Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
240 AM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...MAJOR WINTER STORM TO IMPACT PARTS OF CENTRAL WYOMING THROUGH
TONIGHT...

.ANOTHER MAJOR STORM SYSTEM IS TAKING AIM ON CENTRAL WYOMING
TODAY AND TONIGHT. SNOWFALL IS ALREADY PRESENT ACROSS PORTIONS OF
SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING. SNOWFALL COVERAGE WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD
BY THE LATE MORNING HOURS TODAY AS SNOW LEVELS CONTINUE TO LOWER
TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN BASINS.
SNOW WILL LIKELY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ACROSS THE WARNING AND ADVISORY
AREAS. SLICK OR SLUSHY ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES.

WYZ015-270030-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160427T0600Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
240 AM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS MORNING AND WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE DECREASING.

* SNOWFALL...STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 11 TO 14 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH
  THIS SYSTEM. LOCALLY HIGHER SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS TO 18 INCHES
  MAY BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH COMBINED WITH
  SNOWFALL WILL REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE
  AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOWFALL MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON ASSOCIATED
  ROADWAYS...INCLUDING SOUTH PASS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE SURE TO MONITOR CURRENT ROAD
  CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ019-270030-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160427T0600Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
240 AM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND WILL BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES. SNOWFALL WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES ARE ANTICIPATED WITH
  THIS SYSTEM. LOCALLY HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS TO NEAR 12 INCHES WILL
  BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH COMBINED WITH
  SNOWFALL WILL REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE
  AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS MAY BE SLICK OR SLUSHY AT TIMES. MOTORISTS
  SHOULD BE SURE TO MONITOR CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE
  TRAVELING.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ022-270030-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160427T1200Z/
CASPER MOUNTAIN-
240 AM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE AND WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES.
  SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE DECREASING EARLY
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOWFALL...STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 11 TO 14 INCHES ARE
  ANTICIPATED WITH THIS SYSTEM. LOCALLY HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS TO
  NEAR 17 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOWFALL MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON CASPER MOUNTAIN
  DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE
  SURE TO MONITOR CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY
  SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ018-270000-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160427T0000Z/
LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
240 AM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

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

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL CONVERT TO SNOW DURING THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS AND MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE WEAKENING THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY AT TIMES
  AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE UNDER ONE HALF TO ONE QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES IN HEAVIER SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ028-029-270030-
/O.EXA.KRIW.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-160427T0600Z/
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER
240 AM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  BEFORE WEAKENING THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WIND AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 40 MPH IS POSSIBLE TODAY...DECREASING THIS EVENING.
  VISIBILITY OF ONE-HALF MILE OR LESS IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL LIKELY BECOME SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY AT
  TIMES. MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING
  ON THE I80 CORRIDOR TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

WYZ030-270030-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-160427T0600Z/
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WAMSUTTER
240 AM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS FROM
  WAMSUTTER EASTWARD ALONG INTERSTATE 80.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WIND AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 40 MPH...DECREASING THIS EVENING. VISIBILITY OF ONE-HALF
  MILE OR LESS IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY ROADWAYS ARE ANTICIPATED.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING ON THE
  I80 CORRIDOR TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

WYZ008-009-270030-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-160427T0600Z/
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
240 AM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF
  POWDER RIVER PASS. SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING
  BEFORE DECREASING.

* SNOWFALL...STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES CAN BE
  EXPECTED.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOWFALL MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON ASSOCIATED
  MOUNTAIN PASSES DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD BE SURE TO MONITOR CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS
  BEFORE TRAVELING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

WYZ007-017-270030-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0022.160426T1200Z-160427T0600Z/
OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
240 AM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS
MORNING TO MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO SNOW AROUND SUNRISE THIS
  MORNING. SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN IN THE LOWER RIVER VALLEYS
  TODAY. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...2 TO 5 INCHES WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS ABOVE 5200
  FEET.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY AT
  TIMES...AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE UNDER ONE HALF AT TIMES.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

WYZ020-270030-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0022.160426T1200Z-160427T0600Z/
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
240 AM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS
MORNING TO MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG AND
  SOUTH OF WYOMING BOULEVARD ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF CASPER...AND
  ACROSS WESTERN NATRONA COUNTY AROUND WALTMAN AND HILAND.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY AT
  TIMES...AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE UNDER ONE HALF AT TIMES.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

WYZ010-011-270030-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0022.160426T1800Z-160427T0600Z/
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...KAYCEE
240 AM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA AND WILL
  CHANGE OVER TO SNOW BY MIDDAY. PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF BY
  MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...2 TO 5 INCHES WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS ACROSS
  SOUTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY AND ALONG THE FOOTHILLS WEST OF
  INTERSTATE 25.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY AT
  TIMES...AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE UNDER ONE HALF AT TIMES.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$



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