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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
430 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-041300-
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-
430 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES AND WINTER STORM WARNINGS IN EFFECT
FOR AREAS EAST OF THE DIVIDE AND SWEETWATER COUNTY TODAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOWFALL AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING FOR
MUCH OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN WYOMING. VERY COLD TEMPERATURES ARE
ALSO EXPECTED THROUGH THE DAY...WITH VERY LOW WIND CHILLS PROBABLE.
SNOWFALL ACROSS NORTHERN WYOMING WILL WEAKEN DURING THE AFTERNOON...
AND TAPER OFF BY THE EVENING HOURS. AREAS FURTHER SOUTH WILL SEE A
SLIGHT DELAY IN THE END OF THE SNOWFALL...THOUGH MOST ACTIVITY IS
EXPECTED TO END BY THE LATE EVENING HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

WEDNESDAY...BITTER COLD TEMPERATURES EXPECTED AND PERIODS OF GUSTY
WIND COULD RESULT IN FRIGID WIND CHILLS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS. THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON




Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
243 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE REGION TODAY...

.A SHARP COLD FRONT WITH WIDESPREAD SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
MOVE SOUTH THIS MORNING. SNOW...LOW WIND CHILLS...AND AREAS OF
GUSTY WIND AND BLOWING SNOW WILL AFFECT AREAS MAINLY EAST OF THE
DIVIDE THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

WYZ014>017-040100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUBOIS...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
243 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE MID-MORNING HOURS. SNOW WILL BECOME LIGHT
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 4 INCHES HAVE ALREADY BEEN REPORTED
  AROUND RIVERTON AS OF MIDNIGHT. THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE WIND
  RIVER MOUNTAINS HAVE EXPERIENCED 2 TO 4 INCHES WHILE THE EASTERN
  SLOPES HAVE SEEN 4 TO 6 INCHES.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE WIND RIVER BASIN. AN
  ADDITIONAL 4 TO 6 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN
  SLOPES OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS...WITH AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4
  INCHES OVER THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH. VISIBILITY OF ONE MILE OR LESS IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
  WIND CHILLS WILL BE NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING IN
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL. HIGHWAY 28 HAS ALREADY EXPERIENCED CLOSURES
  THROUGH THE SOUTH PASS AREA. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW
  VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TODAY WHICH COULD BE DEADLY TO
  NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO HUMANS AND
  ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR AN EXTENDED
  PERIOD OF TIME.

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.

&&

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