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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
840 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

WYZ002>011-014>020-022-030-222300-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
840 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TODAY...

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL STREAM OFF THE MOUNTAINS TODAY. SOME OF
THE STRONGER MORE PERSISTENT BANDS COULD RESULT IN PERIODS OF HEAVY
SNOW WITH OVER INCH PER HOUR RATES OVER SHORT DISTANCES. THE
FORMATION AND MOVEMENT OF THESE BANDS IS DIFFICULT TO PREDICT AHEAD
OF TIME BUT THERE COULD BE SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATION FROM THESE
BANDS. THE MOST LIKELY AREAS THAT WILL BE IMPACTED INCLUDE THE AREA
BETWEEN SHOSHONI AND CASPER...WIND RIVER CANYON...THE SOUTH PASS AND
OREGON BUTTES AREA SOUTHEAST TO PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 80 NEAR POINT
OF ROCKS...AND THE CODY FOOTHILLS INTO THE BIGHORN BASIN.

BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN DROPS IN VISIBILITY AND RAPID SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS AT TIMES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON CREATING SLICK ROAD
CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...EXPECT ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS NEAR THE
STRONGER BANDS WITH GUSTS OVER 35 MPH POSSIBLE. THE SNOW BANDING IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH SUNSET TONIGHT.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-231300-
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-
400 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TODAY...MOVING INTO EASTERN WYOMING
THROUGH THE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. TRAVEL MAY BE IMPACTED BY
SNOWFALL AND GUSTY WIND.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH CHRISTMAS NIGHT...A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL
IMPACT THE REGION. SNOW STARTS IN THE WEST WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
SPREADS EAST OF THE DIVIDE CHRISTMAS DAY INTO CHRISTMAS NIGHT.
BASED ON THE CURRENT TRACK...SNOW AMOUNTS LOOK TO BE LIGHT...BUT
ENOUGH TO HAVE TRAVEL IMPACTS. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES TO THE
FORECAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS. THANK YOU.

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TEAM RIVERTON






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