Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
745 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW CONTINUES ACROSS MUCH OF
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING...

.THE NORTHERN PORTION OF A LARGE WINTER STORM MOVING INTO KANSAS
WILL CONTINUE TO BRING LIGHT SNOW TO CENTRAL WYOMING THIS MORNING.
THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL HAS ALREADY OCCURRED BUT GUSTY WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO CAUSE LOW VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW. IMPROVING
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING AS THE STORM LIFTS AWAY FROM
THE AREA.

WYZ020-022-021600-
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NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
745 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW BECOMING LIGHTER AND WINDS GRADUALLY WEAKENING
  THROUGH THE MORNING.

* SNOWFALL TOTALS THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...10 TO 14 INCHES WITH 2 TO
  3 FOOT DRIFTS AROUND CASPER. 15 TO 21 INCHES ON CASPER
  MOUNTAIN.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...LESS THAN AN INCH.

* WIND...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT TO NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE
  ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AREAS. IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
  AFTER SUNRISE. HIGHWAY 20 26 BETWEEN CASPER AND SHOSHONI WAS
  STILL CLOSED AT 7 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS BY DIALING 511 OR OR BY
LOGGING ON TO MAP.WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ015-018-021600-
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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
745 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...PERIODS LIGHT SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE MORNING.

* SNOWFALL TOTALS THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...AROUND 3 INCHES IN
  LANDER AND AROUND 1 FOOT ABOVE LANDER AROUND SINKS CANYON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...LESS THAN AN INCH.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
  AS HIGH AS 30 MPH ON SOUTH PASS WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH
  SHARPLY REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT TONIGHT ESPECIALLY IN
  RURAL AREAS INCLUDING SOUTH PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS BY DIALING 511 OR OR BY
LOGGING ON TO MAP.WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ019-021600-
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GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
745 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL PERSIST
  THROUGH THE MORNING.

* SNOWFALL TOTALS THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...2 TO 4 INCHES WERE
  REPORTED IN MOST AREAS. TWO FOOT DRIFTS WERE REPORTED IN
  BAIROIL.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...LESS THAN AN INCH.

* WIND...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT...AS OF 7 AM...HIGHWAYS 135...287 AND 789 IN
  SOUTHEAST FREMONT COUNTY WERE CLOSED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS BY DIALING 511 OR OR BY
LOGGING ON TO MAP.WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ028>030-021600-
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ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER
745 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING.

* SNOWFALL TOTALS THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...2 TO 3 INCHES REPORTED
  IN THE GREEN RIVER AND ROCK SPRINGS AREA. 6 INCHES WAS
  REPORTED AROUND WAMSUTTER.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...MOST AREAS WILL PICK UP LESS THAN AN
  INCH THROUGH THE MORNING.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH
  WITH AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY NEAR UNDER ONE HALF
  MILE AT TIMES ACROSS RURAL... EASTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY.

* MAIN IMPACT...AS OF 7 AM...INTERSTATE 80 WAS CLOSED EAST OF
  ROCK SPRINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS BY DIALING 511 OR OR BY
LOGGING ON TO MAP.WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ027-021600-
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SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
745 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 9 AM BEFORE
  ENDING.

* TOTAL SNOWFALL...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* VISIBILITY...UNDER A MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BE SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS BY DIALING 511 OR OR BY
LOGGING ON TO MAP.WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ017-021600-
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WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
745 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING.

* SNOWFALL TOTALS THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...MOST AREAS WERE REPORTING
  BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES. LITTLE ADDITIONAL SNOW IS EXPECTED.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BE SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH DRIFTING
  SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. HIGHWAY 20 26 REMAINED CLOSED AS OF 7
  AM EAST OF SHOSHONI.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS BY DIALING 511 OR OR BY
LOGGING ON TO MAP.WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ011-021600-
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SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KAYCEE
745 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING.

* SNOWFALL TOTALS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN IN SOUTHERN
  JOHNSON COUNTY AS OF EARLY THIS MORNING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...LESS THAN AN INCH.

* WIND...NORTH OF 10 TO 20 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BE SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH DRIFTING
  SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BE DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS BY DIALING 511 OR OR BY
LOGGING ON TO MAP.WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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