Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1103 AM MST Tue Jan 10 2017

Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-
Including the cities of...Buffalo...Kaycee...Casper
1103 AM MST Tue Jan 10 2017

...Wind today, snow tomorrow...

Very windy conditions will continue across Natrona county
today....blowing out of the southwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts
between 50 and 65 mph. Some blowing and drifting snow will occur
in places. This wind will continue through 5am Wednesday before
tapering off with a frontal passage. Motorists should be prepared
for strong wind and sudden wind gusts.

After midnight tonight, a cold front will move into then through
Johnson county from the north reaching the Natrona county border
by 2am then on to the Casper area by 5am. Winds will turn
northerly behind the front and gust 20 to 30 mph along with
increased chances for light to moderate snow. Heaviest snow will
occur along and just behind the front...becoming light snow or
flurries by sunrise across all of Johnson county...mid morning
across Natrona county. This quick hitting system will likely
deposit 1 to 2 inches of snow with some modest drifting occurring
through the morning hours. Roads will be slick and visibilities
will be sharply reduced for a time along and near the cold front.


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