Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
225 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

WYZ020-261000-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
225 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

WIDESPREAD RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT AND AS COLDER AIR
FILTERS IN...THE RAIN MAY CHANGE TO SNOW TUESDAY MORNING.
THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS
EVENING. IT COULD THEN SNOW OFF AND ON THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT OR
EVEN WEDNESDAY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN AT TIMES. THERE IS SOME
UNCERTAINTY TO WHEN THE RAIN MAY CHANGE OVER TO SNOW AND HOW LONG
IT WILL LAST. THERE IS STILL THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW
AROUND CASPER AND THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF NATRONA COUNTY. EARLY
INDICATIONS POINT TO BETWEEN 3 AND 6 INCHES TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR CASPER MOUNTAIN AND TOWARDS
HILAND AND WALTMAN. EVEN HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE AROUND THE
REGION SO STAY TUNED FOR MORE UPDATES ON THIS NEXT MAJOR STORM
SYSTEM.

$$

WYZ017-261000-
WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
225 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

WIDESPREAD RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT AND AS COLDER AIR
FILTERS IN...THE RAIN WILL LIKELY CHANGE TO SNOW IN MOST AREAS
AROUND SUNRISE TUESDAY MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL ARE
ALSO EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING. IT COULD THEN SNOW OFF AND ON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN AT TIMES.
THERE IS SOME UNCERTAINTY TO WHEN THE RAIN MAY CHANGE OVER TO SNOW
AND HOW LONG IT WILL LAST. EARLY INDICATIONS POINT TO BETWEEN 2
AND 5 INCHES OF SNOW ON TUESDAY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. STAY
TUNED FOR MORE UPDATES ON THIS NEXT STORM SYSTEM.

$$

WYZ010-011-261000-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...KAYCEE
225 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

WIDESPREAD RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT AND AS COLDER AIR
FILTERS IN...THE RAIN MAY CHANGE TO SNOW TUESDAY MORNING.
THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS
EVENING. IT COULD THEN SNOW OFF AND ON THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT OR
EVEN WEDNESDAY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN AT TIMES. THERE IS SOME
UNCERTAINTY TO WHEN THE RAIN MAY CHANGE OVER TO SNOW AND HOW LONG
IT WILL LAST. THERE IS STILL THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW
AROUND THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF JOHNSON COUNTY. EARLY INDICATIONS
POINT TO BETWEEN 3 AND 5 INCHES OF SNOW TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR THE MOUNTAINS. STAY TUNED FOR
MORE UPDATES ON THIS NEXT MAJOR STORM SYSTEM.

$$

WYZ007-261000-
OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
225 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

WIDESPREAD RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT AND AS COLDER AIR
FILTERS IN...THE RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW OVERNIGHT.
THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS
EVENING. IT COULD THEN SNOW OFF AND ON THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT OR
EVEN WEDNESDAY. EARLY INDICATIONS POINT TO BETWEEN 5 AND 9 INCHES
OF SNOW EARLY TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT WITH SOME
SNOW STILL POSSIBLE ON WEDNESDAY ACROSS THE OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER
MOUNTAINS. STAY TUNED FOR MORE UPDATES ON THIS NEXT STORM SYSTEM.


$$

WYZ030-261000-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WAMSUTTER
225 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WITH SOME THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH RAIN POSSIBLY CHANGING OVER TO
SNOW BY TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL LIKELY CONTINUE AT TIMES
THROUGH THE DAY TUESDAY BEFORE DECREASING. THERE IS STILL SOME
UNCERTAINTY ON HOW MUCH SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR BUT EARLY INDICATIONS
POINT TO BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES WITH SOME OF THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS
AND NORTHERN PORTIONS RECEIVING 5 INCHES OR MORE. STAY TUNED FOR
MORE UPDATES ON THIS NEXT STORM SYSTEM.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON


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