Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, WY is Getting Dumped On | 23″ in 48-Hours, Another 12-16″ On the Way

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Probability of snowfall. Credit: NOAA

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, WY is getting dumped on. Big time. Whetting the appetite of eager powderhounds as the November 26 opening day approaches.

16″ of fresh snow in the last 24-hours, and 23″ in the last 48, will be added to over the next few days as the storm clouds settle over the Tetons.

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The 7-day extended forecast for Jackson Hole, WY. Credit: NOAA

A winter storm watch will be in effect from Friday afternoon, through Saturday, with the potential for at least another 16″ of fresh snow.

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow possible. Total snow
  accumulations of 12 to 16 inches possible in the Tetons and 8 to
  10 inches in the Gros Ventres. Accumulations of 10 to 14 inches
  are possible in the Salt and Wyoming Ranges with locally higher
  amounts possible. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains and Salt River and
  Wyoming Ranges.

* WHEN...From Friday afternoon through Saturday evening.
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NovemBURIED? Jackson Hole yesterday, 11/11/20. Credit: JHMR

The NOAA discussion explains:

The heaviest snow begins to impact the western mountains towards Friday evening and continues through Saturday night before finally tapering off around Sunday evening. Impacts look to be confined to the West of the Divide. The Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains look to be impacted the most with potentially over a foot of snow. The Wind Rivers look at see 6 to 8 inches. The Wyoming and Salt River Ranges could see 8 to 12 inches in the northern half of the range while the southern half could see 3 to 6 inches. The Absarokas could see 6 to 8 inches as well. The Bighorns could see some accumulations in the highest elevations.

High winds, gusts up to 34-mph, and temperatures in the low double-digits will accompany the snow, as winter comes to the Tetons. Are you ready?

Snowfall total forecast model. Credit: Tropical Tidbits
Credit: NWS

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