The snow just won’t stop, as another storm system is on the horizon. It is expected to impact Wyoming and Montana Wednesday – Friday. Another storm is expected to arrive in Wyoming on Monday and stick around through Tuesday.
12-24″ of snow is expected to fall in Wyoming Wednesday – Friday.
Snow levels are expected to begin around pass levels and drop to mountain bases and even the valley floors by Friday morning.
Additional Storm Information:
Wyoming: 10-20″ of Snow Wednesday – Friday
* Snow Accumulation...12 to 24 inches. - NOAA Riverton, WY
Montana: 6-10″ of Snow Thursday – Friday
* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 10 inches for foothills and areas west of Interstate 90 with 4 to 6 inches for eastern Plains locations. - NOAA Billings, MT
Wyoming Winter Storm Watch:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Riverton WY 257 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017 ...MORE SNOW RETURNING TO WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT... A low pressure storm system moving across the Pacific northwest will spread increasing snow into the west tonight and Thursday. Through Thursday the snow will spread east of the Continental Divide across the north. The storm system will then strengthen and close off over south central to southeast Wyoming Thursday night with potential heavy convective snow developing over the Big Horn mountains, Johnson, Fremont and Natrona counties. The mountains may see 10 to 20 inches of snow with 5 to 10 inches in the lower elevations with local 12 to 15 inch amounts possible in the foothills areas around Buffalo, Casper and Lander. The storm system will dig south across northern Colorado and eventually into northern New Mexico by Saturday when the storm will be too far south for major impacts in Wyoming. Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast- 257 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017 ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT... The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday morning through late Friday night. * TIMING...Snow will increase over the Bighorn mountains towards morning. As the storm develops heavy snow will be possible through Friday night. * Snow Accumulation...12 to 24 inches. * MAIN IMPACT...Slushy to snow packed roads will make travel difficult on Powder River Pass. * OTHER IMPACTS...Heavy snow will reduce visibility below a quarter mile at times.