Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
408 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

WYZ016>018-231000-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Including the cities of Dubois, Riverton, Shoshoni, and Lander
408 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

Showers will become increasingly likely tonight and there is a
decent possibility that the rain will mix with or change over to
snow Thursday morning and possibly continue during the day
Thursday. A few embedded Thunderstorms will also be possible for
the rest of this afternoon. Preliminary snowfall amounts point to
2 to 4 inches just above Lander in the Lander Foothills with a
skiff to 3 inches across most of the rest of the Wind River Basin.
Improving conditions expected by Thursday night.


$$

WYZ019-231000-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Including the city of Jeffrey City
408 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

Widespread rain showers will develop this evening and change to
snow or rain and snow mixed by Thursday morning, especially from
near Jeffrey City westward. A few embedded Thunderstorms will also
be possible this afternoon. Early indications point to snowfall
amounts of 1 to 5 inches east to west.

$$

WYZ020-022-231000-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-
Including the city of Casper
408 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

A developing storm system moving into the Great Basin today will
aid in a good chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms this
afternoon and evening with showers continuing Thursday. The higher
parts of Casper Mountain may change to snow on Thursday. As
colder air moves in Thursday evening the Casper area will likely
change over to snow with from a half inch to two inches possible
by Thursday night. Casper Mountain may see as much as 2 to 3
inches.

$$

WYZ010-011-231000-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Including the cities of Buffalo and Kaycee
408 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

A new storm system will move into the Great Basin today and
spread showers northeastward tonight. A good chance of rain will
continue through Thursday with snow possible in the foothills.
The lower elevations will likely change to snow for a few hours by
Thursday evening with light accumulation of a skiff to an inch or
less possible.

$$

WYZ002-003-007-231000-
Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Including the cities of Cody and Meeteetse
408 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

An approaching storm system will bring widespread showers to the
area tonight with mountain snow and the possibility of rain
changing to snow across the lower elevations, especially above
5000 feet. The highest probability for the snow besides the
mountainous locations will be the area from south of Cody to
Grass Creek Divide. The southern part of the Absarokas may see 3
to 7 inches with local amounts to 8 inches. The Cody Foothills
could see 1 to 4 inches on Thursday into Thursday evening.


$$

WYZ024>026-231000-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-
Including the cities of Pinedale, La Barge, Big Piney, and Farson
408 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms...some on the
stronger side with small hail and gusty winds...will move into
the area during the rest of this afternoon and evening with
rain and snow showers changing to all snow overnight across the
lower elevations and continuing in the southwest mountains. The
snow or rain snow mixes will continue across most of the area
during the day Thursday before ending by Thursday evening.
Preliminary snowfall amounts point to 3 to 6 inches in the
mountains with local 8 inch amounts and 1 to 4 inches across the
Upper Green River Basin. The northwest part of the basin will see
the higher amounts.

$$

WYZ001-012-013-023-231000-
Yellowstone National Park-Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-
Jackson Hole-Star Valley-
Including the cities of Lake, Mammoth, Old Faithful, Jackson,
Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne
408 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

A new storm system will bring an increasing chance of mountain
snow to the area tonight into Thursday with some rain changing to
snow in the lower elevations. Early indications point to 1 to 5
inches in the mountains with from less than an inch to two inches
in the Star and Jackson Valleys. Additionally, isolated
thunderstorms are also possible during the remainder of this
afternoon and early evening.

$$

WYZ027>030-231000-
South Lincoln County-Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-
East Sweetwater County-
Including the cities of Kemmerer, Cokeville, Rock Springs,
Green River, and Wamsutter
408 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

A new storm system will bring a variety of weather across
Southern Lincoln and Sweetwater County today through Thursday.
Showers and isolated afternoon thunderstorms...some on the
stronger side with small hail and gusty winds...are expected
during the remainder of this afternoon and continue at times
through Thursday. There could be periods of rain and snow tonight
and Thursday with all snow as the system exists Thursday evening.
Snowfall accumulation, will range from 1 to 4 inches across
southern Lincoln county to a trace to an inch across Sweetwater
county...with a few of the higher hills and mountains seeing
perhaps a couple inches.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON


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