NOAA: 6-10″ of Snow for Jackson Hole, WY Today

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Jackson's Bridger gondola in the snow on Dec. 7th, 2015. photo: jhmr
Jackson’s Bridger gondola in the snow on Dec. 7th, 2015. photo: jhmr

NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is calling for 6-10″ of snow for the Teton mountain range of Wyoming including Jackson Hole ski resort.  The advisory begins at 11am today and ends at 2am Friday.  Jackson Hole’s Bridger Gondola and Marmot chair open this Saturday.

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW TO RETURN ACROSS THE WEST TODAY INTO
TONIGHT... - NOAA Riverton, WY today

NOAA is calling for another potent storm to hit the Tetons on Sunday-Monday.

Long stream of moisture pointed straight at Jackson Hole right now. Radar from 10:30am mst today. image: noaa
Long stream of moisture pointed straight at Jackson Hole right now. Radar from 10:30am mst today. image: noaa

NOAA is forecasting 3-6″ of snow in town and 6-10″ of snow on the mountains.

* MAIN IMPACT...3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS...6 TO 10 INCHES IN
  THE MOUNTAINS. - NOAA Riverton, WY today
Pin = Jackson Hole ski resort. PURPLE = Winter Storm Warning. image: noaa, today
Pin = Jackson Hole ski resort. PURPLE = Winter Storm Warning. image: noaa, today

NOAA is calling for potent storm to hit Wyoming on Sunday-Monday.

SUNDAY AND MONDAY...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE WEST OF THE
DIVIDE...ESPECIALLY THE FAR WEST. THE SNOW COULD SPREAD EAST OF
THE DIVIDE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...AND POSSIBLY LAST THROUGH THE DAY
TUESDAY...WITH LIGHT TO POSSIBLY MODERATE AMOUNTS OF SNOWFALL.
ALSO WINDY TO POSSIBLY STRONG WIND...COULD OCCUR IN SOME AREAS
SUNDAY AND MONDAY. - NOAA Riverton, WY today
White circle = Jackson Hole ski resort. DARK RED = 95% chance of snow. image: noaa, today
White circle = Jackson Hole ski resort. DARK RED = 95% chance of snow. image: noaa, today

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for WYOMING:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
155 AM MST THU DEC 10 2015

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW TO RETURN ACROSS THE WEST TODAY INTO
TONIGHT...

.ANOTHER DISTURBANCE AND FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL BRING INCREASING
SNOW TO THE NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS LATER THIS MORNING...SPREADING
SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT BEFORE
TAPERING OFF TO MAINLY MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE...MAMMOTH...OLD FAITHFUL...
JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 2 AM MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPING ACROSS THE WESTERN VALLEYS LATE THIS
  MORNING AND CONTINUING INTO TONIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS
  EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING.

* MAIN IMPACT...3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS...6 TO 10 INCHES IN
  THE MOUNTAINS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...AREAS OF SOUTHWEST WIND 20 TO 30 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH BLOWING SNOW LIMITING VISIBILITY TO
  UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.
* OTHER IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW...AND DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
  IMPACT TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES...AND HIGHWAYS ACROSS THE
  JACKSON HOLE AND STAR VALLEY. THOSE WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS
  SHOULD ALSO PREPARE FOR WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS.
1 Week precipitation forecast looking good for Wyoming. image: noaa, today
1 Week precipitation forecast looking good for Wyoming. image: noaa, today
Current snow depth map showing WY doing well. image: nwc, today
Current snow depth map showing WY doing well. image: nwc, today

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