Casper Mountain Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Watch
Statement as of 4:52 AM MST on December 29, 2014

...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon MST today... ...Wind chill watch remains in effect from late tonight through Tuesday morning...

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon MST today. A wind chill watch remains in effect from late tonight through Tuesday morning.

* Summary and timing...light snow will continue through the morning...tapering off to flurries this afternoon.

* Snow accumulations...4 to 8 inches in the mountains. Snowfall of 1 to 3 inches across the lower elevations with locally higher amounts possible in south Casper.

* Wind chill values...25 to 35 below zero after midnight tonight into Tuesday morning.

* Wind and visibility...wind will become north to northeast at 10 to 20 mph tonight. Areas of northeast wind at 20 to 30 mph in the Green Mountains and across southern Fremont County and southwest Natrona County by daybreak. Visibility will be reduced under one half mile at times in snow and blowing snow. The northeast wind will persist through the night tonight.

* Impacts...roads will be slick...and snowpacked making travel more difficult at times. Areas of blowing and drifting snow will make for hazardous travel. Low wind chills can cause frost bite in a short period of time...especially after midnight tonight and into Tuesday morning.

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.

A wind chill watch means the there is the potential for a combination of very cold air and strong winds to create dangerously low wind chill values. Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:01 am MST on December 29, 2014

Preliminary snowfall amounts from Saturday night through Sunday night.

Location snowfall

Big Horn County... Bone Springs Divide snotel... 2 inches. Bald Mountain snotel... 1 inch. 2 SSW Lovell... 0.5 inches.

Fremont County... 9 SSE Lander... 3.6 inches. Lander Airport... 3.3 inches. Brooks Lake... 3 inches. Lander... 3 inches. 7 WNW Lander... 2.9 inches. 6 SW Lander... 2.8 inches. Jeffrey City... 2 inches. Hudson... 1.7 inches. Riverton Airport... 0.4 inches.

Hot Springs County... 9 NE Thermopolis... 1.5 inches.

Johnson County... Soldier Park snotel... 4 inches. Hansen Sawmill snotel... 2 inches. Cloud Peak Reservoir snotel... 1 inch. Bear Trap Meadow snotel... 1 inch. Little goose snotel... 1 inch.

Lincoln County... Commissary Ridge... 8 inches. 2 se Thayne... 7.8 inches. Willow Creek snotel... 6 inches. Alpine... 5.5 inches. Spring Creek Divide snotel... 5 inches. Cottonwood Creek snotel... 5 inches. Box y ranch... 5 inches. 5 NNE Thayne... 4.5 inches. Star Valley ranch... 4.1 inches. Kelley Ranger station snotel... 4 inches. Blind bull Summit... 4 inches. 5 SSE Smoot... 3 inches. Salt River Summit snotel... 3 inches. Indian Creek snotel... 3 inches. Blind bull Summit snotel... 2 inches. Hams Fork snotel... 2 inches. Afton... 1.4 inches. Fossil Butte... 1 inch.

Natrona County... Casper Mountain snotel... 8 inches. Reno Hill snotel... 8 inches. 1 SW Casper... 5 inches. Casper Airport... 2.2 inches.

Park County... Evening Star snotel... 3 inches. Pahaska... 2 inches. Wolverine snotel... 2 inches. Beartooth Lake snotel... 2 inches. Blackwater snotel... 2 inches. 26 SW Cody... 1.6 inches. 2 WSW Cody... 1 inch. 1 W Powell... 1 inch.

Sublette County... 14 NW Pinedale... 3.1 inches. Loomis Park snotel... 3 inches. Bondurant... 3 inches. Triple Peak snotel... 3 inches. Snider Basin snotel... 2 inches. Elkhart Park g.S. Snotel... 2 inches. East Rim Divide snotel... 1 inch.

Sweetwater County... Rock Springs... 1.8 inches. Green River... 1.5 inches.

Teton County... Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain... 19 inches. Grand targhee snotel... 12 inches. Jackson Hole - rendezvous bowl... 10 inches. Jackson Hole - Raymer... 9 inches. Jackson Hole - base... 6 inches. Moose... 5 inches. Grassy Lake snotel... 5 inches. Togwotee Mountain Lodge... 4 inches. Phillips bench snotel... 4 inches. Granite creek snotel... 4 inches. 2 NE Teton Village... 3.7 inches. Snow King... 3 inches. 5 NW Jackson... 2.5 inches. Togwotee Pass snotel... 2 inches. Snake River stn snotel... 2 inches. 12 NE Jackson... 2 inches. Base Camp snotel... 2 inches.

Washakie County... 16 SSE Ten Sleep... 3 inches. 8 SW Worland... 1 inch.

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

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