Heavy Snowfall Forecasted To Hit Grand Targhee Resort, WY | 6-12+” of Snow Thursday Afternoon – Friday Morning

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BLUE= Winter Storm Watch. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Grand Targhee Resort, WY. It’s in effect from Thursday Afternoon – Friday Morning. A cold front is forecasted to combine with abundant pacific moisture, which will result in heavy snowfall for the resort.

6-12+” of Snow Thursday Afternoon – Friday Morning.

7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

A cold front is forecasted to move into the area, but precipitation falling in the form of snow will mainly be limited to the mountains.

Additional Storm Info:

Weekly outlook. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY
48 hour snowfall forecast looks GOOD for Wyoming. Image: The Weather Channel

Wyoming: 6-12+” of Snow Thursday Afternoon – Friday Morning

* Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches expected with locally higher amounts.
- NOAA Riverton, WY
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

Wyoming Winter Storm Watch:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1146 AM MDT Wed Apr 4 2018

...Significant snow returning to the western and northern
mountains Thursday afternoon and evening...

.A cold front, combined with abundant Pacific moisture, will move
over the state during the day Thursday. This front will push
southward Thursday night, before becoming stationary along the
Divide by Friday morning.

Absaroka Mountains-Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches expected with locally higher amounts.

* WHERE...Absaroka Mountains and Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains.

* WHEN...From Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. The peak
  snowfall is expected Thursday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the morning commute on Friday. Significant
  reductions in visibility are possible.
A CRAZY deep day at Grand Targhee Resort, WY last season. Image: Powder Day Photography

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