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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
142 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

...MAJOR WINTER STORM TO IMPACT PARTS OF CENTRAL WYOMING TONIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.ANOTHER MAJOR STORM SYSTEM IS TAKING AIM ON CENTRAL WYOMING
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. SNOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE MOUNTAINS
THIS EVENING...LOWER TO THE FOOTHILLS AFTER MIDNIGHT AND ACROSS
THE LOWER ELEVATIONS TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL LIKELY BE HEAVY AT
TIMES ACROSS THE WARNING AND ADVISORY AREAS AT TIMES WITH ROADS
BECOMING SLICK OR SLUSHY AT TIMES.

WYZ015-261000-
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/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.W.0009.160426T0000Z-160427T0600Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
142 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND WIND WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO MIDNIGHT MDT TUESDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING OVER THE WIND RIVER
  MOUNTAINS AND MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOWFALL MAY CONTINUE
  THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING BEFORE DECREASING.

* SNOWFALL...STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 11 TO 14 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITH THIS SYSTEM. LOCALLY HIGHER SNOWFALL
  ACCUMULATIONS TO 18 INCHES MAY BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH COMBINED WITH
  SNOWFALL WILL REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOWFALL MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON ASSOCIATED
  ROADWAYS...INCLUDING SOUTH PASS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE SURE TO MONITOR CURRENT ROAD
  CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.W.0009.160426T0600Z-160427T0600Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
142 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND WIND WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT MDT TUESDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN OVER THE AREA AFTER MIDNIGHT...AND
  MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY
  EVENING BEFORE DECREASING.

* SNOWFALL...STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITH THIS SYSTEM. LOCALLY HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS TO
  NEAR 12 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH COMBINED WITH
  SNOWFALL WILL REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS MAY BE SLICK OR SLUSHY AT TIMES. MOTORISTS
  SHOULD BE SURE TO MONITOR CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE
  TRAVELING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

WYZ022-261000-
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/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.W.0009.160426T0600Z-160427T1200Z/
CASPER MOUNTAIN-
142 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
MDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 6 AM MDT WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN OVER THE AREA AFTER MIDNIGHT...AND
  MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY
  NIGHT BEFORE DECREASING BY EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOWFALL...STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 11 TO 14 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITH THIS SYSTEM. LOCALLY HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS TO
  NEAR 17 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOWFALL MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON CASPER MOUNTAIN DUE
  TO SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE SURE TO
  MONITOR CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING. VISIBILITIES
  WILL BE UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

WYZ018-261000-
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/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.W.0009.160426T0600Z-160427T0000Z/
LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
142 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM
MDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 6 PM MDT TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL BECOME STEADY ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING BEFORE MIXING WITH SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE
  PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY BECOME ALL SNOW DURING THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL...STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY AT TIMES
  AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE UNDER ONE HALF TO ONE QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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/O.NEW.KRIW.WW.Y.0022.160426T0000Z-160427T0600Z/
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
142 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO MIDNIGHT MDT TUESDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN OVER THE AREA THIS EVENING...AND
  MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF POWDER RIVER PASS.
  SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING BEFORE DECREASING.

* SNOWFALL...STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES CAN BE
  EXPECTED.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOWFALL MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON ASSOCIATED MOUNTAIN
  PASSES DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD
  BE SURE TO MONITOR CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON


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