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Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 11:56 AM MST on December 28, 2014

...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 5 am MST Monday...

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 5 am MST Monday.

* Summary and timing...snow will increase this afternoon and evening.

* Snow accumulations...6 to 12 inches in the mountains with 3 to 6 inches in the foothills with the higher amounts around Bondurant.

* Wind and visibility...west to southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph gusting over 40 mph in the mountains shifting to the north tonight. Visibility will be occasionally reduced to near zero in falling and blowing snow... especially over the higher elevations. Wind chills will fall well below zero...with the lowest wind chills expected on Monday.

* Impacts...roads will be slick...icy and snowpacked making travel more difficult...especially on the mountain passes. Cold temperatures will also combine with gusty winds to create wind chills of 10 to 20 below. Low wind chills could cause frost bite in less than one half hour.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving.

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.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 12:15 PM MST on December 28, 2014

Another winter storm has begun to infiltrate western portions of the cowboy state. Snow began last night...and will continue through the day today. Most locations have only received 1-4 inches so far... with isolated locations receiving 5+ inches. Here is the first preliminary report from last night through 11am this morning.

Location snowfall

Fremont County... Brooks Lake... 1 inch.

Lincoln County... alpine... 5.5 inches. 5 NNE Thayne... 4.5 inches. Star Valley ranch... 4.1 inches. Spring Creek Divide snotel... 4 inches. Kelley Ranger station snotel... 4 inches. 2 se Thayne... 3.5 inches. Willow Creek snotel... 3 inches. Cottonwood Creek snotel... 3 inches. 5 SSE Smoot... 3 inches. Salt River Summit snotel... 3 inches. Indian Creek snotel... 3 inches. Blind bull Summit... 2 inches. Hams Fork snotel... 2 inches. Commissary Ridge... 2 inches. Afton... 1.4 inches. Blind bull Summit snotel... 1 inch. Box y ranch... 1 inch.

Park County... Evening Star snotel... 3 inches. Beartooth Lake snotel... 2 inches. Blackwater snotel... 2 inches. Pahaska... 2 inches. Wolverine snotel... 2 inches.

Sublette County... Triple Peak snotel... 3 inches. Loomis Park snotel... 3 inches. Elkhart Park g.S. Snotel... 2 inches. 14 NW Pinedale... 1.8 inches. East Rim Divide snotel... 1 inch. Snider Basin snotel... 1 inch. Pinedale... 0.5 inches.

Sweetwater County... Rock Springs... 0.1-0.5 inches.

Teton County... Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain... 11 inches. Grand targhee snotel... 10 inches. Jackson Hole - rendezvous bowl... 8 inches. Jackson Hole - Raymer... 5 inches. Grand targhee - chief Joseph... 5 inches. Grassy Lake snotel... 5 inches. Jackson Hole - base... 4 inches. Phillips bench snotel... 4 inches. Granite creek snotel... 4 inches. 2 NE Teton Village... 3.7 inches. Moose... 3 inches. 5 NW Jackson... 2.5 inches. Base Camp snotel... 2 inches. Togwotee Pass snotel... 2 inches. 3 SSW Wilson... 2 inches. 12 NE Jackson... 2 inches. Togwotee Mountain Lodge... 1 inch. Snow King... 1 inch. Snake River stn snotel... 1 inch. Jackson... 1 inch.

Yellowstone National Park... Lewis Lake Divide snotel... 4 inches. Parker Peak snotel... 3 inches. Canyon snotel... 2 inches. Sylvan Lake snotel... 2 inches. Lamar Ranger station... 2 inches. Tower falls Ranger station... 2 inches. Two Ocean Plateau snotel... 1 inch. Thumb Divide snotel... 1 inch.

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