Winter Storm Warning Star Valley and Surrounding Area

Winter Storm Warning Star Valley and Surrounding Area

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
406 AM MST Thu Jan 17 2019

...Winter Storm Will Impact Western and Southern Wyoming Today
through Friday Morning...

.A Pacific storm system will bring increasing snowfall to the
west today, spreading across southern Wyoming this afternoon.
Snow will taper off Friday morning.


Star Valley-Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-South Lincoln County-
Including the cities of Afton, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, Thayne,
Kemmerer, and Cokeville
406 AM MST Thu Jan 17 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TODAY UNTIL 11 AM
MST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow, moderate to heavy snow at times. Total snow
  accumulations of 5 to 8 inches in the Star Valley with 8 to 15
  inches in the Salt and Wyoming Ranges. Winds gusting as high as
  25 mph in open areas.

* WHERE...Star Valley and Salt River and Wyoming Ranges.

* WHEN...From 5 AM Thursday to 11 AM MST Friday.

Following is a video of the Approaching Pacific Storm from the GOES-17 Satellite
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The
  hazardous conditions will impact the morning and evening
  commutes. Salt River Pass will be impacted as well.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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