NOAA: Winter Storm Warning Issued For WY | 1-2 FEET of Snow Is Forecasted To Fall Today – Friday Afternoon

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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 is in effect until Friday, November 17th at 5:00pm. Snowfall rates of 1+ inches per hour are expected to occur Thursday Night into Friday Morning.

1-2 FEET of Snow Is Forecasted To Fall Today – Friday Afternoon In Wyoming. 

Grand Targhee Resort, WY Yesterday. Image: Targhee Webcam

Grand Targhee Resort, WY opens for the season on Friday, November 17th. The resort has already received 97″ of snow this season, so this storm could put them well over 100″ before opening day.

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Storm Warning For:

  • Wyoming
7 day snowfall totals are looking HUGE in NW Wyoming. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow levels are expected to begin just above mountain bases. Then, a cold front is expected to move in tonight, which will drop snow levels into the valleys. 

Additional Storm Info:

High winds are expected to accompany this storm. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY
Snow totals are looking BIG for GT & JHMR. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY

Wyoming: 1-2 FEET of Snow Today – Through Friday Afternoon

* Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet.
- NOAA Riverton, WY
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

Wyoming Winter Storm Warning:

National Weather Service Riverton WY
140 AM MST Thu Nov 16 2017

...Heavy Snow in the many of the western mountains through Friday...

...Heavy snow possible in the Star Valley late tonight through

.A storm system will impact the west through Friday. Expect snow
in the mountains and a mix of rain and snow in the valleys through
this evening. A cold front will move in tonight, dropping snow
levels and bring the heaviest period of snow of the storm for
Thursday night and Friday morning. The snow will be accompanied by
gusty winds with areas of blowing snow.

Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-


* WHAT...Periods of snow continuing. Travel will be very difficult
 at times; especially during the evening commute on Thursday.
 Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet.

* WHERE...Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains.

* WHEN...Through Friday. The heaviest snow from this storm will
 likely be Thursday night into at least Friday morning when
 snowfall rates over an inch per hour are quite possible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
 visibility at times. Travel over Teton and Togwotee passes will
 become increasing worse as this system develops

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