Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
138 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

WYZ002-008-022-200200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
138 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...SNOW RETURNING TODAY INTO TONIGHT...

LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING INTO SOUTHERN WYOMING TODAY AND
TONIGHT...WILL BRING A SHOT OF COLDER AIR AND ADDITIONAL MOISTURE.
THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR 3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW TO FALL ABOVE 6000 TO
6500 FEET IN THE WESTERN BIGHORN MOUNTAINS...ABSAROKAS AND CASPER
MOUNTAIN DURING THIS TIME FRAME. ANYONE WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS IN
THESE AREAS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ANOTHER PERIOD OF WINTER-LIKE WEATHER

$$

WYZ019-200200-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
138 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW THIS AFTERNOON...

LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING INTO SOUTHERN WYOMING TODAY AND
TONIGHT...WILL BRING A SHOT OF COLDER AIR AND ADDITIONAL MOISTURE.
MORNING RAIN COULD CHANGE INTO SNOW EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...AND
CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT...ABOVE 6000 TO 6500 FEET. THOSE TRAVELING
ON HIGHWAY 789...ESPECIALLY IN THE BEAVER RIM AREA...COULD EXPERIENCE
WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

$$

WYZ017-018-200200-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-WIND RIVER BASIN-
138 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...STEADY RAIN TO CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING...

RAIN...MODERATE AT TIMES...WILL PERSIST INTO THE EVENING HOURS. MANY
AREAS WILL SEE BETWEEN THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH AND ONE AND A
QUARTER INCHES BY LATER THIS EVENING FROM TODAY`S STORM. SNOW
LEVELS WILL LOWER TO BETWEEN 5500 AND 6000 FEET AT TIMES DURING
PERIODS OF HEAVIER PRECIPITATION. TRAVELLERS SHOULD EXPECT ROADS TO
BE QUITE WET WITH AREAS OF PONDING. SLOW DOWN AND ARRIVE SAFELY AT
YOUR DESTINATION.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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