Yellowstone National Park Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:45 PM MST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 11 PM this evening to
11 PM MST Wednesday...

* what... snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches
expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph on the higher ridges
and along the east slopes of the Absaroka Mountains.

* Where... Yellowstone National Park and Absaroka Mountains.

* When... from 11 PM this evening to 11 PM MST Wednesday.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult. Areas of
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility, including
travel over the chief Joseph Highway. The hazardous conditions
could impact the morning or evening commute. The cold wind
chills as low as 20 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed
skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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