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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
127 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT HIGH ELEVATION SNOWFALL EXPECTED ACROSS THE
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS THROUGH TODAY...

.A LARGE DEEP MOIST UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS WYOMING
TODAY...WITH STRONG RAPID CYCLOGENESIS OCCURRING OVER THE HIGH
PLAINS TO THE EAST. THIS CYCLONE WILL KEEPING DEEPER MOISTURE
PUMPED BACK INTO PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL WYOMING...
INCLUDING THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS. SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP TO 7800 TO
8500 FEET BY SUNRISE THIS MORNING. EXPECT MODERATE TO
OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES. RAIN AND RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW AT
SOME LOWER ELEVATIONS MAY ALSO SEE LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING.

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BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
127 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* SNOWFALL...SNOWFALL OF 4 TO 10 INCHES...WITH LOCALIZED AREAS
  ACROSS THE HIGHEST TERRAIN SEEING UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW...WILL BE
  POSSIBLE BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE FOUND ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE
  BIGHORN MOUNTAINS AFTER SUNRISE...LASTING THROUGH EARLY
  AFTERNOON. RAIN OR RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW AT SOME LOWER ELEVATIONS
  COULD ALSO CAUSE LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING.

* IMPACTS...HUNTERS AND OTHER OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS SHOULD BE
  PREPARED FOR HEAVY WET SNOWFALL AND COLDER TEMPERATURES.
  HYPOTHERMIA WILL BE POSSIBLE. TRAVEL ALONG MOUNTAIN PASSES
  WILL BECOME SLICK 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.

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