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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
117 AM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED ACROSS THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS
TONIGHT THROUGH THE DAY SATURDAY...

.A LARGE DEEP MOIST UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS WYOMING
TODAY...EVENTUALLY DEVELOPING A STRONG SURFACE CYCLONE OVER
SOUTHEASTER WYOMING BY THIS AFTERNOON. THIS CYCLONE WILL HELP IN
KEEPING DEEP MOISTURE OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
WYOMING...INCLUDING THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS. SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP
FROM NEAR 10000 FEET LATE THIS AFTERNOON TO AROUND 8500 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN DOWN TO NEAR 8000 FEET BY SUNRISE SATURDAY. EXPECT
MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES.

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BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
117 AM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOWFALL...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MDT SATURDAY.

* SNOWFALL...SNOWFALL OF 4 TO 10 INCHES...WITH LOCALIZED AREAS
  ACROSS THE HIGHEST TERRAIN SEEING UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW...WILL
  BE POSSIBLE BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE FOUND ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE
  BIGHORN MOUNTAINS.

* IMPACTS...OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HEAVY WET
  SNOWFALL AND COLDER TEMPERATURES. HYPOTHERMIA WILL BE POSSIBLE.
  TRAVEL ALONG MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BECOME SLICK AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
AND SLICK ROADS WITH LIMITED VISIBILITIES. SLOW DOWN, AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. CHECK THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING 5 1 1.

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