Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
314 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

WYZ013-023-027-242100-
JACKSON HOLE-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-STAR VALLEY-
314 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...QUICK HITTING SPRING STORM...

A MORE POTENT STORM SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE IN THE LATE MORNING HOURS
AND CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING. A QUICK 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW IS
POSSIBLE IN THE VALLEYS WITH 1 OR 2 INCHES ACROSS SOUTHERN LINCOLN
COUNTY. A GUSTY SOUTHWEST TO WEST WIND OF 20 TO 30 MPH WILL OCCUR IN
SOME AREAS AS THE SYSTEM MOVES BY. SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE DECREASING BY
MIDNIGHT IN MOST PLACES.

$$

WYZ014-015-242100-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
314 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...QUICK HITTING SPRING STORM...

THE MORE POTENT STORM SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE AROUND MIDDAY AND CONTINUE
INTO THIS EVENING. A QUICK 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE
IN THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS. EVEN STRONGER WEST WINDS WILL OCCUR WITH
THIS SYSTEM. THE MOUNTAINS WILL BLOW WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF
50 TO 60 MPH CAUSING CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...
INCLUDING OVER SOUTH PASS. THE SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO WIND DOWN BY
LATE THIS EVENING. TRAVEL OVER SOUTH PASS MAY BE HAZARDOUS AT TIMES
DUE TO VERY LOW VISIBILITY CAUSED BY THE SNOW AND WIND.

$$

WYZ025-026-242100-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
314 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...QUICK HITTING SPRING STORM...

A MORE POTENT STORM SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE AROUND MIDDAY AND WILL
CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING. SNOWFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IS QUITE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS SYSTEM ALONG WITH WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND OF 20 TO
30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH. THE SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO WIND DOWN THIS
EVENING WITH SNOW SHOWERS DECREASING BY MIDNIGHT. THE HIGHER SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS WILL BE ALONG THE WEST SLOPE OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS AND
OVER BY BONDURANT.

$$

WYZ028>030-242100-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
314 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...VERY WINDY TODAY AND SNOW SHOWERS LATER ON TODAY...

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE IN THIS AFTERNOON WITH ANOTHER
ROUND OF SNOW SHOWERS AND A STRONGER WEST WIND. THE SNOW SHOWERS
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
SNOW. A WEST WIND WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO
55 MPH. THE WIND WILL SLOWLY DECREASE DURING THE EVENING AS WILL THE
SNOW SHOWERS.

$$

WYZ019-242100-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
314 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...VERY WINDY TODAY AND SNOW SHOWERS LATER ON TODAY...

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE IN THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING
HOURS WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW SHOWERS AND EVEN STRONGER WEST WIND.
A QUICK 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW IS QUITE POSSIBLE WITH THIS SYSTEM.
A WEST WIND WILL INCREASE TO 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO 55
MPH...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. THE WIND WILL DECREASE
TOWARD MIDNIGHT.

$$

WYZ016-242100-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
314 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...QUICK HITTING SPRING STORM...

A MORE POTENT STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE DUBOIS AREA THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW SHOWERS AND EVEN
STRONGER NORTHWEST WIND. A QUICK 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE.
A NORTHWEST WIND OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH WILL BE
LIKELY. THE SNOW SHOWERS WILL DECREASE BY MIDNIGHT BUT THE WIND
WILL NOT DECREASE UNTIL AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

WYZ010-242100-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
314 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...QUICK SHOT OF SNOW TONIGHT...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA THIS EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS
WILL OCCUR ALONG WITH A GUSTY NORTHWEST WIND. THE SNOW SHOWERS
COULD PRODUCE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW IN SOME LOCATIONS. A NORTHWEST
WIND OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL CREATE LOW VISIBILITY
AT TIMES AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

$$

WYZ020-242100-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
314 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...VERY WINDY TODAY...

AN APPROACHING WEATHER SYSTEM WILL INCREASE THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
AND THIS WILL IN TURN INCREASE THE WIND TODAY. A SOUTHWEST TO WEST
WIND OF 25 TO 35 MPH WILL BE COMMON WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH. LOCALLY
HIGHER WIND SPEEDS WILL OCCUR ON OUTER DRIVE ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF
CASPER WHERE WIND GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE WIND
WILL DECREASE BY SUNSET TO 15 TO 25 MPH.

LIGHT WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION ON
AREA ROADWAYS.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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