NOAA: Winter Storm Warning Issued For Wyoming | 18-24″ of Snow, With Up To 36″ Today – Sunday Morning

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PINK= Winter Storm Warning. BLUE= Winter Storm Watch. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Wyoming. It is in effect from 6:00am Friday Morning – 5:00am Sunday Morning. This is expected to be the strongest storm of the season so far.

18-24″ of Snow, With Up To 36″ Today – Sunday Morning In Wyoming.

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Storm Warning For:

  • Wyoming

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Storm Watch For:

  • Wyoming
7 day snowfall totals are HUGE for Grand Targhee & JHMR. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow levels are expected to hover around the mountain bases, so accumulating snowfall isn’t expected to occur in the mountain valleys.

Additional Storm Info:

Another STRONG system moves in this morning. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY
Snow totals Today – Sunday Morning. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY

Wyoming: 18-24″ of Snow, With Up To 36″ Today – Sunday Morning

* Total snow accumulations of 18 to 24 inches,
 with localized amounts up to 36 inches, are expected.
- NOAA Riverton, WY
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Wyoming Winter Storm Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
556 AM MDT Fri Nov 3 2017

...Snow, heavy at times, in the Western Mountains today through
Saturday night...

.An area of rain has begun to stream northeast from the Wind
River Mountains. Due to freezing temperatures at the surface and a
warm layer above, freezing rain is occurring/is possible in the
Lander Foothills, Wind River Basin, and Natrona County Lower
Elevations.

Another more powerful snowstorm is setting up for the western
mountains of Wyoming beginning today and continuing through
Saturday night. Up to 2 feet or more of snowfall is expected
across much of western/northwestern mountains by Sunday morning.
In addition, gusty southwest winds could cause blowing and
drifting of snow at times and in favored locations. This will
make travel difficult or impossible over some mountains passes,
including Teton and Togwotee Passes.

Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-
556 AM MDT Fri Nov 3 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Light snow will continue today with anywhere from 1 to
 4 inches of additional accumulation later this morning. Then,
 heavy snow and some blowing snow is expected. Travel will be
 difficult to impossible at times, including the morning
 commute on Friday. Total snow accumulations of 18 to 24 inches,
 with localized amounts up to 36 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains.

* WHEN...6 AM Today to 5 AM Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will
 cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. Travel over Teton
 Pass may be difficult at times.
Storm Riding At Grand Targhee last season. Image: Powder Day Photography

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