Western US Continues To Get Hit With Heavy Snowfall | 50+” of Snow For Wyoming

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
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PINK= Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. ORANGE= Blizzard Warning. Image: NOAA Today

Once again, the Western US is getting pounded with successive storms that are dropping significant amounts of snowfall. Up to 50+” of snow if forecast in Wyoming through Thursday Morning.

As the powder piles up, so do the risks associated with venturing out into avalanche-prone terrain. Get out there and get some faceshots, but do so in a safe manner.

7 Day snowfall totals are looking GOOD for the West. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 Day snowfall totals are looking GOOD for the West. Image: Tropical Tidbits
Look to the West for huge precipitation amounts throughout the next 7 days. Image: NOAA Today
Look to the West for huge precipitation amounts throughout the next 7 days. Image: NOAA Today

NOAA Has Issued Winter Storm Warnings For:

  • Montana
  • Idaho
  • Wyoming
  • Utah
  • Colorado
  • Oregon
  • California

NOAA Has Issued Winter Weather Advisories For:

  • Montana
  • Idaho
  • Wyoming
  • Utah
  • Colorado
  • Oregon
  • California
  • Washington
  • Nevada
Snowfall totals into tomorrow. Image: NOAA Billings, MT Today
Snowfall totals into tomorrow. Image: NOAA Billings, MT Today

Montana: 2-3 FEET Through Thursday Morning

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...TOTAL STORM ACCUMULATIONS SINCE SATURDAY NIGHT WILL REACH 
2 TO 3 FEET. GREATEST ON WEST ASPECTS...INCLUDING THE MOUNTAINS AROUND COOKE CITY.
- NOAA Billings, MT
Snowfall totals from Tuesday-Tuesday night. Image: NOAA Today
Snowfall totals from Tuesday-Tuesday night. Image: NOAA Today

Idaho: 1-2 FEET Through Thursday Morning

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THESE ARE SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTEDFOR 24 HOURS ENDING 500 AM WEDNESDAY. FOR AREAS EAST OFSPENCER IN THE NORTH AND EAST OF MCCAMMON IN THE SOUTH...5 TO 12 INCHES BELOW 6500 FEET ELEVATION AND 10 TO 24 INCHES ABOVE 6500 FEET
ELEVATION.
- NOAA Pocatello, ID today
Snow in Western Wyoming Today. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY
Snow in Western Wyoming Today. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY

Wyoming: 50+” Storm Totals Through Thursday Morning

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...2 TO 4 FEET WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS OVER 50 INCHES.
- NOAA Riverton, WY
Utah Storm Totals Through Wednesday Night. Image: NOAA Satl Lake City, Today
Utah Storm Totals Through Wednesday Night. Image: NOAA Satl Lake City, Today

Utah: 1-2+ FEET Through Wednesday Night

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 FEET...LOCALLY HIGHER ABOVE 9000 FEET.
- NOAA Salt Lake City, UT
Colorado has snow and avalanche warnings. Image: NOAA Boulder, CO Today
Colorado has snow and avalanche warnings. Image: NOAA Boulder, CO Today

Colorado: 12-22″ Through Wednesday Afternoon

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS FROM 12 TO 22 INCHES.
- NOAA Boulder, CO
DEEP DEEP DEEP. Image: Mt. Hood Meadows
DEEP DEEP DEEP. Image: Mt. Hood Meadows

Oregon: 1-2+ FEET Through This Afternoon

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES EXPECTED ABOVE 3000 FEET... AND 1 
TO 2 FEET EXPECTED ABOVE 5000 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. ONE INCH PER HOUR 
SNOWFALL RATES ARELIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND AGAIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
- NOAA Medford, OR
Heavenly with 48" overnight. Image: Heavenly Mountain Resort
Heavenly with 48″ overnight. Image: Heavenly Mountain Resort

California: 5-10 FEET Through Thursday Morning

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 FEET ABOVE 7000 FEET
- NOAA Reno, NV Today
Keystone Today. Image: Keystone Resort
Keystone Today. Image: Keystone Resort

Get out there and take some turns, there’s snow all over the West!

Snowbird Today. Image: Chris Segal
Snowbird Today. Image: Chris Segal

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