NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Wyoming | 6-12″ of Snow Tonight – Wednesday Morning

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PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Wyoming. It’s in effect Tonight – Wednesday morning. High winds and consistent snowfall are forecasted to impact the area throughout that time.

Wyoming:

  • 6-12″ of Snow Tonight – Wednesday Morning

“Light snow today will become steadier and heaver tonight and continue into Wednesday morning before becoming lighter and more intermittent Wednesday afternoon.”

– NOAA Riverton, WY

Grand Targhee Resort, WY and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, WY already have over 130″ of snow on the season, so this storm could boost those already-impressive numbers.

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

Snow levels are forecasted to hover just below 6,000ft before dropping below 4,000ft Wednesday afternoon.

The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average temperatures and above average precipitation in Wyoming.

Additional Storm Info:

Snow totals Tuesday – Wednesday. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY

Wyoming: 6-12″ of Snow Tonight – Wednesday Morning

* Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches expected.
  Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
- NOAA Riverton, WY
High winds are on the way. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY

Winter Weather Advisory:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1244 AM MST Tue Dec 18 2018

...Snow returning to western Wyoming through Wednesday...

.Light snow today will become steadier and heaver tonight and
continue into Wednesday morning before becoming lighter and more
intermittent Wednesday afternoon.

Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-
Including the city of Alta

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON MST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains.

* WHEN...From 5 PM this afternoon to noon MST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Areas of
  blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

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