Christmas Day and December 26 Snowfall Totals - Final Update 8:30 p.m. 12/26

A strong Christmas storm brought frequent snowfall amounts of one to two feet to western wyoming.  The heaviest snow fell above Pinedale at White Pine Ski Area which reported 37 inches and in the Teton Range where around three feet of new snow fell. The snow shifted east of the Continental Divide Friday as a compact upper level system quickly tracked northeast through the Cowboy State.

Gusty northerly wind was reported along with the snow on Friday.  Some locations in Big Horn, Washakie, and Johnson counties experienced near blizzard conditions Friday morning.  A few notable peak wind gusts Friday were 59 mph at Greybull, 53 mph at Worland, 52 mph at Buffalo, and 51 mph at Piney Creek north of Buffalo on Interstate 90.


Snowfall - Christmas and December 26, 2008
County Station Name Snowfall
Big Horn Bone Springs Divide Snotel 7.5
Big Horn Basin 12W 6
Big Horn Greybull 5
Big Horn Lovell 5
Big Horn Bald Mountain Snotel 4.5
Big Horn Shell Creek Snotel 3
Big Horn Shell 2
Big Horn Lovell 2.4 SSW 1
Big Horn Cowley 1
Fremont Deer Park Snotel 22.5
Fremont Hobbs Park Snotel 18
Fremont South Pass Snotel 16.5
Fremont Townsend Creek Snotel 13.5
Fremont St. Lawrence Alt Snotel 12
Fremont Red Canyon 11.5
Fremont Lander 3SW 7.5
Fremont Lander 4.9 WSW 7.2
Fremont Brooks Lake Lodge 7
Fremont Cold Springs Snotel 6
Fremont Burroughs Creek Snotel 6
Fremont Lander ASOS 5.5
Fremont Little Warm Snotel 4.5
Fremont Hudson 3.5
Fremont Dubois 3
Fremont Sweetwater Station 2E 1
Hot Springs Thermopolis 6
Hot Springs Thermopolis 4.5
Hot Springs Owl Creek Snotel 4
Hot Springs Thermopolis 0.2 SSW 3.5
Hot Springs Kirby 2
Johnson Buffalo 13WSW 10
Johnson Kaycee 5E 7
Johnson Cloud Peak Reservoir Snotel 6
Johnson Hansen Sawmill Snotel 6
Johnson Bear Trap Meadow Snotel 6
Johnson Barnum 3S 6
Johnson Mayoworth 11NNE 6
Johnson Story 1S 5
Johnson Kaycee 13NE 5
Johnson Buffalo 7NNW 5
Johnson Powder River Rest Area 4
Johnson Sussex 11NNE 4
Johnson Kaycee 17 NNW 4
Johnson Sussex 3
Johnson Buffalo 14NE 2
Johnson Barnum 5 NNW 2
Johnson Buffalo 7.3 NE 1.8
Johnson Buffalo 1.5
Johnson Kaycee 7.6 ENE 1.5
Johnson Kaycee 17 E 1.1
Lincoln Indian Creek Snotel 22.5
Lincoln Star Valley Ranch 17.5
Lincoln Spring Creek Divide Snotel 15
Lincoln Blind Bull Summit 14
Lincoln Hams Fork Snotel 13.5
Lincoln Kelley Ranger Station Snotel 12
Lincoln Salt River Summit Snotel 12
Lincoln Willow Creek Snotel 12
Lincoln Afton 12.2 S 11
Lincoln Blind Bull Summit Snotel 10.5
Lincoln Cottonwood Creek Snotel 10.5
Lincoln Grover 9
Lincoln Thayne 1SE 9
Lincoln Alpine 7
Lincoln Smoot 17SW 5
Lincoln Cokeville 2
Lincoln Kemmerer 2
Lincoln Afton 3S 1
Lincoln Kemmerer 1
Natrona Kaycee 16SSW 8
Natrona Grave Springs Snotel 7.5
Natrona Casper Mountain 7
Natrona Casper 4
Natrona Casper Mountain 3.5
Natrona Casper 10SW 3
Natrona Reno Hill Snotel 3
Natrona Casper 1.7
Natrona Mills 4NW 1.6
Natrona Hiland 1
Natrona Bates Creek No 2 1
Natrona Alcova 2NNE 0.8
Natrona Independence Rock 4SW 0.8
Park Wolverine Snotel 9
Park Marquette Snotel 7.5
Park Beartooth Lake Snotel 7.5
Park Evening Star Snotel 7.5
Park Timber Creek Snotel 7.5
Park Younts Peak Snotel 7.5
Park Blackwater Snotel 7.5
Park Kirwin Snotel 6
Park Meeteetse 0.1 NNE 4
Park Cody 5.0 ESE 3
Park Crandall 2.5
Park Pahaska 2
Park Cody 5NE 1.8
Park Cody 0.6 ESE 1.5
Park Powell 1.5
Park Cody 2.4 WSW 1
Park Powell 0.9 W 0.5
Park Powell 3.9 ENE 0.5
Sublette White Pine Base 37
Sublette Elkhart Park G.S. Snotel 27
Sublette Loomis Park Snotel 25.5
Sublette New Fork Lake Snotel 19.5
Sublette Big Sandy Opening Snotel 19.5
Sublette East Rim Divide Snotel 18
Sublette Gunsight Pass Snotel 16.5
Sublette Cora 17N 14
Sublette Snider Basin Snotel 13.5
Sublette Kendall Ranger Station Snotel 13.5
Sublette Pinedale 0.9 N 12.5
Sublette Triple Peak Snotel 10.5
Sublette Pinedale 13.8 NW 10.1
Sublette La Barge 5NW 8
Sublette Marbleton 5
Sublette Marbleton 9E 4
Sublette Boulder 3SW 4
Sublette Daniel 8S 4
Sweetwater Farson 5N 4
Sweetwater Rock Springs 0.6 W 2.2
Sweetwater Rock Springs 0.5 E 0.9
Sweetwater Rock Springs 0.7 WNW 0.5
Sweetwater Green River 0.2 WSW 0.5
Teton Jackson Hole Mountain Resort-Summit 36
Teton Phillips Bench Snotel 33
Teton Jackson 5.3 NW 27
Teton Jackson Hole Mountain Resort-Mid 26
Teton Jackson Hole Mountain Resort-Raymer 25
Teton Grassy Lake Snotel 22.5
Teton Jackson Hole Mountain Resort-Base 20
Teton Grand Targhee Snotel 19.5
Teton Snow King Ski Area 19
Teton Grand Targhee 19
Teton Gros Ventre Summit Snotel 18
Teton Moose .4 S 18
Teton Hoback Junction 17
Teton South Park 1S 16
Teton Togwotee Pass Snotel 15
Teton Base Camp Snotel 13.5
Teton Jackson 12.3 NE 13
Teton Jackson 12
Teton Snake River Station Snotel 12
Teton Togwotee Mountain Lodge 11
Teton Moose 2N 10
Teton Togwotee Pass 5
Washakie Middle Powder Snotel 9
Washakie Big Trails 19SW 8
Washakie Big Trails 9SW 7
Washakie Powder River Pass Snotel 6
Washakie Worland 0.6 SSE 4
Washakie Ten Sleep 26.6 S 3.8
Washakie Winchester 3
Washakie Ten Sleep 16SSE 3
Washakie Ten Sleep 4.8 NNW 3
Washakie Worland 3
Washakie Worland 3NNE 2
Yellowstone Lewis Lake Divide Snotel 24
Yellowstone Thumb Divide Snotel 19.5
Yellowstone Old Faithful Ranger Station 17
Yellowstone Two Ocean Plateau Snotel 13.5
Yellowstone Snake River Ranger Station 10
Yellowstone Lake Ranger Station 10
Yellowstone West Entrance Ranger Station 8.5
Yellowstone Madison Ranger Station 8
Yellowstone Parker Peak Snotel 6
Yellowstone Canyon Snotel 6
Yellowstone Canyon Ranger Station 5
Yellowstone Mammoth Ranger Station 5
Yellowstone Sylvan Lake Snotel 4.5
Yellowstone Sylvan Road Snotel 2
Yellowstone Tower Falls Ranger Station 2
Yellowstone Lamar Ranger Station 1.7
Yellowstone East Entrance Ranger Station 1.5

 



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