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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
959 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW COMING TO CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING
TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING WILL BE ON THE NORTHWEST EDGE OF A
LARGE WINTER STORM THAT WILL BE MOVING THROUGH THE SOUTHERN AND
CENTRAL ROCKIES THROUGH TUESDAY. SNOW HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS NATRONA...FREMONT...
SWEETWATER AND SOUTHERN LINCOLN COUNTIES ALONG WITH BRISK
NORTHEAST WINDS. BY THE AFTERNOON... SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW IS EXPECTED. THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW SHOULD CONTINUE
THROUGH THE NIGHT AND TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING. EXPECT
SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACT ALONG THE INTERSTATES...OVER SOUTH
PASS...AND DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE AROUND CASPER.

WYZ020-022-012300-
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NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
959 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
  REST OF TODAY AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING
  OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL
  BETWEEN NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 6 TO 10
  INCHES ON CASPER MOUNTAIN.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR LIGHT TRAILERS AND HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. TRAVEL DELAYS ARE LIKELY DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE
  AND ALONG INTERSTATE 25 THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
959 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
  REST OF TODAY AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING
  OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL
  BETWEEN NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW HAS FALLEN IN THE LANDER AREA
  SO FAR THIS MORNING. 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH
  5 TO 10 INCHES ON THE EAST SLOPES OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS
  INCLUDING SOUTH PASS IS EXPECTED BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS AS HIGH AS 45 MPH ON SOUTH PASS WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW
  WITH VISIBILITY NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT
  TRAILERS ATTEMPTING SOUTH PASS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

WYZ019-012300-
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GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
959 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
  REST OF TODAY AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING
  OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL
  BETWEEN NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...AROUND 2 INCHES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN OVER THE AREA SO
  FAR THIS MORNING. 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 5
  TO 10 INCHES IN THE GREEN MOUNTAINS IS EXPECTED BY TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT
  TRAILERS ATTEMPTING TO TRAVEL HIGHWAY 287 THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

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ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER
959 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
  REST OF TODAY AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING
  OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL
  BETWEEN NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...AROUND AN INCH OF SNOW HAS FALLEN ACROSS SWEETWATER
  COUNTY SO FAR THIS MORNING. 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED BY
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 45 MPH WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY
  BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL CONTINUE TO BE SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL CONTINUE TO BE
  DIFFICULT...WITH STRONG CROSS WINDS CONTINUING. TRAVEL DELAYS
  ARE LIKELY ALONG INTERSTATE 80. TRAVEL MAY BECOME IMPOSSIBLE FOR
  HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRAILER TRAFFIC LATE THIS
  MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT. IN FACT MOST OF INTERSTATE 80 IS
  ALREADY NOW CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS BETWEEN ROCK SPRINGS AND
  RAWLINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS BY DIALING 511 OR
OR BY LOGGING ON TO MAP.WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

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SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
959 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  IS EXPECTED TO FALL BETWEEN NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BE SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH DRIFTING
  SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT
  TRAILER TRAFFIC LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$



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