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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
845 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...HEAVY WET SNOW EXPECTED IN THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN MOUNTAINS
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

.A LARGE STORM WILL SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY...DEPOSITING AS MUCH AS A FOOT OF VERY WET SNOW IN THE
MOUNTAINS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE ON THE WARM SIDE BUT QUICKLY
ACCUMULATING SNOW...ESPECIALLY LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING
COULD MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.

WYZ002-012-024-261100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0016.150426T0300Z-150427T0600Z/
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
845 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
SUNDAY NIGHT...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 9 AM
  SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH THE MORE SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 25 MPH
  WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY WHICH COULD LEAD TO SOME DRIFTING SNOW.
  VISIBILITY WILL BE DETERMINED MOSTLY BY THE SNOWFALL RATE...
  DECREASING TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TETON AND TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL SEE SLUSHY TO
  SNOW PACKED CONDITIONS. THE WORST CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON THE
  FREMONT COUNTY SIDE OF TOGWOTEE PASS...TOWARDS DUBOIS. TRAVELERS ARE
  URGED TO ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES LATER
  TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
155 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-261100-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
155 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL AND
WESTERN MOUNTAINS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS INCREASING FROM THE SOUTH AND WEST THIS AFTERNOON AND
OVERNIGHT WITH POSSIBLY A THUNDERSTORM OR TWO.  HEAVY WET SNOW
POSSIBLE ON MOUNTAIN PASSES ABOVE 7000 FEET TONIGHT IN THE WEST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW ACROSS
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING WITH SNOW LEVELS LOWERING TO
BETWEEN 6500 AND 7500 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.  HIGHER ELEVATIONS
OF INTERSTATE 80...MOUNTAIN PASSES AND FOOTHILLS MAY SEE PERIODS
OF WET SNOW...SLUSHY SLICK ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITY...ESPECIALLY
OVER SOUTH PASS IN THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS.

THURSDAY...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDESTORMS WEST.

FRIDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOST AREAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY HAIL AND SNOWFALL AMOUNTS.
THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON





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