Report from February 13th, 2019
We arrived in Jackson Hole, WY last night at midnight after skiing the Tahoe Backcountry in the morning and driving 12 hours through the day and night.
It was worth it.
Today, Jackson was deep, stormy, and uncrowded.
We did 3 runs in the backcountry off the tram and each of them was stellar.
I was exhausted after the 3rd hike.
This is place is for real.
Jackson Hole has already seen 256″ – 344″ of snowfall this season.
Jackson Hole has a 76-92″ snowpack.
NOAA has issued a Winter Storm Warning calling for 12-18″ of snow between now and Saturday morning.
* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snowfall of 9 to 13 inches in Star Valley, and 12 to 18 inches in Jackson Hole. - NOAA Riverton, WY today
Winter Storm Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Riverton WY 313 PM MST Wed Feb 13 2019 ...Winter Storms across Western Wyoming this afternoon through Friday night... .Significant snow and blowing snow are expected across much of western Wyoming this afternoon and tonight. The heaviest snowfall is expected this afternoon and evening. There will be a short lull in activity by around midday Thursday, with light snow accumulations expected Thursday afternoon, before another winter storm impacts western Wyoming Thursday night into Friday, with another round of heavy snow expected during this time period. Jackson Hole-Star Valley- Including the cities of Jackson, Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne ...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snowfall of 9 to 13 inches in Star Valley, and 12 to 18 inches in Jackson Hole. * WHERE...Star Valley and Jackson Hole. * WHEN...Until 6 AM MST Saturday.