Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
952 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

WYZ020-022-200800-
CASPER MOUNTAIN-NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
952 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 2 AM. THE SNOW COULD BE MIXED WITH
RAIN BELOW 5000 FEET. THE LOWER ELEVATIONS COULD SEE AN INCH OR TWO
OF SNOW...MAINLY IN THE GRASSY OR ELEVATED AREAS. CASPER MOUNTAIN
COULD SEE 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW OVERNIGHT. ROADS WILL VARY FROM JUST
WET TO SLUSHY AND SLICK...WITH VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND FOG UNDER
A HALF MILE AT TIMES. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR RAPIDLY
CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS. PLEASE SLOW DOWN AND ARRIVE SAFELY AT YOUR
DESTINATION.

$$

WYZ010-011-200800-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
952 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS JOHNSON COUNTY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
AND THEN IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF. ROADS WILL VARY FROM JUST
WET TO SLUSHY AND SLICK...WITH VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND FOG UNDER
A HALF MILE AT TIMES. THE WORST CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
SOUTHERN JOHNSON INTO NATRONA COUNTIES. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED
FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS. PLEASE SLOW DOWN AND ARRIVE
SAFELY AT YOUR DESTINATION.

$$

WYZ019-200800-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
952 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

AREAS OF LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE ABOVE 6000
FEET TONIGHT...WITH SNOW LOWERING TO AROUND 5500 FEET IN HEAVIER
PRECIPITATION. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BEFORE TAPERING OFF. ROADS WILL RANGE FROM JUST WET TO SLUSHY AND
SLICK IN A FEW AREAS...ESPECIALLY OVER BEAVER RIM. PLEASE SLOW DOWN
AND ARRIVE SAFELY AT YOUR DESTINATION.

$$

WYZ012-016-200800-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
952 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

LIGHT SNOW WILL OCCUR OVER TOGWOTEE PASS THROUGH ABOUT MIDNIGHT.
TOGWOTEE PASS WILL BE SLICK. PLEASE SLOW DOWN AND ARRIVE SAFELY AT
YOUR DESTINATION.

$$

WYZ002-200800-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
952 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS.
VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND FOG WILL BE REDUCED TO NEAR A QUARTER OF A
MILE. CHIEF JOSEPH HIGHWAY WILL BE SLICK AND HAZARDOUS TONIGHT.

$$

WYZ017-018-200800-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-WIND RIVER BASIN-
952 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WIND RIVER BASIN THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BUT THEN WILL DISSIPATE IN COVERAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE
PRECIPITATION WILL BE MAINLY SNOW ABOVE 5250 FEET. LITTLE OR NO
SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED WITH ROAD REMAINING JUST WET.

$$

WYZ008-200800-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-
952 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE BIGHORN
MOUNTAINS....ESPECIALLY ALONG SOUTH OF POWDER RIVER PASS. AN
ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW COULD OCCUR. VISIBILITY IN SNOW
AND FOG WILL BE UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS OVER POWDER RIVER AND
GRANITE PASSES TONIGHT.

$$

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