Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1257 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN SWEETWATER...FREMONT AND
SOUTHERN NATRONA COUNTIES FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.A WINTER STORM IS DEVELOPING OVER SOUTHWEST WYOMING AND WILL
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP DURING THIS EVENING. BY MIDNIGHT SNOW AND
BRISK NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30
MPH ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME WIDESPREAD ACROSS EASTERN SWEETWATER...
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN FREMONT AND SOUTHERN NATRONA COUNTIES. THE
STORM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE
WEAKENING AND MOVING EAST. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED SUNDAY
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON WITH ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES...
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. THE WIND IS EXPECTED TO CREATE AREAS
OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER
MILE.

WYZ030-141000-
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EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WAMSUTTER
1257 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A WINTER STORM IS DEVELOPING OVER SOUTHWEST
  WYOMING AND WILL INTENSIFY DURING THIS EVENING. SNOW AND WIND
  ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE AROUND MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH 3
  PM MST SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH. THE WIND IS EXPECTED TO CREATE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ACROSS EASTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY IS EXPECTED
  TO BECOME DIFFICULT LATER TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...INCLUDING
  INTERSTATE 80.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ019-141000-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0042.141214T0700Z-141214T2200Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
1257 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A WINTER STORM IS DEVELOPING OVER SOUTHWEST
  WYOMING AND WILL INTENSIFY DURING THIS EVENING. SNOW AND WIND
  ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH 3
  PM MST SUNDAY ACROSS THE GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE
  RANGE...INCLUDING JEFFERY CITY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH. THE WIND IS EXPECTED TO CREATE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ACROSS THE GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE
  RANGE IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...
  INCLUDING HIGHWAY 287 FROM BEAVER RIM TO MUDDY GAP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ015-018-141000-
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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
1257 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A WINTER STORM IS DEVELOPING OVER SOUTHWEST
  WYOMING AND WILL INTENSIFY DURING THIS EVENING.  SNOW AND WIND
  ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH 3
  PM MST SUNDAY ACROSS THE LANDER FOOTHILLS AND EAST SLOPES OF THE
  WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING LANDER AND SOUTH PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED IN THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH. THE WIND IS EXPECTED TO CREATE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES ON SOUTH PASS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ACROSS SOUTHERN FREMONT COUNTY IS EXPECTED TO
  BECOME DIFFICULT LATER TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...INCLUDING HIGHWAYS
  789...287 AND 28...INCLUDING SOUTH PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ020-022-141000-
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NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
1257 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 5 PM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 5 PM MST SUNDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A WINTER STORM IS DEVELOPING OVER SOUTHWEST
  WYOMING AND WILL INTENSIFY DURING THIS EVENING. SNOW AND WIND
  ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH 5
  PM MST SUNDAY ACROSS NATRONA COUNTY INCLUDING THE CITY OF CASPER
  AND CASPER MOUNTAIN.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED IN THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES ON CASPER MOUNTAIN.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH. THE WIND IS EXPECTED TO CREATE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ACROSS SOUTHERN NATRONA COUNTY IS EXPECTED TO BECOME
  DIFFICULT TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 25 AND
  HIGHWAYS 26...20 AND 220.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ017-141000-
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WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
1257 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A WINTER STORM IS DEVELOPING OVER SOUTHWEST
  WYOMING AND WILL INTENSIFY DURING THIS EVENING. SNOW AND WIND
  ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH 3
  PM MST SUNDAY FROM RIVERTON TO THE EAST AND SOUTH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES IS EXPECTED.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 25 MPH. THE WIND IS EXPECTED TO CREATE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ACROSS SOUTHERN AND EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY IS
  EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT LATER TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...
  INCLUDING HIGHWAYS 287...26...20 AND 789.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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.

&&

$$

C.BAKER






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