10 Inches New, Snow Forecast Every Day Through Weekend, Teton Powder Skiing in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Written by wade on February 11, 2010 – 10:35 am -

 

From the National Weather Service on Feb 12, 2010: 
MOIST PACIFIC AIR WILL RIDE OVER COLDER AIR TODAY WITH PERIODS OF MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL EXPECTED ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 5 AM MST AND 4 PM MST. SNOWFALL WILL DIMINISH SHARPLY LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS WITH VERY LIGHT TO LIGHT SNOWFALL MAINLY CONFINED TO THE HIGHER PEAKS. ANOTHER BATCH OF PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION TONIGHT...AND SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE ENHANCED BY A STRONG UPPER LEVEL JET. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON SATURDAY. PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY EVENING. TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS BY SATURDAY EVENING WILL RANGE FROM 14 TO 22 INCHES IN THE TETONS AND WYOMING RANGE WITH 4-10 INCH AMOUNTS IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. WEST WIND BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS TODAY AND TONIGHT.THESE WINDS WILL DIMINISH DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY.

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