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Wyoming, Casper Mountain

Special Weather Statement

Statement as of 2:01 AM MST on November 20, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EST on December 20, 2014


... Increasing strong winds will introduce a change in the weather
across portions of northeastern Sweetwater County... southeastern
Fremont County... and most of Natrona County beginning Saturday
morning and lasting through Sunday morning...

Saturday... southwest winds will increase through the day on
Saturday... blowing 25 to 40 mph with gusts between 40 and 55 mph at
times. Winds atop the Casper Mountain area may gust as high
as 60 to 70 mph. Additionally... light snowfall will develop late in
the day on Saturday lasting through the evening period with the area
likely to see a trace to a couple of inches of new snowfall by Sunday
morning. The combination of snow and wind may cause some
periods of reduced visibilities and slick roads.

All travelers and other outdoor enthusiasts should be prepared for
this wind and winter weather event... with the possibility of
delayed travel at times. Please check back with the National Weather
Service in Riverton through the rest of the week for future forecasts
and statements concerning the this event.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:13 PM MST on November 23, 2014



A fast moving storm system moved through the cowboy state
Saturday... bringing snow and wind across western and central
Wyoming. Steady snow fell across western portions throughout the
day... and limited any snowfall east of The Divide. Strong winds were
the main threat in these areas... as well as over the higher
elevations. Below are the final snowfall totals from this storm... as
well as the highest winds from Saturday.


Location snowfall

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

Fremont County...
Deer Park snotel... 8 inches.
Burroughs creek snotel... 8 inches.
Brooks Lake Lodge... 8 inches.
South Pass snotel... 6 inches.
Brooks Lake... 5 inches.
Atlantic City... 5 inches.
Hobbs Park snotel... 4 inches.
Castle Creek snotel... 3 inches.
Little warm snotel... 3 inches.
Cold Springs snotel... 2 inches.
St. Lawrence alt snotel... 2 inches.
DuBois... 1 inch.

Lincoln County...
Commissary Ridge... 18 inches.
Willow Creek snotel... 13 inches.
Spring Creek Divide snotel... 13 inches.
Cottonwood Creek snotel... 11 inches.
Blind bull Summit... 10 inches.
Indian Creek snotel... 10 inches.
5 SSE Smoot... 9 inches.
Kelley Ranger station snotel... 9 inches.
3 se Bedford... 8 inches.
Box y ranch... 8 inches.
Hams Fork snotel... 7 inches.
Salt River Summit snotel... 6 inches.
Blind bull Summit snotel... 6 inches.
2 se Thayne... 5 inches.
Alpine... 5 inches.
Afton... 3.4 inches.
Cokeville... 3 inches.
Star Valley ranch... 2 inches.
Fossil Butte... 1.5 inches.

Natrona County...
Casper Mountain... 2 inches.

Park County...
Beartooth Lake snotel... 8 inches.
Kirwin snotel... 5 inches.
Evening Star snotel... 4 inches.
Wolverine snotel... 3 inches.
Blackwater snotel... 2 inches.
Pahaska... 2 inches.
Marquette snotel... 1 inch.
Timber Creek snotel... 1 inch.

Sublette County...
Triple Peak snotel... 12 inches.
Larsen creek snotel... 8 inches.
Loomis Park snotel... 8 inches.
Snider Basin snotel... 7 inches.
Kendall Ranger station snotel... 7 inches.
14 NW Pinedale... 5.8 inches.
Pocket creek snotel... 5 inches.
New Fork Lake snotel... 5 inches.
Big Sandy Opening snotel... 5 inches.
Elkhart Park g.S. Snotel... 4 inches.
East Rim Divide snotel... 4 inches.
Pinedale... 3.8 inches.
Gunsite pass snotel... 2 inches.
Boulder rearing station... 2 inches.

Sweetwater County...
Rock Springs... 1 inch.

Teton County...
Jackson Hole-Raymer... 13 inches.
Jackson Hole-rendezvous bowl... 13 inches.
Jackson Hole-mid... 12 inches.
Granite creek snotel... 12 inches.
Phillips bench snotel... 11 inches.
Base Camp snotel... 11 inches.
Grand targhee snotel... 11 inches.
3 SSW Wilson... 9.7 inches.
2 NE Teton Village... 9 inches.
Grassy Lake snotel... 8 inches.
5 NW Jackson... 7.5 inches.
9 SW Jackson... 6 inches.
Grand targhee-chief Joseph... 6 inches.
Togwotee Pass snotel... 6 inches.
Gros ventre Summit snotel... 6 inches.
Snake River stn snotel... 5 inches.
Togwotee Mountain Lodge... 5 inches.
1 NNW Alta... 4 inches.
Jackson Hole-base... 4 inches.
Jackson... 4 inches.
Moose... 3.5 inches.
12 NE Jackson... 3 inches.
3 NNE Wilson... 3 inches.
Darwin ranch... 2.9 inches.
2 SW Wilson... 2.7 inches.
1 ENE Teton Village... 2.5 inches.
Snow King... 2 inches.

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

Yellowstone National Park...
Lewis Lake Divide snotel... 11 inches.
Two Ocean Plateau snotel... 7 inches.
Old Faithful Ranger station... 4 inches.
Sylvan Road snotel... 3 inches.
Canyon snotel... 3 inches.
Thumb Divide snotel... 2 inches.
Sylvan Lake snotel... 2 inches.
Yellowstone East Entrance... 1.5 inches.
Lamar Ranger station... 1 inch.

**** Wind reports *****

Location speed time/date

... Wyoming...

... Fremont...
7 SW Muddy Gap (7380 ft) 84 mph 0750 am 11/22
Red Canyon (6768 ft) 75 mph 0230 PM 11/22
Beaver Rim (6784 ft) 54 mph 0156 PM 11/22
2 W South Pass City (8185 ft) 53 mph 0301 am 11/22
7 NW Lander (5797 ft) 49 mph 1253 PM 11/22
Lander Airport (5585 ft) 46 mph 0140 PM 11/22
10 W Fort Washakie (9235 ft) 45 mph 0401 am 11/22
DuBois (6980 ft) 45 mph 0207 am 11/22

... Hot Springs...
Boysen Reservoir (7300 ft) 53 mph 0415 am 11/22
10 S Meeteetse (7127 ft) 51 mph 0142 PM 11/22

... Johnson...
7 SW Barnum (6440 ft) 61 mph 0646 am 11/22
12 N Kaycee (5287 ft) 50 mph 0826 am 11/22
Buffalo Airport (4970 ft) 45 mph 0422 PM 11/22

... Lincoln...
Kemmerer Airport (7285 ft) 54 mph 0255 PM 11/22
4 E Sage Junction (6387 ft) 47 mph 0245 PM 11/22

... Natrona...
16 S Hiland (6380 ft) 80 mph 0510 am 11/22
Casper - outer drive 76 mph 0851 am 11/22
Casper Airport (5320 ft) 58 mph 1226 PM 11/22
2 se Hiland (6134 ft) 55 mph 1230 PM 11/22
19 N Casper (5677 ft) 50 mph 0635 am 11/22
1 E Casper (5334 ft) 48 mph 0540 am 11/22
7 W Alcova (6342 ft) 45 mph 1210 PM 11/22
8 S Casper (7740 ft) 45 mph 0452 am 11/22

... Park...
5 WNW Clark (4659 ft) 103 mph 0419 am 11/22
chief Joseph Hwy (8136 ft) 85 mph 0420 am 11/22
10 WNW Cody (8401 ft) 72 mph 0240 am 11/22
1 W Clark (4270 ft) 58 mph 0612 am 11/22
3 W Powell (4505 ft) 51 mph 0428 PM 11/22
3 E Pahaska (7500 ft) 50 mph 0357 PM 11/22
8 N Meeteetse (5926 ft) 49 mph 0751 am 11/22
Cody Airport (5100 ft) 49 mph 0715 am 11/22
14 S Sylvan Pass (8650 ft) 48 mph 0408 PM 11/22

... Sweetwater...
Rock Springs Airport (6760 ft) 60 mph 0408 PM 11/22
7 WSW Rock Springs (6238 ft) 47 mph 0425 PM 11/22
5 E Rock Springs (6369 ft) 47 mph 0420 PM 11/22
1 NNE Green River (6315 ft) 47 mph 0427 PM 11/22
22 NNE Granger (6322 ft) 45 mph 0333 PM 11/22

... Teton...
Summit - Jackson resort 54 mph 0445 am 11/22

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


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