Heavy Snow Northern Star Valley Tonight

Heavy Snow Northern Star Valley Tonight

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
910 PM MDT WED MAR 16 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW OVER STAR VALLEY TONIGHT...

.A BAND OF VERY HEAVY SNOW HAS SET UP ACROSS NORTHERN STAR
VALLEY...AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BEFORE
DISSIPATING AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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STAR VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...
THAYNE
910 PM MDT WED MAR 16 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM
MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHERN
  STAR VALLEY THROUGH MIDNIGHT

* SNOWFALL AMOUNTS SO FAR THIS EVENING...3 TO 6 INCHES HAS BEEN
  REPORTED NEAR ALPINE.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS...2 TO 4 INCHES NORTH OF THAYNE
  INCLUDING THE ALPINE AREA...WITH ONLY 1 TO 2 INCHES IN THE AFTON
  AREA.

* VISIBILITY...UNDER A TENTH OF A MILE IN HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES...AS ROADS WILL BE
  SLICK AND SNOWPACKED...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF THAYNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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