Local — Weather Check Changes occurring daily in Jackson Hole as spring unfolds and old man winter releases his grip on the landscape. April was drier than normal. The Jackson valley is mostly snow-free and warmer temperatures have reduced the snow depth in the mountains quite a bit. It's still early season, so there is limited access to dry mountain … [Read more...] about May Nature News: Melting Snowpack, first blooms brighten the valley
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Spring arrived early in Jackson Hole bringing weather extremes with single digits in the mornings, big wind, and afternoon highs in the 50's. March was both drier and colder than average yet the valley snow has melted quickly. Animals are migrating north to summer territories, birds are building nests, and the mornings are filled with bird songs to start the … [Read more...] about April Nature News: Spring has sprung in Jackson Hole
March begins with deep snow and blue skies in Jackson Hole. Yet even with the wintry landscape, you can feel that spring is in the air. February was a very stormy, snowy month. The Jackson Hole Mountain Resort recorded 463 inches at its mid-mountain snow station (elevation 9,580 feet) bringing this year's snow level above the annual average of 400 inches. It … [Read more...] about March Nature News: The Signs of Spring in Jackson Hole
Local — Three Feet Deep January's short, dark days were met with all types of weather this year. Snowfall in town was below average, with only six inches reported until the end of the month when a large weather event dumped over three feet of snow in the Tetons. January storms are typically cold, delivering lots of dry, soft powder snow. This storm lived … [Read more...] about February Nature News: Over three feet of snow graces the Tetons; Ogala Sioux oppose new oil and natural gas wells
Local — Wyoming's Winter Wonderland December delivered all of the winter weather variables to Jackson Hole: short days, long nights, frigid temperatures, icy wind, and snow. Winter became official with the Solstice on December 21, 2020. We are happy to be out on our cross country skis and snowshoes sharing the magic of Wyoming's winter wonderland with … [Read more...] about December Nature News: Grizzly 399 and her cubs delight us, CWD confirmed in GTNP