuBois... 1 inch.
Burris... 0.2 inches.

Hot Springs County...
5 se Thermopolis... 6.6 inches.
Owl Creek snotel... 4 inches.
Thermopolis... 4 inches.

Johnson County...
4 SSW Buffalo... 3 inches.
Hansen Sawmill snotel... 3 inches.
3 ESE Buffalo... 2.5 inches.
Soldier Park snotel... 2 inches.
Little goose snotel... 2 inches.
Buffalo... 1 inch.
Cloud Peak Reservoir snotel... 1 inch.

Lincoln County...
Kelley Ranger station snotel... 9 inches.
Willow Creek snotel... 8 inches.
Hams Fork snotel... 6 inches.
Indian Creek snotel... 6 inches.
Spring Creek Divide snotel... 6 inches.
Afton... 6 inches.
Star Valley ranch... 5.5 inches.
Salt River Summit snotel... 5 inches.
Cottonwood Creek snotel... 5 inches.
5 SSE Smoot... 4 inches.
3 S Fontenelle dam... 4 inches.
2 se Thayne... 2 inches.
3 se Bedford... 2 inches.
Blind bull Summit snotel... 2 inches.

Natrona County...
Casper Mountain snotel... 17 inches.
Casper... 16 inches.
2 E Evansville... 12 inches.
Casper Mountain... 12 inches.
Reno Hill snotel... 10 inches.
Casper Airport... 9.1 inches.
Powder River... 2 inches.
Grave Spring snotel... 2 inches.
Midwest... 1 inch.

Park County...
Timber Creek snotel... 7 inches.
Marquette snotel... 7 inches.
1 NW Meeteetse... 5 inches.
3 NE sunshine... 4 inches.
Kirwin snotel... 4 inches.
Wolverine snotel... 1 inch.
2 WSW Cody... 1 inch.
Cody... 0.5 to 1 inch.

Sublette County...
Snider Basin snotel... 5 inches.
East Rim Divide snotel... 1 inch.
Triple Peak snotel... 1 inch.

Sweetwater County...
Rock Springs... 12 to 18 inches.
Green River... 15 inches.
7 se Rock Springs... 11 inches.
Buckboard Marina... 6 inches.
Farson... 6 inches.
Wamsutter... 6 inches.

Teton County...
Togwotee Pass snotel... 4 inches.

Washakie County...
middle powder snotel... 3 inches.

Yellowstone National Park...
Yellowstone East Entrance... 1 inch.

***** Peak wind reports *****

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Wyoming...

... Big Horn County...
30 E Greybull 45 mph 1258 PM 02/23 8898

... Fremont County...
8 W South Pass City 50 mph 0950 am 02/23 8120
2 W South Pass City 49 mph 0926 am 02/23 8185
Beaver Rim 46 mph 1006 am 02/23 6784
7 SW Muddy Gap 44 mph 1050 am 02/23 7380

... Hot Springs County...
Boysen Peak 46 mph 0140 PM 02/23 7300

... Natrona County...
16 S Hiland 51 mph 1010 am 02/23 6380
2 se Hiland 45 mph 0935 am 02/23 6134
8 S Casper 41 mph 1252 PM 02/23 7740

... Park County...
8 N Meeteetse 51 mph 0921 am 02/23 5926

... Sweetwater County...
15 se Rock Springs 56 mph 0344 PM 02/23 7550
Rock Springs Airport 53 mph 1142 am 02/23 6760
I 80 - mile marker 131 45 mph 0145 PM 02/23 6636
8 E Rock Springs 44 mph 1110 am 02/23 6339
I 80 - mile marker 124 44 mph 1236 PM 02/23 6475
I 80 - mile marker 142 43 mph 0210 PM 02/23 7162
5 E Rock Springs 40 mph 1145 am 02/23 6369

... Teton County...
Summit - Jackson resort 44 mph 0430 am 02/23 10318


NWS Riverton WY

403 PM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

... Preliminary storm information...

The following are snowfall reports received between 7 am and 330 PM
today, and peak wind gusts over the last 24 hours since 3 PM
Wednesday.

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


***** Snowfall reports *****

Location snowfall

Big Horn County...
Bald Mountain snotel... 2 inches.

Fremont County...
Hobbs Park snotel... 18 inches.
Cold Springs snotel... 18 inches.
Townsend creek snotel... 17 inches.
St. Lawrence alt snotel... 17 inches.
Deer Park snotel... 17 inches.
South Pass snotel... 14 inches.
Atlantic City... 11 inches.
Riverton... 8.5 inches.
6 SW Lander... 8.3 inches.
Little warm snotel... 8 inches.
2 W Riverton... 7 inches.
Lander... 6 inches.
Jeffrey City... 5 inches.
7 WNW Lander... 4.3 inches.
Riverton Airport... 4.1 inches.
9 SSE Lander... 4 inches.
6 N Riverton... 3.5 inches.
2 W Riverton... 3 inches.
9 SSE Lander... 3 inches.
Hudson... 2 inches.
DuBois... 1 inch.
Burris... 0.2 inches.

Hot Springs County...
5 se Thermopolis... 6.6 inches.
Owl Creek snotel... 3 inches.
Thermopolis... 1 inch.

Johnson County...
4 SSW Buffalo... 3 inches.
Hansen Sawmill snotel... 2 inches.
Little goose snotel... 1 inch.
Buffalo... 1 inch.
Cloud Peak Reservoir snotel... 1 inch.

Lincoln County...
Kelley Ranger station snotel... 6 inches.
Willow Creek snotel... 6 inches.
Star Valley ranch... 5.5 inches.
Hams Fork snotel... 4 inches.
Spring Creek Divide snotel... 4 inches.
Indian Creek snotel... 3 inches.
Cottonwood Creek snotel... 3 inches.
Salt River Summit snotel... 3 inches.
3 se Bedford... 2 inches.
2 se Thayne... 2 inches.
Blind bull Summit... 1 inch.
Afton... 0.7 inches.

Natrona County...
Casper... 8 to 16 inches.
Casper Mountain snotel... 13 inches.
Casper Mountain... 12 inches.
Reno Hill snotel... 9 inches.
Casper Airport... 8.2 inches.
5 SSW Casper... 5.5 inches.
10 WSW Casper... 3 inches.
Powder River... 2 inches.
Grave Spring snotel... 1 inch.
Midwest... 1 inch.

Park County...
Timber Creek snotel... 6 inches.
1 NW Meeteetse... 5 inches.
Marquette snotel... 4 inches.
3 NE sunshine... 4 inches.
Kirwin snotel... 3 inches.
Wolverine snotel... 1 inch.
2 WSW Cody... 1 inch.
Cody... 0.5 to 1 inch.

Sublette County...
Snider Basin snotel... 4 inches.

Sweetwater County...
4 NW Rock Springs... 11.5 inches.
Buckboard Marina... 6 inches.
Farson... 6 inches.
Wamsutter... 6 inches.
Green River... 5.5 inches.
4 NNW Rock Springs... 4.5 inches.

Washakie County...
middle powder snotel... 1 inch.

Yellowstone National Park...
Yellowstone East Entrance... 1 inch.


***** Peak wind reports *****

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Wyoming...

... Big Horn County...
30 E Greybull 45 mph 1258 PM 02/23 8898

... Fremont County...
8 W South Pass City 50 mph 0950 am 02/23 8120
2 W South Pass City 49 mph 0926 am 02/23 8185
Beaver Rim 46 mph 1006 am 02/23 6784
7 SW Muddy Gap 44 mph 1050 am 02/23 7380

... Hot Springs County...
Boysen Peak 46 mph 0140 PM 02/23 7300

... Natrona County...
16 S Hiland 51 mph 1010 am 02/23 6380
2 se Hiland 45 mph 0935 am 02/23 6134
8 S Casper 41 mph 1252 PM 02/23 7740

... Park County...
8 N Meeteetse 51 mph 0921 am 02/23 5926

... Sweetwater County...
15 se Rock Springs 56 mph 0344 PM 02/23 7550
Rock Springs Airport 53 mph 1142 am 02/23 6760
I 80 - mile marker 131 45 mph 0145 PM 02/23 6636
8 E Rock Springs 44 mph 1110 am 02/23 6339
I 80 - mile marker 124 44 mph 1236 PM 02/23 6475
I 80 - mile marker 142 43 mph 0210 PM 02/23 7162
5 E Rock Springs 40 mph 1145 am 02/23 6369

... Teton County...
Summit - Jackson resort 44 mph 0430 am 02/23 10318


NWS Riverton WY

403 PM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

... Preliminary storm information...

The following are snowfall reports received between 7 am and 330 PM
today, and peak wind gusts over the last 24 hours since 3 PM
Wednesday.

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


***** Snowfall reports *****

Location snowfall

Big Horn County...
Bald Mountain snotel... 2 inches.

Fremont County...
Hobbs Park snotel... 18 inches.
Cold Springs snotel... 18 inches.
Townsend creek snotel... 17 inches.
St. Lawrence alt snotel... 17 inches.
Deer Park snotel... 17 inches.
South Pass snotel... 14 inches.
Atlantic City... 11 inches.
Riverton... 8.5 inches.
6 SW Lander... 8.3 inches.
Little warm snotel... 8 inches.
2 W Riverton... 7 inches.
Lander... 6 inches.
Jeffrey City... 5 inches.
7 WNW Lander... 4.3 inches.
Riverton Airport... 4.1 inches.
9 SSE Lander... 4 inches.
6 N Riverton... 3.5 inches.
2 W Riverton... 3 inches.
9 SSE Lander... 3 inches.
Hudson... 2 inches.
DuBois... 1 inch.
Burris... 0.2 inches.

Hot Springs County...
5 se Thermopolis... 6.6 inches.
Owl Creek snotel... 3 inches.
Thermopolis... 1 inch.

Johnson County...
4 SSW Buffalo... 3 inches.
Hansen Sawmill snotel... 2 inches.
Little goose snotel... 1 inch.
Buffalo... 1 inch.
Cloud Peak Reservoir snotel... 1 inch.

Lincoln County...
Kelley Ranger station snotel... 6 inches.
Willow Creek snotel... 6 inches.
Star Valley ranch... 5.5 inches.
Hams Fork snotel... 4 inches.
Spring Creek Divide snotel... 4 inches.
Indian Creek snotel... 3 inches.
Cottonwood Creek snotel... 3 inches.
Salt River Summit snotel... 3 inches.
3 se Bedford... 2 inches.
2 se Thayne... 2 inches.
Blind bull Summit... 1 inch.
Afton... 0.7 inches.

Natrona County...
Casper... 8 to 16 inches.
Casper Mountain snotel... 13 inches.
Casper Mountain... 12 inches.
Reno Hill snotel... 9 inches.
Casper Airport... 8.2 inches.
5 SSW Casper... 5.5 inches.
10 WSW Casper... 3 inches.
Powder River... 2 inches.
Grave Spring snotel... 1 inch.
Midwest... 1 inch.

Park County...
Timber Creek snotel... 6 inches.
1 NW Meeteetse... 5 inches.
Marquette snotel... 4 inches.
3 NE sunshine... 4 inches.
Kirwin snotel... 3 inches.
Wolverine snotel... 1 inch.
2 WSW Cody... 1 inch.
Cody... 0.5 to 1 inch.

Sublette County...
Snider Basin snotel... 4 inches.

Sweetwater County...
4 NW Rock Springs... 11.5 inches.
Buckboard Marina... 6 inches.
Farson... 6 inches.
Wamsutter... 6 inches.
Green River... 5.5 inches.
4 NNW Rock Springs... 4.5 inches.

Washakie County...
middle powder snotel... 1 inch.

Yellowstone National Park...
Yellowstone East Entrance... 1 inch.


***** Peak wind reports *****

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Wyoming...

... Big Horn County...
30 E Greybull 45 mph 1258 PM 02/23 8898

... Fremont County...
8 W South Pass City 50 mph 0950 am 02/23 8120
2 W South Pass City 49 mph 0926 am 02/23 8185
Beaver Rim 46 mph 1006 am 02/23 6784
7 SW Muddy Gap 44 mph 1050 am 02/23 7380

... Hot Springs County...
Boysen Peak 46 mph 0140 PM 02/23 7300

... Natrona County...
16 S Hiland 51 mph 1010 am 02/23 6380
2 se Hiland 45 mph 0935 am 02/23 6134
8 S Casper 41 mph 1252 PM 02/23 7740

... Park County...
8 N Meeteetse 51 mph 0921 am 02/23 5926

... Sweetwater County...
15 se Rock Springs 56 mph 0344 PM 02/23 7550
Rock Springs Airport 53 mph 1142 am 02/23 6760
I 80 - mile marker 131 45 mph 0145 PM 02/23 6636
8 E Rock Springs 44 mph 1110 am 02/23 6339
I 80 - mile marker 124 44 mph 1236 PM 02/23 6475
I 80 - mile marker 142 43 mph 0210 PM 02/23 7162
5 E Rock Springs 40 mph 1145 am 02/23 6369

... Teton County...
Summit - Jackson resort 44 mph 0430 am 02/23 10318


NWS Riverton WY


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