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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1245 PM MDT FRI SEP 27 2013

A VERY MOIST AND POTENT STORM SYSTEM PROVIDED AN EARLY FALL RAIN AND
SNOW TO MUCH OF THE REGION WITH IMPACTS FELT ACROSS WESTERN AND 
CENTRAL WYOMING. 

HEAVY WET SNOW CAME TO THE REGION THURSDAY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT 
INTO FRIDAY MORNING. TOWNS IN THE WIND RIVER BASIN AND NEARBY AREAS 
SAW NUMEROUS TREE BRANCHES DOWN BECAUSE OF THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW. 
SOME POWER OUTAGES HAVE OCCURRED THIS MORNING. THE SNOW WILL 
CONTINUE TO DECREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THIS AFTERNOON. CLEARING
SKIES AND LINGERING SNOW COVER WILL PROVIDE FOR SUB-FREEZING LOW
TEMPERATURES IN MANY AREAS TONIGHT. 

HERE ARE THE LATEST SNOW TOTALS AS OF 1230 PM FRIDAY. RAINFALL OVER
THE PAST 72 HOURS IS INCLUDED BELOW THE SNOW REPORTS. 

LOCATION                             SNOWFALL

BIG HORN COUNTY...
 BONE SPRINGS DIVIDE SNOTEL...       10 INCHES.
 SHELL CREEK SNOTEL...               10 INCHES.
 BALD MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...              8 INCHES.

FREMONT COUNTY...
 DEER PARK SNOTEL...                 14 INCHES.
 HOBBS PARK SNOTEL...                11 INCHES.
 COLD SPRINGS SNOTEL...              11 INCHES.
 SOUTH PASS SNOTEL...                10 INCHES.
 10 NW RIVERTON...                    8 INCHES.
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT SNOTEL...           8 INCHES.
 LITTLE WARM SNOTEL...                8 INCHES.
 ATLANTIC CITY...                     7 INCHES.
 9 SSE LANDER...                    6.8 INCHES.
 RIVERTON AIRPORT...                6.6 INCHES.
 RIVERTON...                          6 INCHES.
 JEFFREY CITY...                      6 INCHES.
 HUDSON...                            6 INCHES.
 4 W RIVERTON...                    5.5 INCHES.
 10 NE RIVERTON...                    5 INCHES.
 CASTLE CREEK SNOTEL...               4 INCHES.
 LANDER AIRPORT...                  3.7 INCHES.
 1 W LANDER...                      3.5 INCHES.
 SHOSHONI...                          3 INCHES.
 7 ESE KINNEAR...                     3 INCHES.
 DUBOIS...                            3 INCHES. 
 LANDER...                            3 INCHES.
 RIVERTON...                        2.2 INCHES.

HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...
 OWL CREEK SNOTEL...                 11 INCHES.
 THERMOPOLIS...                       4 INCHES.
 9 NE THERMOPOLIS...                3.4 INCHES.
 KIRBY...                             1 INCH.

JOHNSON COUNTY...
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW SNOTEL...          11 INCHES.
 HANSEN SAWMILL SNOTEL...            11 INCHES.
 LITTLE GOOSE SNOTEL...              11 INCHES.
 SOLDIER PARK SNOTEL...              10 INCHES.
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR SNOTEL...       9 INCHES.
 4 SSW BUFFALO...                     8 INCHES.
 BUFFALO...                      2 TO 4 INCHES.
 KAYCEE...                            4 INCHES.
 17 E KAYCEE...                     1.5 INCHES.

LINCOLN COUNTY...
 5 SSE SMOOT...                       1 INCH.
 5 NNE THAYNE...                      1 INCH.
 AFTON...                           0.3 INCHES.

NATRONA COUNTY...
 GRAVE SPRING SNOTEL...               8 INCHES.
 CASPER MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...            6 INCHES.
 RENO HILL SNOTEL...                  5 INCHES.
 CASPER MOUNTAIN...                 4.5 INCHES.
 POWDER RIVER SCHOOL...               4 INCHES.
 PARADISE VALLEY...                   4 INCHES.
 4 WSW CASPER...                    3.3 INCHES.
 4 SW CASPER...                     3.2 INCHES.
 CASPER AIRPORT...                  3.2 INCHES.
 CASPER...                       1 TO 3 INCHES.
 EVANSVILLE...                        2 INCHES.
 MIDWEST...                           1 INCH.

PARK COUNTY...
 KIRWIN SNOTEL...                    11 INCHES.
 MARQUETTE SNOTEL...                 10 INCHES.
 TIMBER CREEK SNOTEL...              10 INCHES.
 EVENING STAR SNOTEL...               5 INCHES.
 3 NE SUNSHINE...                   4.2 INCHES.
 BLACKWATER SNOTEL...                 4 INCHES.
 MEETEETSE...                       2.5 INCHES.
 BEARTOOTH LAKE SNOTEL...             2 INCHES.
 PAHASKA...                         0.5 INCHES.

SUBLETTE COUNTY...
 POCKET CREEK SNOTEL...              10 INCHES.
 BIG SANDY OPENING SNOTEL...          9 INCHES.
 LARSEN CREEK SNOTEL...               5 INCHES.
 ELKHART PARK G.S. SNOTEL...          5 INCHES.
 GUNSITE PASS SNOTEL...               4 INCHES.
 14 NW PINEDALE...                    2 INCHES.
 PINEDALE...                        1.1 INCHES.
 KENDALL RANGER STATION SNOTEL...     1 INCH.
 NEW FORK LAKE SNOTEL...              1 INCH.
 BOULDER REARING STATION...           1 INCH.
 DANIEL FISH HATCHERY...            0.5 INCHES.

SWEETWATER COUNTY...
 1 W ROCK SPRINGS...                0.1 INCHES.

TETON COUNTY...
 BASE CAMP SNOTEL...                  6 INCHES.
 TOGWOTEE PASS...                     5 INCHES.
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT SNOTEL...         2 INCHES.
 PHILLIPS BENCH SNOTEL...             2 INCHES.
 JACKSON LAKE...                      2 INCHES.
 GRAND TARGHEE SNOTEL...              1 INCH.

WASHAKIE COUNTY...
 POWDER RIVER PASS SNOTEL...         10 INCHES.
 MIDDLE POWDER SNOTEL...              8 INCHES.
 14 SSE TEN SLEEP...                  4 INCHES.
 16 SSE TEN SLEEP...                2.3 INCHES.
 5 NNW TEN SLEEP...                   2 INCHES.
 TEN SLEEP...                       1.8 INCHES.
 WINCHESTER...                      0.3 INCHES.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK...
 PARKER PEAK SNOTEL...                5 INCHES.
 THUMB DIVIDE SNOTEL...               4 INCHES.
 OLD FAITHFUL RANGER STATION...       2 INCHES.
 CANYON SNOTEL...                     2 INCHES.
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU SNOTEL...          2 INCHES.
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE SNOTEL...          2 INCHES.
 YELLOWSTONE EAST ENTRANCE...         1 INCH.
 SYLVAN ROAD SNOTEL...                1 INCH.
 BECHLER RIVER RANGER STATION...    0.6 INCHES.
 TOWER FALLS RANGER STATION...      0.5 INCHES.
 SNAKE RIVER RANGER STATION...      0.3 INCHES.

...LATEST RAINFALL REPORTS...

LOCATION                       AMOUNT    TIME/DATE                            

...ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS...
19 SSW WAPITI (6200 FT)        1.31      1200 PM 09/27                        
PAHASKA (6696 FT)              0.90      0700 AM 09/27                        
PAHASKA (6800 FT)              0.86      0900 AM 09/27                        
3 E PAHASKA (7500 FT)          0.68      1157 AM 09/27                        
PORTABLE RAWS (7137 FT)        0.57      1202 PM 09/27                        
10 N DUBOIS (8085 FT)          0.39      1157 AM 09/27                        
10 WNW CODY (8401 FT)          0.35      1140 AM 09/27                        
CHIEF JOSEPH HWY MILE MARKER 9 0.30      1112 AM 09/27                        
12 SE PAHASKA (9780 FT)        0.06      1100 AM 09/27                        

...BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST...
POWDER RIVER PASS (9480 FT)    0.09      1100 AM 09/27                        

...CODY FOOTHILLS...
6 SW MEETEETSE (6238 FT)       1.16      0640 AM 09/27                        
2 WSW CODY (5161 FT)           1.03      0700 AM 09/27                        
WAPITI (5400 FT)               0.90      1115 AM 09/27                        
SHOSHONE RIVER AT WILLWOOD DAM 0.51      1145 AM 09/27                        
BUFFALO BILL RESERVOIR         0.47      1145 AM 09/27                        
3 NE CLARK (4090 FT)           0.26      0800 AM 09/27                        

...EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY...
ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT (6760 FT) 0.65      0554 AM 09/27                        

...FLAMING GORGE...
FLAMING GORGE - BUCKBOARD MARI 1.00      0745 AM 09/27                        

...GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE...
JEFFREY CITY (6320 FT)         1.39      0730 AM 09/27                        

...JACKSON HOLE...
JACKSON (6240 FT)              1.36      1145 AM 09/27                        
JACKSON - COOP (6210 FT)       1.33      0900 AM 09/27                        
1 ENE MOOSE (6496 FT)          1.14      0700 AM 09/27                        
MORAN (6800 FT)                1.12      0800 AM 09/27                        
SNAKE RIVER AT JACKSON LAKE DA 1.11      1145 AM 09/27                        
4 N MOOSE (6730 FT)            1.09      1158 AM 09/27                        
7 E MORAN JCT (7251 FT)        1.08      1152 AM 09/27                        
5 S OF SOUTH ENTRANCE YNP      0.66      1145 AM 09/27                        

...LANDER FOOTHILLS...
LANDER AIRPORT (5586 FT)       1.52      0553 AM 09/27                        
LANDER (5320 FT)               1.41      0630 AM 09/27                        

...NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS...
POWDER RIVER (5695 FT)         1.10      0800 AM 09/27                        
MIDWEST (4860 FT)              0.77      0700 AM 09/27                        
CASPER AIRPORT (5320 FT)       0.69      0553 AM 09/27                        
CASPER - COOP (5100 FT)        0.10      0700 AM 09/27                        

...NORTH BIG HORN BASIN...
SHELL (4285 FT)                0.90      0551 AM 09/27                        
GREYBULL (3860 FT)             0.76      0943 AM 09/27                        
POWELL (4370 FT)               0.72      0800 AM 09/27                        
BIG HORN RIVER NEAR KANE       0.53      1115 AM 09/27                        
GREYBULL AIRPORT (3935 FT)     0.39      0500 AM 09/27                        

...NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY...
BUFFALO (4635 FT)              1.18      0500 AM 09/27                        
BUFFALO AIRPORT (4970 FT)      1.10      0553 AM 09/27                        

...ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER...
GREEN RIVER (6133 FT)          0.80      0700 AM 09/27                        

...SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES...
PORTABLE RAWS (8378 FT)        0.92      1125 AM 09/27                        
SMITHS FORK NEAR BORDER        0.53      1130 AM 09/27                        
13 E COKEVILLE (7460 FT)       0.35      1130 AM 09/27                        
15 NE COKEVILLE (8470 FT)      0.34      1200 PM 09/27                        
8 NE AFTON (8450 FT)           0.08      1100 AM 09/27                        

...SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY...
KEMMERER (6980 FT)             0.30      1200 PM 09/27                        

...SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN...
WORLAND (4060 FT)              1.80      0700 AM 09/27                        
TENSLEEP (4680 FT)             1.65      0700 AM 09/27                        
WORLAND AIRPORT (4245 FT)      1.57      0553 AM 09/27                        
WILD HORSE (8150 FT)           0.95      1148 AM 09/27                        

...SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY...
KAYCEE - COOP (4660 FT)        1.16      0700 AM 09/27                        

...SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN...
KIRBY (4328 FT)                1.65      0720 AM 09/27                        
THERMOPOLIS 9 NE (4280 FT)     1.42      0500 AM 09/27                        

...STAR VALLEY...
6 S ALPINE (5676 FT)           2.30      1115 AM 09/27                        
1 SE THAYNE (6086 FT)          1.26      0700 AM 09/27                        
AFTON - COOP (6245 FT)         0.91      0800 AM 09/27                        

...TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS...
PORTABLE RAWS (6195 FT)        1.39      1151 AM 09/27                        
ALTA (6430 FT)                 0.78      1145 AM 09/27                        
15 NNE GRAND TARGHEE (6830 FT) 0.50      1203 PM 09/27                        
TOGWOTEE PASS (9850 FT)        0.10      1100 AM 09/27                        
8 NNE MORAN JUNCTION (7030 FT) 0.09      1100 AM 09/27                        
10 N BONDURANT (6770 FT)       0.08      1100 AM 09/27                        
32 ESE JACKSON (8750 FT)       0.07      1100 AM 09/27                        
GRAND TARGHEE (9260 FT)        0.06      0500 AM 09/27                        
2 NE TETON PASS (8200 FT)      0.06      0200 AM 09/27                        

...UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN...
BIG PINEY AIRPORT (6974 FT)    0.05      0500 AM 09/27                        

...UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS...
2 NW BONDURANT (6726 FT)       0.89      1151 AM 09/27                        
BOULDER REARING STATION - COOP 0.82      0800 AM 09/27                        
BONDURANT (6650 FT)            0.80      1200 PM 09/27                        
DANIEL FISH HATCHERY - COOP    0.32      0800 AM 09/27                        

...UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN...
DUBOIS (6955 FT)               0.86      0600 AM 09/27                        
11 W CROWHEART (6520 FT)       0.81      1145 AM 09/27                        
6 NW DUBOIS (7189 FT)          0.73      1115 AM 09/27                        

...WIND RIVER BASIN...
BOYSEN DAM (4760 FT)           1.63      0730 AM 09/27                        
HUDSON (5090 FT)               1.59      0630 AM 09/27                        
RIVERTON (4950 FT)             1.56      0700 AM 09/27                        
RIVERTON AIRPORT (5525 FT)     1.39      0500 AM 09/27                        
RIVERTON FORECAST OFFICE       1.29      0500 AM 09/27                        

...WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST...
13 W CROWHEART (9630 FT)       0.07      1100 AM 09/27                        

...WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST...
BOULDER LAKE (7350 FT)         1.09      1200 PM 09/27                        
N WIND RIVER MTS (8833 FT)     1.00      1110 AM 09/27                        
PINE CREEK ABOVE FREMONT LAKE  0.70      1145 AM 09/27                        
SOUTH PASS CITY (8540 FT)      0.41      1200 PM 09/27                        
PORTABLE RAWS (8503 FT)        0.37      1155 AM 09/27                        

...YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK...
EAST ENTRANCE YELLOWSTONE NP - 0.97      0730 AM 09/27                        
SNAKE RIVER RANGER STATION     0.68      0705 AM 09/27                        
SOUTH ENTRANCE YNP (6900 FT)   0.65      1145 AM 09/27                        
14 S SYLVAN PASS (8650 FT)     0.64      1208 PM 09/27                        
YELLOWSTONE LAKE (7835 FT)     0.58      0556 AM 09/27                        
TANTALUS CREEK NEAR NORRIS JUN 0.57      1130 AM 09/27                        
1 NNE LAKE (7875 FT)           0.56      1200 PM 09/27                        
OLD FAITHFUL (7320 FT)         0.56      1115 AM 09/27                        
4 W SOUTH ENTRANCE YNP         0.56      1145 AM 09/27                        
BECHLER RANGER STATION - COOP  0.52      0800 AM 09/27                        
SODA BUTTE RAWS (8160 FT)      0.48      1117 AM 09/27                        
1 SW CANYON (7900 FT)          0.46      1049 AM 09/27                        
EXTREME SW YELLOWSTONE         0.45      1149 AM 09/27                        
14 WSW MAMMOTH (7900 FT)       0.36      1149 AM 09/27                        
MAMMOTH (6300 FT)              0.28      1115 AM 09/27                        
TOWER FALLS (6266 FT)          0.25      0800 AM 09/27                        
TOWER FALLS (6266 FT)          0.24      1115 AM 09/27                        
GARDNER RIVER NR MAMMOTH       0.19      1145 AM 09/27

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