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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
231 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWSTORM BECOMES MORE CERTAIN FOR LATE ON
CHRISTMAS EVE THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY...

.A STORM SYSTEM OFF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST IS EXPECTED TO DIG
INTO NORTHERN UTAH ON CHRISTMAS DAY BEFORE STALLING OUT FOR THE
DAY. SNOW WILL DEVELOP RAPIDLY IN THE FAR SOUTHWEST AND NORTH
EARLY ON CHRISTMAS DAY WITH ALL OF CENTRAL WYOMING SNOWING BY
AROUND SUNRISE OR A LITTLE BEFORE. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON
CHRISTMAS DAY WITH AREAS OF STRONG WIND AND BLOWING SNOW. STAY
TUNED FOR THE LATEST UPDATES ON THIS STILL DEVELOPING WINTER STORM.

WYZ027-241200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T0700Z-141226T0600Z/
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
231 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT CHRISTMAS
  EVE AND MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY...BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF IN THE EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH ON CHRISTMAS DAY. VISIBILITIES WILL BE
  REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELLERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ005-007-241200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T0900Z-141226T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...THERMOPOLIS
231 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP DURING THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS ON CHRISTMAS DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING
  HOURS. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES DURING CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH VISIBILITY UNDER
  ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELLERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ017-241200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
231 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY SUNRISE ON CHRISTMAS DAY
  AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  DURING CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 INCHES TOWARDS SHOSHONI AND BOYSEN
  RESERVOIR...4 TO 6 INCHES IN THE CENTRAL PART OF THE BASIN
  INCLUDING RIVERTON WITH 5 TO 7 INCHES TOWARDS HUDSON.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH AT TIMES WITH
  VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELLERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ018-241200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
231 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY SUNRISE ON CHRISTMAS DAY
  AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  DURING CHRISTMAS DAY

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 9 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED
  TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELLERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ015-241200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
231 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY SUNRISE ON CHRISTMAS
  DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES DURING CHRISTMAS DAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE OVER THE
  SOUTH HALF OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING SOUTH PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH OVER SOUTH PASS
  WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND
  WIND WILL LIKELY RESULT IN NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AT TIMES OVER
  SOUTH PASS.

* IMPACTS...SOUTH PASS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED.
  TRAVELLERS SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND EXTREMELY LIMITED
  VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ020-022-241200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
231 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY SUNRISE ON CHRISTMAS DAY
  AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  DURING CHRISTMAS DAY

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
  WITH 6 TO 10 INCHES ON CASPER MOUNTAIN.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY AT TIMES
  WITH VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 25...WILL BECOME SLICK
  AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELLERS SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND
  LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ019-241200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
231 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY SUNRISE ON CHRISTMAS
  DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES DURING CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 9 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST BY LATE MORNING ACROSS MOST OF SWEETWATER COUNTY WITH
  GUSTS TO 40 MPH. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND WIND
  WILL LIKELY REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE HALF TO EVEN ONE
  QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELLERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ028>030-241200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.A.0015.141225T1200Z-141226T0600Z/
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER
231 PM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BEFORE SUNRISE ON
  CHRISTMAS DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES DURING CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST BY LATE MORNING ACROSS MOST OF SWEETWATER COUNTY WITH
  GUSTS TO 40 MPH. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND WIND
  WILL LIKELY REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE HALF TO EVEN ONE
  QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80...WILL BECOME SLICK AND
  SNOW COVERED. TRAVELLERS SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED
  VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

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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