The National Weather Service office in Riverton has issued a “Hazardous Weather Conditions Outlook” report for most areas of Fremont County.
Snow is expected to begin flying Thursday afternoon and continue into Friday. Another shot of precipitation could hit central Wyoming early next week. Additionally, temperatures will dip to below zero overnight.
Fremont County saw significant accumulation Sunday night through Tuesday morning, with areas of Lander getting up to 20 inches of snow. Full totals from that storm can be found here.
Higher elevations, and Dubois are expected to see some snowfall Wednesday afternoon, as well as Thursday and Friday.
As of Wednesday afternoon, here’s the current forecast as reported by the National Weather Service in Riverton.
...Winter Storm Warnings for western Wyoming through midday Friday... ...Winter Storm Watch for northern Wyoming tonight through midday Friday... ...High Wind Watch for southern Wyoming Thursday afternoon through Friday... This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight. Light snow will once again move into the northwest this morning as a weather system approaches the state. This snow will become moderate to heavy and spread across the rest of the west this afternoon. This evening and overnight snow will begin to spread across the north. This afternoon a strong gusty southwest to west wind will develop across Sweetwater and southern Lincoln Counties. Blowing snow and reduced visibility could make for hazardous travel conditions along I-80. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday. Thursday through Friday...Snow in the north and west could be heavy at times through Friday. High winds will be possible in Sweetwater County Thursday afternoon and Friday. Blowing snow and reduced visibility could make for hazardous travel conditions along I-80. Saturday...Snow across western and northern portions. Tuesday...Snow across western and northern portions. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather conditions, according to standard operating procedures.