Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
126 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

WYZ026>030-212300-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
126 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN THE WEATHER EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND
SOUTHERN WYOMING BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY MORNING AND LASTING THROUGH
SATURDAY...

SATURDAY...MOISTURE FROM THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL MAKE ITS WAY INTO
THE REGION WITH PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL INCREASING
BY LATE MORNING...LASTING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED BETWEEN MID AFTERNOON AND MID EVENING ON
SATURDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF TO LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY SUNDAY MORNING.
ADDITIONALLY...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE
DAY ON SATURDAY...BLOWING 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 25 AND
40 MPH AT TIMES. WITH THE AREA LIKELY TO SEE 1 TO 4 INCHES OF NEW
SNOWFALL BY SUNDAY MORNING...THE COMBINATION OF BOTH SNOW AND WIND
MAY CAUSE SOME MINOR DRIFTING ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

ALL TRAVELERS ALONG THE I80 CORRIDOR AND OTHER OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS
SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THIS WINTER WEATHER EVENT ALONG WITH THE
POSSIBILITY FOR DELAYED TRAVEL. PLEASE CHECK BACK WITH
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK
FOR FUTURE FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS CONCERNING THE THIS EVENT.

$$

WYZ008-009-212300-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-
126 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW EXPECTED ACROSS THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS
BEGINNING SATURDAY AND LASTING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

SATURDAY...MOISTURE FROM THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL MAKE ITS WAY INTO
THE REGION WITH PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL INCREASING
THROUGH DAY...LASTING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS
CURRENTLY EXPECTED BETWEEN MID AFTERNOON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNING
BEFORE TAPERING OFF TO LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATER SUNDAY MORNING.
THE AREA LIKELY TO SEE WIDESPREAD 3 TO 7 INCHES OF NEW
SNOWFALL BY SUNDAY MORNING.

ALL TRAVELERS AND OTHER OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
THIS WINTER WEATHER EVENT ALONG WITH THE POSSIBILITY FOR DELAYED
TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES. PLEASE CHECK BACK WITH
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK
FOR FUTURE FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS CONCERNING THE THIS EVENT.

$$

WYZ016-212300-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
126 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN THE WEATHER ACROSS THE UPPER WIND RIVER
BASIN BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND LASTING INTO SATURDAY EVENING...

SATURDAY...MOISTURE FROM THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL MAKE ITS WAY INTO
THE REGION WITH PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOWFALL BY MID AFTERNOON...LASTING
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED
BETWEEN MID AFTERNOON AND MID EVENING ON SATURDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF
TO LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY SUNDAY MORNING. ADDITIONALLY...WEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY ON SATURDAY...BLOWING
20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH AT TIMES. WITH THE AREA
LIKELY TO SEE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF NEW SNOWFALL BY SUNDAY MORNING...THE
COMBINATION OF BOTH SNOW AND WIND MAY CAUSE SOME MINOR DRIFTING ALONG
WITH GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

ALL TRAVELERS THE 287 CORRIDOR AND OTHER OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS
SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THIS WINTER WEATHER EVENT ALONG WITH THE
POSSIBILITY FOR DELAYED TRAVEL. PLEASE CHECK BACK WITH
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK
FOR FUTURE FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS CONCERNING THE THIS EVENT.

$$

JB




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