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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
210 PM MDT Tue Apr 18 2017

...Significant snow expected at the higher elevations of the Big
Horn Mountains later tonight and Wednesday morning...

.A low pressure center will be tracking northeast from Southwest
Wyoming to Northeast Wyoming tonight. This low will produce
significant snowfall across the higher Big Horn Mountains,
including pass level, later tonight and into Wednesday morning.

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Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
210 PM MDT Tue Apr 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
1 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for the Big Horn Mountains, which is in effect
from midnight tonight to 1 PM MDT Wednesday.

* TIMING...Snow will begin by 12 midnight tonight. The snowfall
  will continue, heavy at times, and continue through 1 pm early
  Wednesday afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 and 3 inches above 7500 feet, 3 to 6
  inches above 8500 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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TEAM RIVERTON



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