Winter Weather Advisory Tonight and Tuesday

Winter Weather Advisory Tonight and Tuesday

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1256 AM MDT MON MAR 21 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACROSS THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS
BEGINNING TONIGHT AND LASTING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.A VIGOROUS LATE WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN CHANGING TO
SNOW THIS EVENING WITH PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.


SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
1256 AM MDT MON MAR 21 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM MDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 AM MDT WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON WILL
  BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD THIS EVENING...AS SNOW LEVELS DROP FROM
  AROUND 8500 FEET TO THE VALLEY FLOORS THROUGH THE EVENING. AN
  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM WILL NOT BE OUT OF THE QUESTION. SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOWFALL AMOUNTS...4 TO 10 INCHES WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS
  RANGING TO 12 INCHES.

* VISIBILITY...UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...SLICK ROADS AND SHARPLY REDUCED VISIBILITY.

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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