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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
243 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

...LATE SPRING SNOW FOR PORTIONS OF THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS...

.A LARGE SLOW MOVING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING ACROSS
CENTRAL AND EASTERN WYOMING HAS BROUGHT PERIODS OF MODERATE TO
HEAVY SNOW TO THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS...AND
WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING.

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BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
243 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT THIS
MORNING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT THIS
MORNING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS
  MORNING. HOWEVER...THE HEAVIEST SNOW HAS ALREADY FALLEN.
  HIGHWAY 16 AND POWDER RIVER PASS HAS CLOSED DUE TO WINTER
  CONDITIONS NEAR THE SUMMIT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SO FAR...4 TO 6 INCHES...WITH A FEW ISOLATED
  LOCATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET RECEIVING OVER A FOOT OF NEW SNOW.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 9 INCHES...ESPECIALLY ABOVE
  9000 FEET.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH. VISIBILITY WILL
  BE REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND FOG.

* IMPACTS...MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR FOR CHANGING TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS...INCLUDING POWDER RIVER AND GRANITE PASSES.

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.

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