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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
104 PM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED ACROSS THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS
TONIGHT THROUGH THE DAY SATURDAY...

.A LARGE DEEP MOIST UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS WYOMING
TONIGHT...WITH A STRONG SURFACE CYCLONE OVER SOUTHEASTERN WYOMING
INTO THIS EVENING. THIS CYCLONE WILL HELP IN KEEPING DEEP
MOISTURE OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL WYOMING... INCLUDING THE
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS. SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP FROM NEAR 10000 FEET LATE
THIS AFTERNOON TO AROUND 8500 FEET BY MIDNIGHT... THEN DOWN TO
NEAR 8000 FEET BY SUNRISE SATURDAY. EXPECT MODERATE TO
OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES.

WYZ008-009-241200-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0025.160924T0000Z-160925T0000Z/
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
104 PM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MDT SATURDAY...

* SNOWFALL...SNOWFALL OF 4 TO 10 INCHES...WITH LOCALIZED AREAS
  ACROSS THE HIGHEST TERRAIN SEEING UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW...WILL
  BE POSSIBLE BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE FOUND ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE
  BIGHORN MOUNTAINS.

* IMPACTS...HUNTERS AND OTHER OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS SHOULD BE
  PREPARED FOR HEAVY WET SNOWFALL AND COLDER TEMPERATURES.
  HYPOTHERMIA WILL BE POSSIBLE. TRAVEL ALONG MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL
  BECOME SLICK AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
AND SLICK ROADS WITH LIMITED VISIBILITIES. SLOW DOWN... AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. CHECK THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING 5 1 1.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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