Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
923 PM MDT TUE SEP 9 2014

WYZ003-101200-
CODY FOOTHILLS-
923 PM MDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...SNOW EXPECTED IN THE CODY FOOTHILLS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
THURSDAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL BRING AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN AND FOG TO THE CODY
FOOTHILLS TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.  VISIBILITY WILL BE
REDUCED TO ONE-HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY ABOVE
6000 FEET.

ANOTHER REINFORCING COLD SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR SNOW IN THE CODY
FOOTHILLS. THE HIGHEST LIKELIHOOD OF SNOW APPEARS TO BE ON THURSDAY.
IT LOOKS LIKE THE AREA COULD RECEIVE 1 TO 3 INCHES AS SNOW LEVELS
DROP TO THE VALLEY FLOOR THURSDAY MORNING.

TRAVELLERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS. STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE
WINTER HIGHLIGHTS.

$$

WYZ011-101200-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
923 PM MDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...SNOW EXPECTED IN SOUTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY THURSDAY...

A SECOND UNUSUALLY STRONG LATE SUMMER COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. RAIN IS EXPECTED TO
CHANGEOVER TO SNOW BY SUNRISE THURSDAY WITH ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL
QUITE POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY. ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW IS QUITE
POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY.

TRAVELLERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS. STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE
WINTER HIGHLIGHTS.

$$

WYZ004>006-101200-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
923 PM MDT TUE SEP 9 2014

AN UNUSUALLY COLD WEATHER SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE DAYS. A COLD RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
AS COLDER AIR FILTERS INTO THE AREA THURSDAY MORNING...AREAS ABOVE
5000 FEET MAY CHANGEOVER TO LIGHT SNOW. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF A TRACE
TO TWO INCHES OUR POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA...MAINLY ABOVE 5000 FEET
ON THURSDAY.

TRAVELLERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS.

$$

WYZ007-101200-
OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
923 PM MDT TUE SEP 9 2014

AN UNUSUALLY COLD WEATHER SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE DAYS. RAIN WILL CHANGEOVER TO SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH SNOW
FALLING MUCH OF THE DAY THURSDAY. EARLY INDICATIONS POINT TOWARDS 2
TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS ON NORTH FACING SLOPES.

TRAVELLERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS. STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE
WINTER HIGHLIGHTS.

$$

WYZ020-022-101200-
CASPER MOUNTAIN-NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
923 PM MDT TUE SEP 9 2014

AN UNUSUALLY COLD WEATHER SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY. RAIN WHICH WILL DEVELOP WEDNESDAY NIGHT MAY
CHANGE OVER TO SNOW ON THURSDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE AT TIMES DURING
THE DAY THURSDAY. EARLY INDICATIONS POINT TOWARDS 1 TO 3 INCHES
ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR CASPER
MOUNTAIN. CASPER MOUNTAIN MAY SEE 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS ON NORTH FACING SLOPES.

TRAVELLERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS. STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE
WINTER HIGHLIGHTS.

$$

WYZ015-017>019-101200-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
923 PM MDT TUE SEP 9 2014

AN UNUSUALLY COLD WEATHER SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY. IT APPEARS RAIN WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA
BY THURSDAY MORNING AND THEN AS COLDER AIR FILTERS IN...THE SNOW
LEVEL WILL GRADUALLY LOWER TO NEAR THE BASIN FLOOR DURING THE
AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS FROM A TRACE TO AN INCH OR SO ARE
POSSIBLE ON THE BASIN FLOOR BY THURSDAY EVENING WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES
IN THE SURROUNDING FOOTHILLS AND HIGHER TERRAIN.

TRAVELLERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS. STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE
WINTER HIGHLIGHTS.

$$

AEM



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