NOAA: ‘Hazardous Weather Outlook’ for Western Wyoming this Weekend | Grand Targhee Resort Could See Up To 17″

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Snowfall probability. Orange = high. Credit: NOAA

The NOAA has issued a ‘hazardous weather outlook‘ for Wyoming this weekend, particularly the Western Mountains, which is good news for ski resorts. According to the NOAA, Grand Targhee could see 10-inches of fresh snow before the weekend is out, and OpenSnow is even more optimistic, saying it could be up to 17″.

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Up to 15″ for Grand Targhee this weekend. Credit: OpenSnow
Friday...Saturday...and Sunday...Light snow over the western
mountains on Thursday night into early Friday, with rain and snow
showers spreading eastward on Friday. A better chance of
precipitation, especially snow, should occur over most of the area
late Saturday into Sunday. The western mountains could see 4 to 10
inches.  Temperatures will be colder Sunday and Monday.

Temperatures will drop, with lows down to 19ºF. Snow will accumulate down to 7,000-feet.

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I see a lot of snowflakes there… Credit: NOAA

Grand Targhee is scheduled to open on 22nd November, and with snow already on the ground and more to come, opening day might just be one to remember.

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Summit webcam at Grand Targhee today, October 16th, 2019.

GFS Total Snowfall 6-Day Forecast Model

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Credit: Tropical Tidbits

GEM Total Snowfall 6-Day Forecast Model

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Green for GO! Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Other Info:

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Forecast discussion. Credit: NOAA
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