Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
214 PM MST Tue Jan 9 2018

WYZ009>011-019-020-022-101000-
Bighorn Mountains Southeast-Northeast Johnson County-
Southeast Johnson County-Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Kaycee, Jeffrey City, and Casper
214 PM MST Tue Jan 9 2018

...Snow and wind expected for Johnson, Natrona and southern
Fremont Counties on Wednesday...

A strong cold front will push south across portions of northern
and central Wyoming on Wednesday. The front will be accompanied
by strong north winds along with some accumulating snowfall. The
most intense period of snow and wind will likely occur between 11
AM Wednesday morning and 5 PM Wednesday afternoon. Expect wind
speeds of 20 to 35 mph with gusts of 40 to 50 mph Wednesday
morning and afternoon during the frontal passage. During this
time frame, the combination of snow and wind will cause blowing
areas of snow, especially across Johnson County. Expect 1 to 2
inches of snowfall over the lower elevations of Johnson and
Natrona Counties with 2 to 6 inches of snow...locally to 8
inches...in the adjacent Big Horn Mountains.

Interstates 25 and 90 will be impacted by the blowing and drifting
snow. Stay tuned for further statements and possible advisories
concerning this weather event.

$$

WYZ003-101000-
Cody Foothills-
Including the cities of Cody and Meeteetse
214 PM MST Tue Jan 9 2018

...Snow and wind expected for the Cody Foothills on Wednesday...

A strong cold front will push south across portions of northern
and central Wyoming on Wednesday morning. The front will be
accompanied by strong north winds along with some accumulating
snowfall. The most intense period of snow and wind will likely
occur between 11 AM Wednesday morning and 5 PM Wednesday
afternoon. Expect wind speeds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 30 to
40 mph Wednesday morning during the frontal passage. During this
time frame, the combination of snow and wind will cause blowing
areas of snow. Expect from a half inch to 2 inches of snowfall...
locally to 3 inches in the higher foothills.


$$

WYZ005-007-008-101000-
Southwest Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-
Including the city of Thermopolis
214 PM MST Tue Jan 9 2018

...Snow and wind expected for the Owl Creek, Bridger and western
Bighorn Mountains on Wednesday...

A strong cold front will push south across portions of northern
and central Wyoming on Wednesday. The front will be accompanied
by strong north winds along with some accumulating snowfall. The
most intense period of snow and wind will likely occur between 11
AM Wednesday morning and 5 PM Wednesday afternoon. Expect wind
speeds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 30 to 40 mph Wednesday
morning and afternoon during the frontal passage. During this time
frame, the combination of snow and wind will cause blowing areas
of snow. Expect 1 to 3 inches of snowfall...locally to 5 inches
in the western Big Horn Mountains.

$$



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