Since yesterday morning the mountains near Cooke City got 14” of new snow. The area near Big Sky, Hyalite, and West Yellowstone got 7-10”.

The Bridger Range got 4”. Wind was southwest at 25-40 mph with gusts of 60-80 mph yesterday, and decreased to 20-30 mph out of the west this morning. Temperatures will be in the single digits and below throughout the day. Continued snow showers through tonight will drop 3-6” in most locations with 8-12” near Cooke City by morning.


Avalanche danger in the Bridger Range is CONSIDERABLE on wind loaded slopes and MODERATE on all other slopes. Here is a recent update from the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center,