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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1050 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...Springtime Winter Storm to Bring Periods of Moderate to
Occasionally Heavy Snow to the Wind River and Bighorn Mountains...

.A strong upper level disturbance with copious amounts of Pacific
moisture will bring periods of moderate to occasionally heavy wet
snow to the Bighorn and Wind River Mountains as well as across the
Upper Green River Basin Foothills through this evening.

WYZ025-232200-
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Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Including the city of Pinedale
1050 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for Upper Green River Basin Foothills.


* TIMING...Higher elevation snow, moderate to heavy at times
  will fall at elevations of 6500 feet and higher today,
  tapering off later this evening.

* Snow Accumulations...One to two inches of snowfall has already
  occurred in one hour in some areas. Total event accumulations
of 3 to 5 inches are expected with locally higher amounts
possible.


* MAIN IMPACT...Roads will be slick, slushy or snow covered with
  limited visibility in snow at times.


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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Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
1050 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

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

* TIMING...Higher elevation snow, moderate to heavy at times
  will fall at elevations of 6500 feet and higher today,
  tapering off later this evening.

* Snow Accumulations...Total event accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches, with the highest amounts generally above 8000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Roads, including Powder River and Granite Pass,
  will be slick, slushy or snow covered with limited visibility
  in snow at times.

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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Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
1050 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

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

* TIMING...Higher elevation snow, moderate to heavy at times,
  will drop to around 6500 feet this morning.

* Snow Accumulations...An estimated 4 inches of snow has fallen
  so far across the Southern Wind River Mountains including
  South Pass. Total event accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with
  the highest amounts generally above 8000 feet. total event
  accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with the highest amounts
  generally above 8000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Travel may become very difficult across South
  Pass due to periods of heavy snow producing slick, slushy and
  snow- packed roads. Outdoor recreation in the back country may
  also be very hazardous with poor visibility and 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.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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