Fast Moving Storm Moves Across Western Wyoming Sunday

Fast Moving Storm Moves Across Western Wyoming Sunday

Model Forecast Snowfall through Sunday Evening



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
244 PM MST Sat Mar 4 2017

...Quick-hitting weather system to bring snow and wind to far
western Wyoming...

.A weather system will begin to move into far western Wyoming late
Sunday morning. This system will produce a brief, but possibly
intense, period of snow as a cold front sweeps east across the
area Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning. The combination
of falling snow and gusty wind will create hazardous travel
conditions.


Jackson Hole-Star Valley-
Including the cities of Jackson, Afton, Alpine,
Star Valley Ranch, and Thayne
244 PM MST Sat Mar 4 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO 5 AM
MST MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in effect
from 11 AM Sunday to 5 AM MST Monday.

* TIMING...The heaviest snow is expected to fall Sunday afternoon
  and evening.

* MAIN IMPACT...Snow of 3 to 5 inches along with gusty southwest
  wind of 15 to 30 mph, mainly Sunday afternoon and evening.

* OTHER IMPACTS...The combination of falling snow and gusty wind
  will create periods of limited visibility and hazardous travel
  conditions. Roads will become slick and snowpacked by late
  Sunday evening.

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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