Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
National Weather Service RIVERTON WY
134 PM MST Fri Dec 9 2016

WYZ003-101100-
Cody Foothills-
Including the cities of...Cody...Meeteetse
134 PM MST Fri Dec 9 2016

...WINDY CONDITIONS EARLY SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

WEST WIND WILL INCREASE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. AREAS OF WEST WIND 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH WILL DEVELOP AND CONTINUE THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS 55 TO 65 WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE CLARK AREA.
WINDS WILL DIMINISH AND SHIFT NORTHERLY SATURDAY NIGHT WITH A
COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE. DURING THE DAY SATURDAY...LIGHT AREAS OF
SNOW WILL MIX WITH THE WIND TO GIVE BLOWING SNOW AND SLICK ROADS
AT TIMES.

THESE WINDS MAY CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL OR A BLOW OVER TO
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING EMPTY OR WITH A LIGHT LOAD NEAR THE
CLARK AREA SATURDAY.

$$

WYZ028>030-101100-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
Including the cities of...Rock Springs...Green River...Wamsutter
134 PM MST Fri Dec 9 2016

...LIGHT SNOW AND WIND EXPECTED FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN WYOMING
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

A WEATHER SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE AREA THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT WILL
RESULT IN SOME OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WITH LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS TONIGHT BEFORE INCREASING ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA BY SUNDAY
MORNING WILL RANGE IN SOME LOCATIONS FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES. A BRISK
WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH
SPEEDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH AT TIMES. THIS WILL
CAUSE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN SOME AREAS AND LOW
VISIBILITY AND WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ON INTERSTATE 80 AND OTHER
STATE HIGHWAYS.

$$



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