Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1159 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...HEAVY WET SNOW EXPECTED MAINLY IN THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN
MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.A LARGE STORM WILL SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH THE REGION DEPOSITING AS
MUCH AS A FOOT OF VERY WET SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS. TEMPERATURES
WILL BE ON THE WARM SIDE BUT QUICKLY ACCUMULATING SNOW COULD MAKE
TRAVEL DIFFICULT OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.

WYZ016-261900-
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UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...DUBOIS
1159 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT NOON MDT TODAY...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT NOON MDT TODAY.

MOST OF THE SNOW HAS ENDED IN THE DUBOIS AREA. THEREFORE THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

$$

WYZ014-015-270000-
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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
1159 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH
  12 MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH THE MORE SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 25 MPH
  WILL DEVELOP WHICH COULD LEAD TO SOME DRIFTING SNOW.
  VISIBILITY WILL BE DETERMINED MOSTLY BY THE SNOWFALL RATE...
  DECREASING TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SOUTH PASS WILL BECOME SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED IN SOME
  AREAS...ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING. TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO ALLOW
  EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ002-012-024-270000-
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ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
1159 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 INCHES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN IN THE TETONS
  AS OF 12 NOON TODAY. 6 TO 12 INCHES WITH THE MORE SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 25 MPH
  WILL DEVELOP WHICH COULD LEAD TO SOME DRIFTING SNOW.
  VISIBILITY WILL BE DETERMINED MOSTLY BY THE SNOWFALL RATE...
  DECREASING TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TETON AND TOGWOTEE MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL SEE SLUSHY
  TO SNOW PACKED CONDITIONS. THE WORST CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
  ON THE FREMONT COUNTY SIDE OF TOGWOTEE PASS...TOWARD DUBOIS.
  TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL OVER
  MOUNTAIN PASSES TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ008-009-270000-
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BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
1159 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH THE MORE SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH
  WILL DEVELOP WHICH COULD LEAD TO SOME DRIFTING SNOW ON TOP OF
  THE PASSES. VISIBILITY WILL BE DETERMINED MOSTLY BY THE
  SNOWFALL RATE... DECREASING TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...GRANITE AND POWDER RIVER PASSES WILL SEE SLUSHY TO
  SNOW PACKED CONDITIONS. TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO ALLOW EXTRA
  TIME FOR TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$







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