NOAA: Winter Storm Warning Issued For WY | 8-16″ of Snow Is Forecasted To Fall Today – Wednesday Morning

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PINK= Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Warnings & Winter Weather Advisories for Wyoming. The Winter Storm Warning is in effect from early this morning – noon on Wednesday. This storm is expected to deliver heavy snowfall, the heaviest of which will be tonight.

8-16″ of Snow Today – Wednesday Morning In Wyoming.

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

Snow is forecasted to fall at all elevations, as temperatures are forecasted to be relatively cold throughout this storm. 

Additional Storm Info:

Winter storm on tap. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY
Snow is forecasted to stick around through the week. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY

Wyoming: 8-16″ of Snow Today – Wednesday Morning

* Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches,
  with localized amounts up to 20 inches, are expected.
- NOAA Riverton, WY
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

WY Winter Storm Warning:

National Weather Service Riverton WY
222 AM MST Tue Jan 9 2018

...Significant accumulating snow is expected for far Western
Wyoming today through Wednesday morning...

.A series of pacific weather disturbances will initiate periods
of accumulating snowfall today through Wednesday morning in far
Western Wyoming, during which time, heavy snowfall accumulations
are expected, particularly late tonight.

Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-


* WHAT...Light snow this morning, becoming heavier later today.
 Heaviest period of snowfall expected tonight. Plan on difficult
 travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches,
 with localized amounts up to 20 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains.

* WHEN...This morning through noon Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
 visibility at times. Please monitor JHAVALANCHE.ORG if your
 plans include travel into the back country.

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