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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1208 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT HIGH ELEVATION SNOWFALL EXPECTED ACROSS THE
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS THROUGH 6 PM MDT TODAY...

.A LARGE DEEP MOIST UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS WYOMING
TODAY. THIS LOW WILL BRING DEEP MOISTURE OVER THE BIGHORN
MOUNTAINS. SNOW LEVELS WILL BE FROM 8500 FEET TO 9000 FEET.
EXPECT MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL. RAIN AND RAIN
MIXED WITH SNOW AT SOME LOWER ELEVATIONS MAY ALSO SEE LOCALIZED
FLASH FLOODING.

WYZ008-009-250000-
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BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
1208 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

* 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 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.

&&

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