Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
642 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

WYZ014-015-017-018-160500-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
642 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH EARLY THIS
EVENING...WILL SHIFT MORE TO THE NORTHWEST AS A COLD FRONT SWEEPS
ACROSS THE WIND RIVER BASIN THIS EVENING. A FEW GUSTS NEAR 60 MPH
COULD OCCUR ESPECIALLY NEAR THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE WIND RIVER
MOUNTAINS. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN AFTER 10 PM.

$$

WYZ012-016-160500-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
642 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

A COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING WILL RESULT IN SNOW AND
BLOWING SNOW ACROSS TOGWOTEE AND TETON MOUNTAIN PASS THIS EVENING.
VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF A MILE. THE HEAVIEST
SNOWFALL WILL END OVER TETON PASS BY AROUND 730 PM AND TOGWOTEE
PASS BY AROUND 830 PM. TETON AND TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN PASSES ABOVE
7500 FEET WILL BE SLICK AND HAZARDOUS THIS EVENING.

$$

WYZ019-027>030-160500-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
642 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

STRONG WEST WINDS BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH...WILL OCCUR ACROSS
SOUTHERN LINCOLN COUNTY...EAST ACROSS ALL OF SWEETWATER COUNTY THIS
EVENING. LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD BE
ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS IF TRAVELING THROUGH SOUTHERN LINCOLN OR
AND SWEETWATER COUNTY THIS EVENING...ESPECIALLY ON NORTH TO SOUTH
ORIENTED ROADWAYS.

$$

WYZ003-004-160500-
CODY FOOTHILLS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
642 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

WINDY NORTH WINDS BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH WILL BE COMMON ACROSS THE
NORTHERN BIG HORN BASIN THIS EVENING.

$$

WYZ010-160500-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
642 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY AROUND 9 PM ACROSS
NORTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY INCLUDING THE BUFFALO AREA. NORTHWEST WINDS
BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 50
MPH ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES
SHOULD BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS IF TRAVELING THROUGH NORTHERN JOHNSON
COUNTY LATER THIS EVENING.

$$

WYZ008-009-160500-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-
642 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS WILL IMPACT THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS TONIGHT...
WITH THE HEAVIEST ACTIVITY EXPECTED BEFORE MIDNIGHT. POWDER RIVER
AND GRANITE MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOWPACKED. 2 TO 4
INCHES OF NEW SNOW IS EXPECTED ABOVE 9000 FEET...NORTH OF POWDER
RIVER PASS BY AROUND MIDNIGHT.

$$

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