News September 7, 2020

High Winds, Cold, Snow in Jackson Hole Tonight

by Jackson Hole Radio News

A very strong cold front will bring high wind across Jackson Hole tonight along with cold temperatures and possibly snowfall.

The national Weather Service in Riverton has issued a HIGH WIND WARNING for tonight from 9pm until tomorrow morning.
North winds 40 to 50 mph with some gusts up to 70 mph are expected.
Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines.
Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
Please keep two hands on your steering
wheel in case of a sudden, strong wind gust. Use caution if traveling. In a parking lot, park into the wind to minimize the possibility of your car door hitting another vehicle.

Widespread light rain will mix with or change
to snow early Tuesday morning. Snowfall totals will generally be
around one inch or less.

People should be prepared for a sudden
change to wet and cold conditions with some snow and gusty
winds. Strong wind gusts will occur tonight in the Jackson
Valley and potentially the foothills around Pinedale.

Cold Front to Bring Snow and Cold to Jackson Hole