... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
noon MST Saturday...
The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for the Star Valley and the surrounding mountains
which is in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to noon MST Saturday.
The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.
* Timing... snow will likely begin by late this afternoon. Snowfall
will become heavy at times tonight and will likely continue
through Saturday morning. There will likely be one final burst
of snowfall around mid day Saturday. Snowfall will decrease to
snow showers Saturday afternoon.
* Total snowfall... 8 to 15 inches in the Star Valley expected along
with 15 to 25 inches possible in the salt and Wyoming ranges.
* Wind and visibility... west winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
45 mph will result in blowing and drifting snow along with
lowered visibility down to one quarter of a mile at times on
Salt River Pass.
* Impacts... roads may become slick and snow packed with limited
visibility at times... especially over the Salt River Pass.
People planning outdoor activities should be prepared for
adverse winter weather conditions and take the proper
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, and or
blowing snow are expected or occurring. This could make travel
very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel keep some food,
water, and an extra flashlight in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. Check the latest Road conditions at wyoroad.Info or by
dialing 5 1 1.