Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
302 PM MST Wed Jan 10 2018

WYZ028>030-110100-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
Including the cities of Rock Springs, Green River, and Wamsutter
302 PM MST Wed Jan 10 2018

...Brisk west winds continue across Sweetwater County this
afternoon and early evening...

West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts 35 to 50 mph will likely
persist through 8 pm this evening. The wind could combine with
light snow at times and reduce the visibility to less than 3
miles at times, especially in Eastern Sweetwater County.

$$

WYZ009>011-110100-
Bighorn Mountains Southeast-Northeast Johnson County-
Southeast Johnson County-
Including the cities of Buffalo and Kaycee
302 PM MST Wed Jan 10 2018

...Snow and wind continue for Johnson County through this
afternoon...

A strong cold front has pushed south across Johnson County with
strong north winds combining with areas of light snowfall, causing
slick roadways and reduced visibility at times. Expect wind
speeds 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 35 to 50 mph this afternoon
during and after frontal passage. 1 to 3 inches of snowfall may be
found over portions of the lower elevations of Johnson County by
the end of the day with 3 to 8 inches of snow in the adjacent Big
Horn Mountains. Both Interstate 25 and 90 will be impacted by the
blowing and drifting snow at times through the afternoon.

$$

WYZ007-008-110100-
Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-Bighorn Mountains West-
302 PM MST Wed Jan 10 2018

...Snow and wind expected to continue through this afternoon...

A strong cold front continues south across portions of northern
and central Wyoming. The front will be accompanied by strong
north winds mixing with some light snowfall at times. Expect wind
speeds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 30 to 35 mph today with from 1
to 3 inches of snowfall...locally to 5 inches in the western Big
Horn Mountains.

$$

WYZ018>020-022-110100-
Lander Foothills-Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-
Including the cities of Lander, Jeffrey City, and Casper
302 PM MST Wed Jan 10 2018

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

A strong cold front will continue to push south across portions
of northern and central Wyoming today. The front will be
accompanied by strong north winds along with some accumulating
light snowfall. Expect wind speeds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of
30 to 35 mph today during and after the frontal passage. Anywhere
from a trace to 3 inches of snowfall...locally 4 to 6 inches in
the the area`s Mountains.

$$



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