National Weather Service predicts significant winter storm for Thanksgiving

(Jackson, Wyo.) - According to the National Weather Service Riverton (NWS), a significant winter storm is coming later this week for Western Wyoming. The NWS summary states that the storm will "likely impact much of the area beginning late Tuesday Night with snow, heavy at times, possible through Thanksgiving Day. "Colder upslope flow will develop east of the Continental Divide Wednesday with areas form Casper to Lander and southward looking most favorable for the heaviest snow amounts. "Strong northeast winds will likely cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, with areas of very limited visibility across portions of central and southern Wyoming, including Interstate 80. The details of this upcoming winter storm are still coming into view, but those who are planning to travel this holiday should pay close attention to the timing and expected impacts of this storm." [image: Inline image 1] The NWS posted on their Facebook page that it is too early to confirm the timing and snowfall totals that the storm will produce, but according to the radar, they are confident that a significant storm will occur. *Feature Photo: h/t Lee Rust / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news