Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1250 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

WYZ002-003-271000-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
1250 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED SATURDAY...

STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON SATURDAY OVER THE
EAST SLOPES OF THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS AND CODY FOOTHILLS.
WEST WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED
BY AFTERNOON.  THE WIND MAY CAUSE TRAVEL PROBLEMS FOR LIGHT
WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON HIGHWAY 120...ESPECIALLY
AROUND CLARK.

$$

WYZ019-020-271000-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
1250 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED SATURDAY...

STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON SATURDAY OVER SOUTHERN
FREMONT AND SOUTHERN NATRONA COUNTIES.  SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 35
MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED BY AFTERNOON.  THE WIND MAY
CAUSE TRAVEL PROBLEMS FOR LIGHT WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON
HIGHWAYS 287 FROM BEAVER RIM TO MUDDY GAP...220 FROM MUDDY GAP TO
CASPER...20 26 FROM HIGHLAND TO CASPER...AND INTERSTATE 25 FROM
CASPER TO TWENTY MILE HILL.

$$

WYZ030-271000-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
1250 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED SATURDAY...

STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON SATURDAY OVER EASTERN
SWEETWATER COUNTY.  SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
50 MPH ARE EXPECTED BY AFTERNOON.  THE WIND MAY CAUSE TRAVEL PROBLEMS
FOR LIGHT WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON INTERSTATE 80 FROM
ROCK SPRINGS TO WAMSUTTER.


$$

WYZ023-024-027-271000-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-STAR VALLEY-
1250 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO LINCOLN
COUNTY...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IN THE SALT RIVER AND WYOMING
RANGES.  SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED IN STAR VALLEY AND AROUND ALPINE AS
WELL.  THE VALLEYS MAY SEE 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH THE MOUNTAINS PICKING
UP 4 TO 9 INCHES.  ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOWPACKED SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

$$

WYZ012-013-271000-
JACKSON HOLE-TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-
1250 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO
TETON COUNTY...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IN THE TETON MOUNTAINS.
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED IN JACKSON HOLE AS WELL.  THE VALLEY MAY SEE 2
TO 5 INCHES WITH THE MOUNTAINS PICKING UP 5 TO 10 INCHES.  ROADS
WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOWPACKED SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

$$

WYZ001-271000-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
1250 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IN
THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED IN THE VALLEYS AS WELL.
THE OLD FAITHFUL AND LAKE AREAS MAY SEE 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH THE
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS PICKING UP 5 TO 10 INCHES.

$$

WYZ014-025-271000-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
1250 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO SUBLETTE
COUNTY...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IN THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS.
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED IN PINEDALE AND BONDURANT AS WELL.  THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS MAY SEE 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH THE MOUNTAINS PICKING UP 4 TO
8 INCHES. ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOWPACKED SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY.

$$

C.BAKER




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