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Last week’s winter weather was enough to fully contain the Crater Ridge Fire, with only a few pockets of heat left within the thoroughly doused area. Bighorn National Forest shared its latest update on the Crater Ridge Fire on Friday, Oct. 15. Nearly three months to the day since the fire was first reported, it…

The impact of this week’s intense winter weather is enormous – major Wyoming highways were closed, communities isolated, and tourists unable to travel. Wyoming was hammered by unseasonably snowy weather earlier this week. And, based on W.Y.D.O.T.’s Travel Information Map, it shut down a significant portion of Wyoming on Tuesday and well into Wednesday. The…

With winter weather pounding northwest Wyoming, it may be the season-ending event needed to finally extinguish the over 7,000-acre Crater Ridge Fire. Wyoming will continue to stay under a heavy blanket of snow throughout Tuesday, Oct. 12. Forecasts for the Bighorn Basin call for anywhere from seven to thirteen inches of snow before the storm…

Yellowstone National Park’s search and recovery operations are winding down, suggesting a tragic end for Utah resident Kim Crumbo. On Friday, Oct. 8, Yellowstone National Park officials announced search and recovery efforts for 74-year-old Kim Crumbo of Ogden, Utah, have begun scaling back. Given the park’s weather over the last few weeks, a scaled-back search…

Blizzard conditions for Wyoming are inbound, as a long summer suddenly transitions into a harsh fall – with at least a foot of snow – in the Bighorn Basin. Winter weather is pushing its way into the Bighorn Basin this week. After summer conditions persisted into the first week of October, autumn will be establishing…

Wyoming is hitting another wall of winter this week, with snow and wind expected everywhere, and the Bighorn Basin will be feeling some of the chill. Tim Troutman with the National Weather Service Riverton Office has released a video laying out the scope of the week’s winter storm potential. Wyoming is due for another snowy,…

Winter weather has delayed the massive concrete pour planned on 17th Street, with the new pour and related traffic delays now planned for Thursday, April 1. Once again, the weather is delaying the massive concrete pour down 17th Street Hill. Winter weather has forced the rescheduling of the large downhill concrete pour planned on the…

A powerful late winter snowstorm intensified over the central Rocky Mountains on Sunday with heavy snow and wind leading to airport and road closures, power outages, and avalanche warnings in parts of Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. The National Weather Service in Wyoming called it a “historic and crippling” winter storm that would cause extremely dangerous…


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