First Snows of November, Heavy in the Mountains Coming Friday and Saturday

First Snows of November, Heavy in the Mountains Coming Friday and Saturday

The first snows of November are expected into this weekend, with the greatest amounts in the higher elevations of Northwest Wyoming.  Total amounts could reach 2-3 feet in the Tetons and possibly several inches in lower populated areas by Saturday night.
Below is a forecast graphic for total expected snowfall up until Saturday evening November 4, 2017. 


There is a Winter Storm Watch for the Mountains adjacent to Star Valley
beginning Friday morning.

Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-
635 AM MDT Thu Nov 2 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow possible. 2 to 5 inches
  have fallen so far. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches. Plan on difficult travel conditions.

* WHERE...Salt River and Wyoming Ranges.

* WHEN...From Friday morning through Saturday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

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