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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1232 AM MDT Wed Apr 19 2017

...Significant snow expected at the higher elevations of the Big
Horn Mountains through this morning...

.An upper level disturbance and inverted trough at the surface
together will produce significant snowfall across the higher Big
Horn Mountains, including pass level, through this morning.

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Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
1232 AM MDT Wed Apr 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...Snow will begin this morning above 9000 feet...dropping
  to around 6500 feet by sun up. Snowfall will continue, heavy at
  times, through this morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 and 3 inches above 6500 feet, 3 to 6
  inches above 8000 feet, and 7 to 10 inches above 10000 feet.
  Snow amounts should average around 6 inches at pass level.

* MAIN IMPACT...Highway 16 over Powder River Pass will likely
  become slick and either slush or snow covered as will Highway
  14 over Granite Pass.

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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