NOAA: Winter Storm Watch Issued For Wyoming | Up To 18″ of Snow Tonight – Thursday Night

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BLUE= Winter Storm Watch. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Wyoming. It’s in effect Today – Thursday Night. 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.

6-12+” of Snow Tonight – Thursday Night.

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
48 hour snowfall totals. Image: The Weather Channel

Wyoming: 6-12+” of Snow Tonight – Thursday Night

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

WY Winter Weather Advisory:

National Weather Service Riverton WY
148 AM MDT Wed Apr 11 2018

...Winter storm watches for western mountains Late tonight
through late Thursday night...

...Winter Storm watches for northern Wyoming from Thursday
Afternoon to Friday Afternoon...

.A potentially strong wet and windy Pacific storm may bring
strong winds and moderate to heavy snow to western wyoming
starting late tonight. The snow and wind may spread across
northern Wyoming Thursday afternoon in the Bighorn mountains then
spread into the lower elevations of the north Thursday evening,
while tapering off in the western mountains. 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


* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches, with localized amounts up to 18 inches, are possible.

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

* WHEN...From late tonight through late Thursday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the morning commute on Thursday. Significant
  reductions in visibility are possible with areas of heavy snow
  as well as blowing and drifting snow.
Grand Targhee, WY. Image: NYSkiBlog

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