Both Wyoming and Colorado are forecast to receive 20-inches of new snow between yesterday and today.
Jackson Hole has already gotten 6″ from this storm as of this writing bringing their season snow total to 251″. Grand Targhee has already gotten 9″ from this storm bringing their season snow totals to 224″.
JACKSON HOLE WINTER STORM WARNING:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY 245 AM MST WED FEB 4 2015 ...PERIODS OF SNOW CONTINUING IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING... .A PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM WILL TRACK ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL WILL TAPER OFF FROM NORTH TO SOUTH EAST OF THE DIVIDE. HOWEVER...AN ADDITIONAL PUSH OF MOISTURE WILL BRING MORE SNOW TO PORTIONS OF WESTERN WYOMING THROUGH TODAY. ...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON... * SUMMARY AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW CONTINUING TODAY BEFORE ENDING LATE TODAY AND THIS EVENING. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SOME AREAS HAVE RECEIVED OVER A FOOT OF SNOW SO FAR. TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 18 AND 24 INCHES IN THE TETONS AND 10 TO 18 INCHES IN THE GROS VENTRE RANGE. * WIND AND VISIBILITY...20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH WINDS WILL REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN A QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES.
COLORADO WINTER STORM WARNING:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 349 AM MST WED FEB 4 2015 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT... * TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF THIS EVENING. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 8000 FEET WITH UPWARDS OF 18 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS SURROUNDING AVON... VAIL...AND VAIL PASS. * SNOW LEVEL...NEAR THE MOUNTAIN BASES. SNOW MAY BE MIXED WITH RAIN AT TIMES BELOW 8000 FEET. * WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED AT WIND EXPOSED LOCATIONS AND ABOVE TIMBERLINE.