WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 5 PM MST WEDNESDAY

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 5 PM MST WEDNESDAY






URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
940 PM MST MON DEC 26 2016

...SNOW AND WIND RETURNING TO THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS
TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY...

.A PACIFIC SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE WEST WILL BRING MODERATE TO
HEAVY SNOW TO MANY AREAS ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING. IN
ADDITION...STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE RESULTING IN CONSIDERABLE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE SNOW.


STAR VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...
THAYNE
940 PM MST MON DEC 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 5 PM MST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
11 AM TUESDAY TO 5 PM MST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATER TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL LIKELY BE
  TUESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY.

* SNOWFALL...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH THE HEAVIER AMOUNTS ON THE NORTH
  END OF THE VALLEY.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTH WIND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 MPH. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER ONE
  QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE VERY LIMITED
  VISIBILITY AT TIMES. ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED
  WITH DRIFTING SNOW CREATING DRIFTS ACROSS THE ROAD.

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.

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