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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
150 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

WYZ001>020-022>030-141300-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
150 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL
WYOMING THROUGH 6 PM THIS EVENING...

...MOIST WEST FLOW FROM THE PACIFIC WILL BRING A PROLONGED PERIOD
OF SNOW SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY TO WESTERN WYOMING...

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THE TETONS AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS
WITH WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES FOR THE REST OF THE WEST FROM 5 AM
SUNDAY TO 5 PM MST MONDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

STRONG DAMAGING WINDS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS MANY
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL WYOMING...EAST OF THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AS A STRONG PACIFIC COLD FRONT TRACKS EAST
ACROSS THE REGION. EXPECT WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS AS
HIGH AS 65 MPH THIS AFTERNOON IN THESE AREAS.

OTHERWISE...AREAS OF MAINLY MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS WITH GUSTY WEST
WINDS. SOME SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IN THE WESTERN
AND NORTHERN MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES WITH STRONG WEST WINDS ACROSS THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY. SNOWFALL OF 10 TO 20
INCHES EXPECTED IN THE TETONS WITH 6 TO 10 INCHES IN THE OTHER
WESTERN MOUNTAINS. SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE WESTERN
VALLEYS WITH BLOWING SNOW SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

AREAS OF SNOW WITH NORTHWEST WINDS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.
STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE SOUTH AND ALONG AND NEAR THE EAST SLOPES
OF THE MOUNTAINS.

MORE SNOW AND STRONG WINDS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS AND WIND GUSTS STRONGER THAN 50 MPH. THANK YOU.

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High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
113 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...COLD FRONT WILL BRING HIGH WINDS TO NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING
THROUGH 6 PM MST...

.A FAST MOVING COLD FRONT WILL BRING HIGH WINDS TO THE BIGHORN AND
WIND RIVER BASIN AND NORTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY THROUGH 6 PM MST...
SPREADING INTO NATRONA COUNTY.

WYZ015>018-140100-
/O.EXA.KRIW.HW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160214T0100Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUBOIS...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI...LANDER
113 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...HIGH WINDS EXPECTED THROUGH 6 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH CROSS WINDS MAY MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AND
  DANGEROUS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND DRIVERS PULLING LIGHT
  TRAILERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

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