High Wind Watch currently in effect for Sleeping Giant Ski Area. * WHAT...West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible
in the Cody Foothills. West winds 40 to 50 mph with gusts to 75
mph in the Absarokas and in the vicinity of Clark.
* WHERE...Absaroka Mountains and Cody Foothills.
* WHEN...From this evening through Thursday morning.
* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Elevated blowover risk,
especially for light and high profile vehicles, including
campers and tractor trailers.
Snowpack levels are currently 100% below the seasonal average of 1". The highest snowpack observed on this date in the past 12 years was in 2010, when snowpack depth was recorded at 14.0".
Past 24 hours
Snowpack levels remain unchanged since yesterday, with the mountain sitting at a 11.0" snowpack and a 3.3" snow water equivalent. Perched in wyoming, Sleeping Giant Ski Area air temperatures were recorded at 21.0° at last check.
Forecast models predict more snow this week in wyoming, with up to 10" of new snowfall on the slopes in the next 5 days.
Ski Area Conditions
Recent snowpack levels, water content, and air temperature for the ski area
Today, Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Tomorrow, Snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.