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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWSTORM LIKELY FOR THIS EVENING THROUGH CHRISTMAS
DAY...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE TOWARD NORTHERN UTAH ON CHRISTMAS DAY
BEFORE STALLING OUT. SNOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTHWEST LATER THIS
AFTERNOON...IN THE FAR SOUTHWEST AND NORTH EARLY ON CHRISTMAS DAY
WITH ALL OF CENTRAL WYOMING SNOWING BY AROUND SUNRISE OR A LITTLE
BEFORE. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON CHRISTMAS DAY WITH AREAS OF
STRONG WIND AND BLOWING SNOW.

WYZ001-002-012>014-023-024-242300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0043.141224T2200Z-141225T1900Z/
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE...MAMMOTH...OLD FAITHFUL...
JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON MST THURSDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON MST THURSDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT BEFORE ENDING ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...3 TO 6
  INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH BECOMING
  NORTHEAST ON CHRISTMAS DAY. VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO UNDER
  ONE MILE IN SNOW OR BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ025-026-242300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0043.141225T0300Z-141226T0000Z/
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PINEDALE...LA BARGE...BIG PINEY...
FARSON
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 5 PM MST THURSDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 5 PM MST THURSDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES SOUTH OF PINEDALE...3 TO 6
  INCHES FROM PINEDALE AND NORTHWARD WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE NEAR BONDURANT.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH BECOMING
  NORTHEAST ON CHRISTMAS DAY. VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO UNDER
  ONE MILE IN SNOW OR BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ027-242300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T0700Z-141226T0600Z/
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT AND MAY BE HEAVY
  AT TIMES THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY... BEFORE TAPERING OFF IN THE
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH ON CHRISTMAS DAY. VISIBILITIES WILL
  BE REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ005-007-242300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T0900Z-141226T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...THERMOPOLIS
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP EARLY CHRISTMAS DAY
  AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  DURING CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH VISIBILITY UNDER
  ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ017-242300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY SUNRISE ON
  CHRISTMAS DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES DURING CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 INCHES TOWARDS SHOSHONI AND BOYSEN
  RESERVOIR...4 TO 6 INCHES IN THE CENTRAL PART OF THE BASIN
  INCLUDING RIVERTON WITH 5 TO 7 INCHES TOWARDS HUDSON.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH AT TIMES WITH
  VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ018-242300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY SUNRISE ON
  CHRISTMAS DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES DURING CHRISTMAS DAY

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 9 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH VISIBILITY
  REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ015-242300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY SUNRISE ON
  CHRISTMAS DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES DURING CHRISTMAS DAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE
  OVER THE SOUTH HALF OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING
  SOUTH PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH OVER SOUTH PASS
  WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW
  AND WIND WILL LIKELY RESULT IN NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AT TIMES
  OVER SOUTH PASS.

* IMPACTS...SOUTH PASS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED.
  TRAVELERS SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND EXTREMELY LIMITED
  VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ020-022-242300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY SUNRISE ON
  CHRISTMAS DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES DURING CHRISTMAS DAY

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
  WITH 6 TO 10 INCHES ON CASPER MOUNTAIN.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY AT TIMES
  WITH VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 25...WILL BECOME SLICK
  AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELERS SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND
  LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ019-242300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY SUNRISE ON
  CHRISTMAS DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES DURING CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 9 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST BY LATE MORNING. THE COMBINATION
  OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND WIND WILL LIKELY REDUCE THE
  VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE HALF TO EVEN ONE QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ028>030-242300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BEFORE SUNRISE ON
  CHRISTMAS DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES DURING CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST BY LATE MORNING. THE COMBINATION
  OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND WIND WILL LIKELY REDUCE THE
  VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE HALF TO EVEN ONE QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80...WILL BECOME SLICK
  AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELERS SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND
  LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$







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