Dubois area expecting snow; Winter Weather Advisory for western part of state

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Dubois area folks can expect to see some snow flurries for their Halloween evening and most of the day Thursday.

The National Weather Service office in Riverton issued a “Hazardous Weather Outlook” for Dubois, and areas just west of town, including Togwotee Pass are under a Winter Weather Advisory:

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..Winter Weather Advisory for the Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains

this afternoon through mid-morning Thursday...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

An approaching weather system in the the northwest flow will

bring periods of snow to Western Wyoming this afternoon. Total

snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches, with isolated higher amounts

expected in the Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains. Western valleys

will see snow amounts of 1 to 3 inches. Evening commutes could

become hazardous.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thursday...Continued snow showers in the western areas will bring

slick roads and reduced visibility for morning commuters. Strong

northwest wind possible across portions of central Wyoming,

especially northern Johnson County.

Friday night and Saturday...Snow is expected to increase across

the western mountains Friday evening and continue into Saturday

morning, tapering off Saturday afternoon. Significant

accumulations are possible. Very windy conditions are possible

along the east slopes of the Divide and southern areas Friday

night.

Sunday and Monday...Another round of significant snowfall possible

across the western mountains and Far West valleys Sunday afternoon

through Monday morning.

Here is the current Dubois weather forecast thanks to the National Weather Service.

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a west wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain showers between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow showers after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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