Difficult Driving Conditions Over Select Passes This Evening

Periods of light to moderate snow are expected to continue over higher elevations and in the west this evening. Heaviest snowfall will occur before midnight.

A trough digging down from the Northern states is passing through the area this evening increasing wind speeds and enhancing the snowfall. The snow has very low moisture content and easily driven by the wind. This combination of weather elements is creating a ground blizzard over South Pass leading to its clousure...and is creating dangerous driving conditions over Teton Pass for the evening commute home. Motorists travelling through central and western mountain passes are urged to monitor the WYDOT website for updates on road conditions and closures as well as allow extra time to get to their destination.

The snow fall will begin to taper off after midnight and become predominantly light. Winds speeds are also expected to taper off after midnight as well. Please continue to monitor our Homepage and our current Weather Story for updates.

 Image of Louis Lake On South Pass this Afternoon

Image courtesy of the Wyoming Department of Transportation

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