NOAA: 12-30″ of Snow Forecast for Jackson Hole, WY Tonight-Friday

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Big snow expected in Jackson Hole on Friday. image: noaa, 2/5/20

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NOAA has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Jackson Hole, WY that is calling for 12-30″ of snowfall tonight through 11am on Friday.

* WHAT...Heavy snow with total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 and a half feet expected. 
Wind speeds over exposed ridges and open areas will blow at 30 to 50 mph. 

- NOAA, Riverton WY, 2/5/20

This will be a series of storms that hit the Teton Mountains the next 2.5-days.

Jackson Hole has already seen 324″ of snow this season.

We just arrived in Jackson Hole today and we couldn’t be more fired up.

"A series of weather systems will be moving into northwest Wyoming producing another 
round of significant snow. The snow will begin first in northwest Wyoming before 
spreading across western and northern Wyoming. Moderate to heavy snow will continue 
through Friday, with the heaviest snowfall Thursday afternoon and night."
- NOAA Riverton WY, 2/5/20
image: noaa, riverton wy, 2/5/20
image: jackson hole, 2/5/20

Winter Storm Warning for Jackson Hole, WY

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
635 PM MST Wed Feb 5 2020

...Another round of snow and wind will impact western and
northern Wyoming through Friday...

.A series of weather systems will be moving into northwest
Wyoming producing another round of significant snow. The snow
will begin first in northwest Wyoming before spreading across
western and northern Wyoming. Moderate to heavy snow will continue
through Friday, with the heaviest snowfall Thursday afternoon and
night.

In addition, strong winds along with blowing and drifting snow
will occur across southern and east central Wyoming through
Friday. The strongest winds will likely occur Friday.

Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow with total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 and
  a half feet expected. Wind speeds over exposed ridges and open
  areas will blow at 30 to 50 mph.

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

* WHEN...From 5 PM this afternoon to 11 AM MST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel will likely be very difficult to impossible
  over Teton Pass, as areas of blowing snow will significantly
  reduce visibility.
Jackson Hole backcountry today. athlete: Andrew Whiteford. image: snowbrains

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