Winter Weather Advisory for Star Valley through Monday

Winter Weather Advisory for Star Valley through Monday

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
848 PM MDT SUN OCT 16 2016

...SNOW RETURNS TO THE MOUNTAINS ALONG AND WEST OF THE DIVIDE
THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY...

.A VIGOROUS UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL STRENGTHEN OVER THE
SOUTHWEST EARLY THIS EVENING AND LIFT NORTHWARD TO COVER ALL OF
THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT AND THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY. SNOW
LEVELS WILL START OUT RATHER HIGH...GENERALLY ABOVE 8500 FEET
EARLY THIS THIS EVENING...DROPPING TO THE VALLEY FLOORS BY
MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY.


STAR VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...
THAYNE
848 PM MDT SUN OCT 16 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
MONDAY.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY DURING THE
  EVENING HOURS AS SNOW LEVELS LOWER TO THE VALLEY FLOOR. SNOW
  WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES OVERNIGHT WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW
  CONTINUING ON MONDAY.

* SNOWFALL AMOUNTS...2 TO 6 INCHES TONIGHT THROUGH THE DAY
  MONDAY.

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

* OTHER IMPACTS...HUNTERS AND OTHER OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS SHOULD
  BE PREPARED FOR WET SNOW AND COLD TEMPERATURES. ROADS WILL
  BECOME SNOW COVERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
AND SLICK ROADS WITH LIMITED VISIBILITIES. SLOW DOWN... AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. CHECK THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING 5 1 1.

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