WY WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Monday, February 26, 2018

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HIGH WIND WARNING

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Riverton WY

455 PM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

…HIGH WINDS TONIGHT FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL

WYOMING…

An approaching cold front and strong mid level winds mixing to

the surface will bring high winds to portions of the Cody

Foothills, Green Mountains and Natrona County.

…HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST MONDAY…

* TIMING…Increasing today and tonight before decreasing Monday

morning.

* WINDS…West 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph. Gusts to 80

mph possible in the vicinity of Clark.

* IMPACTS…Travellers along highway 120 between Meeteetse and

Clark should prepare for strong crosswinds. Extreme blow over

risk exists for trucks pulling light weight and high profile

trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected

or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts

of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

…HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST MONDAY…

* TIMING…Increasing today and possibly become strong tonight

before decreasing Monday morning.

* WINDS…Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph.

* IMPACTS…Travelers along Interstate 25 may experience strong

cross-winds. Travelers along highways 789 287 and 220 from

South Pass to Casper should prepare for strong winds, along with

possibly blowing and drifting snow. Extreme blow over risk

expected for trucks pulling light weight and high profile

trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected

or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts

of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

…HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST MONDAY…

* TIMING…Increasing today and possibly become strong tonight

before decreasing Monday morning.

* WINDS…Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph.

* IMPACTS…Travelers along Interstate 25 may experience strong

cross-winds. Travelers along highways 789 287 and 220 from

South Pass to Casper should prepare for strong winds, along with

possibly blowing and drifting snow. Extreme blow over risk

expected for trucks pulling light weight and high profile

trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected

or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts

of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST

MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow

accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized amounts up to

15 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Yellowstone National Park and Teton and Gros Ventre

Mountains.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. In

addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting

as high as 50 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting

snow.

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 5 PM MST

MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow

accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized amounts up to

15 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Yellowstone National Park and Teton and Gros Ventre

Mountains.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. In

addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting

as high as 50 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting

snow.

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 5 PM MST

MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to

11 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Salt River and Wyoming Ranges.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Monday. In addition,

areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting as high as

40 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

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 5 PM MST

MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5

inches, with localized amounts up to 8 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Jackson Hole and Star Valley.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road 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 5 PM MST

MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5

inches, with localized amounts up to 8 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Jackson Hole and Star Valley.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road 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 5 PM MST

MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow

accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with localized amounts up to

11 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Absaroka Mountains.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Monday. In addition,

areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting as high as

60 mph will cause areas of 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 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 5 PM MST

MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to

11 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Wind River Mountains East.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Monday. In addition,

areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting as high as

65 mph will cause areas of 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 5 PM MST

MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to

11 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Wind River Mountains East.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Monday. In addition,

areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting as high as

65 mph will cause areas of 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.

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