... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
* Summary and timing... southwest wind will today and may gust to
70 mph on exposed terrain after midnight... when snow will
begin. Snow will spread from north to south Friday night and
may be heavy at times through Saturday night.
* Snow accumulations... 5 to 10 inches in the Jackson Valley...
highest amounts north of Moose... with 10 to 18 inches over
higher terrain... higher amounts possible on west facing slopes.
* Wind and visibility... southwest winds may gust to 70 mph in
the exposed terrain with gusts over 30 mph possible in Jackson
Valley on Saturday. Visibility may be reduced to near zero at
times in snow and blowing snow... especially over mountain
passes. Expect wind chills to drop well below zero late
Saturday night into Sunday morning.
* Impacts... periods of heavy snow... blowing snow and strong
winds are expected to complicate travel and outdoor activities
this weekend... especially on exposed terrain and over mountain
passes. Avalanche danger may also increase this weekend due to
the additional snow and strong wind... please monitor
jhavalanche.Org if your weekend plans include travel into the
Remember... a Winter Storm Watch means conditions are favorable
for hazardous winter weather in and close to the watch area.
The latest Road conditions provided by the Wyoming Department of
Transportation are available by calling 5-1-1 or on the internet