(Riverton, Wyo.) – In a morning weather briefing, the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Riverton said “a cold front will dive southward out of Montana today, and bring the next chance for measurable snow across the region. The best chances will come east of the divide where 1-3 inches will be possible, with 3-6 inches possible across the Lander Foothills, the Bighorn Mountains, and the eastern Wind River Mountains. Snow will diminish from north to south tonight. Dry and cooler conditions are then expected for Thursday.”

The Hazardous Weather Outlook for Western and Central Wyoming is copied below:

DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND COLD FRONT WILL COMBINE TO BRING SNOW TO THE REGION…ESPECIALLY EAST OF THE DIVIDE. EXPECT NEW SNOW AMOUNTS TO RANGE FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES ACROSS THE WIND RIVER AND BIG HORN BASINS…AND 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE SURROUNDING MOUNTAINS AND LANDER FOOTHILLS. STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER UPDATES WITH THIS WINTER EVENT.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY…THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

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