Winter Weather Advisory through Wednesday

Winter Weather Advisory through Wednesday

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
818 PM MST TUE JAN 19 2016

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW FOR THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS
TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.ANOTHER PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL BRING SNOW WITH STRONG
WINDS CAUSING BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS
AND VALLEYS.


STAR VALLEY-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...
THAYNE...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
818 PM MST TUE JAN 19 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
  SNOWFALL WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES. THE SNOWFALL WILL
  TAPER OFF WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...3 TO 5 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS. SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 10
  INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WIND 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH. VISIBILITY NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACT...SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS EXPECTED.
  TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES. SALT
  RIVER PASS WILL BE IMPACTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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