Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
232 PM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

WYZ024-231015-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-
232 PM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...More Snow Returning to the Salt and Wyoming Range this
Weekend...

The potential for significant snow will return to the Salt and
Wyoming range Saturday night and Sunday, especially along the east
slope of the Wyoming Range. Snowfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches are
possible with locally higher amounts above 9000 feet. The snow
could linger into Sunday night with additional light
accumulations. Stay tuned for further statements and possible
winter highlights this weekend.

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WYZ027-231015-
South Lincoln County-
Including the cities of Kemmerer and Cokeville
232 PM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...Snow to Develop Over Southern Lincoln County this Weekend...

The potential for significant snow will develop across the lower
elevations of Southern Lincoln County Saturday night and Sunday.
Snowfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are possible including the
Kemmerer area. The snow could linger into Sunday night with
additional light accumulations. Stay tuned for further statements
and possible winter highlights this weekend.

$$

WYZ028>030-231015-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
Including the cities of Rock Springs, Green River, and Wamsutter
232 PM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...Snow to Develop Across the Interstate 80 Corridor this
Weekend...

Periods of snow are expected to develop across Sweetwater County
Saturday night and Sunday. The high spots along Interstate 80
could see as much as 2 to 4 inches of snow with a dusting to 2
inches elsewhere. In addition, a band of rain and snow showers
with isolated thunderstorms could produce local snowfall
accumulations up to an inch or so. Be alert for rapidly changing
weather through the weekend. Roads could become slick at times,
especially later Saturday night and Sunday morning.

$$

WYZ019-231015-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Including the city of Jeffrey City
232 PM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...More Snow Coming to the area this Weekend...

A large storm system over the Great Basin will move slowly towards
the area this weekend. Scattered snow or mixed rain and snow
showers into this evening with isolated thunderstorms could
produce some local light accumulations. However, the main threat
of accumulating snow will come Saturday night and Sunday when 3 to
6 inches are possible. Be alert for rapidly changing
weather through the weekend and possible winter highlights. Roads
could become slick at times, especially later Saturday night and
Sunday morning.

$$

WYZ020-022-231015-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-
Including the city of Casper
232 PM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...Some Weekend Snow Coming to the Area...

A large storm system over the Great Basin will move slowly towards
the area this weekend. There could be some snow showers on Casper
Mountain tonight and Saturday but more significant precipitation
and colder temperatures will arrive Saturday night into Sunday.
Snowfall will be highly elevation dependent with elevations above
6000 feet possibly receiving 2 to 4 inches of snow with up to 8
inches on Casper Mountain. Areas like Casper could still see a
period of snow late Saturday night through Sunday night with a
dusting to 2 inches possible. Be alert for rapidly changing
weather through the weekend and possible winter highlights. Roads
could become snow covered at times, especially later Saturday
night and Sunday morning. Some light snow could linger through
Sunday night.

$$

WYZ016>018-231015-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Including the cities of Dubois, Riverton, Shoshoni, and Lander
232 PM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...Snow to Fall Across Much of the Wind River Basin and Foothills
Saturday night and Sunday...

A large storm system over the Great Basin will move slowly towards
the area this weekend. Scattered snow or mixed rain and snow
showers into this evening with isolated thunderstorms could
produce some local light accumulations. However, the main threat
of accumulating snow will come later Saturday night and Sunday.
Amounts will vary considerably by elevation. The area between
Lander and Crowheart (and possibly up to Dubois) may see 3 to 5
inches late Saturday night and Sunday with a dusting to 3 inches
elsewhere. Riverton could see an inch or so with even less around
Shoshoni. However, just a few hundred feet in elevation could
make the difference between an inch and 3 or 4 inches. Be alert
for rapidly changing weather through the weekend and possible
winter highlights. Roads could become slick at times, especially
later Saturday night and Sunday morning.

$$

WYZ010-011-231015-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Including the cities of Buffalo and Kaycee
232 PM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...Some Weekend Snow Coming to the Area...

A large storm system over the Great Basin will move slowly towards
the area this weekend. Mostly rain showers will occur through the
day Saturday but as colder air moves in Saturday night, the rain
could change to snow by Sunday morning. The possibility exists for
a dusting to 2 inches across the lower elevations of Johnson
County. Be alert for rapidly changing weather through the weekend.
Roads could become snow covered at times, especially later
Saturday night and Sunday morning. Some light snow could linger
into Sunday night.

$$

Skrbac



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