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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1214 PM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW FOR MANY MOUNTAIN
LOCATIONS AND NORTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY TODAY...

.An approaching upper level disturbance and associated developing
cold front will bring snow to many of the mountains of western
and central Wyoming in addition to portions of the lower
elevations of Johnson County today.

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Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Wind River Mountains West-
Wind River Mountains East-Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-
Including the cities of Lake, Mammoth, and Old Faithful
1214 PM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

The winter weather advisory has expired.

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Northeast Johnson County-
Including the city of Buffalo
1214 PM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...Snow, heavy at times, will continue today.

* TOTAL SNOWFALL...6 to 10 inches with locally higher amounts
  near Buffalo.

* WIND...North 25 to 40 mph causing considerable blowing and
  drifting snow with visibilities under one quarter mile at
  times.

* MAIN IMPACT...Highways will be slick and snow covered,
  including Interstates 25 and 90. Visibility could be reduced
  to under one half mile at times in snow and blowing snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, and or
blowing snow are expected or occurring. This could make travel
very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel keep some food,
water, and an extra flashlight in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. Check the latest road conditions at wyoroad.info or by
dialing 5 1 1.

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Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
1214 PM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...Periods of snow will continue today before ending this evening.
  The heaviest snow is expected this morning on east facing
  slopes. As of 3 am this morning, 4 to 11 inches of snow was
  reported across the area.

* TOTAL SNOWFALL...6 to 12 inches with 15 to 18 inches possible
  in the mountains north and west of Buffalo.

* MAIN IMPACT...Highways will become slick, slushy or snow
  covered, including Powder River and Granite passes. Visibility
  could be reduced to under one half mile 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.

&&

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