Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1004 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014


WYZ004>006-111000-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
1004 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE BIG HORN
BASIN LATE THIS EVENING WITH RAIN BECOMING MIXED WITH OR CHANGING
TO SNOW OVER THE NORTHERN BIG HORN BASIN SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT...
SNOW LEVELS LOWERING TO BETWEEN 4500 AND 5000 FEET.  RAIN WILL
LIKELY BECOME MIXED WITH SNOW ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST BIG HORN
BASIN...FROM WORLAND AND SOUTHWARD BY SUNRISE THURSDAY MORNING.  AN
INCH OR TWO OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE ON VEGETATION BY NOON THURSDAY.
RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED TO END FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

TRAVELLERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS TONIGHT
AND THURSDAY.

$$

WYZ007-111000-
OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
1004 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE
AREA OVERNIGHT WITH SNOW LEVELS LOWERING TO THE WIND RIVER CANYON
FLOOR BY SUNRISE THURSDAY.  3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED ON
THE HIGHER PEAKS BY LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH AN INCH OR TWO OF
SNOW THROUGH THE WIND RIVER CANYON.  IN ADDITION...NORTH WINDS
AT 20 TO 30 MPH WILL CAUSE SOME BLOWING SNOW AND VISIBILITY
LIMITED TO ONE MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.  EXPECT SLICK ROADS THROUGH THE
WIND RIVER CANYON LATER TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.

TRAVELLERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS TONIGHT
AND THURSDAY.

$$

WYZ020-022-111000-
CASPER MOUNTAIN-NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
1004 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

AN UNUSUALLY COLD WEATHER SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE
WIDESPREAD ACROSS NATRONA COUNTY THIS EVENING WITH RAIN BECOMING
MIXED WITH OR CHANGING TO SNOW THURSDAY MORNING AFTER SUNRISE.
EXPECT AROUND AN INCH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION ON VEGETATION AND 1 TO 3
INCHES OF SNOW ON CASPER MOUNTAIN BY LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.


TRAVELLERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS TONIGHT
AND THURSDAY.

$$

WYZ015-017>019-111000-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
1004 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

AN UNUSUALLY COLD WEATHER SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.  RAIN WILL DEVELOP AND BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD
OVER THE WIND RIVER BASIN AND SURROUNDING FOOTHILLS OVERNIGHT.
COLDER CANADIAN AIR WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH INTO THE AREA ON THURSDAY
WITH RAIN LIKELY BECOMING MIXED WITH OR CHANGING TO SNOW BY THURSDAY
AFTERNOON.  AROUND AN INCH OF SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE ON VEGETATION...
MAINLY AROUND 5500 FEET AND HIGHER ACROSS THE WIND RIVER BASIN...
WITH ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE IN THE LANDER FOOTHILLS
ABOVE 6000 FEET AND OVER THE BEAVER RIM AREA BY LATE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON.

TRAVELLERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS TONIGHT
AND THURSDAY.

$$

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