Wind River Mountains East Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 1:04 AM MDT Sep. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this
evening...

* timing... snow will become widespread across the Wind River
mountains. Periods of wet snow will bring accumulations of 4 to
11 inches above 8500 feet with snow accumulations of 3 to 6
inches from 7500 to 8500 feet. Snowfall will taper off by 9 PM
MDT this evening. Strong gusty west winds are also expected on
the passes and higher ridges.

* Main impact... snow and wind may make travel difficult above
8500 feet.

* Other impacts... campers and hunters should be prepared for
cold snowy and windy conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
and slick roads with limited visibilities. Slow down, and allow
extra time to reach your destination. Check the latest Road
conditions at wyoroad.Info or by dialing 5 1 1.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 6:21 AM MDT Sep. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 24-hr rainfall reports through 6 am Tuesday...

Another storm system brought significant rainfall to much of western
Wyoming and parts of central Wyoming overnight. Below are 24-hour
rainfall reports ending at 6 am. A few inches of snow also occurred
above 9000 feet over the western mountains.

Location amount elevation (ft.)

... Yellowstone National Park...
Mammoth 0.88 in 6300
4 W South Entrance ynp 0.79 in 7040
Old Faithful 0.77 in 7320
6 ENE Tower Junction 0.74 in 6700
Gardner river nr Mammoth, ye 0.71 in 5624
lake Yellowstone 0.66 in 7835
15 WSW Mammoth 0.50 in 7900
Lake Village 0.46 in 7875
1 SW canyon 0.35 in 7900
NE entrance Yellowstone 0.35 in 7360
extreme SW Yellowstone 0.33 in 6400
tower falls 0.26 in 6266
9 E Tower Junction 0.25 in 7266
Hoyt Peak 0.19 in 9800
South Entrance ynp 0.03 in 6900


... Washakie County...
12 ENE Ten Sleep 0.30 in 8202
10 SSE Worland 0.14 in 4520
Worland Airport 0.13 in 4245
Ten Sleep 0.12 in 4470
1 NNE Worland 0.11 in 4065
15 SSW big trails 0.10 in 6554


... Teton County...
Hoback Junction 0.82 in 5928
5 ESE Hoback Junction 0.80 in 6240
Snake River at Jackson Lake 0.63 in 6779
7 E Moran jct 0.62 in 7251
Jackson 0.57 in 6247
Jackson 0.57 in 6240
4 N Moose 0.56 in 6730
5 S of South Entrance ynp 0.56 in 7020
Jackson Hole Airport 0.51 in 6445
17 N Alta 0.41 in 6830
Alta 0.11 in 6430
Kelly 0.05 in 6653
3 SSW Jackson 0.04 in 6158


... Sweetwater County...
Farson 0.02 in 6657
4 NE Bitter Creek 0.01 in 6720
McKinnon 0.01 in 7086


... Sublette County...
21 W Big Piney 0.64 in 8200
2 NW Bondurant 0.64 in 6726
Bondurant 0.61 in 6650
Boulder Lake 0.51 in 7350
7 NE Pinedale 0.49 in 8530
Pinedale 0.38 in 7310
9 E Big Piney 0.33 in 6803
Big Piney Airport 0.23 in 6974
Pine Creek above Fremont lak 0.10 in 7480


... Park County...
Pahaska 0.45 in 6800
19 SSW Wapiti 0.30 in 6200
14 ENE DuBois 0.29 in 7365
3 E Pahaska 0.29 in 7500
Crandall 0.05 in 6640
3 W Powell 0.04 in 4505
20 SW Cody 0.02 in 5843
2 W pitchfork 0.02 in 6883


... Lincoln County...
Afton 0.76 in 6267
3 NW Etna 0.71 in 5692
1 NW Afton 0.70 in 6211
1 S Bedford 0.69 in 6279
15 NE Cokeville 0.66 in 8470
3 NW Etna 0.64 in 5676
Thayne 0.59 in 5928
Etna 0.56 in 5823
Smiths Fork near border 0.45 in 6650
Cokeville 0.39 in 6191
Kemmerer 0.22 in 6980
13 E Cokeville 0.17 in 7460
5 SSE La Barge 0.14 in 6530


... Johnson County...
20 NW Mayoworth 0.19 in 8180
7 NW Mayoworth 0.05 in 5720
14 W Buffalo 0.02 in 8400
18 WNW Buffalo 0.02 in 8580
17 E Kaycee 0.02 in 4362
Kaycee 0.01 in 4681
18 NW Buffalo 0.01 in 8604


... Hot Springs County...
Kirby 0.26 in 4350
Thermopolis 0.02 in 4426


... Fremont County...
6 NW DuBois 0.62 in 7189
10 W DuBois 0.61 in 8432
10 W Fort Washakie 0.48 in 9235
10 N DuBois 0.41 in 8085
8 W South Pass City 0.19 in 8120
Boysen Reservoir 0.18 in 4710
Middle Fork popo agie river 0.18 in 6555
11 W Crowheart 0.16 in 6520
N. Fork little Wind River 0.16 in 6120
19 WSW DuBois 0.14 in 8833
Crowheart 0.13 in 6099
Riverton Airport 0.12 in 5525
10 se Crowheart 0.09 in 5654
N Fork popo agie river 0.09 in 5760
7 NW Lander 0.08 in 5797
3 NNE South Pass City 0.07 in 8540
3 NNW Hudson 0.05 in 5555
Fort Washakie 0.03 in 5565
11 SSE Lander 0.02 in 5773
9 SW Lander 0.01 in 7085


... Big Horn County...
30 E Greybull 0.40 in 8898
5 ENE Hyattville 0.28 in 5670
9 WSW Burgess Junction 0.20 in 9529
basin 0.16 in 3897
Lovell 0.16 in 3830
basin 0.14 in 3821


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.



621 am MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

... 24-hr rainfall reports through 6 am Tuesday...

Another storm system brought significant rainfall to much of western
Wyoming and parts of central Wyoming overnight. Below are 24-hour
rainfall reports ending at 6 am. A few inches of snow also occurred
above 9000 feet over the western mountains.

Location amount elevation (ft.)

... Yellowstone National Park...
Mammoth 0.88 in 6300
4 W South Entrance ynp 0.79 in 7040
Old Faithful 0.77 in 7320
6 ENE Tower Junction 0.74 in 6700
Gardner river nr Mammoth, ye 0.71 in 5624
lake Yellowstone 0.66 in 7835
15 WSW Mammoth 0.50 in 7900
Lake Village 0.46 in 7875
1 SW canyon 0.35 in 7900
NE entrance Yellowstone 0.35 in 7360
extreme SW Yellowstone 0.33 in 6400
tower falls 0.26 in 6266
9 E Tower Junction 0.25 in 7266
Hoyt Peak 0.19 in 9800
South Entrance ynp 0.03 in 6900


... Washakie County...
12 ENE Ten Sleep 0.30 in 8202
10 SSE Worland 0.14 in 4520
Worland Airport 0.13 in 4245
Ten Sleep 0.12 in 4470
1 NNE Worland 0.11 in 4065
15 SSW big trails 0.10 in 6554


... Teton County...
Hoback Junction 0.82 in 5928
5 ESE Hoback Junction 0.80 in 6240
Snake River at Jackson Lake 0.63 in 6779
7 E Moran jct 0.62 in 7251
Jackson 0.57 in 6247
Jackson 0.57 in 6240
4 N Moose 0.56 in 6730
5 S of South Entrance ynp 0.56 in 7020
Jackson Hole Airport 0.51 in 6445
17 N Alta 0.41 in 6830
Alta 0.11 in 6430
Kelly 0.05 in 6653
3 SSW Jackson 0.04 in 6158


... Sweetwater County...
Farson 0.02 in 6657
4 NE Bitter Creek 0.01 in 6720
McKinnon 0.01 in 7086


... Sublette County...
21 W Big Piney 0.64 in 8200
2 NW Bondurant 0.64 in 6726
Bondurant 0.61 in 6650
Boulder Lake 0.51 in 7350
7 NE Pinedale 0.49 in 8530
Pinedale 0.38 in 7310
9 E Big Piney 0.33 in 6803
Big Piney Airport 0.23 in 6974
Pine Creek above Fremont lak 0.10 in 7480


... Park County...
Pahaska 0.45 in 6800
19 SSW Wapiti 0.30 in 6200
14 ENE DuBois 0.29 in 7365
3 E Pahaska 0.29 in 7500
Crandall 0.05 in 6640
3 W Powell 0.04 in 4505
20 SW Cody 0.02 in 5843
2 W pitchfork 0.02 in 6883


... Lincoln County...
Afton 0.76 in 6267
3 NW Etna 0.71 in 5692
1 NW Afton 0.70 in 6211
1 S Bedford 0.69 in 6279
15 NE Cokeville 0.66 in 8470
3 NW Etna 0.64 in 5676
Thayne 0.59 in 5928
Etna 0.56 in 5823
Smiths Fork near border 0.45 in 6650
Cokeville 0.39 in 6191
Kemmerer 0.22 in 6980
13 E Cokeville 0.17 in 7460
5 SSE La Barge 0.14 in 6530


... Johnson County...
20 NW Mayoworth 0.19 in 8180
7 NW Mayoworth 0.05 in 5720
14 W Buffalo 0.02 in 8400
18 WNW Buffalo 0.02 in 8580
17 E Kaycee 0.02 in 4362
Kaycee 0.01 in 4681
18 NW Buffalo 0.01 in 8604


... Hot Springs County...
Kirby 0.26 in 4350
Thermopolis 0.02 in 4426


... Fremont County...
6 NW DuBois 0.62 in 7189
10 W DuBois 0.61 in 8432
10 W Fort Washakie 0.48 in 9235
10 N DuBois 0.41 in 8085
8 W South Pass City 0.19 in 8120
Boysen Reservoir 0.18 in 4710
Middle Fork popo agie river 0.18 in 6555
11 W Crowheart 0.16 in 6520
N. Fork little Wind River 0.16 in 6120
19 WSW DuBois 0.14 in 8833
Crowheart 0.13 in 6099
Riverton Airport 0.12 in 5525
10 se Crowheart 0.09 in 5654
N Fork popo agie river 0.09 in 5760
7 NW Lander 0.08 in 5797
3 NNE South Pass City 0.07 in 8540
3 NNW Hudson 0.05 in 5555
Fort Washakie 0.03 in 5565
11 SSE Lander 0.02 in 5773
9 SW Lander 0.01 in 7085


... Big Horn County...
30 E Greybull 0.40 in 8898
5 ENE Hyattville 0.28 in 5670
9 WSW Burgess Junction 0.20 in 9529
basin 0.16 in 3897
Lovell 0.16 in 3830
basin 0.14 in 3821


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.


Local Radar

Click to Enlarge

Cities Affected