Fremont County, Wyoming
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Weather Alerts: Fremont County, Wyoming
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Blizzard Warning
WYZ014-015-311200-
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Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
1238 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MDT
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Blizzard
Warning, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 6 AM MDT
Saturday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* TIMING...Snow...heavy at times...is expected to develop quickly
late this evening and continue through late Friday night. A
northeast wind will develop quickly this evening and increase
overnight, continuing through Friday. Blizzard conditions are
expected over South Pass much of this time.

* SNOWFALL...2 to 3 feet.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Northeast 40 to 60 mph combined with heavy
snow will likely produce near zero visibility at times in
blizzard conditions.

* Main impact...Travel over South Pass may become impossible by
later tonight through Friday night due to heavy snow and 50 to
60 mph wind gusts creating zero visibility.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel...have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded...stay with your vehicle.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
WYZ002-302200-
Absaroka Mountains-
203 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Snow will develop across the area tonight and continue into
Friday evening before ending. Snowfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches
will generally fall with up to 8 inches on the south end of the
Absarokas.

Stay tuned for frequent updates on this developing storm system.

$$

Special Weather Statement
WYZ017-302200-
Wind River Basin-
Including the cities of Riverton and Shoshoni
203 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

A large storm will impact the area from tonight through Friday
night. The most challenging aspect of this storm is the
temperature and thus the snow levels. Over an inch of
precipitation is possible. However, snow levels remain uncertain
and a difference of 1 or 2 degrees or a few hundred feet of
elevation could mean a difference between a cold rain and several
inches of snow. Stay tuned for frequent updates on this
developing storm system.

$$

Special Weather Statement
WYZ008-009-302200-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
203 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Snow will develop across the Big Horns tonight and continue into
Friday evening before ending. Snowfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches
will generally fall by late Friday night. Travel will likely be
impacted by snow covered roads and gusty north to northeast wind
of 25 to 40 mph.

Stay tuned for frequent updates on this developing storm system.

$$

Special Weather Statement
WYZ005-007-302200-
Southwest Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Including the city of Thermopolis
203 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

A developing storm will likely spread precipitation across the
area tonight through Friday. Rain is expected for the Thermopolis
area with snow above 6000 to 6500 feet. The Owl Creeks and
Bridger mountains could see 4 to 8 inches from this storm system
by late Friday night. Stay tuned for frequent updates on this
developing storm system.

$$

Winter Storm Warning
WYZ019-311200-
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Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Including the city of Jeffrey City
1238 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
MDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for snow and wind, which is in effect from midnight
tonight to 6 AM MDT Saturday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer
in effect.

* TIMING...Snow...heavy at times...is expected to develop towards
midnight and continue through Friday night for elevations above
6500 feet. Some of the lower elevations like Jeffrey City and
Sweetwater Station may see a rain or a rain snow mixture change
to snow later Friday into Friday evening with several inches possible.

* SNOWFALL...10 to 20 inches over Beaver Rim with 2 to 4 inches elsewhere.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Northeast 30 to 45 mph combined with heavy
snow will likely produce near zero visibility at times in
blizzard conditions over Beaver Rim and the Green Mountains and
Rattlesnake Range above 6500 feet.

* MAIN IMPACT...Travel over Beaver Rim may become impossible by
Friday due to heavy snow and 45 mph plus wind gusts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, and or
blowing snow are expected or occurring. This could make travel
very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel keep some food,
water, and an extra flashlight in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. Check the latest road conditions at wyoroad.info or by
dialing 5 1 1.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
WYZ018-311200-
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Lander Foothills-
Including the city of Lander
1238 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM MDT
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for snow and wind, which is in effect from 3 AM
Friday to 6 AM MDT Saturday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer
in effect.

* TIMING...Rain will mix with snow and change over to snow Friday
morning and become heavy at times into Friday evening. The
higher elevations including Sinks Canyon will likely change to
snow after 3 am with other areas not changing over until after 6
am. This storm will be extremely elevation dependent and some of
the lowest elevations could change back and forth between rain
and snow several times on Friday.

* SNOWFALL...10 to 15 inches in Lander with up to 2 feet in Sinks
Canyon State Park. Hudson will likely vary from 2 to 5 inches.

* VISIBILITY AND WIND...Northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
mph in open areas with visibilities under one half mile at
times.

* MAIN IMPACT...Travel may become difficult with snow covered
and snow packed roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, and or
blowing snow are expected or occurring. This could make travel
very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel keep some food,
water, and an extra flashlight in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. Check the latest road conditions at wyoroad.info or by
dialing 5 1 1.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
WYZ008-009-311200-
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Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
1238 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT MDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and wind, which is in effect from
midnight tonight to midnight MDT Friday night.

* TIMING...Snow will develop overnight and continue through Friday
evening before ending.

* SNOWFALL...5 to 10 inches.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Northeast 20 to 35 mph at pass level and
in open areas with visibility under one half mile at times due
to wind and snow.

* MAIN IMPACT...Travel over Granite and Powder River Passes will
likely be impacted by slick snow covered roads and limited
visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
and slick roads with limited visibilities. Slow down, and allow
extra time to reach your destination. Check the latest road
conditions at wyoroad.info or by dialing 5 1 1.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
WYZ017-311200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WW.Y.0019.170331T0900Z-170401T0900Z/
Wind River Basin-
Including the cities of Riverton and Shoshoni
1238 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO 3 AM MDT
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for wind and snow, which is in effect from 3 AM
Friday to 3 AM MDT Saturday.

* TIMING...Rain will develop tonight with the higher portions
above 5500 to 6000 feet changing over to snow after 3 am. As
colder air filters in Friday morning, more areas down to around
5000 feet will see periods of snow or mixed rain and snow. When
the coldest air arrives Friday evening, all areas that didn't
see snow will also see a period of snow Friday evening. This is
still a very challenging forecast with a change in temperature
of a degree or two making a huge difference. Please stay abreast
of the latest forecast for your area.

* SNOWFALL...8 to 12 inches around Fort Washakie...3 to 7 inches
above 5500 feet elsewhere and generally 2 to 4 inches for
elevations of 5000 feet or less.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...North 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph in
open areas will combine with snow at times to limit visibility
to under one half mile.

* MAIN IMPACT...Roads may be slushy at times, especially during
bursts of heavier snow, especially above 5500 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
and slick roads with limited visibilities. Slow down, and allow
extra time to reach your destination. Check the latest road
conditions at wyoroad.info or by dialing 5 1 1.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
WYZ002-007-311200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.WW.Y.0019.170331T0600Z-170401T0600Z/
Absaroka Mountains-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
1238 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT MDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and wind, which is in effect from
midnight tonight to midnight MDT Friday night.

* TIMING...Snow will develop overnight and continue through Friday
evening before ending.

* SNOWFALL...6 to 12 inches, the higher amounts will be above 7000
to 8000 feet.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Northeast 20 to 35 mph in open areas with
visibility under one half mile at times due to wind and snow.

* MAIN IMPACT...Backcountry travellers should be prepared for the
wet heavy snow and limited visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
and slick roads with limited visibilities. Slow down, and allow
extra time to reach your destination. Check the latest road
conditions at wyoroad.info or by dialing 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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