Winter To Return To Western Wyoming

Winter To Return To Western Wyoming

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
314 AM MDT SUN MAR 13 2016

...WINTER AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RETURNING TO THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS...

.A VIGOROUS UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING VERY GUSTY WINDS
AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES TO THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND
VALLEYS FROM SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

JACKSON HOLE-STAR VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...
STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE
314 AM MDT SUN MAR 13 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL BEGIN TODAY AND BECOME ALL
  SNOW BY THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY BE FROM LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH WIND GUSTS
  30 TO 40 MPH. VISIBILITY WILL POSSIBLY DROP TO UNDER ONE
  QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW AND WIND.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME DIFFICULT AS ROADS
  BECOME SNOW PACKED...SLICK AND SLUSHY WITH POOR VISIBILITY.
  BEFORE TRAVELING MOTORISTS SHOULD CHECK THE LATEST ROAD
  CONDITIONS BY VISITING WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING 5 1 1.
  BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD ALSO BE ALERT FOR THIS
  SIGNIFICANT STORM WITH PLENTY OF WIND AND SNOW.

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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