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Wed December 29, 2004
Winter Storm Hitting The State
Jackson Hole, Wy – A potent winter storm is bearing down on Wyoming.
A variety of winter weather warnings, watches and advisories
have been posted as a strong and moist Pacific storm begins to make
its way into the state.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning
for the Wind River Mountains along with the Salt River and Wyoming
ranges, where 12 to 16 inches of snow is expected by tomorrow
(Thursday). The heaviest amounts will fall on the southwest and
A winter storm watch will be in effect from late tonight into
tomorrow afternoon for the northern parts of the Big Horn
The weather service said it's too early to tell how much snow
will fall in north-central Wyoming, but the potential exists for
Snow advisories have been issued for most of western Wyoming.
Eight to 14 inches of snow is expected in the Tetons and Gros
(groh) Ventre (vahnt) Range, while eight inches could fall at
Cokeville and Bondurant.
Four to seven inches is forecast for Star Valley, Jackson Hole,
Kemmerer and Pinedale.