...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.
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.