South Lincoln County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Chill Watch, Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 1:21 AM MST on December 29, 2014

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

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a wind chill watch...which is in effect from late tonight through Tuesday morning. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon MST today.

* Summary and timing...periods of light snow through the morning...tapering off to flurries in the afternoon. Winds will also increase this afternoon...persisting through the night.

* Snow accumulations...1 to 3 inches by noon Monday.

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

* Wind and east to northeast wind will develop this morning at 15 to 25 mph gusting to 30 mph. This will cause areas of drifting and blowing snow. Wind chills will drop to 25 to 35 below after midnight tonight.

* Impacts...roads will be slick...and snowpacked making travel more difficult at times. Areas of blowing and drifting snow will cause hazardous travel at times. Low wind chills can cause frost bite in a short period of time.

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.

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