(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
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."
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