Detroit Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:32 AM MST on November 26, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on November 26, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 am MST early
this morning...

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 am MST early
this morning.

* Summary and timing... snow will continue through late tonight
before tapering off in the morning.

* Snow accumulations... 6 to 10 inches across the north half of
Yellowstone National Park with up to two feet of snow possible
in the higher terrain of southwest Yellowstone National Park.

* Wind and visibility... west wind of 20 to 30 mph will limit
visibilities to less than a quarter mile at times... especially
in exposed locations.

* Impacts... motorists and snowmobilers will be hampered by heavy
snow and sharply reduced visibilities.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest Road conditions provided by the Wyoming Department of
Transportation are available by calling 5-1-1 or on the internet
at wyoroad.Info.





Special Weather Statement

Statement as of 2:01 AM MST on November 20, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EST on December 20, 2014


... Significant snow expected across the western mountains
beginning Friday night and lasting through Sunday morning...

Moisture will be on the increase from the eastern Pacific starting
today... continuing through Saturday night. Light areas of snow will
begin to fall across the mountains of western Wyoming starting
later today... continuing off and on through the day Friday. The
mountains will see between one and three inches of snowfall with
this initial system... with a trace to and inch at lower elevations.
However... after midnight Friday... a much stronger and more moisture
laden system will run into the western mountains with periods of
moderate to heavy snowfall at times... lasting through Saturday
night. Heaviest snowfall is currently expected between mid day
and midnight on Saturday before tapering off to light snow showers
by Sunday morning. The mountains will likely see 8 to 12 inches of
new snowfall with this second system through Sunday morning... with
the Star and Jackson valleys receiving between 3 and 6 inches.
Additionally... as winds of 10 to 25 mph come around to the west
to southwest with this system... favored windward slopes will see
as much as 14 inches of the white stuff over the same period of
time.

All travelers and outdoor enthusiasts should be prepared
for this snow event along with the possibility of delayed
travel... particularly over the region's mountain passes. Please
check back with the National Weather Service in Riverton through the
rest of the week for future forecasts and statements concerning
the this event.



Record Report

Statement as of 12:45 AM MST on November 26, 2014


... Record daily maximum precipitation set at Riverton WY...

a frontal boundary brought snow across many areas yesterday. A
record precipitation of 0.06 inches was set at Riverton WY
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.01 set in 2011. Note the
records for the Riverton site only date back to 1995.

The record daily precipitation for the cooperative observer site at
Riverton for November 25 is 0.26 inches... last set in 1982.

In addition... a record snowfall of 1.5 inches was set at Riverton WY
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.4 set in 1996. Note the
records for the Riverton site only date back to 1995.

The record snowfall for the cooperative observer site at Riverton
for November 25 is 4 inches... which was last set in 1968.



Weather Severe Map
Alaska - High Wind Watch , Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Tornado Watch , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Florida - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Fire Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Winter Weather Advisory
Kentucky - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Tornado Watch
Maine - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Maryland - Coastal Flood Statement , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Massachusetts - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory
Montana - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning
New Hampshire - Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New York - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
North Carolina - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Oklahoma - Tornado Watch
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Rhode Island - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
South Carolina - Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Texas - Tornado Watch
Utah - Special Weather Statement
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Virginia - Coastal Flood Statement , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Wisconsin - Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Record Report
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,058 other followers