Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
502 PM MST TUE FEB 24 2015

WYZ002>011-020-022-251000-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
502 PM MST TUE FEB 24 2015

THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL DRIVE A COLD FRONT SOUTH TONIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY WITH LIGHT SNOW BREAKING OUT LATER TONIGHT. WIDESPREAD
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE WITH THE STEADIEST SNOW
EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY. BY THURSDAY MORNING...1 TO 3 INCHES OF
SNOWFALL WILL BE FAIRLY COMMON WITH 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS
ALONG WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS AS THE HEAVIER NARROW SNOW
BANDS SET UP. STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE
ADVISORIES.

$$

WYZ015>019-251000-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
502 PM MST TUE FEB 24 2015

THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL DRIVE A COLD FRONT SOUTH TONIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY. WIDESPREAD LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL DEVELOP
WEDNESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  THE STEADIEST
AND HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BY
THURSDAY MORNING...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WILL BE FAIRLY COMMON
WITH 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS ALONG WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS AS THE HEAVIER NARROW SNOW BANDS SET UP. STAY TUNED FOR
FURTHER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE ADVISORIES.

$$

WYZ028>030-251000-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
502 PM MST TUE FEB 24 2015

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH AND WEST ACROSS SWEETWATER COUNTY
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG AND BEHIND THIS COLD FRONT...AND THEN
CONTINUE OFF AND ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A TOTAL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW
IS EXPECTED BY THURSDAY MORNING. A NORTHEAST TO EAST WIND...BETWEEN
15 AND 30 MPH...IN WAKE OF THE FRONT COULD CAUSE CONSIDERABLE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW...AS WELL AS SEVERELY REDUCED VISIBILITY
AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY OVER EASTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY WEDNESDAY
EVENING. STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE ADVISORIES.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON




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