Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
229 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...HEAVY WET SNOW EXPECTED 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...
ESPECIALLY EARLY THIS MORNING COULD MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT OVER
MOUNTAIN PASSES.

WYZ008-009-261815-
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BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
229 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM
THIS MORNING TO 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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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
229 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 BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 9 AM
  SUNDAY.

* 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 THIS
  MORNING. 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.

&&

$$

WYZ002-012-024-261815-
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ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
229 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 BEFORE NOON.

* 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...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.

&&

$$

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UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUBOIS...PINEDALE
229 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
TODAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST EARLY THIS
  MORNING...IT WILL EVENTUALLY BE MIXING WITH RAIN AGAIN IN THE
  LOWER ELEVATIONS AND TAPERING OFF IN INTENSITY AFTER NOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES WITH THE MORE SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE IMPACTED BEGINNING EARLY
  THIS MORNING WITH SLICK AND SLUSHY CONDITIONS. TRAVELERS ARE
  URGED TO ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL LATE TONIGHT INTO THE DAY
  SUNDAY.

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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