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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
157 AM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...LATE SUMMER SNOWSTORM ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHERN WYOMING
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.PART ONE OF A TWO PART STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE FAR NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS TODAY WITH PERIODS OF GENERALLY LIGHT SNOW BUT MAINLY
AT AND ABOVE PASS LEVEL OR 9000 TO 10000 FEET. A STRONGER AND MUCH
COLDER SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY AS SNOW
LEVELS EVENTUALLY DROP TO THE VALLEY FLOOR WITH SNOW POTENTIALLY
BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF AND END QUICKLY THURSDAY
EVENING.

WYZ002-102200-
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ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
157 AM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...THE FIRST ROUND OF SNOW WILL HIT THE
  NORTHERN ABSAROKAS TONIGHT BUT MAINLY ABOVE 9000 TO 10000
  FEET. A MORE SIGNIFICANT PERIOD OF SNOW IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES TODAY BUT MAINLY ON THE
  BEARTOOTH PLATEAU ABOVE 9500 TO 10000 FEET. 3 TO 8 INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY ON THE BEARTOOTH PLATEAU AND
  EAST SLOPE OF THE ABSAROKAS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH VISIBILITIES
  UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...BEARTOOTH PASS WILL LIKELY RECEIVE SIGNIFICANT SNOW
  FROM THIS SYSTEM AND THE ROAD MAY BECOME SLICK AS IT GETS SNOW
  COVERED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. TRAVELERS...RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH
  OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD PREPARE NOW FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO
  WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ008-009-102200-
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BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
157 AM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...THE FIRST ROUND OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE
  IN THE NORTHERN BIGHORNS TODAY BUT MAINLY ABOVE 9000 TO 10000
  FEET. A MORE SIGNIFICANT PERIOD OF SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT
  THROUGH THURSDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES TODAY ABOVE 9000 TO 10000 FEET
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS AND THEN A MORE SIGNIFICANT AND
  WIDESPREAD 4 TO 10 INCHES TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE NORTH PART OF THE RANGE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH VISIBILITIES
  UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...GRANITE AND POWDER RIVER PASS WILL LIKELY RECEIVE
  SIGNIFICANT SNOW FROM THIS SYSTEM AND AREA PASSES MAY BECOME
  SLICK AS THEY GET SNOW COVERED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. TRAVELERS
  RANCHERS ...AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD PREPARE NOW
  FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

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NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BUFFALO
157 AM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A COLD STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO SETTLE
  INTO THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY. RAIN WHICH WILL FALL AT TIMES
  TODAY LIKELY CHANGEOVER TO SNOW LATER TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  OF 6 TO 8 INCHES IN OR NEAR THE FOOTHILLS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTY WITH
  VISIBILITIES UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADS MAY BECOME SLUSHY TO SLICK AT TIMES...
  ESPECIALLY DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL. TRAVELERS...
  RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD PREPARE NOW
  FOR THE ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT
  COUPLE DAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$






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