(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
"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."
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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
*Feature Photo: h/t Lee Rust / Pitchengine Communities*