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Special Weather Statement

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

Expires 6:00 PM EST on December 20, 2014


... Significant snow expected across the western mountains
beginning Friday night and lasting through Sunday morning...

Moisture will be on the increase from the eastern Pacific starting
today... continuing through Saturday night. Light areas of snow will
begin to fall across the mountains of western Wyoming starting
later today... continuing off and on through the day Friday. The
mountains will see between one and three inches of snowfall with
this initial system... with a trace to and inch at lower elevations.
However... after midnight Friday... a much stronger and more moisture
laden system will run into the western mountains with periods of
moderate to heavy snowfall at times... lasting through Saturday
night. Heaviest snowfall is currently expected between mid day
and midnight on Saturday before tapering off to light snow showers
by Sunday morning. The mountains will likely see 8 to 12 inches of
new snowfall with this second system through Sunday morning... with
the Star and Jackson valleys receiving between 3 and 6 inches.
Additionally... as winds of 10 to 25 mph come around to the west
to southwest with this system... favored windward slopes will see
as much as 14 inches of the white stuff over the same period of
time.

All travelers and outdoor enthusiasts should be prepared
for this snow event along with the possibility of delayed
travel... particularly over the region's mountain passes. 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.



Record Report

Statement as of 12:38 AM MST on November 28, 2014


... Record high temperature set at Riverton WY...

high pressure brought warm conditions across much of the region
yesterday. A record high temperature of 58 degrees was set at
Riverton WY yesterday. This breaks the old record of 53 set in 1998.
Note the records for the Riverton site only date back to 1995.

The record for the cooperative observer site at Riverton for
November 27 is 65 degrees... which was last set in 1949.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:11 PM MST on November 27, 2014


... Preliminary storm information...

Peak wind gusts reports from 5 am to 11 PM today.

***** Wind reports *****

Location speed time/date

... Wyoming...

... Fremont...
7 NW Lander (5797 ft) 75 mph 1241 PM 11/27
10 W Fort Washakie (9235 ft) 59 mph 1001 am 11/27
Crowheart (6099 ft) 57 mph 0132 PM 11/27
7 SW Muddy Gap (7380 ft) 55 mph 0150 PM 11/27
South Pass (8491 ft) 51 mph 0335 PM 11/27
2 W South Pass City (8185 ft) 49 mph 1226 PM 11/27
Red Canyon (6768 ft) 45 mph 1155 am 11/27
10 N DuBois (8085 ft) 41 mph 0457 PM 11/27
Lander Airport (5586 ft) 40 mph 0313 PM 11/27
Beaver Rim (6784 ft) 40 mph 0506 am 11/27
8 W South Pass City (8120 ft) 40 mph 0150 PM 11/27

... Hot Springs...
Boysen Reservoir (7300 ft) 60 mph 0915 PM 11/27

... Johnson...
7 SW Barnum (6440 ft) 58 mph 1046 PM 11/27
12 N Kaycee (5287 ft) 45 mph 0506 PM 11/27
13 NNW Buffalo (4737 ft) 40 mph 0150 PM 11/27
5 ESE story (4673 ft) 40 mph 0201 PM 11/27

... Natrona...
outer drive - Casper (5493 ft) 53 mph 1031 PM 11/27
16 S Hiland (6380 ft) 52 mph 0710 am 11/27
Casper Airport (5320 ft) 41 mph 1130 am 11/27

... Park...
chief Joseph Hwy (8136 ft) 88 mph 1000 PM 11/27
8 N Meeteetse (5926 ft) 68 mph 1236 PM 11/27
5 WNW Clark (4659 ft) 68 mph 0845 am 11/27
10 WNW Cody (8401 ft) 66 mph 1040 PM 11/27
Meeteetse (5797 ft) 40 mph 0913 am 11/27

... Teton...
Summit - Jackson resort 58 mph 0130 PM 11/27

... Washakie...
S. Bighorn mts (6554 ft) 41 mph 0940 PM 11/27

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


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