Upper Wind River Basin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 2:21 PM MST on November 24, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 5 am Wednesday to 5 PM MST

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for snow and wind which is in effect from 5 am
Wednesday to 5 PM MST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Timing... snow and wind will develop quickly Wednesday morning with
the peak of the storm likely being Wednesday night into
Thanksgiving morning.

* Snowfall... 8 to 12 inches for much of the area... including
Riverton and Lander with generally 5-7 inches in the northern
part of the basin. Some brief freezing drizzle is also possible
Wednesday morning.

* Wind and visibility... north wind 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
mph on Wednesday combined with steady snow will reduce the
visibility to under one half mile at times in snow and blowing

* Main impact... roads will become slick and snow-packed
Wednesday afternoon and visibilities will be sharply reduced
at times. Slow down and arrive safely at your destination.
Check the latest Road conditions at wyoroad.Info or by dialing
5 1 1.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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