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Winter Weather

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…

It was a day early but not a dollar short, as Yellowstone National Park’s historically busy summer season officially ended at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6. All things must end, and so too must the record-breaking year at Yellowstone National Park. As attendance continues to inch closer to five million people, all future visits…

The “summer season” for Yellowstone National Park officially ends on Monday, Nov. 8, as most park entrances will close after the first weekend of November. After months of record-breaking attendance, winter has come to Yellowstone National Park. As more snow falls, it becomes increasingly difficult for tourists to traverse the park in their cars, trucks,…

Last week’s winter weather was enough to fully contain the Crater Ridge Fire, with only a few pockets of heat left within the thoroughly doused area. Bighorn National Forest shared its latest update on the Crater Ridge Fire on Friday, Oct. 15. Nearly three months to the day since the fire was first reported, it…


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