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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.

WYZ002-012-024-261815-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-150427T0600Z/
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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
223 AM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

...GUSTY WINDS BEHIND THE DEPARTING STORM SYSTEM...

.A STORM SYSTEM WHICH BROUGHT RAIN AND SNOW TO THE GREAT BASIN ON
SATURDAY IS NOW MOVING AWAY. IN ITS WAKE...GUSTY WINDS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE SILVER STATE THROUGH TODAY.

NVZ033-261800-
/O.CON.KLKN.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150426T1800Z/
SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SILVER ZONE PASS...
WEST WENDOVER
223 AM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS EXPECTED EARLY THIS MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: SILVER ZONE PASS...WEST WENDOVER

* IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON ROADWAYS. TRAVEL
  WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

RCM

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
156 AM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

.STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING
ACROSS WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE MOJAVE DESERT AND SOUTHERN MOHAVE
COUNTY ARIZONA. BEHIND THE COLD FRONT NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
INCREASE THIS EVENING ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA AND DOWN THE
COLORADO RIVER VALLEY SUNDAY.

NVZ014-261700-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150427T0200Z/
ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEATTY...GOLDFIELD...SILVER PEAK...DYER
156 AM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS: NORTHWEST-NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING: PEAKING LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BEFORE
  SUBSIDING OVERNIGHT ONLY TO INCREASE AGAIN SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS: GOLDFIELD...DYER. HIGHWAYS 95 AND 6.

* IMPACTS: DIFFICULT DRIVING AND STRONG CROSSWINDS...ESPECIALLY
  FOR HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLE. STRONG WINDS MAY DISPLACE TREE
  DEBRIS...SMALL OBJECTS AND TEMPORARY STRUCTURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT CROSSWINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT AREAS COULD
RESULT IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITIES TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT
TIMES IN BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
153 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

WYZ013-023-261830-
JACKSON HOLE-STAR VALLEY-
153 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

ANOTHER CHANGE IN THE WEATHER IS ON THE WAY AS RAIN MIXES WITH
SNOW THIS MORNING. VERY WET SNOW IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH
THE MORNING WITH A RAIN AND SNOW MIX BY AFTERNOON. EXPECT
ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN 2 INCHES ON GRASSY AREAS IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS...WITH AS MUCH AS 6 INCHES IN THE SURROUNDING MOUNTAINS.
SLUSHY AREAS OF SNOW MAY BE PRESENT ON THE ROADWAYS EARLY THIS
MORNING. THE WET WEATHER WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON BEFORE
ENDING THIS EVENING.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
153 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

WYZ019-026>030-261830-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
153 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

ANOTHER CHANGE IN THE WEATHER IS ON THE WAY AS RAIN MIXES WITH
SNOW BY SUNRISE. VERY WET SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND PERSIST
THROUGH THE MORNING BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO ALL RAIN IN MOST AREAS.
EXPECT ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN 2 INCHES ON GRASSY AREAS IN THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS...TO AS MUCH AS 4 INCHES IN THE GREEN AND
RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS. LITTLE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ON THE
ROADWAYS. THE WET WEATHER WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON BEFORE
ENDING BY THIS EVENING.

NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS EASTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY THIS
AFTERNOON WITH 20 TO 30 MPH WINDS STEADY BY SUNSET...A NOTABLE
CROSS WIND FOR PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 80 EAST OF GREEN RIVER.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
303 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-271300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
303 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS TODAY. WINTER
DRIVING CONDITIONS DEVELOPED ON ROADS ABOVE 8000 FT SATURDAY
AFTERNOON WITH SOME ROAD SNOW AND SLUSH. THESE CONDITIONS
INCLUDING REDUCED VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND FOG ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS
MOUNTAIN PASSES ABOVE 6500 FEET THIS MORNING AS SNOW LEVELS LOWER.

GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED NEAR POINT OF THE
MOUNTAIN...CASTLE COUNTRY...AND THE OUTLYING SECTIONS OF DIXIE.

A HARD FREEZE WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS A FEW OUTLYING WESTERN
VALLEYS TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE ACROSS OUTLYING
SECTIONS OF DIXIE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

ROGOWSKI/SCHOENING

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
155 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-261100-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
155 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL AND
WESTERN MOUNTAINS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS INCREASING FROM THE SOUTH AND WEST THIS AFTERNOON AND
OVERNIGHT WITH POSSIBLY A THUNDERSTORM OR TWO.  HEAVY WET SNOW
POSSIBLE ON MOUNTAIN PASSES ABOVE 7000 FEET TONIGHT IN THE WEST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW ACROSS
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING WITH SNOW LEVELS LOWERING TO
BETWEEN 6500 AND 7500 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.  HIGHER ELEVATIONS
OF INTERSTATE 80...MOUNTAIN PASSES AND FOOTHILLS MAY SEE PERIODS
OF WET SNOW...SLUSHY SLICK ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITY...ESPECIALLY
OVER SOUTH PASS IN THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS.

THURSDAY...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDESTORMS WEST.

FRIDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOST AREAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY HAIL AND SNOWFALL AMOUNTS.
THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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