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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
226 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHERN WYOMING MONDAY
AND TUESDAY...

.AN APPROACHING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE TOWARDS THE FOUR
CORNERS REGION LATE TONIGHT...HELPING TO SPREAD SNOWFALL ACROSS
SWEETWATER COUNTY BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL ACROSS
SWEETWATER COUNTY WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...AND
MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES. AREAS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 LOOK TO
EXPERIENCE THE GREATEST SNOWFALL AMOUNTS FROM THIS
SYSTEM...THOUGH SNOWFALL IS FAVORABLE FOR ALL AREAS OF THE COUNTY.

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ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER
226 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN ACROSS THE AREA LATE
  TONIGHT...WITH SNOWFALL INTENSIFYING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
  POTENTIALLY BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOWFALL SHOULD WEAKEN
  THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. AREAS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 LOOK TO
  EXPERIENCE THE GREATEST SNOWFALL AMOUNTS AS A RESULT OF THE
  SYSTEM.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  FAVORABLE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...STRONGER WIND OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 30 MPH EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON POTENTIALLY CREATING
  REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL MAY CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING IN
  INCREASED TRAVELING DIFFICULTY...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80 THROUGH
  SWEETWATER COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

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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BRANHAM




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