(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.
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