Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
331 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

WYZ013-023-025-026-142200-
JACKSON HOLE-STAR VALLEY-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
331 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

AFTER A WARM AND WINDY DAY TODAY...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL
QUICKLY MOVE IN LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WITH RAIN CHANGING TO
SNOW ACROSS THE AREA AFTER SUNSET. MOST AREAS WILL SEE A QUICK 1 TO
2 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY THE INITIAL COLD FRONT
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

$$

WYZ027>030-142200-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
331 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

AFTER A WARM AND VERY WINDY DAY TODAY...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL
QUICKLY MOVE IN LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH RAIN
CHANGING TO SNOW ACROSS THE AREA. MOST AREAS WILL SEE A QUICK 1 TO 2
INCHES TONIGHT ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW WILL
CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY AS WINDS TURN TO THE NORTHEAST BY WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY THE INITIAL COLD
FRONT LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. STAY TUNED FOR THE
LATEST FORECAST ON THIS UPCOMING CHANGE.

$$

WYZ001-002-007-012-014-024-142200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
331 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

A DEVELOPING STORM SYSTEM WILL QUICKLY MOVE INTO THE MOUNTAINS
LATE THIS AFTERNOON IN THE FAR WEST AND TONIGHT ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. AFTER A WARM AND WINDY DAY TODAY...
TEMPERATURES WILL PLUMMET AS SNOW QUICKLY DEVELOPS. THE COMBINATION
OF SNOW...WIND AND SHARPLY COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL CAUSE POTENTIAL
PROBLEMS FOR THOSE CAUGHT UNPREPARED. EARLY INDICATIONS POINT TO
GENERAL SNOWFALL OF 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THE INITIAL COLD FRONT
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. PLEASE STAY ABREAST OF THE
LATEST WEATHER FORECAST FOR POSSIBLE CHANGES.

$$

WYZ016-017-019-142200-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-
331 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

AFTER A WARM AND WINDY DAY TODAY...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL
QUICKLY MOVE IN TONIGHT...WITH RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW ACROSS THE
AREA. IT WILL TURN MUCH COLDER WITH WIND AND SNOW LATE TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY. UNCERTAINTY REMAINS ON EXACT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS AND
LOCATION OF THE BEST SNOW...BUT MANY AREAS WILL SEE AT LEAST 1 TO 3
INCHES OF SNOW. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THE
INITIAL COLD FRONT LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. STAY TUNED
FOR THE LATEST FORECAST ON THIS DRAMATIC CHANGE BACK TO SNOW...WIND
AND COLD.

$$

WYZ003>006-142200-
CODY FOOTHILLS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
331 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

AFTER A WARM AND WINDY DAY TODAY...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL
QUICKLY MOVE IN THIS EVENING...WITH RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW ACROSS THE
AREA. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THE INITIAL COLD
FRONT. UNCERTAINTY REMAINS ON EXACT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS AND LOCATION OF
THE BEST SNOW...BUT MANY AREAS WILL SEE AT LEAST 1 TO 3 INCHES OF
SNOW WITH MORE POSSIBLE IN THE UPSLOPE FAVORED LOCATIONS ALONG THE
CODY FOOTHILLS AND SOUTH OF TEN SLEEP NEAR BIG TRAILS. THE SNOW WILL
COMBINE WITH A NORTH WIND OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH SOME AREAS SEEING WIND
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. STAY TUNED FOR THE LATEST FORECAST ON THIS
DRAMATIC CHANGE BACK TO SNOW...WIND AND COLD.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON




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