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6-10 inches of snow expected in Yellowstone, Tetons as storm moves into Wyoming Tuesday


CASPER, Wyo. — A snowstorm is expected to move into western Wyoming starting Tuesday morning, with 6-10 inches expected in southwestern Yellowstone National Park and the Tetons by Wednesday morning.

Other areas of Yellowstone, as well as the Gros Ventre mountains, are expected to receive 3-6 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton.

Lower elevation areas are expected to receive a mixture of snow and rain. Wind gusts could reach 40 mph, according to the NWS in Riverton.

Snow is expected to begin around 6 a.m. Tuesday and continue until around 6 a.m. Wednesday.

“Plan on slippery road conditions,” the NWS in Riverton says. “Travel could be difficult with low visibility and accumulating snow on area roads. Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.”