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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
726 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

WYZ017-018-261000-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-WIND RIVER BASIN-
726 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

A LARGE AREA OF RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE WIND RIVER
BASIN BETWEEN 9 PM AND MIDNIGHT...AND LAST ON AND OFF THROUGH THE
DAY SUNDAY. THE AIR MASS IS RELATIVELY WARM WITH SNOW LEVELS...ONLY
LOWERING TO AROUND 5500 FEET BY SUNRISE SUNDAY. THE RAIN AND SNOW
COULD CHANGE BACK TO ALL RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. THE PRECIPITATION IS
THEN EXPECTED TO COME TO AN END SUNDAY NIGHT. LITTLE OR NO
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE
WIND RIVER BASIN...INCLUDING RIVERTON...SHOSHONI AND HUDSON. LANDER
COULD SEE ONE TO POSSIBLY TWO INCHES ON GRASSY AREAS BY NOON SUNDAY.
MORE SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR NORTHWEST OF CROWHEART
AND OVER SOUTH PASS WHERE A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT LATE
TONIGHT INTO THE DAY SUNDAY.

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TEAM RIVERTON

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
726 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

WYZ019-026>030-261000-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
726 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

ANOTHER CHANGE IN THE WEATHER IS ON THE WAY AS RAIN MIXES WITH
SNOW BY SUNRISE ON SUNDAY. VERY WET SNOW MAY DEVELOP AND PERSIST
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO ALL RAIN. EXPECT
ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN 2 INCHES ON GRASSY AREAS IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS...TO AS MUCH AS 4 INCHES IN THE GREEN AND
RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS. LITTLE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ON THE
ROADWAYS. THE WET WEATHER WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON BEFORE
ENDING BY SUNDAY EVENING.

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
726 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

WYZ013-023-261000-
JACKSON HOLE-STAR VALLEY-
726 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

ANOTHER CHANGE IN THE WEATHER IS ON THE WAY AS RAIN MIXES WITH
SNOW BY SUNRISE ON SUNDAY. VERY WET SNOW MAY PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO ALL RAIN BY AFTERNOON. EXPECT
ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN 2 INCHES ON GRASSY AREAS IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS...WITH AS MUCH AS 6 INCHES IN THE SURROUNDING MOUNTAINS.
SLUSHY AREAS OF SNOW MAY BE PRESENT ON THE ROADWAYS SUNDAY MORNING.
THE WET WEATHER WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON BEFORE ENDING BY
SUNDAY EVENING.

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
258 AM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

NVZ030-031-033>041-260745-
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS AND EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINNEMUCCA...MCDERMITT...
PARADISE VALLEY...GOLCONDA SUMMIT...JACKPOT...WILDHORSE...
OWYHEE...SILVER ZONE PASS...WEST WENDOVER...LEE...RUBY LAKE...
SECRET PASS...LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS...ELY...RUTH...
MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...
BATTLE MOUNTAIN...EMIGRANT PASS...AUSTIN...DIAMOND VALLEY...
EUREKA...EUREKA AIRPORT...GARDEN PASS...GILLMAN SPRINGS...
GRASS VALLEY...ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...WELLS...
RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...
DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
258 AM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

...BENEFICIAL PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT...

MUCH NEEDED VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT. MOST VALLEYS WILL RECEIVE BETWEEN 0.10 AND 0.30 INCHES OF
RAIN BY LATER SATURDAY NIGHT. SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP TO MOST VALLEY
FLOORS SATURDAY EVENING...BUT THE MAJORITY OF THE PRECIPITATION
WILL BE OVER. VALLEY ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO ONE INCH ABOVE 5500
FEET ARE POSSIBLE. THE MOUNTAINS WILL PICK UP 3-7 INCHES...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TODAY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS
COULD CONTAIN SMALL HAIL AND GRAUPEL...WHICH COULD RESULT IN
SLIPPERY ROADS FOR BRIEF PERIODS.

DUE TO THE TIMING OF THE SYSTEM...TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL BE MINIMAL.
WHILE SOME LOCALIZED SLICK SPOTS ARE POSSIBLE FROM SNOW...SMALL
HAIL AND GRAUPEL...THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE FROM LOWERED
VISIBILITY. PLAN YOUR TRIP ACCORDINGLY IF TRAVELING OVER THE
PASSES AND SUMMITS...ESPECIALLY IF RECREATING IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ELKO FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION

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RCM

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