Major Winter Storm To Impact Jackson Hole During Opening Weekend!

Major Winter Storm To Impact Jackson Hole During Opening Weekend!

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Major Winter Storm To Impact Jackson Hole During Opening Weekend!

The calm before the storm | Webcam Image From Nov 21, 2018

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is kicking off their 2018/19 ski season this weekend and the weather gods approve. NOAA has issued a winter storm watch for Jackson, Wyoming. It’s in effect from early Friday morning through Saturday. High winds and heavy snowfall are forecasted to impact the area throughout that time. Snow levels will start out around 5,000ft on Friday before dropping below 2,000ft on Saturday.

7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits

Wyoming: 12-24″ of Snow Friday – Saturday

“Heavy snow possible.Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph Friday night.” – NOAA Riverton, WY Today

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, WY opens for the season on Saturday, November 24th, 2018.

Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
242 AM MST Wed Nov 21 2018

...A Major Winter Storm to impact western Wyoming for the holiday
weekend...

.A strong winter storm will impact western portions of Wyoming
Friday and Saturday. This storm is expected to produce
significant snowfall, especially Friday night.

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12
  inches possible.

* WHERE...Jackson Hole and Star Valley.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to
  impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning
  and evening commutes.

Snow levels will start out around 5,000ft on Friday before dropping below 2,000ft on Saturday.


Here is to a great winter season at Jackson Hole, WY!

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