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Looks like Wyoming is catching it too.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY

MOIST STRONG WEST PACIFIC FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDS NIGHT.

PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW. WINDS BECOMING QUITE STRONG ON THE PASSES AND UPPER MOUNTAIN RIDGES AS THE STORM INTENSIFIES THROUGH TONIGHT AND WEDS.

SNOW SHOULD TAPER OFF THROUGH WEDS NIGHT BUT EXPECT VERY STRONG WINDS… SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.

SNOWFALL UP TO FOUR FEET MAY FALL IN THE TETONS WITH OTHER AREAS SEEING ONE TO TWO TO THREE FEET. SOME HIGHER MOUNTAIN AREAS MAY SEE WIND GUSTS OVER 90 MPH WEDS.

TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS… SNOWFALL OF 30 TO 40 INCHES EXPECTED… LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE… 10 TO 18 INCHES WERE ALREADY REPORTED IN THE TETONS AS OF 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

WEST WINDS WILL START OUT AROUND 20 TO 30 MPH…THEN INCREASE TO 40 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 90 MPH ON THE PASSES AND HIGHER PEAKS ON WEDNESDAY. VISIBILITY WILL BE NEAR ZERO AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/view/states.php?state=WY&map=on

Thanks to Kenneth Lund for this link

 

2 Responses to Four feet of snow expected in Tetons

  1. Tim Morrison says:

    Robert I guess i need to read you other book now. And for southern WY the NWS Forecast:Today: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Tonight: A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Blustery, with a west northwest wind between 15 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind between 10 and 15 mph.

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Saturday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Sunday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.


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