Next Storm on the Way for Western Wyoming

Next Storm on the Way for Western Wyoming

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
231 PM MST WED DEC 9 2015

...SNOW IS EXPECTED FOR THE NORTHWESTERN MOUNTAINS THROUGH THIS
EVENING. ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW TO RETURN ACROSS THE WEST DURING
THE DAY THURSDAY...INTO THURSDAY NIGHT...

.A QUICK MOVING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS NORTHWESTERN WYOMING
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND BRING PERIODS OF
SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WEST TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BRING BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.
ANOTHER DISTURBANCE AND FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL THEN BRING ANOTHER
ROUND OF SNOW...TO ALL OF WESTERN WYOMING...DURING THE DAY
THURSDAY...INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

WYZ002-013>015-023-024-100700-
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ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...
STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE
231 PM MST WED DEC 9 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 2 AM
MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 2 AM MST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS
  EVENING ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF WESTERN WYOMING. A
  SECOND...AND MORE POTENT...DISTURBANCE COULD THEN BRING MORE
  SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...BY LATE THURSDAY
  MORNING...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY...INTO THURSDAY
  NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED
  BY FRIDAY MORNING.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...GUSTY WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH FROM TONIGHT
  WILL DIMINISH SLIGHTLY WITH THE THURSDAY
  DISTURBANCE...HOWEVER...SOME MINOR BLOWING SNOW...COMBINED WITH
  FALLING SNOW...COULD REDUCE VISIBILITY UNDER A MILE AT
  TIMES...THURSDAY...INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

* OTHER IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW...AND MINOR DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW
  WILL IMPACT TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES...AND HIGHWAYS ACROSS
  THE JACKSON HOLE AND STAR VALLEY. THOSE WITH OUTDOOR INTERESTS
  SHOULD ALSO PREPARE FOR WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

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


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