Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1254 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

WYZ001-002-012-013-182300-
Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Including the cities of Lake, Mammoth, Old Faithful, and Jackson
1254 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

...Another dose of snow returning tonight and Friday...

Snow will spread into the area from the northwest tonight and
continue into Friday. The precipitation may begin as a period of
rain in the valleys before changing to snow late tonight. At this
point, the heaviest snow looks to fall from around 3 am through
noon on Friday with mainly light snow after that. As for
accumulations 7 to 10 inches are expected across Yellowstone. 6 to
9 inches are expected in the Tetons and Absarokas, with 2 to 4
inches in Jackson Valley and 1 to 2 inches in Star Valley.


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WYZ019-020-182300-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-
Including the cities of Jeffrey City and Casper
1254 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

...Strong winds may return to the Wind Corridor through Friday
morning...

Strong winds may develop from South Pass over to Muddy Gap and
Casper through Friday. Travelers along Highway 28, 220 and 789
may experience strong winds during this time. Strong cross winds
may also occur on Outer Drive on the south side of Casper. Expect
west to southwest winds to increase to 25 to 35 mph with gusts 45
to 55 mph and possibly higher in the normally windy spots. Stay
tuned for further updates on this potential wind situation.

$$



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