Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
101 AM MST Wed Nov 15 2017

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Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-
Including the cities of Lake, Mammoth, and Old Faithful
101 AM MST Wed Nov 15 2017

...Significant snowfall may impact the Western Mountains late
tonight through Friday morning...

A new storm will move towards the area today. Initially, the
airmass will be rather warm with southern parts of the ranges
below 8500 feet seeing more rain than snow tonight and Thursday.
Further north it will be colder with most mountain and foothill
areas seeing mostly snow. As the storm system and cold front
approach Thursday night, colder, all areas will change to snow
with the heaviest snow period developing Thursday night. Early
indications point to 7 to 14 inches in most of the mountains
above 9000 feet. In addition, strong winds behind the cold front
Thursday night will lead to areas of blowing snow over the higher
exposed and pass locations.


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Team Riverton



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