Christmas Snowstorm on the Way

Christmas Snowstorm on the Way

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWSTORM LIKELY FOR THIS EVENING THROUGH CHRISTMAS
DAY...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE TOWARD NORTHERN UTAH ON CHRISTMAS DAY
BEFORE STALLING OUT. SNOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTHWEST LATER THIS
AFTERNOON...IN THE FAR SOUTHWEST AND NORTH EARLY ON CHRISTMAS DAY
WITH ALL OF CENTRAL WYOMING SNOWING BY AROUND SUNRISE OR A LITTLE
BEFORE. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON CHRISTMAS DAY WITH AREAS OF
STRONG WIND AND BLOWING SNOW.

WYZ001-002-012>014-023-024-242300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0043.141224T2200Z-141225T1900Z/
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE...MAMMOTH...OLD FAITHFUL...
JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE
245 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON MST THURSDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON MST THURSDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT BEFORE ENDING ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...3 TO 6
  INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH BECOMING
  NORTHEAST ON CHRISTMAS DAY. VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO UNDER
  ONE MILE IN SNOW OR BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELERS
  SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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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