NOAA: Snow All Week for Wyoming | 3-6+” of Snow Tonight

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Jackson Hole, WY on November 20th, 2016. photo: jackson hole
Jackson Hole, WY on November 20th, 2016. photo: jackson hole

NOAA is calling for 3-6″ of snow for Wyoming today and tomorrow.  Up to 12″ of snow is possible in the upper elevations.

NOAA has issued a Special Weather Statement and Hazardous Weather Statement for western Wyoming today and tomorrow.

 

Snow is forecast everyday this week for Jackson Hole.

Temperatures will be very cold this week with highs in the teens and lows in the single digits.

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6-12 of snow forecast for the top of Jackson Hole, WY today and tomorrow. image: noaa, today
6-12 of snow forecast for the top of Jackson Hole, WY today and tomorrow. image: noaa, today

“A Pacific cold front moving in from the west is bring snow and colder weather conditions to the region today. Snow showers have started in the west and southwest and will spread east of the divide later in the day. Rain showers will mix in at times across lower elevation areas. Windy conditions will return Sunday afternoon along east slopes of the mountains and in the wind corridor. Light snow showers will linger into Monday.” – NOAA Riverton, WY today

image: noaa, today
image: noaa, today

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT for WYOMING:

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
128 AM MST SUN NOV 27 2016

TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...
STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE...PINEDALE

...SNOW IN THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

PERIODS OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS WEST AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING
LATE TONIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 3 AM AND 9 AM.
IN THE MOUNTAINS...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL OCCUR THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON.

SNOWFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL OCCUR IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH
3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS. WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH MAY CAUSE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN PLACES ALONG WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

ROAD CONDITIONS MAY BE HAZARDOUS AT TIMES THIS MORNING. ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK for WYOMING:

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE WEST MUCH OF THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS
DEVELOPING EAST OF THE DIVIDE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUING INTO THE
EVENING. ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK WITH LIMITED VISIBILITY IN
SNOWFALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND SOUTHERN WYOMING THIS
MORNING, ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

MONDAY...SNOW SHOWERS WEST OF THE DIVIDE.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...STRONG NORTHWEST WIND POSSIBLE OVER
EASTERN JOHNSON COUNTY. BLUSTERY NORTHWEST WIND ALSO LIKELY
FURTHER WEST FROM THE BIGHORN BASIN INTO THE WIND RIVER BASIN.

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