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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
230 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

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Wind River Mountains East-Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-
Lander Foothills-
Including the cities of Dubois, Riverton, Shoshoni, and Lander
230 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

...Snow and colder temperatures for Fremont County today and tonight...

Snow will spread south and east into Fremont county this morning,
becoming widespread by this afternoon. Snowfall is expected to
continue through tonight with snow accumulations of 5 to 10
inches in the mountains and 3 to 6 inches in the lower elevations.

Travel may become difficult on South Pass and Beaver Rim. Expect
Slick icy and snow packed pavement with low visibility on
Highways 26, 789 and 287.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
224 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

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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-
224 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central
Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Light to moderate snow across most areas through the day today,
gradually tapering off from northwest to southeast tonight.
Please see Winter Weather Advisories for the latest information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Sunday night...Winds will increase at the higher elevations as
well as along the Southern Wind Corridor from Rock Springs to
Casper.

Tuesday Night into Wednesday morning...Strong wind possible
across the Cody Foothills and southern wind corridor from Jeffrey
City to Casper.

Wednesday through Thursday morning...Another storm system will
spread snow and much colder air southeast across the area.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

$$

TEAM RIVERTON




Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
215 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

...Snow in the western mountains today, spreading east today and
tonight...

.A cold front will spread snow from northwest to southeast across
the area this morning. Snow will then begin to taper off from the
northwest tonight.

Snow packed, icy roads with poor visibility will hinder travel
across much of the area today and tonight lingering into Sunday
morning.

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Wind River Mountains East-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Including the cities of Riverton, Shoshoni, and Lander
215 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Total
  snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches in the basin; and 5 to 10
  inches with localized amounts up to 13 inches in the mountains,
   are expected.

* WHERE...Wind River Mountains East, Wind River Basin and Lander
  Foothills.

* WHEN...5 AM this morning to 5 AM Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

$$



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