|Water Vapor Imagery Friday Morning April 7 2017|
|Forecast Precipitation Through Monday Morning|
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Pocatello ID 208 AM MDT Fri Apr 7 2017 Caribou Highlands-Wasatch Mountains/Idaho Portion- Including the cities of Henry, Soda Springs, Downey, Lava Hot Springs, and Montpelier 208 AM MDT Fri Apr 7 2017 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MDT SUNDAY... The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to 6 AM MDT Sunday. * IMPACTS...Roads may become slushy, snow covered and slick. * TIMING...Rain or a mix of rain and snow should quickly change over to snow after sunset tonight. Heavy snow is possible at times this evening. A break in activity is expected Saturday morning with heavier snow showers re-developing late Saturday afternoon through Saturday night. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 to 3 inches valleys. 4 to 7 inches for mountain passes. * CONFIDENCE...Timing: medium to high. Amounts: medium to high. * LOCATIONS...Soda Springs, Grace, Montpelier, Emigration Pass, Fish Creek Pass, Border Summit, Geneva Summit. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A winter weather advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
...From Riverton Forecast Office...
...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR THE WESTERN AND SOUTHWESTERN MOUNTAINS OF WYOMING BEGINNING TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT... This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight Warming temperatures and increasing southwest wind will result in accelerated melting of snowpack below 9000 feet with significant rises in some rivers and creeks beginning today. A moderate to strong wind will blow from Rocks Springs to Casper. The mountains and eastern slope foothills, including Lander will also have the potential for strong winds at times. The first of a couple of upper level disturbances and associated cold fronts will bring significant rain, snowfall and wind to the western mountains beginning tonight. Western valleys will likely see mainly rain showers until well after midnight when a changeover to a rain snow mix or all snow is possible before sun up. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday Saturday through Sunday...A couple of upper level disturbances and associated fronts will bring significant rain, snowfall and wind to the western mountains beginning Friday night and lasting periodically through Sunday. Heavier western valley snow will be possible Saturday night...with some areas east of the divide seeing snowfall on Sunday, mainly over and near the Bighorn mountains.