Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1004 AM MDT THU SEP 11 2014

...LATE SUMMER SNOWSTORM ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHERN WYOMING TODAY...

.THE SECOND PORTION OF A POTENT LATE SUMMER WINTER STORM WILL
CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE AREA TODAY. PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE
SNOW WILL MIX WITH RAIN AT TIMES ACROSS NORTHERN  WYOMING THROUGH
THE DAY.  ROADS WERE BECOMING SLUSHY OR SNOWPACKED OVER CHIEF
JOSEPHS HIGHWAY...AND ALSO OVER POWDER RIVER PASS AND GRANITE PASS
OVER THE BIGHORN RANGE. LOWER ELEVATION ROADS WILL BE WET TO SLUSHY
TODAY WITH MOST ACCUMULATIONS ON GRASSY AREAS.  SNOW WILL
CONTINUE TO OVER THE BIGHORN AND ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS TODAY.  THE
HEAVIEST SNOWFALL EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY.
SNOWFALL WILL WEAKEN DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON...ENDING QUICKLY IN THE
EVENING HOURS.

WYZ002-120000-
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ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
1004 AM MDT THU SEP 11 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE.  PERIODS OF HEAVY
  SNOWFALL ARE ANTICIPATED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE STORM WILL
  BEGIN TO WEAKEN DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS...WITH SNOW ENDING BY
  THE EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY UP TO A FOOT
  ACROSS THE BEARTOOTH PLATEAU AND BEARTOOTH PASS AREA.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH VISIBILITIES
  UNDER A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...BEARTOOTH PASS WILL LIKELY RECEIVE SIGNIFICANT SNOW
  FROM THIS SYSTEM AND THE ROAD MAY BECOME SLICK AS IT GETS SNOW
  COVERED THROUGH TODAY. TRAVELERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH
  OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD PREPARE NOW FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO
  WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ008-009-120000-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0011.000000T0000Z-140912T0000Z/
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
1004 AM MDT THU SEP 11 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE WIDESPREAD
  TODAY...HEAVY AT TIMES.  SNOWFALL WILL WEAKEN THIS
  AFTERNOON...WITH SNOWFALL ENDING LATE THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 9 INCHES SOUTH OF POWDER RIVER PASS. 8
  TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY UP TO ONE FOOT ALONG AND NORTH OF
  POWDER RIVER PASS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH VISIBILITIES
  UNDER A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...GRANITE AND POWDER RIVER PASS WILL LIKELY RECEIVE
  SIGNIFICANT SNOW FROM THIS SYSTEM AND AREA PASSES WILL BE
  SLICK OR SNOW-PACKED AS THEY GET SNOW COVERED TODAY. TRAVELERS
  RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR ...INTERESTS SHOULD PREPARE
  NOW FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ010-120000-
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NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BUFFALO
1004 AM MDT THU SEP 11 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A COLD STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
  THE AREA TODAY. SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY BEFORE
  ENDING THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  OF 6 TO 10 INCHES IN OR NEAR THE FOOTHILLS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTY WITH
  VISIBILITIES UNDER A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADS MAY BECOME SLUSHY TO SLICK AT TIMES...
  ESPECIALLY DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL. TRAVELERS...
  RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD PREPARE NOW
  FOR THE ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT
  COUPLE DAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ011-120000-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-140912T0000Z/
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KAYCEE
1004 AM MDT THU SEP 11 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A POTENT WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT NORTHERN
  WYOMING TODAY...SPREADING SNOWFALL ACROSS JOHNSON COUNTY.
  PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL IMPACT SOUTHERN
  JOHNSON COUNTY TODAY CREATING SOME TRAVEL HAZARDS.
  ADDITIONALLY...AREA VEGETATION WILL BE ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY
  THIS SYSTEM.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES ANTICIPATED.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS WILL BE PRESENT OVERNIGHT. THESE WINDS WILL LESSEN
  VISIBILITY TO UNDER A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...INTERSTATE 25 MAY BECOME SLUSHY AT TIMES MAKING
  TRAVEL HAZARDOUS ACROSS THE AREA. ADDITIONALLY... VEGETATION
  ACROSS THE AREA MAY STRUGGLE WITH THE WEIGHT OF THE
  ANTICIPATED SNOWFALL.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ003-120000-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-140912T0000Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
1004 AM MDT THU SEP 11 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A POTENT WINTER STORM WILL CONTINUE TO
  IMPACT NORTHERN WYOMING TODAY. PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE
  SNOWFALL WILL IMPACT THE CODY FOOTHILLS THROUGH THIS
  AFTERNOON...CREATING SOME TRAVEL HAZARDS. ADDITIONALLY...AREA
  VEGETATION WILL BE ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY THIS SYSTEM.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES ANTICIPATED WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS CLOSER TO THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS WILL BE PRESENT OVERNIGHT. THESE WINDS COULD LESSEN
  VISIBILITY TO UNDER A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SLUSHY AT TIMES MAKING TRAVEL
  HAZARDOUS ACROSS THE AREA. ADDITIONALLY... VEGETATION ACROSS
  THE AREA MAY STRUGGLE WITH THE WEIGHT OF THE ANTICIPATED
  SNOWFALL.

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.

&&

$$







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