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    Wyoming wind gust recorded at 120 mph Tuesday

    For much of the Cowboy State, Tuesday was breezy.

    It was hurricane-like, however in Lincoln County. The National Weather Service posted wind and snowfall data from Tuesday, and Mt. Coffin, located west of Big Piney, recorded a gust of 120 mph.

    120 mph winds in a hurricane, would be considered at a Category 3 according to the Saffir–Simpson scale.

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    Areas in Lincoln County received several inches of snowfall as well.

    Meanwhile, in Fremont County there was no recorded snowfall Tuesday, however gusty winds were noted. The strongest gust was in the Muddy Gap area at 69 mph.

    Fort Washakie saw gusts of 55 mph, Red Canyon and Beaver Rim also had gusts over 50 mph. Gusts in Riverton, South Pass, Dubois, and Jeffrey City exceeded 40 mph.

     

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    Snowfall total:

    Big Horn County... 
     Bald Mountain Snotel...              2 inches.
     Bone Springs Divide Snotel...        2 inches.
    
    Fremont County... 
     Brooks Lake...                       5 inches.
     Little Warm Snotel...                3 inches.
     South Pass Snotel...                 2 inches.
     Burroughs Creek Snotel...            2 inches.
     Cold Springs Snotel...               2 inches.
     Deer Park Snotel...                  2 inches.
     Hobbs Park Snotel...                 2 inches.
     Castle Creek Snotel...               1 inch.
    
    Johnson County... 
     Little Goose Snotel...               1 inch.
     Cloud Peak Reservoir Snotel...       1 inch.
     Hansen Sawmill Snotel...             1 inch.
    
    Lincoln County... 
     Spring Creek Divide Snotel...        6 inches.
     Commissary Ridge...                  4 inches.
     Blind Bull Summit...                 3 inches.
     Indian Creek Snotel...               3 inches.
     Box Y Ranch...                       2 inches.
     Blind Bull Summit Snotel...          2 inches.
     Cottonwood Creek Snotel...           2 inches.
     Hams Fork Snotel...                  2 inches.
     Willow Creek Snotel...               2 inches.
     Kelley Ranger Station Snotel...      1 inch.
     Salt River Summit Snotel...          1 inch.
    
    Park County... 
     Evening Star Snotel...               4 inches.
     Beartooth Lake Snotel...             4 inches.
     Blackwater Snotel...                 3 inches.
     Wolverine Snotel...                  2 inches.
     Timber Creek Snotel...               1 inch.
     Kirwin Snotel...                     1 inch.
    
    Sublette County... 
     Kendall Ranger Station Snotel...     3 inches.
     Triple Peak Snotel...                3 inches.
     Snider Basin Snotel...               3 inches.
     Pocket Creek Snotel...               2 inches.
     Big Sandy Opening Snotel...          2 inches.
     Gunsite Pass Snotel...               2 inches.
     Larsen Creek Snotel...               2 inches.
     Loomis Park Snotel...                1 inch.
     Elkhart Park G.S. Snotel...          1 inch.
     New Fork Lake Snotel...              1 inch.
    
    Teton County... 
     Granite Creek Snotel...              5 inches.
     6 NW Moose...                        5 inches.
     Togwotee Pass Snotel...              5 inches.
     Togwotee Mountain Lodge...           4 inches.
     Grand Targhee - Chief Joseph...      4 inches.
     Jackson Hole - Rendezvous Bowl...    3 inches.
     Gros Ventre Summit Snotel...         3 inches.
     Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain...       3 inches.
     Jackson Hole - Raymer...             3 inches.
     Snake River Stn Snotel...            3 inches.
     Phillips Bench Snotel...             3 inches.
     Grand Targhee Snotel...              3 inches.
     Base Camp Snotel...                  3 inches.
     Grassy Lake Snotel...                2 inches.
     Snow King...                         1 inch.
     Jackson Hole - Base...               1 inch.
    
    Yellowstone National Park... 
     Lewis Lake Divide Snotel...          4 inches.
     Two Ocean Plateau Snotel...          4 inches.
     Parker Peak Snotel...                3 inches.
     Thumb Divide Snotel...               3 inches.
     Sylvan Lake Snotel...                2 inches.
     Canyon Snotel...                     2 inches.
     Sylvan Road Snotel...                1 inch.
    
    
    Wind Report:
    
    Location                     Speed     Time/Date       Elevation (ft.)      
    
    ...Wyoming...
    
    ...Fremont County...
    7 SW Muddy Gap               69 MPH    0950 PM 12/18   7380                 
    10 W Fort Washakie           55 MPH    1001 PM 12/18   9235                 
    Red Canyon                   53 MPH    0730 PM 12/18   6768                 
    Beaver Rim                   52 MPH    0841 PM 12/18   6784                 
    10 N Dubois                  48 MPH    0457 AM 12/19   8085                 
    Jeffrey City                 44 MPH    0931 PM 12/18   6374                 
    South Pass                   43 MPH    1055 PM 12/18   8556                 
    2 W South Pass City          41 MPH    0926 PM 12/18   8185                 
    Riverton Airport             40 MPH    0410 AM 12/19   5525                 
    
    ...Hot Springs County...
    Boysen Peak                  44 MPH    0135 AM 12/19   7300                 
    
    ...Johnson County...
    Buffalo Airport              52 MPH    0256 AM 12/19   4970                 
    5 ESE Story                  48 MPH    0116 AM 12/19   4673                 
    7 NE Buffalo                 44 MPH    0132 AM 12/19   4370                 
    7 SW Barnum                  44 MPH    0546 AM 12/19   6440                 
    18 NW Buffalo                44 MPH    0347 AM 12/19   8604                 
    25 ESE Buffalo               41 MPH    0210 AM 12/19   4657                 
    
    ...Lincoln County...
    Mt Coffin                    120 MPH   0245 AM 12/19   10870                
    
    ...Natrona County...
    Casper Outer Drive           55 MPH    0736 PM 12/18   5463                 
    16 S Hiland                  48 MPH    1010 PM 12/18   6380                 
    1 E Casper                   40 MPH    0930 PM 12/18   5334                 
    Casper Airport               40 MPH    1040 PM 12/18   5320                 
    
    ...Park County...
    Chief Joseph Hwy             76 MPH    0720 PM 12/18   8136                 
    20 SW Cody                   61 MPH    0407 PM 12/18   5843                 
    10 WNW Cody                  53 MPH    0540 AM 12/19   8401                 
    5 WNW Clark                  52 MPH    0745 PM 12/18   4659                 
    2 WSW Cody                   47 MPH    0701 PM 12/18   5167                 
    8 N Meeteetse                45 MPH    0516 AM 12/19   5926                 
    Cody Airport                 43 MPH    0529 PM 12/18   5100                 
    3 E Pahaska                  43 MPH    1157 PM 12/18   7500                 
    14 S Sylvan Pass             41 MPH    1208 AM 12/19   8650                 
    Crandall                     40 MPH    0212 AM 12/19   6640                 
    
    ...Sublette County...
    21 W Big Piney               52 MPH    0409 AM 12/19   8200                 
    
    ...Sweetwater County...
    15 SE Rock Springs           53 MPH    0844 PM 12/18   7550                 
    Rock Springs Airport         49 MPH    0830 PM 12/18   6760                 
    I 80 - Mile Marker 142       47 MPH    1045 PM 12/18   7162                 
    I 80 - Mile Marker 124       44 MPH    0911 PM 12/18   6475                 
    20 ENE Opal                  43 MPH    0516 AM 12/19   6556                 
    I 80 - Mile Marker 157       43 MPH    1130 PM 12/18   6965                 
    5 E Rock Springs             40 MPH    0410 AM 12/19   6369                 
    
    ...Teton County...
    Summit - Jackson Resort      56 MPH    0900 PM 12/18   10318                
    6 NW Moose                   56 MPH    1000 PM 12/18   9770                 
    5 ENE Alta - Freds Mtn       47 MPH    1115 PM 12/18   9840                 
    Raymer - Jackson Resort      44 MPH    0300 AM 12/19   9360                 
    
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