Winter event summary for March 17th through the morning of the 18th

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The latest cold front, and its upper level disturbance, brought the latest round of snow Monday March 17th, into the morning of Tuesday March 18th. Many areas saw moderate to heavy snow at times. In addition, strong winds occurred across much of the region before and after the passage of this front. Below are the snowfall and wind summaries for this system. 


 Heavy snow at the NWS Riverton Weather Forecast Office, taken during the evening of March 17th. - Click to Enlarge


 Cheryl Jones shared this photo of the view from Wyoming High Country Lodge. - Click to Enlarge

 

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County Station Name Snowfall
Big Horn 26 E Lovell 12
Big Horn Bone Springs Divide Snotel 11
Big Horn Bald Mountain Snotel 8
Big Horn Shell Creek Snotel 3
Fremont Hobbs Park Snotel 7
Fremont Deer Park Snotel 5
Fremont South Pass Snotel 4
Fremont Townsend Creek Snotel 4
Fremont Hudson 4
Fremont Jeffrey City 4
Fremont Brooks Lake 4
Fremont 9 SSE Lander 4
Fremont St. Lawrence Alt Snotel 3
Fremont Lander Airport 2.7
Fremont Riverton 2.5
Fremont Lander 2.3
Fremont Riverton 2
Fremont 2 SSW Arapahoe 2
Fremont 3 SW Lander 2
Fremont 10 NW Riverton 2
Fremont Cold Springs Snotel 2
Fremont 1 SW Lander 2
Fremont Boysen Dam 1
Fremont Little Warm Snotel 1
Fremont Castle Creek Snotel 1
Fremont Riverton Airport 0.7
Fremont 7 WNW Lander 0.6
Hot Springs Owl Creek Snotel 4
Johnson Cloud Peak Reservoir Snotel 18
Johnson Soldier Park Snotel 13
Johnson 4 SSW Buffalo 8
Johnson Little Goose Snotel 7
Johnson Hansen Sawmill Snotel 6
Johnson Buffalo 5.2
Johnson 7 NE Buffalo 4
Johnson Buffalo 3.5
Johnson Buffalo 3
Johnson Bear Trap Meadow Snotel 3
Lincoln Commissary Ridge 10
Lincoln Cottonwood Creek Snotel 7
Lincoln Willow Creek Snotel 6
Lincoln Blind Bull Summit 5
Lincoln Spring Creek Divide Snotel 4
Lincoln Box Y Ranch 4
Lincoln 5 NNE Thayne 2.5
Lincoln 5 SSE Smoot 2
Lincoln Hams Fork Snotel 2
Lincoln Salt River Summit Snotel 2
Lincoln Indian Creek Snotel 2
Lincoln Kelley Ranger Station Snotel 2
Lincoln Blind Bull Summit Snotel 2
Lincoln Alpine 2
Lincoln 2 SE Thayne 1.2
Lincoln 3 SE Bedford 1
Lincoln Afton 0.4
Natrona Reno Hill Snotel 15
Natrona Casper Mountain 9
Natrona Casper Mountain 8
Natrona Grave Spring Snotel 6
Natrona Casper Mountain Snotel 6
Natrona Casper Airport 5
Natrona 4 WSW Casper 4.8
Natrona Powder River 4
Natrona 3 SW Casper 4
Natrona Casper 3.5
Natrona 4 WSW Casper 3.3
Natrona 2 S Casper 3
Natrona 5 SW Casper 3
Natrona Casper 3
Natrona Casper 2
Natrona 11 ESE Casper 1.6
Natrona Midwest 1.5
Park Marquette Snotel 9
Park Evening Star Snotel 5
Park Kirwin Snotel 5
Park Beartooth Lake Snotel 4
Park 3 NE Sunshine 2.4
Park Pahaska 2
Park Blackwater Snotel 2
Park Timber Creek Snotel 2
Park Wolverine Snotel 1
Park 2 WSW Cody 1
Park 5 ESE Cody 0.3
Park 3 NE Clark 0.2
Sublette Triple Peak Snotel 6
Sublette Gunsite Pass Snotel 5
Sublette Snider Basin Snotel 4
Sublette Big Sandy Opening Snotel 3
Sublette Loomis Park Snotel 2
Sublette New Fork Lake Snotel 2
Sublette Larsen Creek Snotel 1
Sublette Pocket Creek Snotel 1
Sublette Kendall Ranger Station Snotel 1
Sublette Bondurant 0.7
Sublette 14 NW Pinedale 0.5
Sublette Pinedale 0.1
Sweetwater Green River 0.5
Sweetwater Rock Springs 0.5
Sweetwater Green River 0.5
Sweetwater Rock Springs 0.3
Sweetwater Rock Springs 0.2
Teton Grand Targhee Snotel 15
Teton Grand Targhee-Chief Joseph 14
Teton Jackson Hole-Raymer 13
Teton Alta 11
Teton Jackson Hole-Mid 11
Teton Jackson Hole-Rendezvous Bowl 10
Teton Phillips Bench Snotel 10
Teton 3 SSW Wilson 9
Teton Togwotee Pass Snotel 7
Teton Snow King 7
Teton Moose 6
Teton Jackson Hole-Base 6
Teton 2 NE Teton Village 5.8
Teton Wilson 5.5
Teton Moose 5
Teton 1 NNW Alta 5
Teton 4 SSW Jackson 4.5
Teton Togwotee Mountain Lodge 4
Teton Base Camp Snotel 4
Teton Jackson 3.5
Teton Jackson 3.5
Teton Grassy Lake Snotel 3
Teton Jackson Dam 2.5
Teton 12 NE Jackson 2.5
Teton Gros Ventre Summit Snotel 2
Teton Snake River Stn Snotel 2
Teton Darwin Ranch 1
Washakie Middle Powder Snotel 8
Washakie 27 S Ten Sleep 4.7
Washakie Powder River Pass Snotel 4
Washakie 16 SSE Ten Sleep 1
Yellowstone Two Ocean Plateau Snotel 6
Yellowstone Parker Peak Snotel 6
Yellowstone Sylvan Lake Snotel 3
Yellowstone Sylvan Road Snotel 2
Yellowstone Thumb Divide Snotel 2
Yellowstone Lewis Lake Divide Snotel 2
Yellowstone Tower Falls Ranger Station 1.9
Yellowstone Lamar Ranger Station 1.8
Yellowstone Mammoth Dispatch 1
Yellowstone Canyon Snotel 1
 

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Top 10 Wind Gusts from March 17th

COUNTY SITE (ELEVATION) WIND SPEED (MPH)
Lincoln

Mt. Coffin    (10870 FT)

111
Park 5 WNW Clark (4659 FT) 110
Yellowstone National Park Hoyt Peak (9800 FT) 102
Hot Springs Boysen Reservoir (7300 FT) 91
Teton Raymer - Jackson Resort 75
Park 8 Miles North of Meeteetse (5926 FT) 70
Park Chief Joseph HWY (8136 FT) 70
Park 1 mile West of Clark         (4270 FT) 65
Teton 5 Miles east northeast of Alta 66
Big Horn Greybull Airport (3935) 65

The remainder of the strong wind gusts from Monday and Monday Night can be fount here: nwschat.weather.gov/p.php

 

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