*UPDATED* 10/30/13 October 28-29th Snow Totals

A complex early season winter storm brought a variety of weather to the Cowboy State on Monday, October 28th.  The Wind River Basin and west and southwest Wyoming were most impacted by this storm.  Before sunrise Monday rain broke out across the Wind River Basin, but quickly turned to snow by the morning commute. Moderate to heavy snow occurred through the morning hours.  By early afternoon much of the Wind River Basin had received 3 to 6 inches of snow with isolated higher amounts.  The focus shifted to southwest Wyoming Monday afternoon as a strong line of thunderstorms along a cold front pushed east out of southeast Idaho and northeast Utah.  Some damage even occurred in Kemmerer from strong thunderstorm winds.  Temperatures cooled behind the cold front with rain changing to snow across much of southwest Wyoming during the early evening hours.  Some persistent heavy snow showers set up in a north to south orientation generally from Jackson to Kemmerer from the middle of the evening through shortly after midnight.  Around 8 inches fell in Jackson while around 4 to 5 inches fell around Kemmerer.  Fog and freezing drizzle were also observed in some areas east of the Divide Monday night.  All of this activity resulted in slick road conditions with South Pass even being closed Monday night into Tuesday morning.

Below are a couple of maps showing snowfall across western and central Wyoming (left image) and a more detailed image across Jackson Hole (right image).  Click on them to enlarge them.
   
Final Snowfall Totals October 28-30, 2013
County Station Name Snowfall
Big Horn 1 E Greybull 3
Big Horn Basin 2
Big Horn Bone Springs Divide Snotel 2
Big Horn Otto 1.5
Big Horn Bald Mountain Snotel 1
Big Horn Shell Creek Snotel 1
Big Horn Powell Field Station 0.5
County Station Name Snowfall
Fremont 9.5 SW Lander 8.5
Fremont Riverton ASOS 8
Fremont Hobbs Park Snotel 8
Fremont Lander Airport 7
Fremont Brooks Lake Lodge 7
Fremont 6 SW Lander 6.8
Fremont 5 WSW Lander 6.3
Fremont St. Lawrence Alt Snotel 6
Fremont Cold Springs Snotel 6
Fremont Deer Park Snotel 6
Fremont South Pass Snotel 6
Fremont Hudson 5.5
Fremont 1 W Lander 5.5
Fremont Lander 3-4
Fremont 10 NW Riverton 4
Fremont Red Canyon 3
Fremont Little Warm Snotel 3
Fremont Dubois 2
Fremont 4 W Atlantic City 1.8
Fremont Riverton 1.5
Fremont Castle Creek Snotel 1
County Station Name Snowfall
Hot Springs Owl Creek Snotel 4
Hot Springs 9 NE Thermopolis 3.7
Hot Springs Lucerne 3
Hot Springs Thermopolis 1-2
County Station Name Snowfall
Johnson Buffalo 4-5
Johnson 3 NNE Kaycee 3.5
Johnson Cloud Peak Reservoir Snotel 3
Johnson Hansen Sawmill Snotel 3
Johnson Soldier Park Snotel 3
Johnson 4 SSW Buffalo 2.5
Johnson Bear Trap Meadow Snotel 2
Johnson Little Goose Snotel 2
County Station Name Snowfall
Lincoln Indian Creek Snotel 14
Lincoln Willow Creek Snotel 11
Lincoln Cottonwood Creek Snotel 11
Lincoln Spring Creek Divide Snotel 11
Lincoln Blind Bull Summit 10
Lincoln Commissary Ridge 10
Lincoln Salt River Summit Snotel 10
Lincoln Kelley Ranger Station Snotel 10
Lincoln Hams Fork Snotel 9
Lincoln Blind Bull Summit Snotel 8
Lincoln 5 NNE Thayne 7
Lincoln Fossil Butte 6
Lincoln 5 SSE Smoot 6
Lincoln 2 SE Thayne 5.3
Lincoln 1 N Kemmerer 5.1
Lincoln Box Y Ranch 5
Lincoln 10 W Kemmerer 5
Lincoln 21 NNW Kemmerer 5
Lincoln Turnerville 4.5
Lincoln Star Valley Ranch 4.5
Lincoln Kemmerer 4.3
Lincoln 3 SE Bedford 4
Lincoln Afton 2-4
Lincoln 1 SW Kemmerer 3
Lincoln Alpine 1
Lincoln 12 S Cokeville 1
County Station Name Snowfall
Natrona Casper Mountain Snotel 2
Natrona Powder River School 1
Natrona Grave Spring Snotel 1
Natrona Reno Hill Snotel 1
County Station Name Snowfall
Park Pahaska 3
Park Timber Creek Snotel 3
Park Evening Star Snotel 2
Park Kirwin Snotel 2
Park Marquette Snotel 2
Park 3 NE Sunshine 1.5
Park Meeteetse 1.2
Park Blackwater Snotel 1
Park 5 ESE Cody 1
Park 4 ENE Powell 0.8
Park 1 WNW Cody 0.5
County Station Name Snowfall
Sublette Triple Peak Snotel 8
Sublette Snider Basin Snotel 5
Sublette Loomis Park Snotel 5
Sublette Big Sandy Opening Snotel 5
Sublette Elkhart Park G.S. Snotel 5
Sublette Kendall Ranger Station Snotel 5
Sublette Pocket Creek Snotel 5
Sublette 8 N Daniel 4
Sublette New Fork Lake Snotel 4
Sublette Daniel Fish Hatchery 3
Sublette 14 NW Pinedale 2.6
Sublette Gunsite Pass Snotel 2
Sublette Boulder Rearing Station 2
Sublette Larsen Creek Snotel 2
Sublette Bondurant 1.6
Sublette Pinedale 1.5
Sublette East Rim Divide Snotel 1
County Station Name Snowfall
Sweetwater Buckboard Marina 6
Sweetwater Green River 3-4
Sweetwater Farson 2
Sweetwater 5 N Farson 2
Sweetwater Rock Springs 1.5
Sweetwater Wamsutter 0.5
County Station Name Snowfall
Teton Jackson Hole-Rendezvous Bowl 14
Teton Jackson Hole-Raymer 11
Teton Phillips Bench Snotel 11
Teton Jackson Hole-Mid 10
Teton Jackson 7-9
Teton Teton Pass 9
Teton 3 SSW Wilson 7.5
Teton 4 SSW Jackson 7.5
Teton 5 SE Rafter J Ranch 7
Teton Alta 7
Teton Grand Targhee Snotel 7
Teton Snow King Ski Area 7
Teton Togwotee Mountain Lodge 6
Teton Jackson Hole-Base 6
Teton Grand Targhee-Chief Joseph 5
Teton 12 NE Jackson 5
Teton Togwotee Pass Snotel 5
Teton Moose 4
Teton Grassy Lake Snotel 4
Teton 5 NW Jackson 3
Teton Base Camp Snotel 3
Teton Moose 3
Teton 5 WNW Moran 2.5
Teton Gros Ventre Summit Snotel 1
Teton Granite Creek Snotel 1
Teton Snake River Stn Snotel 1
County Station Name Snowfall
Washakie 16 SSE Ten Sleep 1.7
Washakie Winchester 1.3
Washakie Powder River Pass Snotel 1
Washakie Middle Powder Snotel 1
Washakie 5 NNW Ten Sleep 0.6
County Station Name Snowfall
Yellowstone Snake River Ranger Station 5.5
Yellowstone Two Ocean Plateau Snotel 3
Yellowstone Lewis Lake Divide Snotel 2
Yellowstone Sylvan Lake Snotel 2
Yellowstone Lamar Ranger Station 1.3
Yellowstone Parker Peak Snotel 1
Yellowstone Canyon Snotel 1
Yellowstone Old Faithful Ranger Station 1
Yellowstone Yellowstone East Entrance 0.5
   
 Webcam shot of south Riverton at 830 AM Monday October 28th  Picture of Sinks Canyon

 



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