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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
156 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014

...MORE SNOW AND WIND EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND...

.PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND STRONG WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO COMPLICATE TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THIS
WEEKEND...ESPECIALLY ON EXPOSED TERRAIN AND OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.

WYZ001-012-013-281000-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.A.0013.141129T0700Z-141130T1800Z/
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-
JACKSON HOLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE...MAMMOTH...OLD FAITHFUL...JACKSON
156 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SOUTHWEST WIND WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE
  DAY ON FRIDAY AND MAY GUST AS HIGH AS 70 MPH ON EXPOSED TERRAIN
  A LITTLE AFTER MIDNIGHT...WHICH IS WHEN THE SNOW WILL BEGIN.
  SNOW WILL SPREAD FROM NORTH TO SOUTH DURING THE NIGHT AND MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES IN THE JACKSON
  VALLEY...HIGHEST AMOUNTS NORTH OF MOOSE...WITH 10 TO 18 INCHES
  OVER HIGHER TERRAIN...HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ON FAVORED WEST
  FACING SLOPES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST WINDS MAY GUST TO 70 MPH IN THE
  EXPOSED TERRAIN WITH GUSTS OVER 30 MPH POSSIBLE IN JACKSON
  VALLEY ON SATURDAY. VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO AT
  TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES. EXPECT WIND CHILLS TO DROP WELL BELOW ZERO LATE SATURDAY
  NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND STRONG WINDS
  ARE EXPECTED TO COMPLICATE TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THIS
  WEEKEND...ESPECIALLY ON EXPOSED TERRAIN AND OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES. AVALANCHE DANGER MAY ALSO INCREASE THIS WEEKEND DUE TO
  THE ADDITIONAL SNOW AND STRONG WIND...PLEASE MONITOR
  JHAVALANCHE.ORG IF YOUR WEEKEND PLANS INCLUDE TRAVEL INTO THE
  BACKCOUNTRY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

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
300 AM MST THU NOV 27 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-281300-
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-
300 AM MST THU NOV 27 2014

...A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT ACROSS THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS
AND CODY FOOTHILLS FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH THE DAY ON SATURDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL OCCUR THROUGH MID MORNING...MAINLY IN
PORTIONS OF THE BIGHORN BASIN.

STRONG WINDS ARE LIKELY ACROSS THE CODY FOOTHILLS AND ABSAROKAS THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS WILL OCCUR ACROSS SWEETWATER COUNTY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...STRONG WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS AND CODY FOOTHILLS.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL POSSIBLE WEST. SNOWFALL
POSSIBLE EAST OF THE DIVIDE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

BRISK WINDS ON SATURDAY IN THE ROCK SPRINGS TO CASPER WIND
CORRIDOR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

PLEASE REPORT STRONG WIND GUSTS.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON





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