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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
105 PM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

...Significant snowfall for the Northern and Central Mountains as
well as Cody Foothills through tonight...

.Another spring storm will bring significant precipitation to
areas along and east of the Divide through tonight. Significant
amounts of snowfall are expected over the Absaroka, Wind River,
and Bighorn Mountains as well as the Cody Foothills. The heaviest
snowfall amounts are expected over the Bighorn Mountains where the
snow is expected to linger through tonight.

WYZ008-009-220600-
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Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
105 PM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...Snow should continue, heavy at times through tonight.


* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 14 inches with higher amounts
  above 9000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Powder River and Granite mountain passes will
  become slick and snow packed. Visibility will be under a
  quarter mile in heavier snow, which could be very
  disorientating for those recreating in the back country.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, and or
blowing snow are expected or occurring. This could make travel
very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel keep some food,
water, and an extra flashlight in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. Check the latest road conditions at wyoroad.info or by
dialing 5 1 1.

&&

$$

WYZ015-220600-
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Wind River Mountains East-
105 PM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

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

* TIMING...Periods of snow through this evening.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches possible with locally
  higher amounts.

* MAIN IMPACT...South Pass may become slick and snow packed,
  including South Pass. Visibility may lower to around half a
  mile in heavier 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.

&&

$$

WYZ002-220600-
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Absaroka Mountains-
105 PM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

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

* TIMING...Periods of snow, heavy a times, continuing through
  this evening.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches with local amounts up
  to 16 inches possible.

* MAIN IMPACT...Highways will become slick and snow covered,
  including Chief Joseph Highway, and the highway between
  Pahaska and Cody. Visibility will be under a quarter mile in
  heavier snow, which could be very disorientating for those
  recreating in the back country.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ003-220600-
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Cody Foothills-
Including the cities of Cody and Meeteetse
105 PM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

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

* TIMING...P:eriods of snow through the evening hours.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 to 5 inches with local amounts up
  to 8 inches possible. The highest amounts are expected to
  occur between Cody and Meeteetse.

* MAIN IMPACT...Highway 120 will likely become slick and
  hazardous at times especially during heavier bursts of 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.

&&

$$

WYZ007-220600-
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Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
105 PM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

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

* TIMING...Periods of snow, heavy at times, will impact the Owl
  Creek and Bridger Mountains through this evening.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches.

* MAIN IMPACT...Area highways may become muddy, slick and snow
  packed, including Nowood Road connecting the towns of Lysite,
  Lost Cabin, and Big Trails. Visibility will be under a half
  mile in heavier snow, which could be very disorientating for
  those recreating in the back country.

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.

&&

$$


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