Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
358 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

WYZ019-028>030-150700-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
358 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

SOUTHWEST WIND OF 15 TO 30 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 MPH
EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY BEGINNING BY 7
PM AND INCREASING DURING THE EVENING...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO
LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES AND CREATING SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS. A
MORE ORGANIZED BAND OF SNOW WILL ARRIVE LATER THIS EVENING WITH A
QUICK 2 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED ALONG WITH A WIND SHIFT TO THE
NORTH RESULTING IN VISIBILITY NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. EXPECT DIFFICULT
TRAVEL ALONG THE INTERSTATE TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

WYZ005>007-150700-
OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
358 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

PERIODS OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF ANOTHER ARCTIC BLAST
THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES ALONG AND BEHIND A
COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA FROM NORTH TO SOUTH
LATER TONIGHT. EXPECT RAPID SNOW ACCUMULATION AND REDUCED
VISIBILITY WITH THE FRONT IN ADDITION TO 15 TO 25 MPH NORTHWEST WINDS
CREATING AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. MOST OF THE AREA WILL
SEE 2 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW WITH THIS SYSTEM WITH 4 TO 6 INCHES
POSSIBLE IN THE UPPER NOWOOD VALLEY. WINDS WILL BE GUSTY THROUGH WIND
RIVER CANYON TONIGHT...EXPECT DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

$$

WYZ008-009-150700-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-
358 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE AHEAD OF ANOTHER ARCTIC BLAST THROUGH
EARLY THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES ALONG AND BEHIND A
COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA FROM NORTH TO SOUTH LATER
THIS EVENING. EXPECT RAPID SNOW ACCUMULATION AND REDUCED VISIBILITY
WITH THE FRONT. MOST OF THE AREA WILL SEE ANYWHERE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES
OF SNOW WITH THIS SYSTEM WITH 5 TO 7 INCHES POSSIBLE AT THE TOP OF
THE PASSES...EXPECT DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS TONIGHT.

$$

WYZ010-011-150700-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
358 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING AHEAD OF
ANOTHER ARCTIC BLAST TONIGHT. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES ALONG AND
BEHIND A COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA FROM NORTH TO
SOUTH LATER THIS EVENING HOURS. EXPECT RAPID SNOW ACCUMULATION AND
REDUCED VISIBILITY WITH THE FRONT. MOST OF THE AREA WILL SEE ANYWHERE
FROM 2 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW WITH THIS SYSTEM WITH UP TO 4 INCHES
POSSIBLE ALONG THE FOOTHILLS...EXPECT DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS
TONIGHT.

$$

WYZ016>018-150700-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-
358 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

AFTER A FEW SNOW SHOWERS NEAR THE MOUNTAINS DURING THE REMAINDER
OF THE AFTERNOON. EARLY THIS EVENING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP
AHEAD OF ANOTHER ARCTIC BLAST LATER THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL BE
MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES ALONG AND BEHIND A COLD FRONT THAT WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE AREA FROM NORTH TO SOUTH LATER THIS EVENING.
EXPECT RAPID SNOW ACCUMULATION AND REDUCED VISIBILITY WITH THE FRONT.
MOST OF THE AREA WILL SEE ANYWHERE FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW...
EXPECT DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS TONIGHT.

$$

LIPSON




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