NOAA: Winter Storm Warnings TODAY for Wyoming, Colorado, Montana | 6-18” of New Snow

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24-Hr precipitation forecast from Oct. 4 – Oct 5th.  Wyoming, Montana, & Colorado in the bullseye.

A winter storm is plowing across the Northern Rockies today leaving a slew of Winter Storm Warnings in its path.  Wyoming, Montana, & Colorado will see big snow out of this system.  Spotters are already reporting 2-4 inches of new snow in many areas.  Up to 18” of new snow is expected in many high elevation locations.

MANY Winter Storm Warnings in the Northern Rockies Today
MANY Winter Storm Warnings in the Northern Rockies Today

These winter storm warning remains in effect until 6pm this evening.

NOAA Winter Storm Warning for Northern Rockies:

…AREAS OF HEAVY SNOW IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND NORTHERN
FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS TODAY……A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS WYOMING AND THE NORTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS TODAY. IN COLORADO THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS NORTH OF BERTHOUD PASS. IN THE FOOTHILLS AND
MOUNTAIN VALLEYS MOST OF THE SNOW WILL BE THIS MORNING…WHILE THE
SNOW WILL LINGER THROUGH THE DAY ON THE RIDGES.
EARLY MORNING REPORTS FROM AUTOMATED INSTRUMENTS AND SPOTTERS
INDICATED THAT 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW HAD ALREADY FALLEN IN THE
MOUNTAINS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70.

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Issued October 3rd in Colorado.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING…

* TIMING…SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY…DECREASING THIS EVENING. THE
SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES…ESPECIALLY THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…6 TO 14 INCHES.

Satellite today
Satellite today showing storm hitting Northern Rockies, USA

* WIND/VISIBILITY…WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE.. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE
HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS…MOUNTAIN ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED.
TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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Snowfall forecast with some zones in Wyoming forecasting around 20” today.
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Wyoming snow forecast graphic from NOAA
Colorado
Colorado snow graphic today.
pink winter storm warnings as of today shown in pink in WY, CO, MT
pink winter storm warnings as of today shown in pink in WY, CO, MT

 

 

 


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