WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THURSDAY

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THURSDAY

Additional snowfall amounts until Thursday morning.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1009 AM MST WED JAN 4 2017

...HEAVY SNOW AMOUNTS ANTICIPATED FOR SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL
WYOMING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.THE NORTHERN EDGE OF A WINTER STORM MAINLY OVER THE GREAT BASIN
WILL BRING SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO SOUTHWEST WYOMING...SPREADING
INTO CENTRAL WYOMING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST
SNOWFALL AND STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED IN SWEETWATER...
SUBLETTE AND LINCOLN COUNTIES. ON THE NORTHERN EDGE OF THE
STORM...SNOW IS ALSO EXPECTED IN NATRONA...FREMONT AND TETON
COUNTIES...WHERE LOWER SNOW AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED.


STAR VALLEY-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...
THAYNE
1009 AM MST WED JAN 4 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...CONTINUING
  THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW WILL QUICKLY END BY SUNRISE THURSDAY.

* SNOW TOTALS...8 TO 15 INCHES IN THE STAR VALLEY. 15 TO 20 INCHES IN
  THE SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES.

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

* OTHER IMPACTS...THE VISIBILITY MAY OFTEN LOWER TO BELOW ONE
  QUARTER OF A MILE IN HEAVY SNOWFALL.

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.



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
807 AM MST WED JAN 4 2017

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CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HENRY...SODA SPRINGS...DOWNEY...
LAVA HOT SPRINGS
807 AM MST WED JAN 4 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
THURSDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS MAY CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH 5 AM THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOWFALL IS
  EXPECTED TODAY WHICH WILL RESULT IN A STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION
  OF 6 TO 9 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS AND 10 TO 15 INCHES IN THE
  MOUNTAINS ABOVE 5500 FT MSL MAINLY SOUTH OF WAYAN.

* CONFIDENCE...HIGH.

* LOCATIONS...LAVA HOT SPRINGS...SODA SPRINGS...AND HENRY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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