Fall Storm Brings Needed Precipitation

An early fall storm system moved from central California northeastward into the northern Rockies Friday night, October 5th, through Saturday evening, October 6th. This storm transported moisture northward from the southwest United States into central and western Wyoming. The highest amounts of precipitation occurred in the western mountains.
The latest precipitation amounts through 6 PM MDT, Saturday, October 6th, follow below:

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Rainfall totals (inches) through 6PM MDT October 6

Rainfall Query
County General Station Name Rainfall
Park Sylvan Road SNOTEL 1.3
Hot Springs Thermopolis 9 Northeast 1.17
Park Timber Creek SNOTEL 1.1
Lincoln Willow Creek SNOTEL 1.1
Hot Springs Owl Creek SNOTEL 1.1
Sublette Gunsight Pass SNOTEL 1
Teton Base Camp SNOTEL 1
Yellowstone Canyon SNOTEL 1
Park Kirwin SNOTEL 1
Fremont Deer Park SNOTEL 1
Park Pahaska 0.96
Park Meeteetse 0.91
Park Evening Star SNOTEL 0.9
Lincoln Kelly Ranger Station SNOTEL 0.9
Fremont Togwotee Pass SNOTEL 0.9
Park Younts Peak SNOTEL 0.9
Sublette Gros Ventre Summit SNOTEL 0.9
Sublette Loomis Park SNOTEL 0.9
Yellowstone East Entrance 0.86
Park Powell 12 West 0.85
Park Parker Peak SNOTEL 0.8
Sublette Big Sandy Opening SNOTEL 0.8
Teton Grand Targhee Ski Area 0.8
Yellowstone Thumb Divide SNOTEL 0.8
Sublette Kendall Ranger Station SNOTEL 0.8
Lincoln Cottonwood Creek SNOTEL 0.8
Teton Granite Creek SNOTEL 0.8
Park Blackwater SNOTEL 0.8
Fremont South Pass SNOTEL 0.8
Fremont Hobbs Park SNOTEL 0.8
Fremont Cold Springs SNOTEL 0.8
Yellowstone Lake Yellowstone 0.79
Park Cody 0.71
Park Marquette SNOTEL 0.7
Sublette New Fork Lake SNOTEL 0.7
Yellowstone Snake River Station SNOTEL 0.7
Fremont Townsend Creek SNOTEL 0.7
Lincoln Salt River Summit SNOTEL 0.7
Sublette East Rim Divide SNOTEL 0.7
Yellowstone Sylvan Lake SNOTEL 0.7
Yellowstone Grassy Lake SNOTEL 0.7
Park Cody 0.68
Fremont Dubois 10 Northwest 0.66
Teton Moose 0.66
Lincoln Afton 12 South 0.66
Sublette Pinedale 13 Southeast 0.65
Teton Moose 0.65
Park Powell 4 Southwest 0.64
Park Heart Mountain 0.61
Fremont Little Warm SNOTEL 0.6
Park Crandall Creek 0.6
Park Burroughs Creek SNOTEL 0.6
Lincoln Thayne 4 Northeast 0.6
Yellowstone Lewis Lake Divide SNOTEL 0.6
Park Clark Fish Hatchery 0.6
Sublette Big Piney Airport 0.58
Sweetwater Rock Springs 0.55
Sweetwater Rock Springs 0.54
Lincoln Fossil Butte 0.51
Teton Phillips Bench SNOTEL 0.5
Park Beartooth Lake SNOTEL 0.5
Fremont St Lawrence Alt SNOTEL 0.5
Lincoln Spring Creek Divide SNOTEL 0.5
Lincoln Indian Creek SNOTEL 0.5
Hot Springs Thermopolis 0.49
Big Horn Lovell 0.49
Fremont Dubois 0.48
Lincoln Thayne 0.47
Lincoln Kemmerer 7 East 0.47
Yellowstone Bechler River Ranger Station 0.45
Sweetwater Farson 5 North 0.44
Lincoln Triple Peak SNOTEL 0.4
Park Wolverine SNOTEL 0.4
Sublette Snider Basin Snow SNOTEL 0.4
Lincoln Hams Fork SNOTEL 0.4
Sublette Elkhart Park Guard Station SNOTEL 0.4
Sublette Blind Bull Summit SNOTEL 0.4
Big Horn Burlington 4 South 0.37
Sweetwater Rock Springs Airport 0.37
Sweetwater Superior 38 Northwest 0.36
Big Horn Greybull Airport 0.31
Natrona Reno Hill SNOTEL 0.3
Big Horn Basin 5 Northwest 0.26
Big Horn Shell 0.21
Natrona Grave Springs SNOTEL 0.2
Natrona Casper Airport 0.2
Sublette Pinedale 0.17
Park Cody Airport 0.15
Washakie Ten Sleep 5 North 0.12
Washakie Worland Airport 0.12
Washakie Ten Sleep 16 Southeast 0.1
Johnson Clearmont 14 Southeast 0.1
Fremont Riverton 0.1
Fremont Hudson 0.08
Johnson Buffalo Airport 0.08
Johnson Barnum 5 Northwest 0.07
Fremont Lander Airport 0.07
Johnson Kaycee 17 East 0.05
Sweetwater Red Desert 0.05
Fremont Riverton Airport 0.04
Fremont Jeffrey City 0.02

Snowfall totals (inches) through 6PM MDT October 6

Snowfall Query
County General Station Name Snowfall
Yellowstone Two Ocean Plateau SNOTEL 11
Park Kirwin SNOTEL 9
Park Parker Peak SNOTEL 8
Park Blackwater SNOTEL 8
Park Younts Peak SNOTEL 8
Yellowstone Canyon SNOTEL 7
Fremont Togwotee Pass SNOTEL 7
Park Evening Star SNOTEL 6
Lincoln Kelly Ranger Station SNOTEL 6
Sublette Gros Ventre Summit SNOTEL 6
Teton Grand Targhee 6
Fremont Hobbs Park SNOTEL 5
Park Marquette SNOTEL 5
Lincoln Willow Creek SNOTEL 5
Yellowstone Thumb Divide SNOTEL 5
Yellowstone Sylvan Lake SNOTEL 5
Park Beartooth Lake SNOTEL 5
Park Timber Creek SNOTEL 4
Natrona Casper Mountain SNOTEL 4
Fremont Deer Park SNOTEL 4
Sublette Gunsight Pass SNOTEL 4
Lincoln Indian Creek SNOTEL 4
Lincoln Spring Creek Divide SNOTEL 4
Teton Phillips Bench SNOTEL 3
Fremont Cold Springs SNOTEL 3
Yellowstone Snake River Station SNOTEL 3
Yellowstone Grassy Lake SNOTEL 3
Park Meeteetse 2.5
Sublette East Rim Divide SNOTEL 2
Sublette Snider Basin Snow SNOTEL 2
Lincoln Hams Fork SNOTEL 2
Sublette Blind Bull Summit SNOTEL 2
Fremont Little Warm SNOTEL 2
Hot Springs Owl Creek SNOTEL 2
Lincoln Cottonwood Creek SNOTEL 2
Fremont South Pass SNOTEL 1
Fremont St Lawrence Alt SNOTEL 1

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