NWS: How much snow did we get?

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SWEETWATER COUNTY, WY (September 8, 2020) – Below is the preliminary 24-hour snowfall report for Wyoming from the National Weather Service in Riverton, WY.

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
943 AM MDT TUE SEP 8 2020

...24-HOUR SNOWFALL TOTALS ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING...

A STRONG EARLY SEASON WINTRY WEATHER SYSTEM PRODUCED WIDESPREAD 
LIGHT SNOW ACROSS THE REGION WITH UPSLOPE FAVORED AREAS SEEING 
HEAVIER SNOW. THE HIGHEST SNOW TOTALS GENERALLY OCCURRED IN THE 
FOOTHILLS ADJACENT TO THE EAST SLOPES OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS 
AND AROUND CASPER AND CASPER MOUNTAIN. FOLLOWING ARE THE PRELIMINARY 
24-HOUR SNOWFALL TOTALS ENDING AT 930 AM TUESDAY.

LOCATION                     AMOUNT    TIME/DATE       PROVIDER             

...FREMONT COUNTY...
7 NW LANDER                  10.0 IN   0802 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
ATLANTIC CITY                10.0 IN   0800 AM 09/08   COOP                 
LANDER 6 SW                  9.6 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             
7 SW LANDER                  9.0 IN    0800 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
LANDER                       6.0 IN    0803 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
3 E DUBOIS                   4.5 IN    0757 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
PAVILLION                    4.0 IN    0801 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
LANDER 2NNW                  4.0 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             
HUDSON                       2.5 IN    0630 AM 09/08   UCOOP                
RIVERTON NWS                 2.5 IN    1200 AM 09/08   UCOOP                
RIVERTON 1 SE                1.3 IN    0715 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             

...HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...
THERMOPOLIS                  4.0 IN    0759 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
THERMOPOLIS 6 NNE            3.0 IN    0600 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             
THERMOPOLIS 9NE              0.7 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COOP                 

...JOHNSON COUNTY...
BUFFALO 4 SSW                 6.0 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             
BUFFALO                       3.0 IN    0801 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
KAYCEE 17 E                  2.1 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             
KAYCEE 17 NNW                2.0 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             
13 SSE BUFFALO                1.0 IN    0759 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
BUFFALO 13 SSE                1.0 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             

...LINCOLN COUNTY...
AFTON                        0.8 IN    0800 AM 09/08   COOP                 
AFTON                        0.5 IN    0801 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
BEDFORD 3SE                  0.5 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COOP                 

...NATRONA COUNTY...
CASPER MOUNTAIN              17.0 IN   0812 AM 09/08   TRAINED SPOTTER                     
POWDER RIVER                 8.0 IN    0600 AM 09/08   COOP
CASPER                       6.4 IN    0600 AM 09/08   TRAINED SPOTTER                 
3 E EVANSVILLE               6.0 IN    0759 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
ALCOVA                       3.0 IN    0801 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
CASPER 18 SW                 2.0 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             

...PARK COUNTY...
MEETEETSE 2.0 SE             11.0 IN   0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             
EAST ENTRANCE - YNP          2.0 IN    0600 AM 09/08   COOP                 
CODY                         1.0 IN    0802 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
CODY 2WSW                    1.0 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             
CODY 2NE                     1.0 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             

...SUBLETTE COUNTY...
PINEDALE 14 NW               0.8 IN    0600 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             

...SWEETWATER COUNTY...
GREEN RIVER                  5.0 IN    0802 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               
ROCK SPRINGS                 3.0 IN    0801 AM 09/08   PUBLIC               

...TETON COUNTY...
MORAN JUNCTION               2.5 IN    1012 PM 09/07   LAW ENFORCEMENT      
WILSON 3 SSW                 2.0 IN    0800 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             
JACKSON 5 NW                 1.9 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             
JACKSON                      0.1 IN    0900 AM 09/08   COOP                 

...WASHAKIE COUNTY...
TEN SLEEP                    1.0 IN    0850 AM 09/08   TRAINED SPOTTER      
TEN SLEEP                    0.3 IN    0700 AM 09/08   COCORAHS             

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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