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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 2:49 PM MST on February 22, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 24, 2017


... Blizzard Warning in effect from 11 PM this evening to 11 am
MST Friday...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Blizzard
Warning, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to 11 am MST
Friday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... snow will develop later this evening night... and become
heavy at times from the predawn hours Thursday through Thursday
evening. Snow will continue through Thursday night... before
subsiding by mid day Friday.

* Snowfall... 10 to 15 inches are expected... mainly on the southern
end of the mountains.

* Winds/visibility... northeast will increase overnight to 35 to 45
mph with gusts 55 to 65 mph causing blizzard conditions and zero
visibility through at least Thursday evening. Winds will
gradually decrease later Thursday night into Friday morning.

* Main impact... travel will become difficult to impossible across
South Pass due to the snow producing slick... snow-packed
roads... and whiteout conditions due to strong northeast winds
developing early Thursday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions... making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded... stay with your vehicle.






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:20 PM MST on February 22, 2017

Expires 7:13 PM EST on February 22, 2017


... Final snowfall reports for the February 20th-22nd snow storm...

The latest cold front completed a run across Wyoming today and left
a swath of snow across the state. Most of the snow fell across the
west and higher terrain... with mixed snow and rain at the lower
elevations. These final totals are through noon February 22nd.

Note: snotels (snow telemetry) are remote sensing sites in High
Mountain watersheds. Snowfall data from snotels are estimated
based on snow water equivalent.

Location snowfall

Big Horn County...
Bald Mountain snotel... 2 inches.
Shell Creek snotel... 1 inch.

Fremont County...
little warm snotel... 14 inches.
Deer Park snotel... 12 inches.
Brooks Lake... 11 inches.
Hobbs Park snotel... 11 inches.
St. Lawrence alt snotel... 8 inches.
Castle Creek snotel... 8 inches.
Burroughs creek snotel... 8 inches.
Townsend creek snotel... 7 inches.
South Pass snotel... 6 inches.
Cold Springs snotel... 4 inches.
DuBois... 3 inches.
Atlantic City... 3 inches.
2 N Atlantic City... 1.5 inches.
6 SW Lander... 1.3 inches.
7 se Lander... 1.3 inches.
Lander... 1 inch.
Lander Airport... 0.6 inches.

Hot Springs County...
Owl Creek snotel... 1 inch.

Johnson County...
Hansen Sawmill snotel... 2 inches.
Little goose snotel... 2 inches.
Soldier Park snotel... 2 inches.

Lincoln County...
blind bull Summit... 15 inches.
Indian Creek snotel... 13 inches.
Spring Creek Divide snotel... 10 inches.
Willow Creek snotel... 8 inches.
Blind bull Summit snotel... 8 inches.
Star Valley ranch... 7 inches.
3 se Bedford... 7 inches.
5 SSE Smoot... 6 inches.
2 se Thayne... 6 inches.
Afton... 5.1 inches.
Kelley Ranger station snotel... 5 inches.
Salt River Summit snotel... 5 inches.
Commissary Ridge... 5 inches.
Cottonwood Creek snotel... 3 inches.
Hams Fork snotel... 3 inches.
Fossil Butte... 0.5 inches.

Natrona County...
grave Spring snotel... 2 inches.
Reno Hill snotel... 2 inches.
Casper Mountain snotel... 1 inch.

Park County...
Younts Peak snotel... 11 inches.
Kirwin snotel... 11 inches.
Beartooth Lake snotel... 9 inches.
Evening Star snotel... 8 inches.
Blackwater snotel... 7 inches.
Pahaska... 4 inches.
Wolverine snotel... 3 inches.
Marquette snotel... 3 inches.
Timber Creek snotel... 2 inches.

Sublette County...
Loomis Park snotel... 10 inches.
Snider Basin snotel... 10 inches.
Triple Peak snotel... 9 inches.
Gunsite pass snotel... 9 inches.
Elkhart Park g.S. Snotel... 8 inches.
Kendall Ranger station snotel... 7 inches.
East Rim Divide snotel... 6 inches.
Big Sandy Opening snotel... 5 inches.
Larsen creek snotel... 5 inches.
New Fork Lake snotel... 5 inches.
Boulder rearing station... 2 inches.
14 NW Pinedale... 2 inches.
Pinedale... 1.2 inches.
Daniel Fish Hatchery... 0.5 inches.

Sweetwater County...
Rock Springs... 2.4 inches.
Green River... 2 inches.
4 NNW Rock Springs... 1.6 inches.
5 N Farson... 0.5 inches.

Teton County...
Granite creek snotel... 13 inches.
Gros ventre Summit snotel... 12 inches.
Togwotee Pass snotel... 11 inches.
Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain... 11 inches.
Darwin ranch... 9.5 inches.
Jackson Hole - Raymer... 9 inches.
3 SSW Wilson... 8.5 inches.
Phillips bench snotel... 7 inches.
Grand targhee snotel... 7 inches.
Base Camp snotel... 7 inches.
Snake River stn snotel... 7 inches.
Grand targhee - chief Joseph... 7 inches.
Grassy Lake snotel... 7 inches.
Jackson dam... 6.1 inches.
Snow King... 5 inches.
Moose... 3 inches.
Jackson Hole - base... 3 inches.
Togwotee Mountain Lodge... 3 inches.
1 ENE Teton Village... 2 inches.
1 NNW Alta... 1 inch.
Jackson... 0.2 inches.

Washakie County...
Powder River Pass snotel... 3 inches.
Middle powder snotel... 3 inches.

Yellowstone National Park...
thumb Divide snotel... 11 inches.
Lewis Lake Divide snotel... 10 inches.
Sylvan Lake snotel... 9 inches.
Old Faithful Ranger station... 9 inches.
Canyon snotel... 8 inches.
Parker Peak snotel... 7 inches.
Sylvan Road snotel... 7 inches.
Snake River Ranger station... 3.2 inches.
Lamar Ranger station... 0.3 inches.



220 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

... Final snowfall reports for the February 20th-22nd snow storm...

The latest cold front completed a run across Wyoming today and left
a swath of snow across the state. Most of the snow fell across the
west and higher terrain... with mixed snow and rain at the lower
elevations. These final totals are through noon February 22nd.

Note: snotels (snow telemetry) are remote sensing sites in High
Mountain watersheds. Snowfall data from snotels are estimated
based on snow water equivalent.

Location snowfall

Big Horn County...
Bald Mountain snotel... 2 inches.
Shell Creek snotel... 1 inch.

Fremont County...
little warm snotel... 14 inches.
Deer Park snotel... 12 inches.
Brooks Lake... 11 inches.
Hobbs Park snotel... 11 inches.
St. Lawrence alt snotel... 8 inches.
Castle Creek snotel... 8 inches.
Burroughs creek snotel... 8 inches.
Townsend creek snotel... 7 inches.
South Pass snotel... 6 inches.
Cold Springs snotel... 4 inches.
DuBois... 3 inches.
Atlantic City... 3 inches.
2 N Atlantic City... 1.5 inches.
6 SW Lander... 1.3 inches.
7 se Lander... 1.3 inches.
Lander... 1 inch.
Lander Airport... 0.6 inches.

Hot Springs County...
Owl Creek snotel... 1 inch.

Johnson County...
Hansen Sawmill snotel... 2 inches.
Little goose snotel... 2 inches.
Soldier Park snotel... 2 inches.

Lincoln County...
blind bull Summit... 15 inches.
Indian Creek snotel... 13 inches.
Spring Creek Divide snotel... 10 inches.
Willow Creek snotel... 8 inches.
Blind bull Summit snotel... 8 inches.
Star Valley ranch... 7 inches.
3 se Bedford... 7 inches.
5 SSE Smoot... 6 inches.
2 se Thayne... 6 inches.
Afton... 5.1 inches.
Kelley Ranger station snotel... 5 inches.
Salt River Summit snotel... 5 inches.
Commissary Ridge... 5 inches.
Cottonwood Creek snotel... 3 inches.
Hams Fork snotel... 3 inches.
Fossil Butte... 0.5 inches.

Natrona County...
grave Spring snotel... 2 inches.
Reno Hill snotel... 2 inches.
Casper Mountain snotel... 1 inch.

Park County...
Younts Peak snotel... 11 inches.
Kirwin snotel... 11 inches.
Beartooth Lake snotel... 9 inches.
Evening Star snotel... 8 inches.
Blackwater snotel... 7 inches.
Pahaska... 4 inches.
Wolverine snotel... 3 inches.
Marquette snotel... 3 inches.
Timber Creek snotel... 2 inches.

Sublette County...
Loomis Park snotel... 10 inches.
Snider Basin snotel... 10 inches.
Triple Peak snotel... 9 inches.
Gunsite pass snotel... 9 inches.
Elkhart Park g.S. Snotel... 8 inches.
Kendall Ranger station snotel... 7 inches.
East Rim Divide snotel... 6 inches.
Big Sandy Opening snotel... 5 inches.
Larsen creek snotel... 5 inches.
New Fork Lake snotel... 5 inches.
Boulder rearing station... 2 inches.
14 NW Pinedale... 2 inches.
Pinedale... 1.2 inches.
Daniel Fish Hatchery... 0.5 inches.

Sweetwater County...
Rock Springs... 2.4 inches.
Green River... 2 inches.
4 NNW Rock Springs... 1.6 inches.
5 N Farson... 0.5 inches.

Teton County...
Granite creek snotel... 13 inches.
Gros ventre Summit snotel... 12 inches.
Togwotee Pass snotel... 11 inches.
Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain... 11 inches.
Darwin ranch... 9.5 inches.
Jackson Hole - Raymer... 9 inches.
3 SSW Wilson... 8.5 inches.
Phillips bench snotel... 7 inches.
Grand targhee snotel... 7 inches.
Base Camp snotel... 7 inches.
Snake River stn snotel... 7 inches.
Grand targhee - chief Joseph... 7 inches.
Grassy Lake snotel... 7 inches.
Jackson dam... 6.1 inches.
Snow King... 5 inches.
Moose... 3 inches.
Jackson Hole - base... 3 inches.
Togwotee Mountain Lodge... 3 inches.
1 ENE Teton Village... 2 inches.
1 NNW Alta... 1 inch.
Jackson... 0.2 inches.

Washakie County...
Powder River Pass snotel... 3 inches.
Middle powder snotel... 3 inches.

Yellowstone National Park...
thumb Divide snotel... 11 inches.
Lewis Lake Divide snotel... 10 inches.
Sylvan Lake snotel... 9 inches.
Old Faithful Ranger station... 9 inches.
Canyon snotel... 8 inches.
Parker Peak snotel... 7 inches.
Sylvan Road snotel... 7 inches.
Snake River Ranger station... 3.2 inches.
Lamar Ranger station... 0.3 inches.


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