Complex Winter Storm This Weekend

 

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Visibility could suddenly drop to near zero as the heavier snow bands move through today and tonight. In addition, winds could be gusty and erratic with the stronger bands. The above image is courtesy of Grand Teton National Park. They have had several road closures over the past week due to adverse winter weather.
A complex winter storm continues to move across the intermountain west. Unpredictable bands of snow could form just about anywhere in or near the advised or warned area and drop over one inch per hour today. In addition, a cold front dropped south overnight, helping out the snow bands with some uplsope flow. The jet stream is overhead too, helping the snowfall rates increase from time to time.

The Bridger-Teton Avalanche center currently has avalanche danger as Considerable across their forecast areas. There was a recent death just east of Togwotee Lodge earlier this week, so please be aware of the danger if you are going out into the back country as more snow will certainly not make conditions any safer.

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 week, this means more snow for much of the area and windy periods along with each font. To monitor the latest satellite and radar imagery, forecasts, and other information, check out our County Briefing Pages, click on your county of interest and explore!


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