(Jackson, Wyo.) - Does this week's warm weather have you dreaming of spring? Well don't put the winter coats away yet, there is a big storm in the works. According to the National Weather Service Riverton Office, there is winter storm coming to Western Wyoming tonight and Thursday. The advisory states that "Accumulating snow is likely in the mountains and valleys of western Wyoming, especially on Thursday. High wind over southwest and central Wyoming will increase Thursday morning and peak Thursday afternoon. Wind gusts over 60 mph are possible across a wide swath of Wyoming. Winds will generally be from the south to southwest. "Those traveling over the western passes, like Teton, Togwotee, and Salt River, should be prepared for deteriorating road conditions and visibility by Thursday morning. Commuters should plan to leave early in order to allow for the wintry conditions and for other delays. Motorists traveling I-80 and other roads and highways of southwest and central Wyoming should be prepared for possible cross-winds." The NWS states that snowfall of 7 - 14 inches is possible for the Teton and Gros Ventre mountain ranges, with light accumulation and snow/rain mix expected for the valleys. [image: Inline image 1] Get more information on this storm here.
*Feature Photo: Togwotee Pass this morning. Pitchengine Communities*