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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1200 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...ANOTHER WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY...

.TWO SEPARATE STORMS ARE APPROACHING THE AREA. THE FIRST SYSTEM
WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING TODAY AND TONIGHT AND WILL
SUPPLY A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF MOISTURE TO SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING. THIS MOISTURE WILL BE UTILIZED BY A SECOND SYSTEM
DROPPING OUT OF CANADA TONIGHT. A SHARP COLD FRONT WITH WIDESPREAD
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL MOVE SOUTH DURING THE EVENING.
SNOW...LOW WIND CHILLS...AND AREAS OF GUSTY WIND AND BLOWING SNOW
WILL AFFECT AREAS MAINLY EAST OF THE DIVIDE THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON.

WYZ030-030200-
/O.EXT.KRIW.WS.W.0005.150302T2100Z-150304T0100Z/
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WAMSUTTER
1200 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST TUESDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST TUESDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...LIGHT SNOWFALL HAS STARTED ACROSS THE AREA
  TODAY...WITH SNOWBANDS MOVING OVER AREAS FROM POINT OF ROCKS
  EASTWARD ALONG THE I-80 CORRIDOR...WITH SNOWFALL INTENSIFYING
  AND BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD THIS EVENING. SNOWFALL SHOULD
  WEAKEN THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 7 INCHES WITH UP TO 9 INCHES SOUTH
  OF INTERSTATE 80.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST WIND OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 30 MPH EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING WITH A WIND
  SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH WINDS GUSTING
  UP TO 35 MPH. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE REDUCED VISIBILITY
  IN ADDITION TO WIND CHILLS TO NEAR ZERO DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL MAY CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING
  IN INCREASED TRAVELING DIFFICULTY...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80
  THROUGH SWEETWATER COUNTY. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW
  VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY WHICH COULD
  BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO
  HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR
  AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ019-020-022-030200-
/O.EXT.KRIW.WS.W.0005.150302T2100Z-150304T0100Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
1200 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST TUESDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST TUESDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW HAS BEGUN TO MOVE
  ACROSS THE AREA FROM THE SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON...BEFORE NORTH
  WINDS INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL
  AROUND SUNSET THIS EVENING. PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW AND STRONG
  WIND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY BEFORE TAPERING
  OFF TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 7 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE IN SOUTH CASPER...AND IN THE GREEN MOUNTAINS AND
  RATTLESNAKE RANGE. 10 TO 13 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE ON
  CASPER MOUNTAIN.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
  AROUND 45 MPH POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MID MORNING ON
  TUESDAY. PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WITH AREAS OF
  BLOWING SNOW WILL DROP VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE FOR SEVERAL
  HOURS LATE TONIGHT AND INTO TUESDAY. WIND CHILLS WILL BE NEAR
  20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING
  IN CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL IMPACTS...INCLUDING AREAS OF INTERSTATE
  25. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND
  CHILLS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY WHICH COULD BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN
  LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO
  ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF
  TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ010-011-030200-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.150303T0100Z-150304T0100Z/
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...KAYCEE
1200 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON
  AND SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL AROUND SUNSET. PERIODS OF MODERATE
  SNOW AND STRONG WIND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH UP TO 6 INCHES
  POSSIBLE WEST OF BUFFALO.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH AND GUSTS OVER
  50 MPH POSSIBLE BY MIDNIGHT NEAR BUFFALO...THE STRONG WINDS
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. PERIODS OF MODERATE
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL DROP VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE FOR
  SEVERAL HOURS TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. WIND CHILLS WILL BE NEAR
  20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING
  IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL...INCLUDING INTERSTATES 25 AND 90 THROUGH
  JOHNSON COUNTY. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW VISIBILITY
  AND LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY WHICH COULD BE DEADLY
  TO NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO HUMANS AND
  ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR AN EXTENDED
  PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ028-029-030200-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.150303T0100Z-150304T0100Z/
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER
1200 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TODAY...AND
  WILL INTENSIFY AND BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD THIS EVENING.
  SNOWFALL SHOULD WEAKEN THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES WITH UP TO 6 INCHES SOUTH
  OF INTERSTATE 80.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST WIND OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 30 MPH EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING WITH A WIND
  SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH WINDS GUSTING
  UP TO 35 MPH. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE REDUCED VISIBILITY
  IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW IN ADDITION TO WIND CHILLS TO NEAR
  ZERO DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL MAY CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING
  IN CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL IMPACT...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80
  THROUGH SWEETWATER COUNTY. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW
  VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY WHICH COULD
  BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO
  HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR
  AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ004>009-030200-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.150303T0100Z-150304T0100Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POWELL...LOVELL...GREYBULL...BASIN...
THERMOPOLIS...WORLAND
1200 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON
  AND SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL AROUND SUNSET. PERIODS OF MODERATE
  SNOW AND STRONG WIND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES IN MOST AREAS WITH 3 TO 6
  INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE UPPER NOWOOD VALLEY AND SOUTH OF
  THERMOPOLIS. AREAS OF NORTHEAST BIGHORN COUNTY WILL RECEIVE
  THE LEAST AMOUNT OF SNOW WITH AND INCH OR LESS EXPECTED.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH. WIND GUSTS
  WILL BE STRONGEST NEAR COWLEY AND IN THE ABSAROKAS WITH SPEEDS
  OVER 55 MPH POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AND INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
  WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE INTO TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL DROP
  VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE FOR SEVERAL HOURS TONIGHT INTO
  TUESDAY. WIND CHILLS WILL BE NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING
  IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW
  VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY WHICH COULD
  BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO
  HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR
  AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ002-003-030200-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.150303T0100Z-150304T0100Z/
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
1200 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON
  AND SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL AROUND SUNSET. PERIODS OF MODERATE
  SNOW AND STRONG WIND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE ALONG MEETEETSE RIM WITH UP TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE IN
  THE ABSAROKAS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH. WIND GUSTS
  WILL BE STRONGEST NEAR COWLEY AND IN THE ABSAROKAS WITH SPEEDS
  OVER 55 MPH POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AND INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
  WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE INTO TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL DROP
  VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE FOR SEVERAL HOURS TONIGHT INTO
  TUESDAY. WIND CHILLS WILL BE NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING
  IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW
  VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY WHICH COULD
  BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO
  HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR
  AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ014>018-030200-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.150303T0100Z-150304T0100Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUBOIS...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI...LANDER
1200 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON
  AND SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL AROUND SUNSET. PERIODS OF MODERATE
  SNOW AND STRONG WIND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE AROUND FORT WASHAKIE. AREAS NORTH OF RIVERTON WILL
  SEE THE LEAST AMOUNT OF SNOW WITH AND INCH OR LESS EXPECTED.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  35 MPH. THERE WILL BE A PERIOD OF STRONGER WINDS...30 TO 45
  MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH POSSIBLE FROM SHOSHONI TO PAVILLION
  NORTH...NEAR THE OWL CREEKS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MID MORNING
  ON TUESDAY. PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WITH AREAS OF
  BLOWING SNOW WILL DROP VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE FOR SEVERAL
  HOURS TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. WIND CHILLS WILL BE NEAR 20 BELOW
  ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING
  IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW
  VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY WHICH COULD
  BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO
  HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR
  AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$







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