Winter Storm Warnings Issued For The Northwest | Up To 16″ of Snow Possible

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
Northwest Storm Warnings. Image: NOAA, Today
PINK = Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE = Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA, Today

Once again, the northwestern portion of the U.S. is under Winter Storm Warnings. It seems as though it has been a consistent trend this winter.

This storm looks like it could produce well for Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Grand Targhee with up to 16″ in the forecast.

GFS forecast showing substantial snow totals over the next 7 days! Image: Tropical Tidbits                    
GFS forecast showing substantial snow totals over the next 7 days! Image: Tropical Tidbit
Grand Targhee Forecast. Image: NOAA, Today
Grand Targhee Forecast. Image: NOAA, Today

NOAA has issued Winter Storm Warnings today for:

  • Wyoming
  • Idaho
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Montana
7 Day Snowfall Totals. Image: NOAA, Today
7 Day Snowfall Totals. Image: NOAA, Today

NOAA has issued Winter Weather Advisories for:

  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Idaho
  • Wyoming
  • Montana
Deep at JHMR on 12/16/2016. PC: Chris Figenshan
Deep at JHMR on 12/16/2016. PC: Chris Figenshan

SNOWFALL FORECASTS Totals by STATE:

Wyoming: 10-16″

* SNOWFALL...10 TO 16 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE JACKSON VALLEY.
- NOAA Riverton, WY Today
Outlook for Wyoming. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY
Outlook for Wyoming. Image: NOAA Riverton, WY

Idaho: 10-16″

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES WITH OVER 1 FOOT POSSIBLE ON THE HIGHEST PEAKS AND RIDGES. 2 TO 4 INCHES FROM DUBOIS TOMONIDA PASS.
- NOAA Boise, ID Today
Snowfall totals. Image: NOAA Boise, ID
Snowfall totals. Image: NOAA Boise, ID

Oregon: 6-12″

* SNOW AMOUNTS...6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE WEST CENTRAL IDAHO MOUNTAINS. 4 TO 8 INCHES IN UPPER WEISER RIVER AREA. 5 TO 9 INCHES IN BAKER COUNTY. 5 TO 10 INCHES IN BOISE 
 MOUNTAINS.
- NOAA Portland, OR Today
There is a potential for ice as well. Image: NOAA Medford, OR
There is a potential for ice as well. Image: NOAA Medford, OR

Washington: 7-13″

STEVENS PASS...UP TO 7 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT...UP TO 3 INCHES TUESDAY MORNING WITH A RAIN SNOW MIX POSSIBLE...UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
- NOAA Seattle, WA Today
7-13" is possible. Image: NOAA Seattle, WA Today
7-13″ is possible. Image: NOAA Seattle, WA Today

Montana: 6-12″

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET ELEVATION. 2TO 4 INCHES EXPECTED BELOW 5000 FT.
- NOAA Billings, MT Today
A Christmas Day forecast.. Snow? Image: NOAA Billings, MT
A Christmas Day forecast.. Snow? Image: NOAA Billings, MT

 


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