Next snow on the way by Saturday Night

Next snow on the way by Saturday Night

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1247 PM MST FRI JAN 22 2016

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-
JACKSON HOLE-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE...MAMMOTH...OLD FAITHFUL...
JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE...
PINEDALE...LA BARGE...BIG PINEY...FARSON...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
1247 PM MST FRI JAN 22 2016

AS A PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE TROUGH APPROACHES WESTERN WYOMING
SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY AFTERNOON
IN THE MOUNTAINS. THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO
BECOME WIDESPREAD WITH STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS CAUSING
AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AND DECREASE
SUNDAY EVENING.

SNOWFALL IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS OF THE WEST MAY REACH 6 TO 10
INCHES...WITH 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE STAR VALLEY AND JACKSON HOLE.
THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF SUBLETTE AND EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTIES
SHOULD RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES.

TRAVEL ACROSS THE WEST...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES MAY
BECOME DIFFICULT.

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