Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1154 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SPRING STORM BRINGS MORE SNOW BACK INTO CENTRAL WYOMING ABOVE
6000 FEET...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW...OR
RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW MAINLY ABOVE 6000 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING.

WYZ002-011-016>020-022-301900-
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ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KAYCEE...DUBOIS...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI...
LANDER...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
1154 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY.

A WET SPRING WEATHER SYSTEM HAS BROUGHT A FEW INCHES OF SNOWFALL
TO THE REGION THIS MORNING...BUT HAS NOW CHANGED OVER TO ALL RAINFALL
OR RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW FOR LOCATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET.
SNOW HAS QUIT ACCUMULATING AND IS MELTING FOR MOST OF THESE
LOCATIONS. ABOVE 6000 FEET...WHILE SNOW CONTINUES FOR THESE
LOCATIONS...SNOWFALL IS ACCUMULATING AT A MUCH SLOWER RATE THAN
BEFORE. FOR THESE REASONS...THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN
CANCELLED. RAIN AND SNOW...OR MIXES OF THE TWO...WILL HOWEVER
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
1154 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF NEAR MIDNIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL SHOULD
  BE FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...4 TO 9 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...INCREASING NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND AT 15
  TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH. VISIBILITY OF ONE HALF MILE OR
  LESS IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY ROADWAYS ARE ANTICIPATED.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING... ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

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