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Mid December Snow Storm Recap

December 15. 2003 - A strong and moist westerly flow brought an onslaught of snowfall to the western mountains of Wyoming from Friday, December 12th through Sunday, December 14th.  Around two feet of snow fell over the Teton Range and southwest end of Yellowstone National Park.   This new snowfall fell on top of over a foot of snow that accumulated on the Teton peaks earlier in the week. 

 
Snowfall
December 12-14, 2003

*denotes SNOTEL site - snowfall determined by weighted water equivalent and average temperature

Location Snowfall (inches)
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK  
Lewis Lake* 29
Two Ocean Plateau* 18
Thumb Divide* 12
Canyon* 11
Sylvan Lake* 10
Parkers Peak* 8
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS  
Beartooth Lake* 17
Evening Star (NE of East Entrance) 17
Black Water (SE of East Entrance) 16
Burroughs Creek 16
Younts Peak 6
TETON COUNTY  
Grassy Lake (Between South Entrance and Bechler)* 31
Glade Creek (N of Jackson Lake)* 25
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 23
Grand Targhee Ski Resort 22
Phillips Bench (Teton Pass)* 22
Colter Bay 22
Huckleberry Divide (N of Jackson Lake) 21
Togwotee Lodge (W of Togwotee Pass) 18
Moose 15
Granite Creek* 14
Gros Ventre Summit* 8
Downtown Jackson 8
LINCOLN COUNTY  
Star Valley Ranch 8
Smoot 5
Afton 2
SALT RIVER MOUNTAINS  
Willow Creek* 19
Blindbull 13
Spring Creek* 10
Kelley Ranger Station 6
Snider Basin 5

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