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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:43 AM MST on March 03, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EST on March 03, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM MST this
evening...

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM MST this
evening.

* Summary and timing... moderate to occasionally heavy snow through
the mid- morning hours with snow mainly becoming light this
afternoon... tapering off this evening.

* Snow accumulations... as of midnight... snowfall around 9.5
inches was reported in Casper... with 14 inches noted over Casper
Mountain.

* Additional snowfall... another 2 to 4 inches of snowfall will be
possible across the lower elevations of Natrona County and the
green and rattlesnake range. 3 to 5 additional inches of
snowfall will be possible over Casper Mountain.

* Wind and visibility... north wind 20 to 30 mph with gusts around
40 mph today. Areas of blowing snow will drop visibility below
one mile today. Wind chills will be near 20 below zero at times.

* Impacts... snowfall will create snow packed roadways resulting in
considerable travel impacts. Interstate 25 has already seen
closures associated with this system. Windy conditions will
create low visibility and low wind chills today which could be
deadly to Newborn livestock and could cause frost bite to humans
and animals who are left exposed to the conditions for an
extended period of time.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest Road conditions provided by the Wyoming Department of
Transportation are available by calling 5-1-1 or on the internet
at wyoroad.Info.





Record Report

Statement as of 12:38 AM MST on March 03, 2015



... Record daily maximum precipitation set at Casper Monday...

A wet and cold winter storm system moved across Wyoming Monday night
and dropped enough moisture to set a record precipitation of 0.48 of
an inch at the Natrona County International Airport near Casper
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.29 of an inch that was
set back in 1966.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:40 AM MST on March 03, 2015



... Preliminary snowfall totals...

Below are snowfall totals through about 1 am Tuesday. The highest
snowfall totals occurred around Casper... where 5 to 9 inches of
snow occurred... with around 18 inches on Casper Mountain. Additional
reports will be received later this morning... and an updated
and more thorough snowfall report will be issued Tuesday afternoon.

Note... snotels (snow telemetry) are remote sensing sites in High
Mountain watersheds. Snowfall data from snotels is estimated based
on snow water equivalent.

Location snowfall

Big Horn County...
Powder River Pass... 2 inches.
Bone Springs Divide snotel... 1 inch.


Fremont County...
Beaver Rim... 6 inches.
Deer Park snotel... 6 inches.
South Pass snotel... 4 inches.
10 NW Riverton... 4 inches.
Hobbs Park snotel... 4 inches.
Little warm snotel... 4 inches.
Lander Airport... 3.8 inches.
Riverton Airport... 3.5 inches.
Riverton... 3.5 inches.
10 NNE Riverton... 3 inches.
Cold Springs snotel... 2 inches.
Castle Creek snotel... 2 inches.
Townsend creek snotel... 2 inches.
St. Lawrence alt snotel... 1 inch.


Lincoln County...
Willow Creek snotel... 6 inches.
Cottonwood Creek snotel... 4 inches.
Kelley Ranger station snotel... 2 inches.
5 NNE Thayne... 1.5 inches.
Blind bull Summit snotel... 1 inch.
Spring Creek Divide snotel... 1 inch.


Natrona County...
Casper Mountain... 12 to 18 inches.
Casper... 5 to 9 inches.
Reno Hill snotel... 9 inches.
Casper Airport... 5.1 inches.
Grave Spring snotel... 2 inches.


Park County...
Kirwin snotel... 2 inches.
Timber Creek snotel... 2 inches.


Sublette County...
Triple Peak snotel... 5 inches.
Kendall Ranger station snotel... 4 inches.
Big Sandy Opening snotel... 4 inches.
Pocket creek snotel... 4 inches.
Larsen creek snotel... 3 inches.
East Rim Divide snotel... 2 inches.
Gunsite pass snotel... 2 inches.
Snider Basin snotel... 1 inch.


Sweetwater County...
Wamsutter... 4 inches.
27 N Table Rock... 2 inches.
Rock Springs... 1 inch.


Teton County...
Gros ventre Summit snotel... 3 inches.
Togwotee Pass snotel... 3 inches.
Grand targhee snotel... 2 inches.
Base Camp snotel... 1 inch.
Phillips bench snotel... 1 inch.
Snake River stn snotel... 1 inch.
Darwin ranch... 0.5 inches.


Washakie County...
middle powder snotel... 1 inch.


Yellowstone National Park...
Two Ocean Plateau snotel... 5 inches.


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