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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
306 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...Springtime Winter Storm to Bring Periods of Moderate to
Occasionally Heavy Snow to the Wind River and Bighorn Mountains...

.A strong upper level disturbance with copious amounts of Pacific
moisture will bring periods of moderate to occasionally heavy wet
snow to the Bighorn and Wind River Mountains as well as across
the Upper Green River Basin Foothills through this evening.

WYZ008-009-240600-
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Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
306 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

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

* TIMING...Higher elevation snow, moderate to heavy at times will
  fall at elevations of 8000 feet and higher today, tapering off
  later this evening.

* Snow Accumulations...An estimated 3 inches of snowfall has
  accumulated over portions of the Big Horn Mountains. Total event
  accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with the highest amounts
  generally above 8000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Roads, including Powder River and Granite Pass,
  will be slick, slushy or snow covered with limited visibility
  in snow 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.

&&

$$

WYZ014-015-240600-
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Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
306 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

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

* TIMING...Higher elevation snow, moderate to heavy at times,
  will drop to around 6500 feet this morning.

* Snow Accumulations...An estimated 5 to 7 inches of snow has
  fallen so far across portions of the east slope of the Wind
  River Mountains including South Pass where 5 inches fell along with
  1 to 2 inches on the west slope. Total event accumulations of 6
  to 12 inches, with the highest amounts generally above 8000
  feet. Total event accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with the
  highest amounts generally above 8000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Travel may become very difficult across South
  Pass due to periods of heavy snow producing slick, slushy and
  snow- packed roads. Outdoor recreation in the back country may
  also be very hazardous with poor visibility and heavy
  snowfall.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ025-240000-
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Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Including the city of Pinedale
306 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

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

* TIMING...Higher elevation snow, moderate to heavy at times
  will fall at elevations of 6500 feet and higher today,
  tapering off later this evening.

* Snow Accumulations...One to two inches of snowfall has already
  occurred in one hour in some areas between Boulder and Pinedale.
  Pinedale itself has seen a half inch so far. East Rim Divide
  received 3 inches. Total event accumulations of 3 to 5 inches
  are expected with locally higher amounts possible with the
  heaviest amounts expected in the northwest portion of the area.

* MAIN IMPACT...Roads will be slick, slushy or snow covered with
  limited visibility in snow 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.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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