November 9, 2010 Snow over the Bear Lodge Mountains

A small storm system produced the first heavy snow of the season across the Bear Lodge Mountains.  The Hulett area received the most snow, with snowfall ranging from five inches to almost a foot and a half.  Because upslope flow was limited, only a couple of inches of snow fell over the South Dakota northern Black Hills. 

SNOWFALL
(Inches)  LOCATION                
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 17.0    11 S HULETT
16.0 4 N HULETT
 15.0    HULETT
 14.0    1 WNW HULETT
 12.0    16 N HULETT
 10.0    DEVILS TOWER NATIONAL MONUMENT
  6.0    6 NW SUNDANCE
  4.0    OSAGE
  5.0    14 NE UPTON
  3.0    13 SSE ROZET
  3.0    2 E CLARETON
  2.0    4 SE GILLETTE
  1.2    SUNDANCE
  1.0    1 NE WRIGHT
  1.0    DOWNTOWN NEWCASTLE
A yardstick measures 12 inches of snow in Hulett, Wyoming
A foot of snow was measured in Hulett, Wyoming. Photo by Laurie Oster
Snow cover appears on visible satellite image
Snow cover appears on a visible satellite image (click on image for a larger view in a new window)

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