Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
156 PM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...MAJOR WINTER STORM TO IMPACT PARTS OF CENTRAL WYOMING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.ANOTHER MAJOR STORM SYSTEM IS TAKING AIM ON CENTRAL WYOMING
TODAY AND TONIGHT. SNOWFALL HAS BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD AND WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING WITH SNOW LEVELS
HAVING LOWERED SOMEWHAT TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL PORTIONS OF THE
CENTRAL AND EASTERN BASINS. THE SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER FROM WEST
TO EAST ACROSS THE ADVISORY AND WARNING AREAS. SLICK OR SLUSHY
ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES.

WYZ018-270000-
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LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
156 PM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR THE LANDER FOOTHILLS WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...ONE TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW HAVE ACCUMULATED SO FAR IN
  LANDER. THE ADJACENT FOOTHILLS HAVE COLLECTED 3 TO 4 INCHES. A
  STORM TOTAL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED BY 6 PM TODAY.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...VISIBILITY OF ONE HALF MILE OR LESS IN
  FALLING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY ROADWAYS ARE ANTICIPATED.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
156 PM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

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

LESS THAN AN INCH OF SNOW HAS FALLEN THROUGHOUT MOST OF THE WIND
RIVER BASIN ALONG WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES TO THE NORTH OVER THE OWL
CREEK MOUNTAINS. SNOWFALL WILL DIMINISH IN INTENSITY AS SLIGHTLY
DRIER AIR WORKS ITS WAY IN FROM THE NORTHWEST. WITH THE HIGH APRIL
SUN ANGLE IN PLACE...ANY ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL WILL RESULT IN LITTLE
OR NO ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION. THUS THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
HAS BEEN CANCELLED.


$$

WYZ015-270000-
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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
156 PM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH THIS
  EVENING BEFORE DECREASING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED
  THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL...STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 14 INCHES HAVE BEEN
  REPORTED AT BRUCES CAMPGROUND IN SINKS CANYON. 11 TO 14 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED IN MANY AREAS WITH THIS SYSTEM. LOCALLY HIGHER
  SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS TO 18 INCHES MAY BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH COMBINED WITH
  SNOWFALL WILL REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOWFALL MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON ASSOCIATED
  ROADWAYS...INCLUDING SOUTH PASS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE SURE TO MONITOR CURRENT ROAD
  CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ019-270000-
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GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
156 PM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND WILL BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES. SNOWFALL WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...8 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED AT BOTH BEAVER RIM
  AND JEFFREY CITY. STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 10 INCHES ARE
  ANTICIPATED WITH THIS SYSTEM. LOCALLY HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS TO
  NEAR 12 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH COMBINED WITH
  SNOWFALL WILL REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE
  AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS MAY BE SLICK OR SLUSHY AT TIMES. MOTORISTS
  SHOULD BE SURE TO MONITOR CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE
  TRAVELING.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ022-270000-
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CASPER MOUNTAIN-
156 PM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE AND WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH
  TONIGHT BEFORE DECREASING EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOWFALL...15 TO 17 INCHES OF SNOWFALL HAVE ALREADY BEEN
  REPORTED ON CASPER MOUNTAIN. TOTAL STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 13 TO
  22 INCHES.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOWFALL WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ON CASPER MOUNTAIN
  DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE SURE
  TO MONITOR CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY
  SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ020-270000-
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NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
156 PM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...4 INCHES HAVE ALREADY FALLEN OVER THE CASPER AREA
  WITH 8 INCHES REPORTED AT POWDER RIVER. 5 TO 10 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED IN MANY AREAS WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG AND SOUTH
  OF WYOMING BOULEVARD ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF CASPER...AND ACROSS
  WESTERN NATRONA COUNTY AROUND WALTMAN AND HILAND.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY AND
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE UNDER ONE HALF AT TIMES. MOTORISTS SHOULD
  MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING TODAY.

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.

&&

$$

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ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER
156 PM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...4 INCHES HAVE ALREADY FALLEN OVER PORTIONS OF THE
  COUNTY. 4 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS FROM
  WAMSUTTER EASTWARD ALONG INTERSTATE 80.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WIND AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 40 MPH...DECREASING THIS EVENING. VISIBILITY OF ONE-
  HALF MILE OR LESS IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY ROADWAYS ARE ANTICIPATED.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING ON
  THE I80 CORRIDOR TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

WYZ008-009-270000-
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BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
156 PM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF
  POWDER RIVER PASS. SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING
  BEFORE DECREASING.

* SNOWFALL...UP TO 6 INCHES HAVE FALLEN SO FAR...WITH MOST OF THE
  ACCUMULATING SNOW OVER THE EAST SLOPES. STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF
  UP TO 6 TO 8 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOWFALL MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON GRANITE PASS AND
  ESPECIALLY POWDER RIVER PASS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE SURE TO MONITOR CURRENT ROAD
  CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...KAYCEE
156 PM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

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

* TIMING...RAIN HAS CHANGED TO SNOW AND WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE
  AREA. PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF BY MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...2 TO 5 INCHES WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS ACROSS
  SOUTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY AND ALONG THE FOOTHILLS WEST OF
  INTERSTATE 25.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS...INCLUDING INTERSTATES 25 AND 90...MAY
  BECOME SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY AT TIMES...AND VISIBILITIES WILL
  BE UNDER ONE HALF AT TIMES. MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR ROAD
  CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERRTON



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