Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
944 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWSTORM BECOMES MORE CERTAIN FOR LATE ON
CHRISTMAS EVE THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY...

.A STORM SYSTEM OFF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST IS EXPECTED TO
DIG INTO NORTHERN UTAH ON CHRISTMAS DAY BEFORE STALLING OUT. SNOW
WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY 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>014-023-024-241245-
/O.NEW.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
944 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON
MST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 3 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON MST THURSDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY 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.

&&

$$

WYZ025-026-241245-
/O.NEW.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
944 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM WEDNESDAY TO 5 PM
MST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 8 PM WEDNESDAY TO 5 PM MST THURSDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY 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.

&&

$$

WYZ027-241245-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T0700Z-141226T0600Z/
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
944 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT
  CHRISTMAS EVE 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.

&&

$$

WYZ005-007-241245-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T0900Z-141226T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...THERMOPOLIS
944 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP DURING THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS ON 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.

&&

$$

WYZ017-241245-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
944 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
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.

&&

$$

WYZ018-241245-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
944 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
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.

&&

$$

WYZ015-241245-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
944 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
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.

&&

$$

WYZ020-022-241245-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
944 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
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.

&&

$$

WYZ019-241245-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
944 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
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>030-241245-
/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
944 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
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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