Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MDT SAT NOV 1 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-021200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
400 AM MDT SAT NOV 1 2014


THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR WEST LATE TODAY AND THEN
MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE WEST THIS AFTERNOON WITH A
STRONG COLD FRONT. RAIN SHOWERS WILL TURN TO SNOW WITH RAPIDLY
LOWERING SNOW LEVELS ACROSS THE WEST THIS EVENING. ACCUMULATING SNOW
IS EXPECTED IN THE NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS TONIGHT...WITH TETON AND
TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN PASSES BECOMING SLICK. SOME LIGHTER ACCUMULATION
WILL FALL IN THE WESTERN VALLEYS. IN ADDITION...A TIGHT SURFACE
GRADIENT WILL RESULT IN VERY WINDY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND THIS
AFTERNOON...FROM AROUND ROCK SPRINGS TO CASPER...INCLUDING
THE SOUTHEASTERN HALF OF FREMONT COUNTY. STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL
ELEVATE THE BLOW OVER RISK TO LIGHTWEIGHT OR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...
ESPECIALLY ON WEST TO EAST ORIENTED ROADS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE IN WESTERN WYOMING SUNDAY...WITH 3
TO 7 INCHES OF TOTAL SNOWFALL IN THE MOUNTAINS...ALONG WITH 1 TO 3
INCHES IN THE WESTERN VALLEYS...WITH MOST OF THE SNOWFALL EXPECTED
IN THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE VALLEYS. SOME LIGHT SNOW MAY ALSO FALL
IN THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS ON SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION. THANK
YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON




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