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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1013 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...Springtime Winter Storm to Bring Periods of Moderate to
Occasionally Heavy Snow to the Wind River and Bighorn Mountains...

.A strong upper level disturbance with copious amounts of Pacific
moisture will bring periods of moderate to occasionally heavy wet
snow to the Wind River and Bighorn mountains through Thursday
night.

WYZ019-231000-
/O.EXB.KRIW.WW.Y.0016.170323T0900Z-170324T0600Z/
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Including the city of Jeffrey City
1013 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MDT THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 3 AM Thursday
to midnight MDT Thursday night.

* TIMING...Periods of snow, moderate to occasionally heavy at
times, will increase Thursday morning across portions of
southern and eastern Fremont and western Natrona counties.

* Snow Accumulations...total event accumulations of 2 to 6 inches,
  with the highest amounts generally above 7000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Roads, including highways 287 and 789, will be
  slick or slushy at times with limited visibility in snow.


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.

&&

$$

WYZ008-009-231000-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0016.170323T0600Z-170324T0600Z/
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
1013 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
THURSDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...Periods of snow, moderate to heavy at times, will
  begin above 10000 feet after midnight tonight...dropping to
  around 6500 feet by Thursday morning.

* Snow Accumulations...total event accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches, with the highest amounts generally above 8000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Roads, including Powder River and Granite Pass,
  will be slick, slushy or snow covered with limited visibility
  in snow 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.

&&

$$

WYZ014-015-231000-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-170324T0600Z/
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
1013 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
THURSDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...Periods of snow, moderate to heavy at times, will
  begin above 7500 feet this evening...dropping to around 6500
  feet by Thursday morning.

* Snow Accumulations...total event accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches, with the highest amounts generally above 8000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Travel may become very difficult across South
  Pass due to periods of heavy snow producing slick, slushy and
  snow- packed roads. Outdoor recreation in the back country may
  also be very hazardous with poor visibility and heavy
  snowfall.

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.

&&

$$


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