Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
210 AM MST Thu Feb 23 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-
210 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...High Impact Winter Storm across Central and Southern Wyoming
and portions of north-central Wyoming Today through Friday

...Flood Warning remains in effect for the Big Horn River roughly
between Manderson and Greybull through at least this afternoon...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A major winter storm with significant snow and blowing snow will
impact much of central, eastern and southern Wyoming today and
tonight. Blizzard conditions are expected across southeast
Fremont, southwest Natrona and eastern Sweetwater counties. The
blizzard conditions will impact South Pass, Highway 287 between
Lander and Muddy Gap, as well as Interstate 80 in eastern
Sweetwater County. Please see the highlights for further details.

Ice jam flooding continues across portions of the Big Horn Basin
especially along the Big Horn River in Big Horn County.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Friday...Light snow will continue across the area. Additional
accumulations will be low.

Sunday night through Monday night...Significant snow possible
across far western valleys and mountains.


Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts. Thank you!


Team Riverton

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