WYOMING LOCATIONS IMPACTED AND WHAT TO EXPECT:

A significant winter snowstorm is expected to impact much of central and southern Wyoming over the weekend, while bringing significant snowfall to portions of northwestern Wyoming beginning on Friday. The snowfall will then develop across central and southern Wyoming later tonight into Saturday morning. The significant snowfall is then expected to continue through Saturday night. The locations that will be most impacted are expected to be between Green River and Casper.

The National Weather service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Southwest Wyoming, including the cities of Evanston, Kemmerer, Rock Springs, and Casper, for 6 p.m. Friday until 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Difficult driving conditions will develop and visibility will likely be severely reduced in areas with heavier snowfall.

Significant snowfall is expected with this storm. Evanston and surrounding areas can expect 3 to 7 inches, with localized amounts up
to 12 inches. While Casper, Cheyenne, Rawlins and Wheatland could possibly receive up to 8 inches, and Rock Springs, Lander and Riverton facing a possiblilty of up to 6 inches.

 

IDAHO LOCATIONS IMPACTED AND WHAT TO EXPECT:

A winter storm is currently impacting eastern Idaho today (Friday), with varying amounts of snow and/or rain.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for areas above 5,500 Feet in Southeastern Idaho. This advisory will remain in effect until 8 p.m. Friday.

The following locations are included in the advisory area: St. Anthony, Ashton, Island Park, Driggs, Victor, Henry, Soda Springs, Downey, Lava Hot Springs, and Montpelier.

Look for snow totals in the range of 2 to 6 inches, with exceptions around Island Park, Driggs and the Bear River Range.  Higher elevations in spots could see up to 9 inches of snow through Friday night. Below 6500 feet, with the exception of around Island Park, will likely see 2 inches or less.