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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
241 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM EXITING THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON...

.DRYING CONDITIONS AND CLEARING SKIES WILL CONTINUE THE REST OF
THIS AFTERNOON. A FEW FLURRIES CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHERN
PORTIONS...BUT WILL BE QUICKLY ENDING BEFORE SUNSET. A FEW AREAS
OF BLOWING SNOW REMAIN POSSIBLE TONIGHT.

WYZ018>020-022-032245-
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LANDER FOOTHILLS-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANDER...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
241 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
STORM WARNING.

PRECIPITATION HAS ENDED AND SKIES HAVE QUICKLY CLEARED OUT OF THE
AREA...THUS WARNINGS IN THESE AREAS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

WYZ002>011-014>017-032245-
/O.CAN.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE...POWELL...LOVELL...
GREYBULL...BASIN...THERMOPOLIS...WORLAND...BUFFALO...KAYCEE...
DUBOIS...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
241 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY.

PRECIPITATION ENDED LATE THIS MORNING AND SKIES HAVE QUICKLY
CLEARED FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA...THUS ADVISORIES IN
THESE AREAS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

WYZ030-040100-
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EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WAMSUTTER
241 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW REMAINS POSSIBLE THIS
  AFTERNOON. ANY ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL WILL BE UNDER AN INCH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL TOTALS HAVE RANGED BETWEEN 1 TO 3
  INCHES NEAR ROCK SPRINGS...AND UP TO 4 INCHES NEAR WAMSUTTER.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY OF ONE MILE OR LESS AT TIMES
  IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL MAY CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING
  IN INCREASED TRAVELING DIFFICULTY...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80
  THROUGH SWEETWATER COUNTY. INTERSTATE 80 HAS ALREADY
  EXPERIENCED CLOSURES THIS MORNING. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL
  CREATE LOW VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TODAY WHICH COULD BE
  DEADLY TO NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO
  HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR
  AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

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.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ028-029-040100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER
241 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES REMAIN POSSIBLE
  THROUGH THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON. LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL
  ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN NEAR GREEN
  RIVER AND ROCK SPRINGS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST WIND OF 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 MPH EXPECTED WEST OF GREEN RIVER. NORTHEAST WINDS WILL OCCUR
  OVER GREEN RIVER AND ROCK SPRINGS. GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE
  REDUCED VISIBILITY IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW IN ADDITION TO
  WIND CHILLS TO NEAR ZERO DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL MAY CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING IN
  CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL IMPACT...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80 THROUGH
  SWEETWATER COUNTY. PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 80 REMAIN CLOSED THIS
  AFTERNOON. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW WIND CHILLS WHICH
  COULD BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE
  TO HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR
  AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

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

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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