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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
220 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

WYZ001>020-022>030-302030-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
220 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
WYOMING FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS PORTIONS OF
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN WYOMING...WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ALSO POSSIBLE WEST OF THE DIVIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY EVENING...INCREASING CHANCES FOR SNOWFALL
IN THE MOUNTAINS...WITH SNOW OR RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW ACROSS THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS...ESPECIALLY EAST OF THE DIVIDE. SNOWFALL
MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY AT TIMES...MAKING FOR OCCASIONALLY
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AT TIMES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS. THANK YOU.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
123 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...ANOTHER SPRING STORM TO BRING MORE SNOW BACK INTO CENTRAL
WYOMING SATURDAY...

.A SLOW MOVING UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM SWINGING ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES WILL ALLOW MOISTURE FROM THE CENTRAL
PLAINS TO MAKE ITS WAY BACK INTO CENTRAL AND EASTERN WYOMING BY
SATURDAY MORNING. EXPECT EXTENDED PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE
SNOW...OR RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW...TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY AND
EVENING ON SATURDAY.

WYZ016>018-300600-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WW.Y.0023.160430T1200Z-160501T0600Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUBOIS...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI...LANDER
123 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MDT SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT SATURDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW OR RAIN MIXED WITH
  SNOW THIS EVENING WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE BY SATURDAY
  MORNING...LASTING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF
  AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVIEST PERIOD OF SNOWFALL SHOULD BE FROM MID
  AFTERNOON SATURDAY THROUGH THE EVENING PERIOD.

* SNOWFALL...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ACROSS THE
  WIND RIVER FOOTHILLS AND UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...INCREASING NORTHEAST TO EAST WIND AT 15 TO
  25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH...DECREASING LATE SATURDAY EVENING.
  VISIBILITY OF ONE MILE OR LESS IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY ROADWAYS ARE ANTICIPATED.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING ON
  THE I80 CORRIDOR TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING... ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

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