NOAA: Winter Storm Watch Issued For The Tetons | 2+ FEET Forecasted Above 8,000'

NOAA: Winter Storm Watch Issued For The Tetons | 2+ FEET Forecasted Above 8,000'

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NOAA: Winter Storm Watch Issued For The Tetons | 2+ FEET Forecasted Above 8,000'

High cirrus clouds signal the oncoming storm | Photo: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

As if the Tetons didn’t already have enough snow, another Winter Storm will arrive this evening with up to 2 feet forecasted for the higher elevations.

We know what you’re thinking, “THOSE LUCKY BASTARDS…” And you’re right– they are very lucky. As of this morning, JHMR has already seen roughly 92″ this season alone and this storm could push them over the 100″ mark really quick. That puts them at over 200% of their normal snowpack for this time of year.

Forecasted Snow Totals:

  • Jackson Hole —26″
  • Grand Targhee — 25″
  • Teton Pass — 22″

LET IT SNOW!

Winter Storm Watch

…Heavy Snow in the Tetons and Gros Ventre Ranges late tonight through Friday Morning…

A storm system will impact the west from later tonight through Friday. Expect snow in the mountains and a mix of rain and snow in the valleys through Thursday. A cold front will move in Thursday night, dropping snow levels and bring the heaviest period of snow of the storm for Thursday night. The snow will be accompanied by gusty winds with areas of blowing snow.

WYZ012-152200-/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0025.171116T0700Z-171117T1900Z/Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains- 1252 AM MST Wed Nov 15 2017

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING…

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Travel will be very difficult on Teton Pass, especially Thursday night. Total snow of 1 to 2 feet.

* WHERE…Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains.

* WHEN…From late Wednesday night through Friday morning. Heaviest snow expected Thursday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Significant reductions in visibility are possible with areas of blowing and drifting snow.

 

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