Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
822 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
CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE AREA TONIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW WILL RAPIDLY
EXPAND ACROSS NORTHERN WYOMING THROUGH THE EVENING. SNOW LEVELS
HAD LOWERED TO BETWEEN 6000 AND 7000 FEET ACROSS NORTHERN WYOMING
THIS EVENING AND ARE EXPECTED TO LOWER TO VALLEY FLOORS BY MIDNIGHT.
ROADS WERE BECOMING SLUSHY OR SNOWPACKED OVER CHIEF JOSEPHS
HIGHWAY...AND ALSO OVER POWDER RIVER PASS AND GRANITE PASS OVER
THE BIGHORN RANGE. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE OVER THE
BIGHORN AND ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT. RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW
ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL EXPECTED
ACROSS NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY THURSDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL WILL
WEAKEN DURING THURSDAY AFTERNOON...AND END QUICKLY BY THE EVENING
HOURS.

WYZ002-111030-
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ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
822 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE AND
  BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT. 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...5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY UP TO A FOOT
  ACROSS THE BEARTOOTH PLATEAU AND BEARTOOTH PASS AREA.

* 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.

&&

$$

WYZ008-009-111030-
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BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
822 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE
  WIDESPREAD AND INTENSIFY THIS EVENING...BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL WILL WEAKEN THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON...WITH SNOWFALL ENDING BY THE LATE EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES SOUTH OF POWDER RIVER PASS.
  5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY UP TO ONE FOOT ALONG AND NORTH OF
  POWDER RIVER PASS.

* 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 WILL BE SLICK
  OR SNOW-PACKED 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.

&&

$$

WYZ010-111030-
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NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BUFFALO
822 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A COLD STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO SETTLE
  INTO THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY. RAIN WILL BECOME MIXED WITH AND
  CHANGE TO SNOW LATE THIS EVENING WITH SNOW CONTINUING 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.

&&

$$

WYZ011-111030-
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SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KAYCEE
822 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

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

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS 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.

&&

$$

WYZ003-111030-
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CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
822 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...A POTENT WINTER LIKE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT
  NORTHERN WYOMING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO THE
  VALLEY FLOOR LATE THIS EVENING WITH RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW.
  PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL IMPACT THE CODY
  FOOTHILLS OVERNIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON...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.

&&

$$







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