Storm to bring 4 - 8 inches today, snow to continue through the weekend

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Early this morning, the National Weather Service Riverton office issued a Special Weather Statement warning of an upcoming snowstorm. The weather statement reads, "An upper level disturbance will push across the area this morning, bringing increasing snowfall across the western mountains and far western valleys today. The heaviest of snow is expected through 9 a.m. this morning, tapering off this afternoon. Snowfall totals by this evening will generally range from 1 to 3 inches across the Jackson and Star Valleys with locally higher amounts in the Alpine area. Snowfall totals across the Teton Mountain will range from 4 to 8 inches with 3 to 6 inches in the Togwotee Pass area, the Salt and Wyoming ranges and southwest Yellowstone National Park. Additionally, west winds at 15 to 30 MPH with gusts over 40 MPH will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow across open areas this morning." Here is the weather forecast for the rest of the week through this weekend. *[image: Inline image 1]* *Feature Photo: h/t @tuckf on Instagram / Pitchengine Communities* * * #buckrail #news