Winter Weather Update Monday Morning

Winter Weather Update Monday Morning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
150 AM MST MON DEC 14 2015

...SNOW ON THE WAY FOR THE ENTIRE FORECAST AREA...

.COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF PACIFIC MOISTURE ALONG WITH FAVORABLE TERRAIN
AND UPPER LEVEL LIFT WILL INCREASE SNOW INTENSITY AND COVERAGE
ACROSS THE WEST THIS MORNING...MOVING EAST OF THE DIVIDE THIS
AFTERNOON ALONG WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT...WITH MODERATE TO
OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE ALONG WITH A STRONG NORTHERLY
WIND THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT ALONG THE INTERSTATE 25 AND 90
CORRIDOR... INCLUDING THE CASPER AND BUFFALO AREAS. INTERSTATE 80
WILL ALSO BE AFFECTED BY THIS SYSTEM LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS
CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY TUESDAY...BEFORE TAPERING OFF AND
BECOMING LIGHTER IN INTENSITY OVERNIGHT TUESDAY. THE BASINS AND
FOOTHILLS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN WYOMING WILL ALSO BE AFFECTED
WITH SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOWFALL IN ADDITION TO BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW AT TIMES.

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SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
150 AM MST MON DEC 14 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL FALL THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  WILL OCCUR THROUGH MIDDAY.

* SNOWFALL...SNOWFALL OF 4 TO 10 INCHES DEPENDING ON ELEVATION
  THROUGH TONIGHT.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH OVER PASSES OR ACROSS OPEN AREAS WILL
  CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY UNDER ONE HALF
  MILE AT TIMES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...OCCASIONAL HEAVY SNOW...ALONG WITH BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL IMPACT TRAVEL. THOSE WITH OUTDOOR
  INTERESTS SHOULD ALSO PREPARE FOR WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
PERIODS OF SNOW WILL MIX WITH GUSTY WINDS CAUSING REDUCED
VISIBILITIES AND TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS...LIMITED VISIBILITIES...SOME DRIFTING OF SNOW...
AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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