Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
341 PM MDT SUN APR 24 2016

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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
341 PM MDT SUN APR 24 2016

...HEAVY WET SNOW ANTICIPATED FOR THE EAST SLOPE OF THE WIND
RIVER MOUNTAINS FOR MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

AFTER THE ONGOING RAIN AND SNOW EVENT EXITS THE AREA THIS
EVENING...ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL FOLLOW CLOSE BEHIND AS IT
MOVES IN FROM THE GREAT BASIN MONDAY. AFTER A ROUND OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY AFTERNOON...RAIN WILL TURN TO SNOW MONDAY
EVENING. SNOW WILL CONTINUE...HEAVY AT TIMES...MONDAY
NIGHT...TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. 7 TO 13 INCHES OF SNOWFALL IS
EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME FRAME. HIGHWAY 28 OVER SOUTH PASS AS
WELL AS SINKS CANYON ROAD WILL LIKELY BE IMPACTED WITH AROUND 7
TO 9 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED IN THESE AREAS. THE MAIN IMPACT WILL
OCCUR MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING AS WELL AS ON TUESDAY NIGHT
AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. HIGHWAY 26 OVER TOGWOTEE PASS WILL ALSO
BECOME SLICK WITH AROUND 3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED THERE.
STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER UPDATES OR POSSIBLE WARNINGS OR ADVISORIES
CONCERNING THIS ANTICIPATED SPRING SNOW EVENT.



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