Heavy Snow CLOSED Teton Pass, Beartooth Pass, & US-89 in Wyoming Today!

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WY 22 - Teton Pass - today.
Teton Pass, WY today at 10am MST.

SNOW caused the Wyoming Department of Transportation to CLOSE Teton Pass, Beartooth Pass, and US 89 (Yellowstone NP) in Wyoming today.

image: mt dot, today
image: mt dot, today

3 CLOSED MOUNTAIN ROADS IN WYOMING TODAY:

  • WY 22 – 8,431′ Teton Pass – Closed between Wilson and the Idaho State Line
  • US 212 –10,947′ Beartooth Pass – Closed between WY 296 and Beartooth Pass
  • US 89 – Closed between Flagg Ranch and the S Boundary of Yellowstone National Park
Owen Leeper in Jackson Hole, WY yesterday. photo: jackson hole
Owen Leeper in Jackson Hole, WY yesterday. photo: jackson hole

Teton Pass closed for the first time this winter season after over 12″ of snow fell on Teton Pass.  Maybe more…  Check out the snow on that roof in the above photo.

They skied powder off the Jackson Hole tram yesterday…

Beartooth Pass closed yesterday for the 6th time in the past 6 weeks!

These passes will remain closed until further notice.

Snow forecast for Teton Pass, WY today and tomorrow. image: noaa, today
Snow forecast for Teton Pass, WY today and tomorrow. image: noaa, today
PURPLE = Winter Weather Advisory for Teton Pass, WY today.  image:  noaa, today
PURPLE = Winter Weather Advisory for Teton Pass, WY today. image: noaa, today

NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Teton Pass today that’s calling for 4-8″ of snow in the Teton Pass area.

* SNOWFALL TOTALS...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ONTHE WEST TO 
NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 9000 FEET. QUICK HITTING SNOW SHOWERS COULD 
PRODUCE A QUICK INCH OR TWO IN ANHOUR. - NOAA Riverton, WY today
Beartooth Pass, MT. image: mt dot
Beartooth Pass, MT. image: mt dot

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for TETON PASS, WY TODAY:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
226 AM MDT WED OCT 5 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED IN THE TETONS THIS MORNING...

.WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE TETONS THROUGH THE
MORNING HOURS. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE ANTICIPATED
TO BE DURING THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS...THOUGH LIGHT SNOW WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY.

TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY...

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING...WEAKENING
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL TOTALS...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON
  THE WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 9000 FEET. QUICK
  HITTING SNOW SHOWERS COULD PRODUCE A QUICK INCH OR TWO IN AN
  HOUR.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL OVER TETON PASS WILL BE IMPACTED WITH SNOW
  COVERED AND SLICK ROADS THROUGH THIS MORNING.

* OTHER IMPACTS...HUNTERS AND OTHER BACKCOUNTRY ENTHUSIASTS
  SHOULD COME PREPARED FOR HEAVY WET SNOW...SLICK TO MUDDY ROADS
  AND COLD TEMPERATURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
WY 22 - Teton Pass - today.
WY 22 – Teton Pass – today.
WY 22 - Teton Pass - today.
WY 22 – Teton Pass – today.
WY 22 - Teton Pass - today.
WY 22 – Teton Pass – today.
WY 22 - Teton Pass - today.
WY 22 – Teton Pass – today.
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