NOAA: Moderate-To-Heavy Snow On Tap For Wyoming | Up To 18″ of Snow Today – Friday Morning

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PINK= Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Wyoming. It’s in effect Today – Friday Morning. Heavy snowfall is forecasted to impact the area. If you’re looking to take some powder turns, head to Grand Targhee, as Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is closed for the season.

Up To 18″ of Snow Today – Friday Morning.

7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow will mainly fall in the mountains, but the snow levels are expected to lower as the storm progresses.

Additional Storm Info:

Weekly outlook. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY

Wyoming: Up To 18″ of Snow Today – Friday Morning

* Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, 
  with localized amounts up to 18 inches, are expected.
- NOAA Riverton, WY
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

WY Winter Storm Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
135 AM MDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...Winter Returns Once Again to Western and Northern Wyoming
Into Friday...

.A Pacific storm will bring strong winds and moderate to heavy
snow at times to western wyoming starting today. The snow and
wind may spread this afternoon into the Bighorn mountains then
spread into the lower elevations of the north this evening,
tapering off in the western mountains early Friday morning. The
snow and wind will end across the north by Friday afternoon.

Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-
Including the cities of Lake, Mammoth, and Old Faithful

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Moderate to heavy snow expected.. Total snow
  accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with localized amounts up to
  18 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Yellowstone National Park, Absaroka Mountains and
  Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 6 AM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the morning commute today. Expect drifting
  snow and significant reductions in visibility at times.

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