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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
243 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE REGION TODAY...

.A SHARP COLD FRONT WITH WIDESPREAD SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
MOVE SOUTH THIS MORNING. SNOW...LOW WIND CHILLS...AND AREAS OF
GUSTY WIND AND BLOWING SNOW WILL AFFECT AREAS MAINLY EAST OF THE
DIVIDE THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

WYZ030-040100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WAMSUTTER
243 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...OCCASIONAL MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL SHOULD TAPER OFF THIS
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 7 INCHES WITH UP TO 9 INCHES SOUTH OF
  INTERSTATE 80.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  30 MPH TODAY. VISIBILITY OF ONE- HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES IN
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL MAY CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING IN
  INCREASED TRAVELING DIFFICULTY...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80 THROUGH
  SWEETWATER COUNTY. INTERSTATE 80 HAS ALREADY EXPERIENCED
  CLOSURES THIS MORNING. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW
  VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TODAY WHICH COULD BE DEADLY TO
  NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO HUMANS AND
  ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR AN EXTENDED
  PERIOD OF TIME.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ019-020-022-040100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
243 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW THROUGH
  THE MID- MORNING HOURS WITH SNOW MAINLY BECOMING LIGHT THIS
  AFTERNOON...TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AS OF MIDNIGHT...SNOWFALL AROUND 9.5
  INCHES WAS REPORTED IN CASPER...WITH 14 INCHES NOTED OVER CASPER
  MOUNTAIN.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...ANOTHER 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WILL BE
  POSSIBLE ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF NATRONA COUNTY AND THE
  GREEN AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE. 3 TO 5 ADDITIONAL INCHES OF
  SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER CASPER MOUNTAIN.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
  40 MPH TODAY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL DROP VISIBILITY BELOW
  ONE MILE TODAY. WIND CHILLS WILL BE NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING IN
  CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL IMPACTS. INTERSTATE 25 HAS ALREADY SEEN
  CLOSURES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL
  CREATE LOW VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TODAY WHICH COULD BE
  DEADLY TO NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO HUMANS
  AND ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR AN
  EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ018-040100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
243 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW THROUGH
  THE MID-MORNING HOURS. SNOW WILL BECOME LIGHT THIS AFTERNOON...
  TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 4 INCHES WAS REPORTED
  AROUND MIDNIGHT.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH AREAS OF
  BLOWING SNOW AND LIMITED VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE TODAY. WIND
  CHILLS WILL BE NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING IN
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW VISIBILITY
  AND LOW WIND CHILLS TODAY WHICH COULD BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN
  LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO
  ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF
  TIME.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ010-011-040100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...KAYCEE
243 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOWFALL
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MID-MORNING HOURS. LIGHT SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH UP TO 6 INCHES
  POSSIBLE WEST OF BUFFALO.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH AND GUSTS OVER
  50 MPH WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING. PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW WILL DROP VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE FOR SEVERAL
  HOURS TODAY. WIND CHILLS WILL BE NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING IN
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL...INCLUDING INTERSTATES 25 AND 90 THROUGH
  JOHNSON COUNTY. THE INTERSTATES HAVE ALREADY SEEN SOME CLOSURES
  NORTH OF BUFFALO. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW VISIBILITY
  AND LOW WIND CHILLS TODAY WHICH COULD BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN
  LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO
  ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF
  TIME.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ028-029-040100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER
243 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW THROUGH
  THE MID-MORNING HOURS. SNOWFALL SHOULD WEAKEN THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES WITH UP TO 6 INCHES SOUTH
  OF INTERSTATE 80.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST WIND OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  30 MPH EXPECTED THROUGH THIS MORNING WITH A WIND SHIFT TO THE
  NORTHEAST BY THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS GUSTING UP TO 35 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED. GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE REDUCED VISIBILITY IN FALLING
  AND BLOWING SNOW IN ADDITION TO WIND CHILLS TO NEAR ZERO
  DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL MAY CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING IN
  CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL IMPACT...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80 THROUGH
  SWEETWATER COUNTY. INTERSTATE 80 HAS ALREADY EXPERIENCED SOME
  CLOSURES THIS MORNING. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW
  VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TODAY WHICH COULD BE DEADLY TO
  NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO HUMANS AND
  ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR AN EXTENDED
  PERIOD OF TIME.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ004>009-040100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POWELL...LOVELL...GREYBULL...BASIN...
THERMOPOLIS...WORLAND
243 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOWFALL
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MID-MORNING HOURS. LIGHT SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES IN MOST AREAS WITH 3 TO 6
  INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE UPPER NOWOOD VALLEY AND SOUTH OF
  THERMOPOLIS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND OF 20 TO 35 MPH. STRONGER GUSTS
  POSSIBLE NEAR THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS TODAY. CONTINUED BLOWING
  SNOW WILL DROP VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE AT TIMES. WIND CHILLS
  WILL BE NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING IN
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW VISIBILITY
  AND LOW WIND CHILLS TODAY WHICH COULD BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN
  LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO
  ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF
  TIME.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ002-003-040100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
243 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...PERIODS OF OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE INTO THE MID- MORNING HOURS. LIGHT SNOW WILL THEN
  PERSIST THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE
  ALONG MEETEETSE RIM. UP TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE ABSAROKAS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND OF 20 TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITY
  OF ONE MILE OR LESS IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. WIND CHILLS WILL
  BE NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING IN
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW VISIBILITY
  AND LOW WIND CHILLS TODAY WHICH COULD BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN
  LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO
  ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF
  TIME.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ014>017-040100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUBOIS...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
243 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

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

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE MID-MORNING HOURS. SNOW WILL BECOME LIGHT
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 4 INCHES HAVE ALREADY BEEN REPORTED
  AROUND RIVERTON AS OF MIDNIGHT. THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE WIND
  RIVER MOUNTAINS HAVE EXPERIENCED 2 TO 4 INCHES WHILE THE EASTERN
  SLOPES HAVE SEEN 4 TO 6 INCHES.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE WIND RIVER BASIN. AN
  ADDITIONAL 4 TO 6 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN
  SLOPES OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS...WITH AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4
  INCHES OVER THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH. VISIBILITY OF ONE MILE OR LESS IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
  WIND CHILLS WILL BE NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING IN
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL. HIGHWAY 28 HAS ALREADY EXPERIENCED CLOSURES
  THROUGH THE SOUTH PASS AREA. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW
  VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TODAY WHICH COULD BE DEADLY TO
  NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO HUMANS AND
  ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR AN EXTENDED
  PERIOD OF TIME.

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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