Snow Advisory through Thursday
December 21, 2005
PM Update: The National Weather Service out of Riverton has issued a Snow Advisory for the mountains and valleys of western Wyoming for Wednesday night through Thursday morning. Roads are expected to become very slick with wet snow accumulating on frozen road surfaces.
Snow is expected to develop across western Wyoming starting Wednesday with 3-5 inches of new snow possible in the valleys of western and Central Wyoming by Thursday. Higher elevations could get 6-9 inches of fresh snow with this latest system. There will be a small break on Thursday evening, then another system moving in on Friday bringing another chance of snow for the weekend.
The weekend weather and Christmas Day looks like it will be partly cloudy with daytime highs in the mid-20s. Expect snow showers on traveling days of Friday and Monday. Travelers should be prepared for winter driving conditions in Wyoming. Road condition reports and weather links are at the bottom of this article.
Wednesday: SNOW ADVISORY Mostly cloudy, with a high around 38. North northwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night: Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind at 7 mph becoming southwest. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Thursday: SNOW ADVISORY Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind at 6 mph becoming northwest. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low near 16. West wind at 6 mph becoming southeast.
Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high around 33. Northwest wind between 10 and 15 mph.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy and blustery, with a low around 8.
Saturday: Partly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Christmas Day: Partly cloudy, with a high around 25.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low near 6.
Monday: Partly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Monday Night: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Tuesday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high around 29.
Wyoming Road Condition Report (WYDOT)
Weather Forecasts (National Weather Service)