Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
315 PM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
315 PM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

...Flood advisory remains in effect for the Big Horn River
roughly between Worland and Greybull through Sunday...

...Winter weather advisory for the western mountains through

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Ice jam flooding continues to slowly decrease across portions of
northern Wyoming.

Periods of moderate to heavy snow with strong winds causing
blowing and drifting snow in the western mountains through

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Sunday snow and blowing snow continuing in the western mountains.
Areas of strong winds with gusts to 50 mph along and near the
east slopes of the mountains.

Threat of ice jam flooding continues in the Big Horn basin.

Monday and Tuesday...Strong to potentially high winds from
Jeffrey City to Casper and at the higher elevations Monday
through Tuesday and in the Cody Foothills and possibly Lander
Foothills late Monday into Tuesday. Significant snow likely in
the far west late Monday through Tuesday.

Wednesday Night Through Thursday Night...Significant snow possible
in central Wyoming along with strong wind.


Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall in the west and any
river or creek flooding. Thank you!


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