WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO NOON MST MONDAY

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO NOON MST MONDAY

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1153 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW POSSIBLE FOR THE
WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.INCREASING PACIFIC MOISTURE IN COMBINATION WITH A STRONG UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE...INCREASINGLY COLD AIR MASS...AND AN
EVENTUAL COLD FRONT PASSAGE...WILL BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
IN ADDITION TO GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS TO WESTERN AND
NORTHWESTERN WYOMING SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.


STAR VALLEY-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...
THAYNE
1153 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO NOON MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO NOON MST MONDAY.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING TODAY AND TONIGHT
  WILL GIVE WAY TO INCREASING SNOWFALL BY SUNDAY MORNING. MODERATE
  TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY EVENING...LASTING OVERNIGHT
  INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING BEFORE DECREASING IN INTENSITY THROUGH
  THE REST OF THE MORNING HOURS.

* TOTAL SNOWFALL...POSSIBLE 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH 3
  TO 6 INCHES IN THE STAR VALLEY.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST WIND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH
  WITH GUSTS 35 MPH BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON MAY CAUSE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...WITH VISIBILITY LIMITED TO ONE HALF
  MILE OR LESS AT TIMES ON SALT RIVER PASS.

* IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SLICK...SLUSHY AND SNOW PACKED WITH
  LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES. PEOPLE PLANNING OUTDOOR
  ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR ADVERSE WINTER WEATHER
  CONDITIONS AND TAKE THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING 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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