Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
535 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

WYZ002>011-014>020-022-012200-
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-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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE...POWELL...LOVELL...
GREYBULL...BASIN...THERMOPOLIS...WORLAND...BUFFALO...KAYCEE...
DUBOIS...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI...LANDER...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
535 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...

AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SWEEP SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA
MONDAY EVENING. IN WAKE OF THIS COLD FRONT...EXPECT SNOW TO
DEVELOP...AND BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD AS THE NIGHT PROGRESSES. THE
SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY TUESDAY. ALSO...STRONG
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP RESULTING IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF
SNOW. THE HIGHEST SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN
FAVORED UPSLOPE LOCATIONS SUCH AS CASPER AND LANDER...WHILE THE
WINDIEST AREA IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR AROUND BUFFALO. THIS STORM
SYSTEM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BRING SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOW
AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH COULD CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES MONDAY
NIGHT AND TUESDAY ALONG AND EAST OF THE DIVIDE. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR
FURTHER UPDATES ON THIS POTENTIAL WINTER STORM.

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