Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
934 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...Springtime Winter Storm to Bring Periods of Moderate to
Occasionally Heavy Snow to the Wind River and Bighorn Mountains...

.A strong upper level disturbance with copious amounts of Pacific
moisture will bring periods of moderate to occasionally heavy wet
snow to the Wind River and Bighorn mountains through this
evening.

WYZ019-231645-
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Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Including the city of Jeffrey City
934 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has cancelled the Winter
Weather Advisory.

Temperatures in the Green Mountains and Rattlesnake range will
remain well above freezing today with highs expected to reach the
low to mid 40s. As a result, mainly rain will fall today along
with a little snow mixed in. Therefore, the winter weather
advisory has been cancelled. However, a half inch or so of snow
may accumulate today with local areas receiving over an inch in
the surrounding higher mountains. Another inch or so of snow could
accumulate this evening when cooler air filters into the area.


$$

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Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
934 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...Higher elevation snow, moderate to heavy at times will
  fall at elevations of 6500 feet and higher today, tapering off
  later this evening.


* Snow Accumulations...Total event accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches, with the highest amounts generally above 8000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Roads, including Powder River and Granite Pass,
  will be slick, slushy or snow covered with limited visibility
  in snow at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
and slick roads with limited visibilities. Slow down, and allow
extra time to reach your destination. Check the latest road
conditions at wyoroad.info or by dialing 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
934 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...Higher elevation snow, moderate to heavy at times,
  will drop to around 6500 feet this morning.

* Snow Accumulations...An estimated 4 inches of snow has fallen so
  far across the Southern Wind River Mountains including South
  Pass. Total event accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with the
  highest amounts generally above 8000 feet. total event
  accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with the highest amounts
  generally above 8000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Travel may become very difficult across South
  Pass due to periods of heavy snow producing slick, slushy and
  snow- packed roads. Outdoor recreation in the back country may
  also be very hazardous with poor visibility and heavy
  snowfall.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
and slick roads with limited visibilities. Slow down, and allow
extra time to reach your destination. Check the latest road
conditions at wyoroad.info or by dialing 5 1 1.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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