Winter Storm Atlas Hits Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska

Snow StormCrazy snow storm in October! Winter Storm Atlas bombards parts of Wyoming, South Dakota, Western Nebraska on Friday, October 4th. The snow storm will continue till early Saturday.

Friday: Heavy, wet snow will persist in much of Wyoming and the Black Hills of South Dakota, far south-central and southeast Montana, the mountains of northern Colorado and northeast Utah. Rain will change to wet snow in parts of western Nebraska, lower elevations of western South Dakota and southwest North Dakota. Strong winds may produce blizzard conditions, at times, in eastern Wyoming, western Nebraska and western South Dakota.

Friday night: Wet snow will continue in northwest Nebraska, lower elevations of western and central South Dakota, southwest North Dakota and far southeast Montana. Reduced visibility thanks to strong north to northwest winds can be expected as well. Snow tapers to flurries or light snow showers over most of Wyoming (except the far east). Snow ends in Colorado and Utah.

Saturday: Wet snow may persist in parts of the Dakotas and northern Nebraska. Clearing skies but chilly temperatures over the Rockies and adjacent foothills.

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