Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1133 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-201200-
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-
1133 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN WYOMING SATURDAY
EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY DENSE FOG IS POSSIBLE IN THE LOW LYING AROUND THE WIND RIVER
BASIN AND LANDER FOOTHILLS BUT WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IS NO LONGER
EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AND WIND EXPECTED IN
WESTERN WYOMING. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 FEET ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WESTERN MOUNTAINS WITH THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND VALLEYS POTENTIALLY
RECEIVING 5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS THE RED DESERT...INTERSTATE 80
CORRIDOR...SOUTH PASS AND JEFFREY CITY AREA TO CASPER SUNDAY
AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY AND ALSO THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
CODY FOOTHILLS WITH STRONG GUSTS. THE GREEN RIVER BASIN AND AREA
FROM DUBOIS TO RIVERTON MAY ALSO BLOW QUITE STRONG ON MONDAY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY...A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL
DEVELOP TO OUR WEST SPREADING SNOW FROM WEST TO EAST. THE POTENTIAL
FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS STILL A POSSIBILITY ACROSS CENTRAL
AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING ON CHRISTMAS DAY. STAY TUNED OVER THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS ON THIS POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTING STORM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT LIMITED VISIBILITIES THIS MORNING.
THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON




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