Wind Gust totals for Monday saw an 82 mph gust in Muddy Gap

The National Weather Service office in Riverton released wind gust totals for what was a breezy Monday across Wyoming.

Lincoln County’s Mt. Coffin recorded a gust in triple digits again, this time at 112 mph around 10:00 a.m.

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Muddy Gap was Fremont County’s windiest spot, recording an 82 mph gust at 3:50 p.m. Fort Washakie recorded a gust of 61 mph, and the Lander Airport, Union Pass, Beaver Rim, and Red Canyon all had gusts over 50 mph.

Wind and snow contributed to the closure of South Pass for over 12 hours Monday. The pass was reopened around midnight. It is listed as slick as of Tuesday morning.

LOCATION                     SPEED     TIME/DATE    ELEVATION (FT.)      

...FREMONT COUNTY...

7 SW MUDDY GAP               82 MPH     350 PM 1/7     7380                 

10 W FORT WASHAKIE           61 MPH     101 PM 1/7     9235                 

RED CANYON                   58 MPH     855 AM 1/7     6768                 

BEAVER RIM                   53 MPH    1145 AM 1/7     6784

UNION PASS                   53 MPH    1045 AM 1/7     8432

LANDER AIRPORT               52 MPH     113 PM 1/7     5586                 

JEFFREY CITY                 50 MPH     230 PM 1/7     6374                 

2 W SOUTH PASS CITY          49 MPH    1215 PM 1/7     8185                 

DUBOIS AIRPORT               48 MPH     315 PM 1/7     7297                 

RIVERTON AIRPORT             46 MPH     123 PM 1/7     5525                 

...HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...

THERMOPOLIS                  48 MPH    1215 PM 1/7     4426

HOT SPRINGS COUNTY AIRPORT   46 MPH    1235 PM 1/7     4902              

...JOHNSON COUNTY...

BUFFALO AIRPORT              56 MPH     206 PM 1/7     4970

5 ESE STORY                  53 MPH     110 PM 1/7     4673 

7 SW BARNUM                  51 MPH    1246 PM 1/7     6440

25 ESE BUFFALO               50 MPH     410 PM 1/7     4657

LINCH                        50 MPH     246 PM 1/7     4934                 

18 NW BUFFALO                48 MPH     347 AM 1/7     8604

KAYCEE                       47 MPH     216 PM 1/7     4682

...LINCOLN COUNTY...

MT COFFIN                   112 MPH    1000 AM 1/7    10870                

KEMMERER AIRPORT             46 MPH    1055 AM 1/7     7285

...NATRONA COUNTY...

16 S HILAND                  71 MPH    1010 AM 1/7     6380                 

CASPER OUTER DRIVE           66 MPH     840 AM 1/7     5463

HILAND-HIGHWAY 20 26         57 MPH     935 AM 1/7     6134

I-25 MILE MARKER 189.5       55 MPH    1110 AM 1/7     5303

CASPER AIRPORT               51 MPH    1202 PM 1/7     5320

NATRONA- HIGHWAY 20 26       51 MPH     935 AM 1/7     5589

20 N CASPER                  46 MPH    1025 AM 1/7     5677                 

...PARK COUNTY...

HOYT PEAK                    80 MPH     900 AM 1/7     9799                 

CHIEF JOSEPH HWY             66 MPH     200 PM 1/7     8136                 

3 E PAHASKA                  59 MPH    1057 AM 1/7     7500                 

8 N MEETEETSE                55 MPH    1145 AM 1/7     5926

...SUBLETTE COUNTY...

21 W BIG PINEY               52 MPH    1109 AM 1/7     8200

...SWEETWATER COUNTY...

I 80 - MILE MARKER 142       62 MPH     340 PM 1/7     7162

15 SE ROCK SPRINGS           60 MPH    1244 PM 1/7     7550                

I 80 - MILE MARKER 184       57 MPH     100 PM 1/7     7112 

I 80 - MILE MARKER 157       55 MPH     255 PM 1/7     6965        

5 E ROCK SPRINGS             53 MPH    1240 PM 1/7     6369

I-80 GREEN RIVER TUNNEL      53 MPH    1205 PM 1/7     6315

ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT         49 MPH    1136 AM 1/7     6760 

...TETON COUNTY...

SUMMIT - JACKSON RESORT      66 MPH     930 AM 1/7    10318                

JACKSON AIRPORT              49 MPH     855 AM 1/7     6450 

...WASHAKIE COUNTY...

15 SSW BIG TRAILS            62 MPH     140 PM 1/7     6554

WORLAND AIRPORT              51 MPH    1243 PM 1/7     4226                

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.

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