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Winter Storm Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1117 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

COZ004-009-010-012-013-220230-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0016.141122T2200Z-141125T0100Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...
CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
1117 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR
  VISIBILITY FROM SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. THIS INCLUDES
  MCCLURE...VAIL AND RABBIT EARS PASSES...HIGHWAY 65 OVER THE
  GRAND MESA AND HIGHWAY 50 OVER MONARCH PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1117 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

COZ005-220230-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0016.141122T2200Z-141125T0100Z/
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1117 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR
  VISIBILITY FROM SNOW...FOG...AND OCCASIONAL BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1117 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

COZ002-220230-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0045.141122T2200Z-141123T1300Z/
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER
1117 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY
TO 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...BEGINNING AROUND 6500 FEET THEN DROPPING TO THE
  VALLEY FLOOR SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED DUE TO SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$


Flood Advisory


FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1005 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT
LEWELLEN AFFECTING GARDEN AND KEITH COUNTIES...

.WATER LEVELS ALONG THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER WILL REMAIN HIGH IN THE
LEWELLEN AREA AS A LARGE ICE JAM AT THE INLET OF LAKE MCCONAUGHY
CONTINUES TO KEEP WATER FROM MOVING DOWNSTREAM. THE WATER WILL STAY
ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FOR SEVERAL DAYS...WITH MINOR FLOODING OF
AREAS ALONG THE RIVER OCCURRING. TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO WARM
IN THE COMING DAYS WHICH SHOULD HELP BEGIN TO BREAK-UP THE ICE JAM
SO LOWERING RIVER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED NEXT WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE. STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO, RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS OR ONLINE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE.

&&

NEC069-101-230405-
/O.CON.KLBF.FL.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LEWN1.N.IJ.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
905 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 4 AM ON 11/21 THE STAGE WAS 7.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL STAY BETWEEN 7.5 AND 8.0 FEET THROUGH
  THE WEEKEND. FLUCTUATIONS ARE POSSIBLE AS THE ICE JAM BREAKS UP AND
  REFREEZES.

&&

LAT...LON  4136 10235 4140 10235 4130 10196 4126 10197

$$


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
455 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW POSSIBLE FOR THE SNOWY
AND SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY...

.A STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE FORECAST AREA
FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT...AND WILL MOVE OVER THE ROCKIES ON
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING PLENTIFUL PACIFIC
MOISTURE AND ENERGY TO THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
AND STRONG WINDS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS TIME. THE HEAVIEST
SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR FOR THE WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.
MOIST AND ENERGETIC NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO STREAM OVER
THE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AND MONDAY...AND WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW THROUGH THIS TIME. STORM TOTAL
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 1-2 FOOT RANGE BY LATE
MONDAY. GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS TIME AS WELL COULD
CAUSE BLOWING SNOW CONDITIONS WHICH WILL SEVERELY REDUCE
VISIBILITIES AND CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIFTING OF SNOW.

WYZ112-114-220000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.WS.A.0014.141122T2100Z-141125T0000Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
455 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR LATE SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...WITH PERIODS OF MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 18
  INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING 35 TO 45 MPH
  AT TIMES COULD REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE HALF MILE OR LESS IN
  BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS COULD BECOME VERY
  HAZARDOUS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING
  SNOW. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS PLANNING ACTIVITIES IN THE MOUNTAINS
  SHOULD PREPARE FOR HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS...AND TEMPERATURES
  IN THE TEENS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

RJM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
406 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...PROLONGED PERIOD OF SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS HEADED FOR THE
MOUNTAINS THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...

.SNOW WILL QUICKLY DEVELOP IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO
LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AS A STRONG AND MOIST
PACIFIC JET STREAM REACHES THE STATE. PERIODS OF SNOW...POSSIBLY
HEAVY...WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY. IN
ADDITION...STRONG GUSTY WINDS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED OVER THE
MOUNTAINS...PRODUCING CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.
HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP WITH THE ONSET OF
SNOW.

COZ031-033-034-212000-
/O.NEW.KBOU.WS.A.0011.141123T0000Z-141125T0000Z/
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS...CAMERON PASS...
LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...RABBIT EARS RANGE...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...WILLOW CREEK PASS...
BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...
EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...EISENHOWER TUNNEL...
INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...MOUNT EVANS...
WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK
406 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND QUICKLY
  BECOME WIDESPREAD BY EARLY EVENING. SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL
  LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...POSSIBLE STORM TOTALS OF 8 TO 18 INCHES
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH ABOVE TIMBERLINE. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP
  TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER FALLING
  AND/OR BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS AND SLOW WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL
  LIKELY DEVELOP ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY LATE SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND THEN REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

BARJENBRUCH


High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
429 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED FOR THE WIND PRONE AREAS OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE ON SATURDAY...

.A STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE FORECAST AREA
FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT...AND WILL RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN THE
SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING. STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS LOOK TO DEVELOP IN THE
WIND PRONE AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT STRENGTHENS AND MOUNTAIN
WAVE ACTIVITY INCREASES. EXPECT HIGH WINDS TO DEVELOP FIRST IN THE
ARLINGTON AREA AND ALSO NEAR BORDEAUX...WITH THE HIGH WIND AREA
EXPANDING TO NORTHERN CARBON COUNTY AND THE SOUTHERN LARAMIE RANGE
AND FOOTHILLS THROUGH THE MORNING. STRONG WINDS LOOK TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THE DAY...AND SHOULD SLOWLY WEAKEN BEHIND A COLD FRONT
MOVING EAST ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA SATURDAY EVENING.

WYZ106-110-220000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.HW.A.0022.141122T0900Z-141123T0600Z/
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BORDEAUX...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN
429 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL RAPIDLY INCREASE JUST BEFORE SUNRISE ON
  SATURDAY AND COULD REMAIN STRONG THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS SUSTAINED AT 35 TO 50 MPH WITH
  GUSTS OF 60 TO 70 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND
  LIGHT WEIGHT TRAILERS MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRONG AND SUDDEN
  WIND GUSTS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY LOSE CONTROL DURING WHEN
  ENCOUNTERING STRONG WINDS AND MAY BE AT RISK OF BLOW OVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
429 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED FOR THE WIND PRONE AREAS OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE ON SATURDAY...

.A STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE FORECAST AREA
FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT...AND WILL RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN THE
SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING. STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS LOOK TO DEVELOP IN THE
WIND PRONE AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT STRENGTHENS AND MOUNTAIN
WAVE ACTIVITY INCREASES. EXPECT HIGH WINDS TO DEVELOP FIRST IN THE
ARLINGTON AREA AND ALSO NEAR BORDEAUX...WITH THE HIGH WIND AREA
EXPANDING TO NORTHERN CARBON COUNTY AND THE SOUTHERN LARAMIE RANGE
AND FOOTHILLS THROUGH THE MORNING. STRONG WINDS LOOK TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THE DAY...AND SHOULD SLOWLY WEAKEN BEHIND A COLD FRONT
MOVING EAST ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA SATURDAY EVENING.

WYZ104-105-116-117-220000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.HW.A.0022.141122T1300Z-141123T0600Z/
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUDDY GAP...MEDICINE BOW...VEDAUWOO...
BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER
429 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE AFTER SUNRISE ON SATURDAY AND COULD
  REMAIN STRONG THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS SUSTAINED AT 35 TO 45 MPH WITH
  GUSTS OF 60 TO 65 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND
  LIGHT WEIGHT TRAILERS MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRONG AND SUDDEN
  WIND GUSTS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY LOSE CONTROL DURING WHEN
  ENCOUNTERING STRONG WINDS AND MAY BE AT RISK OF BLOW OVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

RJM

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
153 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...STRONG WIND POSSIBLE ACROSS THE CODY FOOTHILLS...SOUTHEAST FREMONT COUNTY
AND NATRONA COUNTY ON SATURDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM MAY
CAUSE WINDS TO GUST IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH ON SATURDAY.

WYZ022-212300-
/O.EXA.KRIW.HW.A.0021.141122T1300Z-141123T0700Z/
CASPER MOUNTAIN-
153 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF AN
  INCOMING STORM SYSTEM EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...PEAKING FROM
  SATURDAY MORNING INTO EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 70 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY IMPEDE TRAVEL FOR LIGHT AND HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ON SATURDAY ACROSS PORTIONS OF LOCAL ROADWAYS
  AND HIGHWAYS. PLEASE CHECK FOR CLOSURES AND ADVISORIES BEFORE
  ATTEMPTING TRAVEL IN THIS AREA ON SATURDAY. IN
  ADDITION...OBJECTS KEPT OUTDOORS MAY BE DAMAGED OR BLOWN AROUND
  BY THE WIND...TAKE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OBJECTS IF POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
153 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...STRONG WIND POSSIBLE ACROSS THE CODY FOOTHILLS...SOUTHEAST FREMONT COUNTY
AND NATRONA COUNTY ON SATURDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM MAY
CAUSE WINDS TO GUST IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH ON SATURDAY.

WYZ019-020-212300-
/O.CON.KRIW.HW.A.0021.141122T1300Z-141123T0700Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
153 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

A HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF AN
  INCOMING STORM SYSTEM EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...PEAKING
  SATURDAY MORNING INTO EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY IMPEDE TRAVEL FOR LIGHT AND HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ON SATURDAY ACROSS PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY
  789...287... AND 26. PLEASE CHECK FOR CLOSURES AND ADVISORIES
  BEFORE ATTEMPTING TRAVEL IN THIS AREA ON SATURDAY. IN
  ADDITION...OBJECTS KEPT OUTDOORS MAY BE DAMAGED OR BLOWN AROUND
  BY THE WIND...TAKE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OBJECTS IF POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT 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.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
126 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

WYZ026>030-212300-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
126 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN THE WEATHER EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND
SOUTHERN WYOMING BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY MORNING AND LASTING THROUGH
SATURDAY...

SATURDAY...MOISTURE FROM THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL MAKE ITS WAY INTO
THE REGION WITH PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL INCREASING
BY LATE MORNING...LASTING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED BETWEEN MID AFTERNOON AND MID EVENING ON
SATURDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF TO LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY SUNDAY MORNING.
ADDITIONALLY...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE
DAY ON SATURDAY...BLOWING 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 25 AND
40 MPH AT TIMES. WITH THE AREA LIKELY TO SEE 1 TO 4 INCHES OF NEW
SNOWFALL BY SUNDAY MORNING...THE COMBINATION OF BOTH SNOW AND WIND
MAY CAUSE SOME MINOR DRIFTING ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

ALL TRAVELERS ALONG THE I80 CORRIDOR AND OTHER OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS
SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THIS WINTER WEATHER EVENT ALONG WITH THE
POSSIBILITY FOR DELAYED TRAVEL. PLEASE CHECK BACK WITH
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK
FOR FUTURE FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS CONCERNING THE THIS EVENT.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
126 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

WYZ008-009-212300-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-
126 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW EXPECTED ACROSS THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS
BEGINNING SATURDAY AND LASTING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

SATURDAY...MOISTURE FROM THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL MAKE ITS WAY INTO
THE REGION WITH PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL INCREASING
THROUGH DAY...LASTING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS
CURRENTLY EXPECTED BETWEEN MID AFTERNOON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNING
BEFORE TAPERING OFF TO LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATER SUNDAY MORNING.
THE AREA LIKELY TO SEE WIDESPREAD 3 TO 7 INCHES OF NEW
SNOWFALL BY SUNDAY MORNING.

ALL TRAVELERS AND OTHER OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
THIS WINTER WEATHER EVENT ALONG WITH THE POSSIBILITY FOR DELAYED
TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES. PLEASE CHECK BACK WITH
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK
FOR FUTURE FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS CONCERNING THE THIS EVENT.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1002 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

COZ030>051-221715-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1002 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AS THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A PROLONGED PERIOD OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL START IN THE
MOUNTAINS LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING...AND THEN
CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR PERIODS
OF HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL AS EMBEDDED WEATHER DISTURBANCES MOVE
ACROSS THE STATE. HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP
WITH THE ONSET OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW DUE TO POOR VISIBILITIES
AND SLICK ROADS ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. STORM TOTAL
ACCUMULATIONS BY LATE MONDAY OF 8 TO 16 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

ON THE PLAINS...DRY AND MILD WEATHER SATURDAY WILL BE REPLACED BY
WINDY CONDITIONS AND COLDER TEMPERATURES BY SUNDAY. A FEW SNOW
SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT WITH THE PASSAGE OF AN UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE.

BY TUESDAY...EVEN STRONGER DOWNSLOPE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AND
NEAR THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS. MEANWHILE...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
DECREASE IN THE HIGH COUNTRY AS THE AIRMASS DRIES AND STABILIZES.

AT THIS TIME IT APPEARS THAT THERE IS ONLY A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW FOR THANKSGIVING DAY...MAINLY IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

RJK/GIMMESTAD

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
400 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-221100-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
400 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS
THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD LATE SATURDAY...AND WILL
LAST THROUGH MONDAY AS A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES PASS OVER THE
REGION. IN ADDITION TO THE SNOWFALL...STRONG WEST WINDS WILL
PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
ARE EXPECTED OVER THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...AND TRAVEL
OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BE AFFECTED. HIGHER AND NORTHERN
VALLEYS WILL ALSO RECEIVE ACCUMULATING SNOW. THE CHANCE FOR SNOW
WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN DIVIDE MOUNTAINS ON TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-221300-
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-
400 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF WESTERN WYOMING FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE CODY FOOTHILLS...AS WELL AS
SOUTHEAST FREMONT AND NATRONA COUNTIES FOR SATURDAY AND SATURDAY
EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN TO FALL AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT ACROSS THE WEST...SPREADING EAST TO THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS BY SATURDAY MORNING. STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO PICK UP
THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL CONTINUES ACROSS
THE CENTRAL...NORTHERN MOUNTAINS IN ADDITION TO THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS. SNOW AND VERY STRONG WINDS CONTINUE ACROSS
THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...WITH STRONG WINDS INCREASING
BETWEEN SOUTH PASS AND CASPER INCLUDING CASPER MOUNTAIN.

SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...OCCASIONAL LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL
OVER THE WEST AND NORTH...ESPECIALLY IMPACTING THE NORTHWESTERN
MOUNTAINS...AS WELL AS THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS. PERIODS OF HEAVIER
SNOWFALL COULD OCCASIONAL IMPACT THESE AREAS. ALSO...VERY WINDY WEST
TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL OCCUR AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN FAVORED
LOCATIONS SUCH AS BUFFALO...AND BETWEEN DUBOIS AND RIVERTON ON
SUNDAY.

WEDNESDAY AND THANKSGIVING...THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY OF A WINTER
STORM AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE AREA...WHICH COULD IMPACT HOLIDAY
TRAVEL. THERE REMAINS CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS STORM
SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
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