Fast Moving Storm Blows through Western Wyoming this Evening

Fast Moving Storm Blows through Western Wyoming this Evening

Model Forecast Snowfall through 6am Monday Morning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1254 AM MST Sun Mar 5 2017

...A fast moving weather system to bring snow and wind to the area
west of the Continental Divide today and tonight...

.A weather system will begin to move into far western Wyoming
late this morning. This system will produce a brief, but possibly
intense, period of snow as a cold front sweeps east across the
area this afternoon into early Monday morning. The combination of
falling snow and gusty wind will create hazardous travel
conditions.


Jackson Hole-Star Valley-
Including the cities of Jackson, Afton, Alpine,
Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne
1254 AM MST Sun Mar 5 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 5 AM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...The heaviest snow is expected to fall this afternoon
  and evening.

* MAIN IMPACT...Snow of 3 to 6 inches along with southwest winds
  gusting 15 to 30 mph, mainly this afternoon and evening.
  Lightning and thunder will also be possible at times this
  afternoon and early evening.

* OTHER IMPACTS...The combination of falling snow and gusty wind
  will create periods of limited visibility and hazardous travel
  conditions. Roads will become slick and snowpacked by late
  Sunday evening.


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
1056 AM MST Sun Mar 5 2017


Upper Snake Highlands-Caribou Highlands-
Wasatch Mountains/Idaho Portion-
Including the cities of St. Anthony, Ashton, Island Park, Driggs,
Victor, Henry, Soda Springs, Downey, Lava Hot Springs,
and Montpelier
1056 AM MST Sun Mar 5 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
MONDAY...

* IMPACTS...Snow, heavy at times will cause travel difficulties
  today through Monday morning. Southwest winds of 15 to 20 mph
  will also cause blowing and drifting of snow.

* TIMING...Through early Monday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Snow accumulation of 5 to 8 inches above
  6500 feet, and 2 to 4 inches at lower elevations.

* CONFIDENCE...Confidence on timing is high, for accumulations,
  moderate to high confidence.

* LOCATIONS...The Eastern Highlands from Bear Lake north to
  Macks Inn, including Targhee Pass, Pine Creek Pass, Emigration
  Pass, and Geneva Summit.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter weather advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be
prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use
caution while driving.

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