Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
113 PM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

WYZ010-011-171000-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Including the cities of Buffalo and Kaycee
113 PM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

Snow and sharply colder temperatures heading towards the area for
Sunday and Monday. The arctic cold front will usher in a period of
gusty north wind 20 to 35 mph with falling temperatures and snow
Sunday. Temperatures will plummet to below zero across the area
Sunday night and struggle to climb above zero on Monday. Early
indications point to 3 to 6 inches of snow across the area but
these amounts can still change as the storm gets closer.

Please stay tuned as the storm draws nearer as it has the
potential to significantly impact travel Sunday and Monday.

$$

WYZ003>007-171000-
Cody Foothills-North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Including the cities of Cody, Meeteetse, Thermopolis, and Worland
113 PM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

Snow and sharply colder temperatures heading towards the area for
Sunday and Monday. The arctic cold front will usher in a period of
gusty north wind 20 to 30 mph with falling temperatures and snow
Sunday. Temperatures will plummet to below zero across the area
Sunday night and struggle into the single digits for highs on
Monday. Early indications point to 2 to 4 inches of snow across
the area but these could change as the storm develops and gets
closer.

Please stay tuned as the storm draws nearer as it has the
potential to significantly impact travel Sunday and Monday.

$$

WYZ016>018-171000-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Including the cities of Dubois, Riverton, Shoshoni, and Lander
113 PM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

Snow and sharply colder temperatures heading towards the area for
Sunday afternoon or evening through the day Monday. The arctic
cold front will usher in a period of gusty north wind 15 to 25
mph with falling temperatures and snow by Sunday evening...
continuing through at least Monday morning. Temperatures will
plummet to near zero across the area Sunday night and struggle to
get out of the single digits for highs on Monday. Early
indications point to 1 to 4 inches of snow across the area but
these could change as the storm develops and gets closer.

Please stay tuned as the storm draws nearer as it has the
potential to significantly impact travel later Sunday and Monday.

$$

WYZ008-009-171000-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
113 PM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

Snow and sharply colder temperatures heading towards the area for
Sunday and Monday. The arctic cold front will usher in a period of
gusty north wind 20 to 35 mph with falling temperatures and snow
Sunday. Temperatures will plummet to below zero across the area
Sunday night and struggle to climb above zero on Monday. Early
indications point to 5 to 10 inches of snow across the area but
these amounts can still change as the storm gets closer.

Please stay tuned as the storm draws nearer as it has the
potential to significantly impact travel Sunday and Monday.

$$

WYZ028>030-171000-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
Including the cities of Rock Springs, Green River, and Wamsutter
113 PM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

Snow and strong west wind heading towards the area for Sunday
afternoon or evening through the day Monday. The associated cold
front will usher in a period of strong west wind 30 to 40 mph with
gusts over 50 mph. The combination of developing snow and strong
wind may cause significant travel concerns across Interstate 80
later Sunday through Monday. Early indications point to 3 to 4
inches of snow across the area but these could change as the storm
develops and gets closer.

Please stay tuned as the storm draws nearer as it has the
potential to significantly impact travel later Sunday and Monday.

$$

WYZ026-171000-
Upper Green River Basin-
Including the cities of La Barge, Big Piney, and Farson
113 PM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

Snow will spread south across the area Saturday night and continue
through the day Sunday. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are
quite possible from this system. Locally heavier amounts around
Daniel.

Please stay tuned as the storm draws nearer as it has the
potential to significantly impact travel Saturday night and
Sunday.

$$

WYZ027-171000-
South Lincoln County-
Including the cities of Kemmerer and Cokeville
113 PM MST Fri Feb 16 2018

Snow will spread south across the area Saturday night and continue
through the day Sunday. Snowfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches are
quite possible from this system with locally heavier amounts
around Cokeville. Snowfall amounts may still change so stay alert
for updates and winter highlights.

Please stay tuned as the storm draws nearer as it has the
potential to significantly impact travel Saturday night and
Sunday.

$$



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