Spring Storm Impacts Western and Central Wyoming April 6-10, 2011

 A complex storm system impacted Western and Central Wyoming over a period of four days...from Wednesday night until Sunday morning. The biggest impact was felt in the Western mountains and valleys where substantial amounts of snow fell. East of the divide snow occurred Saturday night and Sunday morning in some locations...with locally heavy snow. Even moderate rain fell in the Big Horn basin early Sunday morning. Below are snowfall reports and a map of snowfall reports.

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Togwotee Lodge and Brooks Lake Lodge both received three feet of snow so far. The Togwotee Lodge web cam showed cars buried up to their wheel wells on Friday morning, April 8th. These cars and trucks were clear when parked on Thursday night.

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On Thursday afternoon April 7th, Riverton and Lander reported their first thunderstorm of the season.



Snowfall Totals April 6-10
County Station Name Snowfall
Big Horn Bald Mountain Snotel 12
Big Horn Bone Springs Divide Snotel 7
Big Horn Shell Creek Snotel 5
Big Horn Cowley 2
Big Horn Shell 1
Big Horn 2 SSW Lovell 1
Fremont Brooks Lake Lodge 36
Fremont Hobbs Park Snotel 28
Fremont Cold Springs Snotel 28
Fremont Deer Park Snotel 19
Fremont St. Lawrence Alt Snotel 18
Fremont Burroughs Creek Snotel 16
Fremont Little Warm Snotel 12
Fremont Townsend Creek Snotel 10
Fremont 4 SW Lander 8.5
Fremont South Pass Snotel 8
Fremont 6 SW Lander 5.8
Fremont 9 S Lander 5
Fremont Dubois 4.3
Fremont 2 SE Fort Washakie 4
Fremont Castle Creek Snotel 4
Fremont 1 WSW Lander 3.8
Fremont Lander Airport 3
Fremont Crowheart 2
Fremont 6 SE Lander 2
Fremont 6 SW Lander 1
Fremont 4 SSW Lander 0.6
Fremont Riverton 0.1
Hot Springs Owl Creek Snotel 16
Hot Springs 8 W Thermopolis 3
Hot Springs 1 SW Thermopolis 1.4
Hot Springs 9 NE Thermopolis 0.7
Johnson Cloud Peak Reservoir Snotel 9
Johnson 17 NNW Kaycee 5
Johnson Soldier Park Snotel 5
Johnson Bear Trap Meadow Snotel 5
Johnson Hansen Sawmill Snotel 5
Johnson Little Goose Snotel 3
Johnson Billy Creek 3
Johnson 15 SW Buffalo 3
Lincoln Blind Bull Summit Snotel 24
Lincoln Blind Bull Summit BT-Avalanche Site 24
Lincoln Willow Creek Snotel 20
Lincoln 5 SSE Smoot 16
Lincoln Indian Creek Snotel 13
Lincoln Kelly 12
Lincoln Kelley Ranger Station Snotel 11
Lincoln Spring Creek Divide Snotel 11
Lincoln Salt River Summit Snotel 10
Lincoln 1 SE Thayne 6
Lincoln Cottonwood Creek Snotel 6
Lincoln Hams Fork Snotel 5
Lincoln Cokeville 4
Lincoln Alpine 4
Lincoln 15 W Kemmerer 2
Natrona Casper Mountain Snotel 3
Natrona Grave Spring Snotel 3
Natrona Casper Mountain 2
Natrona Reno Hill Snotel 1
Park Pahaska 25
Park Marquette Snotel 19
Park Kirwin Snotel 19
Park Timber Creek Snotel 17
Park Blackwater Snotel 17
Park Evening Star Snotel 15
Park Younts Peak Snotel 15
Park 3 NE Sunshine 14
Park Beartooth Lake Snotel 10
Park Wolverine Snotel 10
Park 5 ESE Cody 6
Park 4 SE Cody 4
Park 2 WSW Cody 3
Park 4 ENE Powell 3
Park Meeteetse 2.5
Park 7 ESE Cody 0.2
Sublette Gunsite Pass Snotel 14
Sublette Triple Peak Snotel 14
Sublette Elkhart Park G.S. Snotel 13
Sublette East Rim Divide Snotel 13
Sublette Pocket Creek Snotel 12
Sublette Loomis Park Snotel 11
Sublette Snider Basin 10
Sublette Snider Basin Snotel 9
Sublette Kendall Ranger Station Snotel 8
Sublette Bondurant 8
Sublette Big Sandy Opening Snotel 6
Sublette Larsen Creek Snotel 6
Sublette 13 SE Pinedale 6
Sublette New Fork Lake Snotel 5
Sublette 2 E Boulder 4
Sublette 1 N Pinedale 3
Sublette Daniel Fish Hatchery 2.5
Sublette Boulder Rearing Station 2
Sublette Big Piney 2
Sublette Pinedale 2-3
Sweetwater 1 E Rock Springs 1.8
Sweetwater Green River 1
Teton Togwotee Mountain Lodge 36
Teton Togwotee Pass Snotel 25
Teton Grand Targhee Snotel 25
Teton Grand Targhee-Chief Joseph 24
Teton Jackson Hole-Raymer 23
Teton Jackson Hole-Rendezvous Bowl 23
Teton Jackson Hole-Mid 18
Teton Jackson 12-17
Teton Base Camp Snotel 17
Teton Gros Ventre Summit Snotel 17
Teton 5 NW Jackson 15
Teton Phillips Bench Snotel 14
Teton Grassy Lake Snotel 13
Teton Teton Pass 12
Teton Jackson Hole-Base 11
Teton 3 NNE Wilson 11
Teton 2 SW Teton Village 10
Teton Moose 9.1
Teton Granite Creek Snotel 6
Teton 2 NNW Moose 6
Teton Snake River Stn Snotel 5
Teton Grand Targhee Ski Area 4
Washakie Middle Powder Snotel 4
Washakie Powder River Pass Snotel 4
Washakie 16 SSE Ten Sleep 1
Yellowstone Parker Peak Snotel 24
Yellowstone Lewis Lake Divide Snotel 19
Yellowstone Sylvan Lake Snotel 18
Yellowstone Canyon Snotel 17
Yellowstone Thumb Divide Snotel 15
Yellowstone Sylvan Road Snotel 15


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