Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
107 AM MDT Wed May 17 2017

WYZ013-023-172200-
Jackson Hole-Star Valley-
Including the cities of Jackson, Afton, Alpine,
Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne
107 AM MDT Wed May 17 2017

...Significant Areas of Precipitation to Fall Today...

A strong late season winter storm will impact the jackson and
Star valleys today...including both rain and snow. From a half to
as much as 3 inches of new snowfall can be expected today. Some
snow will mix with rain at times...with as much as a half an inch to
an inch of liquid precipitation expected by the end of today. Area
roads and highways will be wet and slushy at times.

$$

WYZ014-025-027-172200-
Wind River Mountains West-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
South Lincoln County-
Including the cities of Pinedale, Kemmerer, and Cokeville
107 AM MDT Wed May 17 2017

...Significant Areas of Precipitation to Fall Today...

A strong late season winter storm will impact the Upper Green
River Basin and foothills, southern Lincoln County, and the
western Wind River Mountains today...including both rain and
snow. From a half to as much as 2 or 3 inches of new snowfall can
be expected today across the lower elevations with as much as 6
inches possible over the western Wind River Mountains. Some snow
will mix with rain at times...with as much as a third of an inch
of liquid precipitation expected over the lower elevations and
perhaps up to an inch of liquid precipitation in the mountains by
the end of today. Area roads and highways will be wet and slushy
at times.


$$

WYZ003-172200-
Cody Foothills-
Including the cities of Cody and Meeteetse
107 AM MDT Wed May 17 2017

...Significant Areas of Precipitation to Fall Today through
Thursday...

A strong late season winter storm will impact the Cody Foothills
today and Thursday...including both rain and snow. From a half an
inch to as much as an inch of liquid precipitation expected
through Thursday...with from 1 to locally 4 inches of new
snowfall expected later tonight through Thursday
morning...heaviest above 6500 feet near Meeteetse. Area roads and
highways will be wet and slushy at times tonight and Thursday.

$$

WYZ007-010-011-015>020-022-172200-
Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-Northeast Johnson County-
Southeast Johnson County-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Kaycee, Dubois, Riverton,
Shoshoni, Lander, Jeffrey City, and Casper
107 AM MDT Wed May 17 2017

...Significant Areas of Precipitation to Fall Later Today through
Thursday Night...

A strong late season winter storm will impact the much of the area
east of the Divide...beginning later this afternoon over Johnson
County...then across the rest of the area east of the Divide by
Thursday morning...continuing through the overnight period.
Rainfall today will be replaced by a rain snow mix or all snow
early Thursday morning. From a half an inch to as much as one and
a half inches of liquid precipitation is expected through
Thursday night...with from 1 to possibly 4 or 5 inches of new
snowfall expected Thursday...more in the hills and mountains above
above 6500 feet. Area roads and highways...including Interstate
25...will be wet and slushy at times Thursday.


$$

WYZ030-172200-
East Sweetwater County-
Including the city of Wamsutter
107 AM MDT Wed May 17 2017

...Significant Areas of Precipitation to Fall Later Thursday and
Thursday Night...

A strong late season winter storm will impact portions of southern
Wyoming...beginning Thursday morning and continuing through the
overnight period. Light rain showers tonight will be replaced by
a rain snow mix or all snow early Thursday morning. From a half an
inch to as much as one inch of liquid precipitation is expected
through Thursday night...with from 1 to possibly 4 or 5 inches of
new snowfall expected Thursday. Area roads and
highways...including Interstate 80...will be wet and slushy at
times Thursday.

$$



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