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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
338 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND WIND FOR THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS AND
NORTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A QUICK MOVING WINTER STORM DROPPING OUT OF CANADA WILL BRING
SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND WIND TO PORTIONS OF NORTHERN WYOMING THIS
MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT WILL RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW AND SEVERELY REDUCED
VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

WYZ008-009-252300-
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BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
338 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

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

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...WITH SOME LOCALLY HEAVY
  SNOW SHOWERS...ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TODAY...BEFORE TAPERING TO
  LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH...WITH
  VISIBILITY UNDER A QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...GRANITE AND POWDER RIVER MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BECOME
  SLICK AND SNOW COVERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BUFFALO
338 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

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

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...MODERATE AT TIMES...ARE
  THEN EXPECTED THROUGH TODAY...BEFORE TAPERING TO LIGHT SNOW OR
  FLURRIES TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS...WHERE CONVECTIVE SNOW SHOWERS SET UP.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH.  OCCASIONAL
  GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH. THIS STRONG WIND WHEN COMBINED WITH
  HEAVIER SNOW...WILL RESULT IN SEVERELY REDUCED VISIBILITY TO
  ONLY A FEW HUNDRED FEET AT TIMES. THE STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED
  TO WEAKEN BY LATE WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...INTERSTATE 25 AND 90 WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW
  PACKED. THE HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH THE STRONG
  WIND WILL MAKE SLIDE OFFS MORE LIKELY. PLEASE LEAVE PLENTY OF
  ROOM BETWEEN YOU AND NEXT VEHICLE...AND SLOW DOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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