Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
301 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

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-
301 AM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

...High Wind Watch for parts of Central Wyoming Saturday
afternoon and Saturday night...

...Winter Storm Watch for northwest portions Saturday and Sunday...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Patch fog possible over portions of the Wind River Basin. Snow
returning to northwest portions of the state. Gusty strong winds
possible over the Absarokas, southward to the east slopes of the
Wind River Mountains. Gusty strong winds also possible across the
Wind Corridor from South Pass to the Casper area, with gusty
west-southwest winds continuing across southern portions this
afternoon and tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Saturday and Saturday night...Snow continuing across the west.
Strong winds expected from the Upper Wind River Basin and east
slopes of the Wind River Mountains to the Wind Corridor from
South Pass to the Casper area.

Sunday...An Arctic cold front will spread snow east of the Divide,
blustery north wind and rapidly plunging temperatures across the
area. Light, steady snow will continue across the west.

Monday and Tuesday...Areas of light snow on Monday and Monday
night. Bitter cold temperatures with most highs in single digits
and teens, lows mostly below zero with the coldest readings from
15 to 25 below zero.


Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts. Thank you.


Team Riverton

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