Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
255 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...LATE SUMMER SNOWSTORM ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHERN WYOMING
THROUGH THURSDAY...

.THE SECOND PORTION OF A POTENT LATE SUMMER WINTER STORM WILL
BEGIN TO IMPACT THE AREA THIS EVENING. SOME SNOWFALL IS ALREADY
NOTED OVER THE NORTHERN BIGHORN MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON. THESE
AREAS WILL CONTINUE TO SEE SNOWFALL...WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL
SPREADING THROUGH NORTHEASTERN WYOMING LATE THIS EVENING...AND
LINGERING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL WILL WEAKEN DURING
THE AFTERNOON...AND END QUICKLY BY THE EVENING HOURS.

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ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
255 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
MDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOWFALL...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BE FOUND OVER THE ABSAROKA
  MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING...AND INTENSIFY OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF
  HEAVY SNOWFALL ARE ANTICIPATED THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE
  STORM WILL BEGIN TO WEAKEN DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS...WITH
  SNOW ENDING BY THE EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AFTER AN INITIAL 1 TO 3 INCHES TODAY...THIS
  SECOND SURGE MAY PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES TONIGHT
  THROUGH THURSDAY. SNOWFALL IS ESPECIALLY EXPECTED TO HAVE
  SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATION ON THE BEARTOOTH PLATEAU AND EAST SLOPE
  OF THE ABSAROKAS BY POTENTIALLY EXCEEDING 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH VISIBILITIES
  UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...BEARTOOTH PASS WILL LIKELY RECEIVE SIGNIFICANT SNOW
  FROM THIS SYSTEM AND THE ROAD MAY BECOME SLICK AS IT GETS SNOW
  COVERED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. TRAVELERS...RANCHERS AND
  OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD PREPARE NOW FOR THIS
  ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS.

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.

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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BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
255 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
MDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOWFALL...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOWFALL OVER THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS THIS
  AFTERNOON WILL CONTINUE...AND INTENSIFY DURING THE EVENING AND
  OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOWFALL WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES...
  ESPECIALLY AFTER MIDNIGHT AND INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.
  SNOWFALL WILL WEAKEN THURSDAY AFTERNOON...WITH SNOWFALL ENDING
  BY THE LATE EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AFTER AN INITIAL 1 TO 3 INCHES
  TODAY...HEAVIER SNOWFALL WILL FALL OVERNIGHT AND THROUGH THE
  MORNING HOURS. AN ADDITIONAL 7 TO 9 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.


* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH VISIBILITIES
  UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...GRANITE AND POWDER RIVER PASS WILL LIKELY RECEIVE
  SIGNIFICANT SNOW FROM THIS SYSTEM AND AREA PASSES MAY BECOME
  SLICK AS THEY GET SNOW COVERED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.
  TRAVELERS RANCHERS AND ...OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD
  PREPARE NOW FOR THIS ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS.

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.

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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NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BUFFALO
255 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A COLD STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO SETTLE
  INTO THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY. RAIN WHICH WILL FALL AT TIMES
  TODAY WILL CHANGEOVER TO SNOW LATER TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  OF 6 TO 8 INCHES IN OR NEAR THE FOOTHILLS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTY WITH
  VISIBILITIES UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADS MAY BECOME SLUSHY TO SLICK AT TIMES...
  ESPECIALLY DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL. TRAVELERS...
  RANCHERS AND OTHERS WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD PREPARE NOW
  FOR THE ABRUPT CHANGE TO WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT
  COUPLE DAYS.

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.

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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SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KAYCEE
255 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 PM MDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOWFALL...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A POTENT WINTER LIKE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT
  NORTHERN WYOMING THIS EVENING...SPREADING SNOWFALL ACROSS
  JOHNSON COUNTY. PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL
  IMPACT SOUTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY OVERNIGHT CREATING SOME TRAVEL
  HAZARDS. ADDITIONALLY...AREA VEGETATION WILL BE ADVERSELY
  IMPACTED BY THIS SYSTEM.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES ANTICIPATED.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS WILL BE PRESENT OVERNIGHT. THESE WINDS WILL LESSEN
  VISIBILITY TO UNDER A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...INTERSTATE 25 MAY BECOME SLUSHY AT TIMES OVERNIGHT
  MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS ACROSS THE AREA. ADDITIONALLY...
  VEGETATION ACROSS THE AREA MAY STRUGGLE WITH THE WEIGHT OF THE
  ANTICIPATED SNOWFALL.

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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CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
255 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 PM MDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOWFALL...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A POTENT WINTER LIKE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT
  NORTHERN WYOMING THIS EVENING...SPREADING SNOWFALL ACROSS THE
  BIG HORN BASIN. PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL
  IMPACT THE CODY FOOTHILLS OVERNIGHT CREATING SOME TRAVEL
  HAZARDS. ADDITIONALLY...AREA VEGETATION WILL BE ADVERSELY
  IMPACTED BY THIS SYSTEM.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES ANTICIPATED WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS CLOSER TO THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS WILL BE PRESENT OVERNIGHT. THESE WINDS COULD LESSEN
  VISIBILITY TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SLUSHY AT TIMES OVERNIGHT MAKING
  TRAVEL HAZARDOUS ACROSS THE AREA. ADDITIONALLY... VEGETATION
  ACROSS THE AREA MAY STRUGGLE WITH THE WEIGHT OF THE ANTICIPATED
  SNOWFALL.

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.

&&

$$

BRANHAM




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