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.