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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW CONTINUES ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA TONIGHT
GRADUALLY DECREASING ON TUESDAY...

.A WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT AND EXIT ON
TUESDAY. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE WEST THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING AND THEN TAPER OFF TUESDAY AFTERNOON. EAST OF THE
DIVIDE...THE MAIN SNOW OCCUR WILL TONIGHT THROUGH MIDDAY
TUESDAY...THEN TAPER OFF TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

WYZ012-013-241215-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170124T1900Z/
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JACKSON
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH TONIGHT. BURSTS OF MODERATE
  TO HEAVY SNOW WILL OCCUR. SNOW TAPERS OFF BY LATE MORNING
  TUESDAY.

* SNOWFALL SO FAR...1 TO 3 INCHES HAS OCCURRED THROUGH NOON IN
  THE VALLEY WITH 6 TO 8 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* SNOW TOTALS...6 TO 8 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS. 10 TO 15 INCHES IN
  THE MOUNTAINS.

* VISIBILITY...QUARTER TO HALF MILE IN HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS WILL BE SLICK AND SNOW PACKED.
  PLEASE MONITOR JHAVALANCHE.ORG IF YOUR PLANS INCLUDE TRAVEL
  INTO THE BACK COUNTRY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW... AND
OR BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS COULD MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL KEEP SOME FOOD...
WATER... AND AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY
DIALING 5 1 1.

&&

$$

WYZ023-024-027-241215-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170125T0000Z/
STAR VALLEY-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...
THAYNE...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. BURSTS OF
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL OCCUR TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY
  MORNING. THEN MAINLY LIGHT SNOW THE REST OF THE DAY TUESDAY.

* SNOWFALL SO FAR...3 TO 6 INCHES HAS FALLEN THROUGH NOON IN
  STAR VALLEY. DIAMONDVILLE HAS HAD AROUND 5 INCHES SO FAR.
  AROUND COKEVILLE A REPORT OF 9 INCHES OF NEW SNOWFALL WAS
  RECEIVED. SNOWFALL IN THE MOUNTAINS HAS RANGED FROM 6 TO 10
  INCHES.

* SNOW TOTALS...6 TO 10 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR COKEVILLE. EXPECT 10 TO 16 INCHES
  IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* VISIBILITY...QUARTER TO HALF MILE IN HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW PACKED
  AND TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES. PLEASE MONITOR
  JHAVALANCHE.ORG IF YOUR PLANS INCLUDE TRAVEL INTO THE BACK
  COUNTRY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW... AND
OR BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS COULD MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL KEEP SOME FOOD...
WATER... AND AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY
DIALING 5 1 1.

&&

$$

WYZ025-241215-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170125T0000Z/
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...PINEDALE
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL OCCUR THROUGH TUESDAY. MODERATE
  TO HEAVY SNOW BURSTS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TAPER
  OFF TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL SO FAR...4 INCHES AROUND DANIEL AND 3 INCHES NEAR
  PINEDALE.

* SNOW TOTALS...6 TO 9 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS AROUND 10
  INCHES MAY OCCUR BETWEEN DANIEL AND BONDURANT.

* VISIBILITY...QUARTER TO HALF MILE IN MODERATE TO HEAVY
  SNOWFALL.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS WILL BE SLICK AND SNOW PACKED
  AND TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW... AND
OR BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS COULD MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL KEEP SOME FOOD...
WATER... AND AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY
DIALING 5 1 1.

&&

$$

WYZ016-241215-
/O.EXA.KRIW.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170124T1900Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...DUBOIS
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW WILL FALL TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY MIDDAY TUESDAY.

* SNOW TOTALS SO FAR...AROUND 2 INCHES AT CROWHEART AND DUBOIS AS
  OF 7 PM.

* SNOWFALL TOTALS...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* VISIBILITY...QUARTER TO HALF MILE IN MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BE SLICK AND SNOW PACKED AND TRAVEL
  COULD BE DIFFICULT 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.

&&

$$

WYZ026-241215-
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UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LA BARGE...BIG PINEY...FARSON
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY
  SNOW BURSTS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT. SNOW TAPERS OFF TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL SO FAR...5 INCHES OF SNOW HAS BEEN REPORTED AT BIG
  PINEY AND 3 INCHES AROUND BOULDER THROUGH MIDDAY. AROUND
  FARSON AN INCH HAS OCCURRED.

* SNOW TOTALS...4 TO 6 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS MAY OCCUR
  AROUND BIG PINEY.

* VISIBILITY...QUARTER TO HALF MILE IN MODERATE TO HEAVY
  SNOWFALL.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS WILL BE SLICK AND SNOW PACKED
  AND TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT 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.

&&

$$

WYZ014-015-241215-
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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY. THE HEAVIER SNOW ON
  THE WEST SLOPES WILL OCCUR THROUGH TONIGHT. THE SNOW ON THE
  EAST SLOPES WILL BE THE HEAVIEST LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNING. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW TOTALS SO FAR...THROUGH 3 PM...4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW HAS
  FALLEN OVER THE WESTERN SLOPES...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES ON THE
  EASTERN SLOPES OF WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS.

* SNOW TOTALS...8 TO 14 INCHES WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...THE WIND WILL BECOME NORTHEAST BY LATE
  EVENING AT 15 TO 25 MPH. THIS WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW
  PACKED. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...ESPECIALLY OVER SOUTH
  PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE SEVERELY LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING
SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING
5 1 1.

&&

$$

WYZ002-241215-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170124T1900Z/
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW WILL FALL TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF BY MIDDAY.

* SNOW TOTALS...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE
  SOUTHERN HALF OF THE RANGE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...QUARTER TO HALF MILE IN MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOWFALL. EXPECT SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW TONIGHT
  OVER DEAD INDIAN PASS AS NORTH WINDS INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH
  RESULTING IN VISIBILITY LOWERING TO BELOW A QUARTER OF A MILE.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING THE CHIEF JOSEPH
  HIGHWAY WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW PACKED AND TRAVEL WILL BE
  DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE SEVERELY LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING
SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING
5 1 1.

&&

$$

WYZ028>030-241215-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170125T0000Z/
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL OCCUR THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
  THERE WILL BE BURSTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT INTO
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOWFALL SO FAR...AROUND AN INCH HAS FALLEN THROUGH NOON.

* SNOW TOTALS...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...QUARTER TO HALF MILE IN MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOWFALL. AREAS OF NORTHEAST WIND AT 15 TO 20 MPH WILL
  CREATE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80 WILL
  BECOMING SLICK AND SNOW PACKED AND TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT AT
  TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE SEVERELY LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING
SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING
5 1 1.

&&

$$

WYZ017-241215-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170124T1900Z/
WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. EXPECT
  BURSTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT. SNOW TAPERS OFF
  MIDDAY TUESDAY.

* SNOWFALL TOTALS SO FAR...1 TO 2 INCHES HAS FALLEN THROUGH ABOUT
  7 PM.

* SNOW TOTALS...4 TO 6 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...QUARTER TO HALF MILE IN MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS WILL BE SLICK AND SNOW PACKED
  AND TRAVEL COULD BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE SEVERELY LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING
SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING
5 1 1.

&&

$$

WYZ005-007-241215-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170124T1900Z/
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...THERMOPOLIS
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THERE WILL
  BE BURSTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY
  MORNING. THE SNOW TAPERS OFF TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW TOTALS...3 TO 5 INCHES IN THE BASIN AND 5 TO 8 INCHES IN
  THE MOUNTAINS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...QUARTER TO HALF MILE IN MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...INCLUDING HIGHWAY 789 THROUGH
  THE WIND RIVER CANYON...WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW PACKED.
  TRAVEL COULD BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE SEVERELY LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING
SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING
5 1 1.

&&

$$

WYZ018-019-241215-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170125T0000Z/
LANDER FOOTHILLS-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANDER...JEFFREY CITY
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE WILL BE BURSTS
  OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW TAPERS
  OFF TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW TOTALS...3 TO 6 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN SINKS
  CANYON AND IN THE BEAVER RIM AREA.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...QUARTER TO HALF MILE IN MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW
  PACKED AND TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE SEVERELY LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING
SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING
5 1 1.

&&

$$

WYZ020-022-241215-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170125T0000Z/
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
746 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE WILL BE BURSTS
  OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW TAPERS
  OFF TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW TOTALS...3 TO 6 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN
  THE FOOTHILLS OF CASPER MOUNTAIN. SNOWFALL ON CASPER MOUNTAIN
  WILL RANGE FROM 6 TO 9 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...QUARTER TO HALF MILE IN MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW
  PACKED AND TRAVEL COULD BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE SEVERELY LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING
SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING
5 1 1.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON/21



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