... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Storm Watch... which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through
* Timing... snow will likely begin by late Thursday afternoon.
Snowfall will become heavy at times Thursday night 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... 3 to 6 inches in the northern portion of the
park around Mammoth, 6 to 10 inches in the central portion of
the park and up to 10 to 20 inches possible over the southwest
portion of the park.
* Wind and visibility... west winds of 15 to 30 may result in
blowing and drifting snow along with lowered visibility down to
one quarter of a mile.
* Impacts... roads may become slick and snow packed with limited
visibility at times. People planning outdoor activities should
be prepared for adverse winter weather conditions and take the
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow and/or blowing snow that may impact travel. Continue to
monitor the latest forecasts.