Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1150 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-231859-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
1150 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

THE NEXT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST
WILL DRIVE A COLD FRONT SOUTH ACROSS WYOMING TUESDAY NIGHT
RESULTING IN LIGHT SNOW BREAKING OUT IN NORTHERN WYOMING. AS THE
SNOWFALL SPREADS SOUTH INTO CENTRAL WYOMING WEDNESDAY...THE
SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY. AHEAD OF THE FRONT...THERE
COULD EVEN BE A FEW LIGHTNING STRIKES WEST OF THE DIVIDE BY EARLY
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AS THE AIRMASS AHEAD OF THE FRONT BECOMES MORE
UNSTABLE. MORE WIDESPREAD LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL SPREAD INTO
AREAS WEST OF THE DIVIDE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AS THIS WEATHER SYSTEM
DRAWS NEAR...PREDICTED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BECOME MORE
APPARENT...SO STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE
ADVISORIES OR WARNINGS.

$$

LIPSON



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