3-24-17

currently 43 degrees, calm and sunny.

4 to 6 inches of new snow yesterday but with the rain mixed in it’s hard to tell.

Wildeness and Evergreen

Evergreen from wilderness

Wilderness parking lot

Wilderness from the parking lot

Foothill from Aspen

Aspen from the parking area

Aspen parking area

Please not the barricades are still up. Snowmobiles required for the roads beyond the barricades

NWS Forecast:

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South southeast wind 7 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Snow. High near 44. South southwest wind 7 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
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3-10-17

The plowed roads from the HWY to the parking have turned to slush  again and will be muddy by this afternoon.

Wilderness Rd and Evergreen

Wilderness from the parking lot. 2 to 3 feet of snow on the roads beyond the barricades.

Aspen and the Aspen parking lot

from the Aspen parking lot looking toward Hill Top and Pine Ridge. The sage brush is still burried

Gray Gate, the North Slope Road is plowed and down to dirt in many places

NWS Forecast:

Today
A slight chance of rain and snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 45. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 13 to 18 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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2-28-17

The roads from the hyway to the parking areas are plow including the parking lots.

12 inches of snow yesterday

Currently 22 degrees, partly cloudy and breezy.

NWS Forecast:

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -13. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 22 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Wind chill values as low as -11. West southwest wind around 14 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -13. Southwest wind around 11 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. West southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43
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2-24-17

The roads and parking areas have been plowed. Many areas of mud/slush puddles exist on roads and parking lots.

Currently 15 degrees with light snow showers.

Wilderness by caretakers cabin

Widerness parking lot

Wilderness from parking lot

Parking lot  by caretakers cabin, the lower half of this lot is soft and muddy, use the upper entrance.

Aspen

Aspen from the Blue Gate

Aspen parking area

NWS Forecast:

Today
Snow showers. High near 21. Wind chill values as low as -15. West wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Isolated snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -26. West wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -24. West wind 7 to 10 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -23. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West southwest wind around 9 mph.

 

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2-12-17

The warm weather this past week took it’s toll on the plowed roads and parking areas.

We got 6 plus inches on Friday night but 41 degrees for a low just turned the new snow into slush when driven over or plowed.

The forecast highs for the comming week won’t help the plowed roads, they all will all be down to dirt.

NWS Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 42. Wind chill values as low as -8. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -5. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Wind chill values as low as -5. South wind around 7 mph becoming north in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 45. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
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2-9-17

The warm temperatures have turned the plowed roads to slush. 40 degrees last night and 55 for high today. Rain is in the forecast for Friday.

NWS Forecast:

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South southwest wind around 21 mph.
Tonight
Rain and snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 45 by 3am. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
Rain and snow. Temperature falling to around 34 by 8am. Southwest wind 11 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow. Low around 20. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow before 11am. High near 31. West northwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
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1-25-17

NWS Forecast:

This Afternoon
Snow showers. High near 20. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -17. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -18. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -30. South wind 5 to 11 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 25. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 35.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
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Pine Ridge Road

Here is how some contractors left the road on their way out.

We are trying to figure a way to fix the road so it is safe.

Please be carefull.

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Highway 150 between Evanston, Wyoming and the Utah border UPDATE

Update 1/12/2017:WYDOT is reporting that the highway is open, but is is slick, with drifted snow and snowfall.

Wyoming Department of Transportation is reporting that highway 150 is closed from Evanston to the Utah border due to weather conditions.

You can check the status of the road closure on WYDOT’s webpage:

http://www.wyoroad.info/pls/Browse/WRR.RoutesResults?SelectedRoute=WY150

 

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