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Winter Weather

The National Park Service will close the Beartooth Pass – possibly for the season – from the Long Lake barricade to the Montana/Wyoming state line at 8 a.m. on Friday, September 30. The weather forecast calls for three to ten inches of snow by Saturday, October 1,  on U.S. 212 over Beartooth Pass. Therefore, the…

With so much wetness in northwest Wyoming, it might not be surprising that the season’s first snowfall has already fallen at the top of the Grand Tetons. The website SnowBrains, which monitors ski conditions and snow forecasts for peaks worldwide, reports the Grand Teton is building up the white stuff. The first snow of the…

A record-breaking streak may be over for Yellowstone National Park, as visitation numbers from the first big summer weekend show significantly fewer vehicles entering than in years past. The 150th summer season at Yellowstone is well underway. All of the roads and amenities in the park are open, including the recently completed Dunraven Pass, and…

The Public Affairs Office is advising visitors to anticipate winter weather and hazardous driving conditions in Yellowstone National Park in the coming days. The Office said travelers should, “anticipate temporary road closures and driving delays.”    The East Entrance Road between the East Entrance and Fishing Bridge is temporarily closed due to winter weather and hazardous…

A massive winter storm is heading for Wyoming, which will bring significant snow and dangerous winds all day Saturday, with the biggest impacts in the Bighorn Basin. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton is anticipating an intense late-season winter storm rolling into Wyoming on Friday night, all day Saturday, and possibly Sunday morning. While…

Will Cody break its record cold temperatures in February 2022? Over the next week, it just might, as the entire region dips deep into subzero temperatures. A Hazardous Weather Warning from The National Weather Service Office in Riverton is still in effect today. This warning will stay in effect until the beginning of March. “Bitter…

It may not be the whitest of winters, but W.Y.D.O.T. has released its own Top 10 list to keep drivers safe while snowplows are doing their critical work. Wherever winter hits, W.Y.D.O.T. snowplow drivers will be working, even during the worst storms of the season. But while plows make the roads safer, driver safety comes…

Alexa can now give Wyomingites a traffic report, as the voice in the box can now share the most up-to-date W.Y.D.O.T. info on road conditions and closures. Winter is finally bringing snow and severe cold to Wyoming. Unfortunately, such weather can easily make Wyoming’s highways treacherous and icy. Despite a lack of people driving the…

As winter recreation commences in N.W. Wyoming, everyone is advised to drive cautiously along the North and South Fork Highways to avoid wildlife collisions. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds motorists traveling the North Fork (US14/16/20) and South Fork (WY 291) Highways near Cody to be cautious of wildlife on roadways during the winter…

Sleeping Giant Ski Area will not open on Dec. 17 – and has no definite opening date – as warm weather prevents new equipment from making enough snow. In a Dec. 14 press release, Sleeping Giant Ski Area announced the opening date for the 2021-2022 winter season, initially planned for Dec. 17, has been indefinitely…


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