Very strong winter storm. Blizzard conditions expected along I-80 east of Rock Springs… over South Pass and in the Jeffrey City… Sweetwater Station area later tonight through Thursday.
22 Feb 2017 – BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT
The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Blizzard
Warning… from 11 PM this evening to 11 AM Friday.
Snow will develop tonight…and may become heavy at times from the predawn hours Thursday through early Thursday evening. Snow will continue into Friday morning before tapering off to flurries.
SNOWFALL…12 to 18 inches.
Travel may become nearly impossible due to the heavy snow…very strong wind and near zero visibility at times.
Winds will start to decrease later Thursday night into Friday morning.
Storm will then head east toward the Plains and upper Midwest.
National Weather Service Riverton WY
Heavy snow and strong wind impact much of Central and Southern
Wyoming as early as this evening through mid day Friday…
A very strong winter storm is expected to move into Southern
Wyoming tonight and stall out during the day before slowly winding
down and shifting east of the area later Friday. The heaviest snow
for most areas will be later tonight through Thursday. This storm
system will also be accompanied by strong winds in many areas.
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-Including the city of Jeffrey City
See United States map as to where the storm will head next. Includes complete list of warnings from the Rockies thru the Midwest:
Thanks to Kenneth Lund for these links