Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
231 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

WYZ002-003-272300-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
231 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED TODAY...

STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON TODAY OVER THE EAST SLOPES OF
THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS AND CODY FOOTHILLS. WEST WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS AROUND 55 MPH ARE EXPECTED BY AFTERNOON.  THE WIND MAY
CAUSE TRAVEL PROBLEMS FOR LIGHT WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON
HIGHWAY 120...ESPECIALLY AROUND CLARK.

$$

WYZ019-020-272300-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
231 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED TODAY...

STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TODAY OVER SOUTHERN FREMONT AND
SOUTHERN NATRONA COUNTIES.  SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED BY AFTERNOON.  THE WIND MAY CAUSE
TRAVEL PROBLEMS FOR LIGHT WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON
HIGHWAYS 287 FROM BEAVER RIM TO MUDDY GAP...220 FROM MUDDY GAP TO
CASPER...20 26 FROM HIGHLAND TO CASPER...AND INTERSTATE 25 FROM
CASPER TO TWENTY MILE HILL.

$$

WYZ030-272300-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
231 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED SATURDAY...

STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TODAY OVER EASTERN SWEETWATER
COUNTY.  SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH ARE
EXPECTED BY AFTERNOON.  THE WIND MAY CAUSE TRAVEL PROBLEMS FOR LIGHT
WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON INTERSTATE 80 FROM ROCK SPRINGS
TO WAMSUTTER.


$$

WYZ023-024-027-272300-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-STAR VALLEY-
231 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...

TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO LINCOLN COUNTY...
WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IN THE SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES.
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED IN STAR VALLEY AND AROUND ALPINE AS WELL.  THE
VALLEYS MAY SEE 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH THE MOUNTAINS PICKING UP 4 TO 9
INCHES.  ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOWPACKED SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY.

$$

WYZ012-013-272300-
JACKSON HOLE-TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-
231 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...

TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO TETON COUNTY...
WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IN THE TETON MOUNTAINS. SNOWFALL IS
EXPECTED IN JACKSON HOLE AS WELL.  THE VALLEY MAY SEE 2 TO 5 INCHES
WITH THE MOUNTAINS PICKING UP 5 TO 10 INCHES.  ROADS WILL BECOME
SLICK AND SNOWPACKED SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

$$

WYZ001-272300-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
231 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...

TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO YELLOWSTONE
NATIONAL PARK...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IN THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS.
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED IN THE VALLEYS AS WELL. THE OLD FAITHFUL AND
LAKE AREAS MAY SEE 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS PICKING
UP 5 TO 10 INCHES.

$$

WYZ014-025-272300-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
231 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...

TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO SUBLETTE
COUNTY...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IN THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS.
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED IN PINEDALE AND BONDURANT AS WELL.  THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS MAY SEE 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH THE MOUNTAINS PICKING UP 4 TO
8 INCHES. ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOWPACKED SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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