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Record Report

Statement as of 6:28 PM MDT on August 27, 2014


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Riverton WY...

a large upper level low brought widespread showers across central
and southern Wyoming today. A record rainfall of 0.07 inches was set
at Riverton WY today. This breaks the old record of 0.06 set in
2004. Note the records for the Riverton site only date back to 1995.

The record rainfall for the cooperative observer site at Riverton
for August 27 is 0.55 inches... which was last set in 1933.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:50 PM MDT on August 27, 2014


An upper level low pressure system over Colorado and southern
Wyoming brought wet and cool conditions to southern and central
Wyoming today. 24 hour rainfall reports are from 6 PM Tuesday
through 6 PM Wednesday.

Several locations either set new record low maximum temperatures
for August 27th or came within a few degrees of the record.

                   ***** New records *****
location maximum previous record period of
(airports) temp(deg f) low Max temp record

Big Piney 57 62 in 2004 1976-2014
Riverton 62 64 in 2004 1997-2014
Rock Springs 58 61 in 1977 1948-2014

                   ***** near records *****
location maximum record low period of
(airports) temp(deg f) Max temp record

Casper 67 (3) 60 in 1964 1939-2014
Lander 61 (3) 58 in 1933, 1891-2014
                                       1895

(3) = rank of low maximum temperature


***** 24 hour rainfall reports *****

Location amount time/date

... Wyoming...

... Fremont...
South Pass City (8540 ft) 0.99 in 0600 PM 08/27
7 SW Muddy Gap (7380 ft) 0.85 in 0550 PM 08/27
8 W South Pass City (8120 ft) 0.75 in 0550 PM 08/27
Middle Fork popo agie river 0.65 in 0615 PM 08/27
9 SW Lander (7085 ft) 0.54 in 0600 PM 08/27
4 SW Lander (5807 ft) 0.37 in 0635 PM 08/27
Lander Airport (5586 ft) 0.30 in 0453 PM 08/27
North Fork popo agie river 0.24 in 0600 PM 08/27
7 NW Lander (5797 ft) 0.24 in 0632 PM 08/27
N. Fork little Wind River 0.17 in 0545 PM 08/27
10 W Fort Washakie (9235 ft) 0.15 in 0601 PM 08/27
2 S Riverton (4901 ft) 0.11 in 0615 PM 08/27
Riverton Airport (5525 ft) 0.07 in 0453 PM 08/27
11 NE Riverton (5016 ft) 0.02 in 0638 PM 08/27


... Johnson...
7 SW Barnum (6440 ft) 0.03 in 0546 PM 08/27
17 E Kaycee (4362 ft) 0.03 in 0615 PM 08/27
3 SSE Barnum (5075 ft) 0.02 in 0600 PM 08/27
8 ENE Buffalo (4370 ft) 0.02 in 0628 PM 08/27

... Lincoln...
Fossil Butte (6780 ft) 0.13 in 0400 PM 08/27
15 NE Cokeville (8470 ft) 0.11 in 0600 PM 08/27
13 E Cokeville (7460 ft) 0.07 in 0530 PM 08/27
Kemmerer (6980 ft) 0.07 in 0600 PM 08/27
5 SSE La Barge (6530 ft) 0.07 in 0600 PM 08/27
Cokeville (6191 ft) 0.07 in 0640 PM 08/27
Smiths Fork near border 0.05 in 0630 PM 08/27

... Natrona...
16 S Hiland (6380 ft) 0.95 in 0610 PM 08/27
21 W Alcova (5920 ft) 0.46 in 0545 PM 08/27
Pathfinder Reservoir (5858 ft) 0.41 in 0630 PM 08/27
8 S Casper (7740 ft) 0.23 in 0552 PM 08/27
Midwest (4865 ft) 0.22 in 0632 PM 08/27
Casper - N Platte River 0.13 in 0630 PM 08/27
Casper Airport (5320 ft) 0.13 in 0453 PM 08/27
Casper Mountain portable 0.11 in 0615 PM 08/27
Mills (5150 ft) 0.10 in 0600 PM 08/27

... Sublette...
Boulder Lake (7350 ft) 0.17 in 0600 PM 08/27
15 WNW Daniel (7747 ft) 0.07 in 0700 am 08/27
Bondurant (6650 ft) 0.03 in 0600 PM 08/27
9 E Big Piney (6803 ft) 0.02 in 0600 PM 08/27
Daniel Fish Hatchery - coop 0.02 in 0800 am 08/27

... Sweetwater...
15 ESE Point of Rocks 0.53 in 0600 PM 08/27
3 NE Manila UT (6060 ft) 0.34 in 0615 PM 08/27
15 se Rock Springs (7550 ft) 0.32 in 0544 PM 08/27
Rock Springs (6261 ft) 0.14 in 0815 am 08/27
Green River (6133 ft) 0.10 in 0700 am 08/27
Rock Springs Airport (6760 ft) 0.02 in 0454 PM 08/27

... Teton...
Alta (6430 ft) 0.13 in 0545 PM 08/27
5 S of South Entrance ynp 0.04 in 0545 PM 08/27

... Yellowstone National Park...
South Entrance ynp (6900 ft) 0.16 in 0545 PM 08/27
Old Faithful (7320 ft) 0.07 in 0615 PM 08/27
4 W South Entrance ynp 0.06 in 0545 PM 08/27
tower falls (6266 ft) 0.03 in 0615 PM 08/27


Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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