Winter Storm Continues through the Weekend

 

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Another windy snow storm is sweeping across the state. Expect off and on snow across the west and off and on windy periods along and east of the Divide through the weekend.

The image above was taken by Nancy Shaffer of Daniel, WY.
Another series of snow storms will continue to move across the intermountain west this weekend, this means more snow for the western mountains and windy periods along and east of the Divide. It will be fairly warm through Sunday afternoon, especially east of the Divide where temperatures will soar well into the 50's. Across the west, rain may mix with snow at times and could lead to rapid snow melt in the lower elevations. This rain on snow could cause excessive standing water in developed areas and put some water into more vulnerable basements and other low spots.

A cold front and a more organized band of snow will sweep west to east on Sunday, possibly bringing some measurable precipitation east of the Divide and lowering temperatures back below freezing across the entire forecast area. This system will quickly exit early Monday morning, leaving behind a dry and comparatively mild day for Monday, but strong southwest flow will also help maintain windy conditions east of the Divide.

The Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center is keeping a close eye on the storm as the snow pack remains unstable. 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 series of snow storms will continue to move across the intermountain west this weekend, this means more snow for the western mountains and windy periods along and east of the Divide. Temperatures will remain above normal for much of the weekend ahead of an approaching cold front on Sunday afternoon and evening.


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