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Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 3:48 PM MST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Wednesday evening through
Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday evening through
Friday morning.

* Timing... snow will develop Wednesday night and may become heavy
at times after 2 am. Snow heavy at times will continue through
the day Thursday, Thursday night and through mid day Friday. The
heaviest snowfall will likely occur between 2 am Wednesday
night through 11 am Thursday morning.

* Snowfall accumulation... 10 to 16 inches.

* Main impact... roads may become slick and snow covered. Blowing
and drifting snow could make travel rather difficult. Blowing
snow may significantly reduce visibility.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow and/or blowing snow that may impact travel. Continue to
monitor the latest forecasts.

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 5:34 PM MST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for snowmelt remains in effect until 500 am MST
Wednesday for central Fremont County...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
snowmelt in...
central Fremont County in central Wyoming...

* until 500 am MST Wednesday

* at 500 PM MST, local law enforcement officials reported flooding
mainly east and northeast of Riverton due to the rapid snowmelt

* The following roads have been impacted by flooding so far, Honor
farm Road, delfelder Road, Young Road, and two valley Road.

* Other County roads may also see flooding through tonight in
central Fremont County. Snowmelt will continue through the
evening. Therefore water levels may rise in some locations through
midnight before slowly receding late tonight.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Lat... Lon 4316 10825 4303 10827 4302 10840 4310 10841


High Wind Warning
Issued: 7:36 PM MST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 11 PM MST this

* timing... strong to potentially damage wind through this

* Winds... southwest 35 to 45 mph gusting to 65 mph. Locally
higher wind gusts to 75 mph on outer drive on the south side
of Casper, and in the Green Mountains and rattlesnake range.
Winds across much of the area today have been averaging around
40 mph with gusts around 60 mph.

* Impacts... mainly to transportation. Extreme blow over risk for
light and high profile vehicles, including along Interstate

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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