Light Snow In The Area Forecast Tonight & Wednesday


Rock Springs, WY (1/15/19) – According to the National Weather Service in Riverton, Wyoming a couple of weather systems will move through the area through Wednesday night.

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These systems will bring periods of mainly light snow. Accumulations will generally range from a half an inch or two inches in the lower elevations to 2 to 5 inches in the mountains. Here in the Rock Springs/Green River area, weather forecasters are saying we could receive around 1/2 inch of snow tonight with a possible one inch or less through Wednesday. Higher accumulations could occur in the higher elevations.

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It appears another weather system with more light snow could move into the area late Thursday morning into Friday with similar snow accumulations expected.

Travelers are urged to watch for slick or snow covered roads in the heavier snow showers.

Areas effected by these systems include Rock Springs, Green River, Flaming Gorge, East Sweetwater County, Yellowstone National Park, Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains, Jackson Hole, Wind River Mountains West, Star Valley, Salt River and Wyoming Ranges, Upper Green River Basin Foothills, South Lincoln County.

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