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Winter Storm Warning until 5 p.m., Avalanche Warning until 8 p.m.

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Some inclement weather is coming to the area today. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning until 5 p.m. today. According to the statement, the snowfall total for this storm is expected to reach 6 - 12 inches for Jackson Hole and Star Valley. Additionally, the warning states that "southwest to west winds 15 - 20 MPH with gusts 20 - 30 MPH across open areas will cause blowing and drifting snow with visibility under one quarter mile at times." The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center has issued an Avalanche warning for Yellowstone National Park, Salt River and Wyoming Ranges, and the Absaroka Mountains until 8 p.m. tonight. The warning states that, "this warning is for the mountainous areas of northwest Wyoming including Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. A potent winter storm will create very dangerous avalanche conditions. Human triggered and naturally released avalanche are likely. These avalanches are expected to be destructive and could impact roadways. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended." *Feature Photo: h/t @pda.photo on Instagram / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news