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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
150 AM MST SUN NOV 16 2014

...VERY COLD AND WINDY WITH BLOWING SNOW TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A COLD FRONT WILL HEAD SOUTH OUT OF CANADA TODAY BRINGING
INCREASED GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. THESE WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
SNOWFALL OVER THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS TO GIVE NEARLY WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS DUE TO THE BLOWING SNOW.

WYZ002-003-008>011-020-161900-
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ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE...BUFFALO...KAYCEE...
CASPER
150 AM MST SUN NOV 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM MST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW AND VERY COLD WIND CHILL
TEMPERATURES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM
MST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE AHEAD OF AND BEHIND A COLD
  FRONT SOON AFTER SUN-UP THIS MORNING BEFORE DECREASING LATER
  THIS EVENING.

* MAIN IMPACT...BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  AT TIMES ALONG WITH DRIFTING.

* OTHER IMPACTS...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH
  WITH GUSTS 35 TO 50 MPH ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND UP TO 65
  MPH OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PEAKS AND PASSES BY MID DAY. WIND
  CHILL TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING AND AGAIN THIS EVENING WILL
  RANGE BETWEEN MINUS 15 AND MINUS 30 DEGREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES WITH SEVERELY REDUCED VISIBILITY. 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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