Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1159 AM MST SUN NOV 27 2016

WYZ012>015-023>025-280100-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...
STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE...PINEDALE
1159 AM MST SUN NOV 27 2016

...SNOW IN THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH TONIGHT ACROSS WEST
AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING. IN THE MOUNTAINS...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
OCCUR THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON MONDAY WITH
FURTHER SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED INTO MONDAY EVENING. SNOWFALL OF 1
TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...WITH LOCALIZED
4 TO 5 INCH AMOUNTS EXPECTED IN THE SOUTHERN STARR VALLEY AREA.
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS.
AREAS OF WEST WIND WILL OCCUR AT SPEEDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH. THIS WILL
CAUSE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN PLACES ALONG WITH LOW
VISIBILITY.

ROAD CONDITIONS MAY BE HAZARDOUS AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY. ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

$$

WYZ001-002-280100-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE...MAMMOTH...OLD FAITHFUL
1159 AM MST SUN NOV 27 2016

...SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN NORTHWEST WYOMING INTO MONDAY...

SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL OF 1
TO 4 INCHES WILL OCCUR IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. SNOW IN THE
MOUNTAINS WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL
PARK AND THE SOUTHERN ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS.

AREAS OF WEST WIND AT 20 TO 30 MPH WILL OCCUR WHICH WILL CAUSE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN OPEN AREAS. VISIBILITY WILL BE LOW AT
TIMES.

ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON MONDAY WITH
FURTHER SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED INTO MONDAY EVENING. SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES
IN LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 3 TO 6 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

$$

WYZ019-026>030-280100-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JEFFREY CITY...LA BARGE...BIG PINEY...
FARSON...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...
WAMSUTTER
1159 AM MST SUN NOV 27 2016

...SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

A WEATHER SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON WILL
RESULT IN SOME LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS WITH LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS
EXPECTED.

ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON MONDAY WITH
FURTHER SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED INTO MONDAY EVENING. SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA WILL RANGE IN SOME LOCATIONS
FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES. A STRONG WEST WIND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
MONDAY AT SPEEDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH. THIS WILL
CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN SOME AREAS AND LOW VISIBILITY
AT TIMES. THIS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ON INTERSTATE 80 AND OTHER STATE
HIGHWAYS.

$$

WYZ003>011-016>018-020-022-280100-
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-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE...THERMOPOLIS...
WORLAND...BUFFALO...KAYCEE...DUBOIS...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI...
LANDER...CASPER
1159 AM MST SUN NOV 27 2016

...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY
EVENING...

A COMPLEX WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THIS
EVENING..WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON. THESE SOUTHEAST MOVING SNOWBANDS WILL OCCUR
ROUGHLY FROM A DUBOIS TO BUFFALO LINE. THE SNOWBANDS WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IN A SHORT PERIOD OF
TIME.

WHILE MOST LOCATIONS WILL SEE AN INCH OR LESS OF SNOW...THOSE
LOCATIONS THAT EXPERIENCE SNOWBANDS MAY SEE 2 OR 3 INCHES OF SNOW.
A WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL ALSO CONTINUE IN
SOME PLACES. THIS WILL PRODUCE LOCAL BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND
VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES. ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BE
IMPACTED IN PLACES.

ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON MONDAY WITH
FURTHER SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED INTO MONDAY EVENING. SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2
INCHES...ESPECIALLY IN EASTERN FREMONT AND INTO NATRONA COUNTIES.
MOST OTHER VALLEY LOCATIONS CAN EXPECT SNOW AMOUNTS UP TO AN INCH.

BE SURE TO CHECK THE LATEST WEATHER AND ROAD CONDITIONS THROUGH
MONDAY IF TRAVELLING ACROSS THIS AREA.

$$

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