Winter Storm to Impact the West Wednesday through Thursday



The National Weather Service
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Another major winter storm will impact the west today through Thursday with heavy snow and strong wind. One to two feet of snow will fall in the mountains, with 6 to 12 inches across
the lower elevations.  The snow will be accompanied by strong west to southwest winds and areas of blowing and drifting snow. Please use extreme caution if you must travel. Another storm is on the horizon for Friday and Friday night. Read our Winter Storm Statement here.  Areas east of the Divide may also see high winds.  Read our High Wind Statement here.






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