Winter Storm Continues through Sunday Night

 

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It's a winter wonderland across the west again. The image above was taken by Jack Hales of Star Valley Ranch.
A complex winter storm has already deposited 18 to 36 inches of snow in the western mountains with 10 to 20 inches common across the Jackson and Star Valleys, southern Lincoln county and the Bondurant area.  Snow is not expected to be as heavy on Sunday, but an additional 6 to 12 inches of snow is expected in the western mountains with the heaviest amounts across the Salt and Wyoming Ranges.  Another 3 to 6 inches of snow is expected in the western valleys Sunday and Sunday night.

The Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center is keeping a close eye on the storm as light fluffly snow beneath a heavier, wet snow could increase avalanche danger this weekend. Please use caution if venturing out into the back country this weekend, or delay your trip until conditions become more stable.

Roads and passes across western and central Wyoming could have restricted travel or could close during this event. For the most up-to-date Wyoming road conditions information, please visit WYDOT's Travel Information Map.  Anyone who feels they must travel should make sure to have these items in their car (click here).

 

 

 

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A let up in snowfall will occur Sunday morning across the west before the next surge of Pacific moisture pushes in late this morning and afternoon.  The heaviest snowfall is expected across the southwest (Salt and Wyoming Ranges and southern Lincoln county) with mainly light to moderate snow across the northwest.  Light snow will also continue along a frontal boundary across north central Wyoming with another 1 to 2 inches of snow possible Sunday morning with snow tapering off through the afternoon.  Gusty wind will occur along the interstate 80 corridor today.

 

 

Additional 24 Hour Snow - Click to enlarge
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The above map shows the additional snowfall expected over the next 24 hours.

Some Highlights:

An additional 6 to 12 inches in the western mountains for a storm total of 24 to 48 inches.  An additional 3 to 6 inches in the western valleys (Jackson and Star valleys, southern Liincoln county and Bondurant area) for a storm total of 12 to 24 inches.

For a complete listing of snow and peak wind reports, please visit the "Latest Snow and Wind Reports" link above.


 

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