VERY HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE FOR MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING

VERY HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE FOR MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
410 AM MDT SUN MAR 27 2016

...VERY HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE FOR MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING FOR TONIGHT ALL THE WAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM MAY BRING VERY ABUNDANT SNOWFALL TO MUCH
OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL EXPECTED
WEST OF THE DIVIDE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AND EAST OF THE DIVIDE
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PINEDALE...LA BARGE...BIG PINEY...
FARSON...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
410 AM MDT SUN MAR 27 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPING TONIGHT...BECOMING STEADIER AND
  HEAVIEST MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...13 TO 17 INCHES IN THE SALT AND WYOMING RANGE
  AND THE WEST SLOPE OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS. 6 TO 12 INCHES
  LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* MAIN IMPACT...HIGHWAYS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW PACKED.

* OTHER IMPACTS...SOUTH PASS WILL BECOME ESPECIALLY HAZARDOUS WITH
  25 TO 35 MPH WINDS CAUSING BLOWING SNOW WITH NEAR ZERO
  VISIBILITY AND WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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