Snow Continues Across Western Wyoming Through Tuesday

Snow Continues Across Western Wyoming Through Tuesday

Additional snowfall through Tuesday afternoon
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
402 AM MDT MON OCT 17 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW CONTINUES ACROSS THE WEST TODAY...

.A VIGOROUS UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT IN
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACROSS THE WEST TODAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS...BEFORE TAPERING OFF IN
THE AFTERNOON.


STAR VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...
THAYNE
402 AM MDT MON OCT 17 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY WET SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS
  MORNING...WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW CONTINUING LATER THIS
  MORNING AND AFTERNOON. UP TO 5 INCHES OF NEW SNOW HAS ALREADY
  FALLEN ACROSS SOME AREAS OF THE VALLEY AS OF 1230 AM MONDAY.

* SNOWFALL AMOUNTS...6 TO 12 INCHES BY THIS EVENING.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...VARIABLE WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. VISIBILITY
  WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...HUNTERS AND OTHER OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS SHOULD BE
  PREPARED FOR WET SNOW AND COLD TEMPERATURES. TREES WITH LEAVES
  MAY HAVE BROKEN LIMBS. ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED...SLUSHY AND
  SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW... AND
OR BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS COULD MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL KEEP SOME FOOD...
WATER... AND AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY
DIALING 5 1 1.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
440 AM MDT MON OCT 17 2016

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
440 AM MDT MON OCT 17 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING OR ADVISORY FOR MUCH OF WESTERN WYOMING
TODAY...

...HIGH WIND WARNING FOR MUCH OF FREMONT...NATRONA...AND SWEETWATER
COUNTIES TODAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM CONTINUES TO PUSH ACROSS THE
WYOMING WITH MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES WEST OF THE
DIVIDE...WITH UP TO A FOOT OR MORE SNOW AT SOME LOCATIONS.
ADDITIONALLY...GUSTY WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE
ACROSS THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...WITH HIGH WINDS POSSIBLE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING. PLEASE SEE THE
ASSOCIATED PRODUCTS EXPLAINING THESE CONDITIONS MORE THOROUGHLY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS OVER
THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS TUESDAY AFTERNOON...WITH CHANCES OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS SPREADING INTO CENTRAL AREAS TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OR ANY DAMAGE FROM WIND. THANK
YOU.

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