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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
220 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW COMING TO CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING
TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING WILL BE ON THE NORTHWEST EDGE OF A
LARGE WINTER STORM THAT WILL BE MOVING THROUGH THE SOUTHERN AND
CENTRAL ROCKIES THROUGH TUESDAY. NATRONA...FREMONT... SWEETWATER
AND SOUTHERN LINCOLN COUNTIES ARE EXPECTED TO SEE SNOW DEVELOP
THIS MORNING WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS. BY THE AFTERNOON...
SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED. THE SNOW AND
BLOWING SNOW SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT AND TAPER OFF
TUESDAY MORNING. EXPECT SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACT ALONG THE
INTERSTATES...OVER SOUTH PASS...AND DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE
AROUND CASPER.

WYZ028>030-011700-
/O.EXT.KRIW.WW.Y.0007.160201T1000Z-160202T1600Z/
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER
220 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  IS EXPECTED TO FALL BETWEEN NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY AS STRONG CROSS WINDS DEVELOP. TRAVEL
  DELAYS ARE LIKELY ALONG INTERSTATE 80. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
  IMPOSSIBLE FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRAILER TRAFFIC
  LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

WYZ027-011700-
/O.EXT.KRIW.WW.Y.0007.160201T1000Z-160202T1600Z/
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
220 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  IS EXPECTED TO FALL BETWEEN NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT
  TRAILER TRAFFIC LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

WYZ020-022-011700-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0007.160201T1600Z-160202T1600Z/
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
220 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS
MORNING TO 9 AM MST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS
  MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF
  TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL BETWEEN
  NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 6 TO 10
  INCHES ON CASPER MOUNTAIN.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR LIGHT TRAILERS AND HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. TRAVEL DELAYS ARE LIKELY DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE
  AND ALONG INTERSTATE 25 THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

WYZ015-018-011700-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0007.160201T1600Z-160202T1600Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
220 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS
MORNING TO 9 AM MST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS
  MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF
  TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL BETWEEN
  NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 5 TO 10
  INCHES ON THE EAST SLOPES OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS
  INCLUDING SOUTH PASS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS AS HIGH AS 45 MPH ON SOUTH PASS WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW
  WITH VISIBILITY NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT
  TRAILERS ATTEMPTING SOUTH PASS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

WYZ019-011700-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0007.160201T1600Z-160202T1600Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
220 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS
MORNING TO 9 AM MST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS
  MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF
  TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL BETWEEN
  NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 5 TO 10
  INCHES IN THE GREEN MOUNTAINS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT
  TRAILERS ATTEMPTING TO TRAVEL HIGHWAY 287 THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$



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