WILSON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation has issued Chain Law Level 1 on Teton Pass. Travel is restricted to vehicles equipped with tire chains or vehicles with adequate snow tires or all-wheel-drive vehicles.
The impact level on WY22, Teton Pass, is rated ‘high” according to WYDOT meaning, dangerous impacts are expected. Drivers should use extreme caution, delay travel or consider an alternate route. If travel is necessary, slow down and allow extra time.
According to Buckrail Meteorologist Alan Smith, during this storm cycle, mild air will remain in place resulting in a rain/snow mix in the valley and wet snow up high. Snow/rain will begin during the morning hours and will become heavy at times on Tuesday afternoon and evening. Snow totals from Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning above 8,000 feet will range from 5-10 inches, and this snow will be wetter/denser than usual.
The full weather report through Jan. 1 is available here.