Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
221 AM MST Wed Jan 10 2018

WYZ009-019-020-022-102300-
Bighorn Mountains Southeast-Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-
Including the cities of Jeffrey City and Casper
221 AM MST Wed Jan 10 2018

...Snow and wind expected for Natrona and southern Fremont
Counties today...

A strong cold front will push south across portions of northern
and central Wyoming today. The front will be accompanied by
strong north winds along with some accumulating snowfall. The most
intense period of snow and wind will likely occur between 11 AM
this morning and 5 PM this afternoon. Expect wind speeds of 15 to
25 mph with gusts of 30 to 35 mph today during the frontal
passage. Expect 1 to 2 inches of snowfall over the lower
elevations of Natrona County with 2 to 6 inches of snow...locally
to 8 inches...in the adjacent Big Horn Mountains.


$$

WYZ003-102300-
Cody Foothills-
Including the cities of Cody and Meeteetse
221 AM MST Wed Jan 10 2018

...Snow and wind expected for the Cody Foothills today...

A strong cold front will push south across portions of northern
and central Wyoming this morning. The front will be accompanied
by strong north winds along with some accumulating snowfall. The
most intense period of snow and wind will likely occur between 11
AM this morning and 5 PM this afternoon. Expect wind speeds of 15
to 25 mph with gusts of 30 to 35 mph today during the frontal
passage. Expect from a half inch to 2 inches of snowfall...
locally to 3 inches in the higher foothills.


$$

WYZ005-007-008-102300-
Southwest Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-
Including the city of Thermopolis
221 AM MST Wed Jan 10 2018

...Snow and wind expected for the Owl Creek, Bridger and western
Bighorn Mountains today...

A strong cold front will push south across portions of northern
and central Wyoming today. The front will be accompanied by
strong north winds along with some accumulating snowfall. The most
intense period of snow and wind will likely occur between 11 AM
this morning and 5 PM this afternoon. Expect wind speeds of 15 to
25 mph with gusts of 30 to 35 mph today during the frontal
passage. Expect 1 to 3 inches of snowfall...locally to 5 inches
in the western Big Horn Mountains.


$$

WYZ010-011-102300-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Including the cities of Buffalo and Kaycee
221 AM MST Wed Jan 10 2018

...Snow and wind expected for Johnson County for today...

A strong cold front will push south across Johnson County today.
The front will be accompanied by strong north winds along with
accumulating snowfall. The most intense period of snow and wind
will likely occur between 11 AM this morning and 5 PM early
this evening. Expect wind speeds 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 40 to
50 mph this afternoon during the frontal passage. During this
time frame, the combination of snow and wind will cause considerable
blowing and drifting snow, especially in Central and Northern
Johnson County where the strongest winds will be. Expect 1 to 2
inches of snowfall over the lower elevations of Johnson County by
the end of the day today along with 4 to 8 inches of snow in the
adjacent Big Horn Mountains.

Interstates 25 and 90 will be impacted by the blowing and
drifting snow. Stay tuned for further statements and advisories
concerning this anticipated weather event.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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