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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1133 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-201200-
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-
1133 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN WYOMING SATURDAY
EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY DENSE FOG IS POSSIBLE IN THE LOW LYING AROUND THE WIND RIVER
BASIN AND LANDER FOOTHILLS BUT WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IS NO LONGER
EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AND WIND EXPECTED IN
WESTERN WYOMING. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 FEET ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WESTERN MOUNTAINS WITH THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND VALLEYS POTENTIALLY
RECEIVING 5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS THE RED DESERT...INTERSTATE 80
CORRIDOR...SOUTH PASS AND JEFFREY CITY AREA TO CASPER SUNDAY
AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY AND ALSO THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
CODY FOOTHILLS WITH STRONG GUSTS. THE GREEN RIVER BASIN AND AREA
FROM DUBOIS TO RIVERTON MAY ALSO BLOW QUITE STRONG ON MONDAY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY...A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL
DEVELOP TO OUR WEST SPREADING SNOW FROM WEST TO EAST. THE POTENTIAL
FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS STILL A POSSIBILITY ACROSS CENTRAL
AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING ON CHRISTMAS DAY. STAY TUNED OVER THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS ON THIS POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTING STORM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT LIMITED VISIBILITIES THIS MORNING.
THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON





Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
245 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL STILL POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND...

.A MOIST PACIFIC SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST
THIS WEEKEND...SPREADING SNOWFALL ACROSS THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS
AND VALLEYS. SNOWFALL MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY
MORNING THROUGH THE EVENING. THIS SYSTEM MAY BRING SIGNIFICANT
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS
BEFORE WEAKENING MONDAY MORNING.

WYZ001-012-013-023-024-201200-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.A.0014.141221T0300Z-141222T1500Z/
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-
JACKSON HOLE-STAR VALLEY-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE...MAMMOTH...OLD FAITHFUL...
JACKSON...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE
245 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN WYOMING
  SATURDAY EVENING...AND MAY BECOME HEAVY ON SUNDAY ACROSS THE
  AREA BEFORE WEAKENING ON MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THE VALLEY LOCATIONS MAY SEE 6 TO 10 INCHES
  OF SNOWFALL WITH THIS SYSTEM WITH THE HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS
  EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE JACKSON VALLEY.
  MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS COULD SEE 12 TO 16 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 24 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WIND WILL BE STRONGEST OVER THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS...AND MAY IMPACT MOUNTAIN PASSES WITH WEST WIND OF
  25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 50 MPH. EVEN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
  WILL SEE SOUTHWEST WIND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH ON SUNDAY
  WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH IN OPEN AREAS. THE WIND AND SNOWFALL WILL
  LIMIT THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SNOWFALL AND WIND OVER THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS WOULD HAVE AN ADVERSE IMPACT ON TRAVELERS ACROSS
  THE AREA. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACROSS THE VALLEYS WILL CREATE
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

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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