…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST MONDAY.

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST MONDAY.





URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
124 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SIGNIFICANT PERIOD OF SNOWFALL IN WESTERN WYOMING THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY...EXTENDING THOUGH MONDAY NIGHT IN THE NORTH...

.ANOTHER STRONG MOIST PACIFIC WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM IS POISED TO
MOVE INTO WESTERN WYOMING LATER TODAY. ALONG WITH GOOD UPPER
LEVEL FORCING...THIS WILL BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW TO MUCH OF
THE MOUNTAINS...FOOTHILLS...AND VALLEYS WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE.

STAR VALLEY-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...
THAYNE...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
124 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 PM MST MONDAY...

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NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL MOVE INTO AND INCREASE IN EXTENT ACROSS WESTERN
  WYOMING LATE THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT
  TIMES TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATER
  MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW TOTALS...5 TO 10 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS. 9 TO 16 INCHES IN
  THE MOUNTAINS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  35 MPH CAUSING BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW A
  QUARTER MILE.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW
  PACKED AND TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

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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