WY WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Monday, February 19, 2018

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WINTER STORM WARNING

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Riverton WY

736 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

…A strong winter storm continues across all of Central,

Southern, and portions of northern Wyoming today…

.Steady light, occasionally moderate to heavy, snow continues

across Central and Southern Wyoming today. This storm will cause

significant travel impacts with possible road closures.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Snow, heavy at times, and blowing snow expected. Total

snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with localized amounts

up to 15 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Wind River Mountains East.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Tree

branches could fall. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will

cause much blowing and drifting snow. The cold wind chills as

low as 20 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in

as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Snow will continue much of today. Total snow

accumulations of 4 to 7 inches with locally higher amounts.

* WHERE…South Lincoln County.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will cause areas of blowing

and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow will continue into

this afternoon. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches,

with localized amounts up to 11 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Southeast Johnson County.

* WHEN…Until 8 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will cause some blowing and

much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below

zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow will continue this

morning. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches.

* WHERE…Northeast Johnson County.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will cause some blowing and

much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below

zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Snow, heavy at times today, with a lighter snow this

evening. Additional snowfall by this evening will be 5 to 8

inches with snow totals of 10 to 15 inches, with 12 to 20

inches on Casper Mountain.

* WHERE…Natrona County Lower Elevations and Casper Mountain.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 25 mph in open areas will cause some

blowing and much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as

25 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as

little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe

winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or

impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food

and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest

road conditions for the state you are calling from can be

obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Snow, heavy at times today, with a lighter snow this

evening. Additional snowfall by this evening will be 5 to 8

inches with snow totals of 10 to 15 inches, with 12 to 20

inches on Casper Mountain.

* WHERE…Natrona County Lower Elevations and Casper Mountain.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 25 mph in open areas will cause some

blowing and much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as

25 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as

little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe

winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or

impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food

and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest

road conditions for the state you are calling from can be

obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Steady light to moderate snow continues today. Snow

will occur into this evening. Total snow accumulations of 6 to

9 inches west of Jeffrey City with 9 to 12 inches from Jeffrey

City eastward to Pathfinder and Alcova.

* WHERE…Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will cause patchy blowing and

much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below

zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe

winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or

impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food

and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest

road conditions for the state you are calling from can be

obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Steady snow, moderate at times, will continue into this

afternoon and evening. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8

inches, with 8 to 10 inches across the eastern portion of the

area.

* WHERE…Flaming Gorge and East Sweetwater County.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause some blowing and

much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below

zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe

winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or

impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food

and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest

road conditions for the state you are calling from can be

obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Steady snow, moderate at times, will continue into this

afternoon and evening. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8

inches, with 8 to 10 inches across the eastern portion of the

area.

* WHERE…Flaming Gorge and East Sweetwater County.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause some blowing and

much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below

zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe

winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or

impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food

and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest

road conditions for the state you are calling from can be

obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Mainly light snow is expected to continue into the early

evening. New snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches on top of what

has already has fallen.

* WHERE…Upper Green River Basin.

* WHEN…Until 8 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be

prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by

calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Mainly light snow is expected to continue through into

early afternoon today. New snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches

on top of what has already has fallen.

* WHERE…Upper Wind River Basin.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be

prepared for reduced visibilities 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

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow expected. Total

snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with localized amounts

up to 16 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Bighorn Mountains West and Bighorn Mountains Southeast.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will cause patchy blowing and

drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below zero

could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will

cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow expected. Total

snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with localized amounts

up to 16 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Bighorn Mountains West and Bighorn Mountains Southeast.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will cause patchy blowing and

drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below zero

could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will

cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS

MORNING…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow will continue with

snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are expected with higher

amounts to around 8 inches near the foothills of the Big Horn

Mountains, including Shell, Hyattville, and areas north of a

Greybull to Deaver line.

* WHERE…North Big Horn Basin.

* WHEN…Until 11 AM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. In

addition, some reductions to visibility are likely. Winds

gusting as high as 25 mph will cause some blowing and much

drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 30 below zero

could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will

cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS

MORNING…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow expected to continue

at times. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, with

locally higher amounts are expected.

* WHERE…Cody Foothills.

* WHEN…Until 11 AM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. In

addition, some reductions to visibility are likely. Winds

gusting as high as 25 mph will cause some blowing snow and

much drifting snow. The dangerously cold wind chills as low as

35 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as

little as 10 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will

cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow expected. Total

snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with 5 to 8 inches from

Ten Sleep to Big Trails, are expected.

* WHERE…Southwest Big Horn Basin, Southeast Big Horn Basin and

Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. In

addition, some reductions to visibility are likely. Winds

gusting as high as 25 mph will cause patchy blowing and

drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero

could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by

calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow expected. Total

snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with 5 to 8 inches from

Ten Sleep to Big Trails, are expected.

* WHERE…Southwest Big Horn Basin, Southeast Big Horn Basin and

Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. In

addition, some reductions to visibility are likely. Winds

gusting as high as 25 mph will cause patchy blowing and

drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero

could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by

calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow expected. Total

snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with 5 to 8 inches from

Ten Sleep to Big Trails, are expected.

* WHERE…Southwest Big Horn Basin, Southeast Big Horn Basin and

Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. In

addition, some reductions to visibility are likely. Winds

gusting as high as 25 mph will cause patchy blowing and

drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero

could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by

calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Light to moderate snow expected to continue. Total snow

accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are expected with local amounts

to 7 inches.

* WHERE…Wind River Basin.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Be

prepared for reduced visibilities at times. The cold wind

chills as low as 25 below zero could cause frostbite on

exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will

cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow expected to

continue. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are

expected.

* WHERE…Lander Foothills.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be

prepared for reduced visibilities 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

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Snow will occur today. The snow will continue into this

evening. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are

expected by later Monday.

* WHERE…Rock Springs and Green River.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be

prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Some blowing and

drifting snow will occur as wind speeds will gust to 25 mph in

places.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by

calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Mainly light snow is expected to continue into early this

evening. New snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches on top of what

has already has fallen.

* WHERE…Upper Green River Basin Foothills.

* WHEN…Until 8 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be

prepared for reduced visibilities 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

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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