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    More cold, snow indicated in latest forecast; Dubois received the most Christmas day snow

    The snow that brought a White Christmas to the Wind River Valley isn’t quite done yet. The National Weather Service Forecast Office at Riverton Regional Airport is predicting more light snow today, and on Sunday evening and Monday.

    The NWS issued this Hazardous Weather Outlook for Western and Central Wyoming.

    Today and Tonight. Light snow, especially in and near the mountains, Southwest Wyoming, and from Lander to Casper.

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    Friday through Wednesday. Sunday and Monday: A chance of snow and gusty north wind developing across the area with some accumulation. Strong to high winds possible ahead of the cold front, especially Cody Foothills and Green Mountains/Rattlesnake Ranges Sunday.

    The Wind River Basin Forecast:

    So, how much snow did we receive on Christmas? Here’s the tally from the NWS:

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    LIGHT SNOW FELL ACROSS MOST OF WYOMING ON CHRISTMAS DAY THROUGH MID 
    DAY WEDNESDAY. HERE ARE THE LATEST SNOW TOTALS.
    
    OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING 
    EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURES. WE THANK ALL VOLUNTEER WEATHER OBSERVERS 
    FOR THEIR DEDICATION. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL. 
    
    LOCATION                              SNOWFALL
    
    BIG HORN COUNTY... 
     BALD MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...              4 INCHES.
     BONE SPRINGS DIVIDE SNOTEL...        3 INCHES.
     9 ENE GREYBULL...                  2.2 INCHES.
     BASIN...                             2 INCHES.
     GREYBULL...                          2 INCHES.
     2 SSW LOVELL...                    1.2 INCHES.
     DEAVER...                            1 INCH.
     LOVELL...                            1 INCH.
    
    FREMONT COUNTY... 
     LITTLE WARM SNOTEL...                5 INCHES.
     HOBBS PARK SNOTEL...                 4 INCHES.
     BROOKS LAKE...                       3 INCHES.
     BURROUGHS CREEK SNOTEL...            3 INCHES.
     SOUTH PASS SNOTEL...                 2 INCHES.
     TOWNSEND CREEK SNOTEL...             2 INCHES.
     CASTLE CREEK SNOTEL...               2 INCHES.
     DEER PARK SNOTEL...                  2 INCHES.
     DUBOIS...                          1.5 INCHES.
     ATLANTIC CITY...                   1.3 INCHES.
     SHOSHONI...                        1.2 INCHES.
     RIVERTON...                          1 INCH.
     ST. LAWRENCE ALT SNOTEL...           1 INCH.
     COLD SPRINGS SNOTEL...               1 INCH.
     4 W RIVERTON...                    0.7 INCHES.
     RIVERTON AIRPORT...                0.7 INCHES.
     LANDER...                          0.6 INCHES.
     LANDER AIRPORT...                  0.4 INCHES.
     6 SW LANDER...                     0.2 INCHES.
     9 SSE LANDER...                    0.1 INCHES.
     HUDSON...                          0.1 INCHES.
    
    HOT SPRINGS COUNTY... 
     OWL CREEK SNOTEL...                  3 INCHES.
     LUCERNE...                         2.6 INCHES.
     8 WNW THERMOPOLIS...                 2 INCHES.
     KIRBY...                           1.6 INCHES.
     THERMOPOLIS...                     1.5 INCHES.
     9 NE THERMOPOLIS...                1.3 INCHES.
     THERMOPOLIS...                       1 INCH.
    
    JOHNSON COUNTY... 
     CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR SNOTEL...       3 INCHES.
     13 SSE BUFFALO...                  2.5 INCHES.
     SOLDIER PARK SNOTEL...               2 INCHES.
     HANSEN SAWMILL SNOTEL...             2 INCHES.
     BEAR TRAP MEADOW SNOTEL...           2 INCHES.
     LITTLE GOOSE SNOTEL...               1 INCH.
     4 SSW BUFFALO...                   0.8 INCHES.
    
    LINCOLN COUNTY... 
     2 SE THAYNE...                     3.3 INCHES.
     3 SE BEDFORD...                      3 INCHES.
     BLIND BULL SUMMIT...                 3 INCHES.
     COMMISSARY RIDGE...                  3 INCHES.
     5 NNE THAYNE...                    2.4 INCHES.
     AFTON...                           2.3 INCHES.
     BOX Y RANCH...                       2 INCHES.
     SPRING CREEK DIVIDE SNOTEL...        2 INCHES.
     KELLEY RANGER STATION SNOTEL...      2 INCHES.
     WILLOW CREEK SNOTEL...               2 INCHES.
     5 SSE SMOOT...                       2 INCHES.
     SALT RIVER SUMMIT SNOTEL...          2 INCHES.
     STAR VALLEY RANCH...               1.6 INCHES.
     INDIAN CREEK SNOTEL...               1 INCH.
     HAMS FORK SNOTEL...                  1 INCH.
     COTTONWOOD CREEK SNOTEL...           1 INCH.
     BLIND BULL SUMMIT SNOTEL...          1 INCH.
    
    NATRONA COUNTY... 
     GRAVE SPRINGS SNOTEL...              3 INCHES.
     CASPER MOUNTAIN SNOTEL...            2 INCHES.
     RENO HILL SNOTEL...                  2 INCHES.
     CASPER AIRPORT...                  1.5 INCHES.
     POWDER RIVER...                    1.5 INCHES.
     11 WSW CASPER...                     1 INCH.
     10 WSW CASPER...                     1 INCH.
     18 SW CASPER...                    0.5 INCHES.
     4 WSW CASPER...                    0.4 INCHES.
    
    PARK COUNTY... 
     PAHASKA...                           8 INCHES.
     WOLVERINE SNOTEL...                  4 INCHES.
     KIRWIN SNOTEL...                     3 INCHES.
     BEARTOOTH LAKE SNOTEL...             3 INCHES.
     BLACKWATER SNOTEL...                 2 INCHES.
     EVENING STAR SNOTEL...               2 INCHES.
     2 WSW CODY...                        2 INCHES.
     4 ENE POWELL...                    1.4 INCHES.
     3 NE SUNSHINE...                     1 INCH.
     TIMBER CREEK SNOTEL...               1 INCH.
     MARQUETTE SNOTEL...                  1 INCH.
     11 SE CODY...                        1 INCH.
     26 SW CODY...                        1 INCH.
     4 SW POWELL...                       1 INCH.
     4 SE CODY...                       0.9 INCHES.
     CODY...                            0.8 INCHES.
     3 NE CLARK...                      0.8 INCHES.
     CODY...                            0.5 INCHES.
     POWELL...                          0.3 INCHES.
    
    SUBLETTE COUNTY... 
     KENDALL RANGER STATION SNOTEL...     5 INCHES.
     LOOMIS PARK SNOTEL...                4 INCHES.
     GUNSITE PASS SNOTEL...               4 INCHES.
     NEW FORK LAKE SNOTEL...              3 INCHES.
     EAST RIM DIVIDE SNOTEL...            3 INCHES.
     ELKHART PARK G.S. SNOTEL...          3 INCHES.
     14 NW PINEDALE...                  2.9 INCHES.
     LARSEN CREEK SNOTEL...               2 INCHES.
     DANIEL FISH HATCHERY...              2 INCHES.
     POCKET CREEK SNOTEL...               2 INCHES.
     SNIDER BASIN SNOTEL...               2 INCHES.
     TRIPLE PEAK SNOTEL...                2 INCHES.
     PINEDALE...                        1.3 INCHES.
     BIG SANDY OPENING SNOTEL...          1 INCH.
    
    SWEETWATER COUNTY... 
     ROCK SPRINGS...               2 TO 4.5 INCHES.
     2 NNE FARSON...                      3 INCHES.
     GREEN RIVER...                     2.5 INCHES.
     WAMSUTTER...                       2.5 INCHES.
     GREEN RIVER...                     2.3 INCHES.
     BUCKBOARD MARINA...                  2 INCHES.
     4 NNW ROCK SPRINGS...              1.6 INCHES.
    
    TETON COUNTY... 
     JACKSON HOLE - RENDEZVOUS BOWL...    7 INCHES.
     JACKSON HOLE - RAYMER...             6 INCHES.
     JACKSON HOLE - MID MOUNTAIN...       5 INCHES.
     3 SSW WILSON...                      5 INCHES.
     6 NW MOOSE...                        5 INCHES.
     GRANITE CREEK SNOTEL...              5 INCHES.
     SNOW KING...                         4 INCHES.
     SNAKE RIVER STN SNOTEL...            4 INCHES.
     GRAND TARGHEE - CHIEF JOSEPH...      4 INCHES.
     JACKSON DAM...                     3.8 INCHES.
     JACKSON...                         3.7 INCHES.
     JACKSON HOLE - BASE...             3.5 INCHES.
     PHILLIPS BENCH SNOTEL...             3 INCHES.
     GRAND TARGHEE SNOTEL...              3 INCHES.
     5 NW JACKSON...                    2.2 INCHES.
     TOGWOTEE PASS SNOTEL...              2 INCHES.
     TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN LODGE...           2 INCHES.
     GRASSY LAKE SNOTEL...                2 INCHES.
     DARWIN RANCH...                      2 INCHES.
     12 NE JACKSON...                     2 INCHES.
     GROS VENTRE SUMMIT SNOTEL...         2 INCHES.
     BASE CAMP SNOTEL...                  1 INCH.
    
    WASHAKIE COUNTY... 
     MIDDLE POWDER SNOTEL...              2 INCHES.
     POWDER RIVER PASS SNOTEL...          2 INCHES.
     WINCHESTER...                        2 INCHES.
     5 NNW TEN SLEEP...                 1.8 INCHES.
     TEN SLEEP...                       1.5 INCHES.
     16 SSE TEN SLEEP...                  1 INCH.
    
    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK... 
     THUMB DIVIDE SNOTEL...               3 INCHES.
     TOWER FALLS RANGER STATION...        2 INCHES.
     CANYON SNOTEL...                     2 INCHES.
     LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE SNOTEL...          2 INCHES.
     SYLVAN ROAD SNOTEL...                2 INCHES.
     TWO OCEAN PLATEAU SNOTEL...          2 INCHES.
     PARKER PEAK SNOTEL...                1 INCH.
     SYLVAN LAKE SNOTEL...                1 INCH.
     LAMAR RANGER STATION...            0.7 INCHES.
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