(Riverton, Wyo.) – The wind isn’t going away today, according to today’s weather synopsis from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Riverton. Here’s their information:

SYNOPSIS:

Decreasing snowfall will occur across Wyoming during the day today…but the strong northwest flow aloft will keep winds churning. Expect areas of blowing snow to make travel very difficult…especially over the mountain passes. An approaching frontal boundary will produce some additional snowfall for northeast Wyoming, this evening and overnight.

 

MULTIPLE HIGH WIND WARNINGS REMAIN TODAY AND TONIGHT…

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL TAPER OFF ACROSS THE WEST AS WIND SPEEDS INCREASE THROUGH THE MORNING…BECOMING STRONG IN MANY AREAS BY NOON…CONTINUING

THROUGH THE NIGHT. EXPECT TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES TO BE DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE…ESPECIALLY ALONG JOHNSON COUNTY AND

OVER BIGHORN MOUNTAIN PASSES AFTER SUNSET AS A BAND OF SNOW APPROACHES WITH A COLD FRONT DROPPING SOUTH. PLEASE SEE THE WARNINGS

AND FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILS.

 

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

EARLY TUESDAY…STRONG WINDS WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF IN THE MOUNTAINS AND UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN…BUT GUSTY WINDS COULD STILL HAMPER TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY EARLY.

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These strong winds could enhance avalanche danger...be sure to check http://www.jhavalanche.org/index.php before venturing out into the back-country for the next couple of days.

These strong winds could enhance avalanche danger…be sure to check here before venturing out into the back-country for the next couple of days.