Wind River Mountains West Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 7:28 PM MST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday evening through
Tuesday afternoon...

* what... heavy snow possible. Saturday and Saturday night snow
accumulations of 3 to 6 inches possible. Most of the snow will
accumulate Saturday night. Sunday snow accumulations of 6 to 10
inches possible. Total snow accumulations through Tuesday could
be as much as 2 to 3 feet. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph
along the ridgetops and peaks starting Sunday night into Monday.

* Where... Wind River mountains west.

* When... from Saturday evening through Tuesday afternoon.

* Additional details... snow and wind will reduce the visibility
for backcountry recreation. Cold wind chills as low as 25 below
zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30
minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.


For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.Gov/riw


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