Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-241200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
500 AM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS EXPECTED ACROSS THE WEST...AND MAY CONTAIN PERIODS OF HEAVIER
SNOWFALL. ADDITIONALLY...SOME THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
THE WEST WHICH WILL THE MOVE EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE DURING
THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS. THUNDERSTORMS COULD BRING SOME GUSTY AND
ERRATIC WIND...AND INSTANCES OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL COULD IMPACT
TRAVELERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

TUESDAY...SHOWERS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE...WITH PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW
MAINLY IN THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS. THIS COULD CAUSE SOME TRAVEL
DIFFICULTIES OVER WESTERN MOUNTAIN PASSES. ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL
SHOWER ACTIVITY...WIND IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
HALF OF THE STATE. THE STRONGEST WINDS LOOK TO BE AROUND THE I-80
CORRIDOR CREATING A STRONG HEADWIND FOR THOSE TRAVELING WEST ALONG
THIS ROUTE.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING...SOME ACCUMULATING SNOW
POSSIBLE EAST OF THE DIVIDE.

SATURDAY...ELEVATED TO EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WHERE
FUELS ARE CRITICAL DUE TO WARM...DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT WINDS ABOVE 45 MPH...ANY HAIL...
AND OF COURSE SNOWFALL AMOUNTS. THANK YOU.

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TEAM RIVERTON



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