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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1245 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...Springtime Winter Storm to Bring Periods of Moderate to
Occasionally Heavy Snow to the Wind River and Bighorn
Mountains...

.A strong upper level disturbance with copious amounts of Pacific
moisture will bring periods of moderate to occasionally heavy wet
snow to the Wind River and Bighorn mountains through Thursday
night.

WYZ008-009-222200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WW.Y.0016.170323T0600Z-170324T0600Z/
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
1245 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from midnight
tonight to midnight MDT Thursday night.

* TIMING...Periods of snow, moderate to heavy at times, will begin
  above 10000 feet after midnight tonight...dropping to around
  6500 feet by Thursday morning.

* Snow Accumulations...total event accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches, with the highest amounts generally above 8000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Roads will be slick, slushy or snow covered with
limited visibility in snow at times.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ014-015-222200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WW.Y.0016.170323T0000Z-170324T0600Z/
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
1245 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT MDT THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 6 PM this
evening to midnight MDT Thursday night.

* TIMING...Periods of snow, moderate to heavy at times, will begin
  above 10000 feet this evening...dropping to around 6500 feet by
  Thursday morning.

* Snow Accumulations...total event accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches, with the highest amounts generally above 8000 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Travel may become very difficult across South Pass
  due to periods of heavy snow producing slick, slushy and snow-
  packed roads. Outdoor recreation in the back country may also be
  very hazardous with poor visibility and heavy snowfall.

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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