.MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WESTERN WYOMING

.MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WESTERN WYOMING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
127 AM MST THU JAN 28 2016

...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WEST...

.A POTENT PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN WYOMING
AND MAY BRING HEAVY SNOW TO MUCH OF WESTERN WYOMING FROM FRIDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY.

WYZ013-023-282300-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WS.A.0002.160130T0000Z-160131T0000Z/
JACKSON HOLE-STAR VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...
STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE
127 AM MST THU JAN 28 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW ON FRIDAY WILL BECOME STEADIER AND HEAVIER
  FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED
  FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SNOWFALL AMOUNTS...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY
  WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL CONDITIONS DIFFICULT FRIDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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