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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1220 PM MST WED FEB 3 2016

...GUSTY WINDS AND RECENT SNOWFALL WILL MIX TO GIVE AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.INCREASING GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AHEAD OF THE NEXT
WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MIX WITH RECENT SNOWFALL FROM EASTERN
SWEETWATER THROUGH NATRONA COUNTY TO GIVE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.
SLICK ROADS AND SEVERE REDUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY WILL RESULT FROM
THIS EVENT TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

WYZ019-020-022-030-041000-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0008.160204T0000Z-160204T1800Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER...WAMSUTTER
1220 PM MST WED FEB 3 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 11 AM MST THURSDAY...

* TIMING...WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY TODAY...
  BECOMING QUITE GUSTY AND MIXING WITH RECENT SNOWFALL THIS
  EVENING...CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH
  WITH GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH
  VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO BETWEEN ONE QUARTER AND ONE HALF MILE AT
  TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...SEVERELY REDUCED VISIBILITY...SOME DRIFTING OF
  SNOW...AND VERY SLICK ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AT
  TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

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