Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
428 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

WYZ001>020-022>030-241200-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
428 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES IN EFFECT FOR FAR WEST MOUNTAINS
UNTIL NOON SUNDAY...AND FOR THE ABSAROKA AND BIGHORN RANGES FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT UNTIL MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE FROM WESTERN INTO CENTRAL
WYOMING LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE MAIN HAZARD WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS CENTRAL WYOMING WILL BE WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO
50 MPH. GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON COULD CAUSE ANY
EXISTING FIRES TO GET OUT OF CONTROL. AGRICULTURAL BURNING IS
DISCOURAGED TODAY.

SHOWERS WILL CONVERT TO SNOWFALL THIS EVENING ACROSS WESTERN
WYOMING. PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL IMPACT THE
WESTERN WYOMING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING POTENTIALLY IMPACTING
TRAVEL ACROSS THE AREA. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR
THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY...LOW PRESSURE AROUND THE AREA WILL KEEP PERIODS OF SHOWER
ACTIVITY THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...WITH SOME AREAS SEEING
SNOWFALL OVERNIGHT. MOUNTAIN PASSES ABOVE 8000 FEET WILL LIKELY
BE SLICK OR SNOW-COVERED WITH LIMITED VISIBILITY IN LIGHT TO
MODERATE SNOW THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

MONDAY...ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO DESERT
SOUTHWEST MONDAY MORNING...RETURNING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO
THE AREA.

TUESDAY...A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE
MOUNTAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY WINDS GREATER THAN
45 MPH...HAIL...AND SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TODAY AND TONIGHT. THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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