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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
118 PM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

East Sweetwater County-
Including the city of Wamsutter
118 PM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

...Brisk to Occasionally Strong South to Southwest Winds to
Continue Across Portions of Southern Wyoming Through Friday

South to southwest winds will increase later tonight to speeds of
20 to 30 mph with gusts of 35 to 45 mph possible. These winds
will likely persist into Friday evening. If traveling along
Interstate 80 today through Friday afternoon, anticipate
occasionally strong cross winds, especially if driving a high
profile vehicle.


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1217 PM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

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-
1217 PM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

...Winter Weather Advisory Northwest Mountains late Tonight
through Friday Afternoon...
...Winter Storm Watch parts of Central Wyoming late Friday Night
through Saturday Night...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight

High winds possible for portions of the Cody Foothills, mainly in
the vicinity of Clark through midday.

Strong winds are likely Jeffrey City and Casper from this
afternoon into tonight.

Snow will spread into the northwestern mountains after midnight

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Friday morning...Strong to possibly high winds between Jeffrey
City and Casper.

Friday through Saturday...Snow continuing in the west, tapering
off Friday night. Snow will spread East of the Divide and into the
I-80 corridor Friday night and continue into Saturday before
ending Saturday night. Significant snowfall could occur late
Friday night through Saturday night across Natrona, southeast
Fremont and all of Sweetwater County.


Spotters are urged to report snowfall amounts and wind gusts past
50 mph.


Team Riverton

Winter Storm Watch

National Weather Service Riverton WY
1214 PM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

...Snow returns to the northwest late tonight into Friday and then
to Central Wyoming late Friday night through Saturday night...

.A storm system coming on the west coast will spread snow into
Northwest Wyoming late tonight through Friday. This storm system
will then dig into the Southern Great Basin Friday night into
Saturday. Snow will develop across Central Wyoming late Friday
night and continue through Saturday night. Significant snowfall is
expected across portions of these areas the next couple days.

Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
Including the cities of Rock Springs, Green River, and Wamsutter
1214 PM MST Thu Jan 18 2018


* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions.
  Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches along and north of
  Interstate 80 with 6 to 9 inches south of Interstate 80
  including around Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

* WHERE...Rock Springs and Green River, Flaming Gorge and East
  Sweetwater County.

* WHEN...From late Friday night through late Saturday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are
  possible. Travel along Interstate 80 and other area highways may
  be severely hampered by periods of heavier snow, snow covered
  roads and increasing northeast winds of 20 to 30 mph with
  stronger gusts over 40 mph in eastern and southern Sweetwater
  County by Saturday evening.


A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.


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