Snow and Winds will Continue through Wednesday

Snow and Winds will Continue through Wednesday

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
108 PM MST TUE DEC 22 2015

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW OVER THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST
THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL JET...PLENTY OF MOISTURE AND LOCAL LIFT
FROM THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN WYOMING WILL PRODUCE PERIODS OF
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ACROSS THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL IN THE TETON...WYOMING AND
SALT RIVER MOUNTAIN RANGES. WITH PLENTY OF FRESH SNOW ON THE
GROUND... BRISK WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS MAY CAUSE SIGNIFICANT
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH POSSIBLE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT
TIMES.


JACKSON HOLE-STAR VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...
STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE
108 PM MST TUE DEC 22 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 3 PM MST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW ACROSS JACKSON HOLE AND STAR VALLEY
  WITH BRISK SOUTHWEST WINDS CAUSING PERIODS OF BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* SNOWFALL...STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 2 TO 6 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  A FEW GUSTS TO 35 MPH ACROSS OPEN AREAS WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES...DUE
  TO SNOW...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING
5 1 1. PLEASE ALSO MONITOR JHAVALANCHE.ORG IF YOUR PLANS INCLUDE
TRAVEL INTO THE BACK COUNTRY.

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.

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