NOAA Issues “Winter Weather Advisory” for Wyoming Today | 6-8″ of Snow Forecast:

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Snow on a good old turck on September 11th, 2014, on Casper Mountain in Casper, WY. photo: Ryan Dorgan/Casper Star-Tribune/AP
Snow on a good old turck on September 11th, 2014, on Casper Mountain in Casper, WY. photo: Ryan Dorgan/Casper Star-Tribune/AP

NOAA has issued Winter Weather Advisories for Wyoming’s Absaroka & Bighorn Mountains today.  Up to 8″ of snow is forecast to fall today and tonight.  Snow levels will as low as 5,000-feet.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 8 INCH ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE THROUGH
  TUESDAY MORNING. - NOAA Riverton, WY today
"Snowing in Beartooth Foothills near Roscoe. No accumulation on roads, but visibility may be affected. Please use caution if headed into the foothills and mountains today." - NOAA Billings, MT today at 9am MST
“Snowing in Beartooth Foothills near Roscoe. No accumulation on roads, but visibility may be affected. Please use caution if headed into the foothills and mountains today.” – NOAA Billings, MT today at 9am MST

Beartooth Pass, WY/MT (US-212) has been closed for the 3rd time in 3 weeks due to snow today.

“[ 6:30 AM 9/12/16 ] Beartooth Pass is now closed due to snowy conditions. Rain has begun to transition to snow at high elevations and we are expecting 6 to 8 inches of snow and hazardous travel conditions in the Bighorn Mountains Today into Tuesday morning, so plan accordingly.” – NOAA Billings, MT today

image: noaa, today
image: noaa, today

“In wake of a strong cold front last night, much colder temperatures will occur today. The most pronounced difference will occur across the Big Horn Basin where temperatures are expected to fall into or hold steady in the 40s to even upper 30s. Scattered to numerous valley rain and mountain snow showers will occur today and tonight. Snow levels will be the lowest over the north with snow lowering to between 5000 to 6000 feet by Monday evening. Significant snow accumulations is expected across the Absaroka and Bighorn Mountains today and tonight.” – NOAA Riverton, WY today

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for WYOMING TODAY:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
218 AM MDT MON SEP 12 2016

NORTHEAST BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...BURGESS JCT

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT
TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS ON ROADS INCLUDING HIGHWAY
  14 WITH SNOW PACKED OR SLUSHY ROADS.

* TIMING...SNOW RATES WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING AND STAY STEADY
  THROUGH MUCH OF THE AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO DECREASE AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 8 INCH ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE THROUGH
  TUESDAY MORNING.
"715 AM - Chief Joseph Highway is already slick with snowfall this morning." - NOAA, Riverton, WY today
“715 AM – Chief Joseph Highway is already slick with snowfall this morning.” – NOAA, Riverton, WY today

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