WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH

SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER

STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH

SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

 

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON

AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES BY LATE SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH

SUNDAY MORNING. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF EARLY SUNDAY

AFTERNOON.

 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 9 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH

8 TO 15 INCHES ON CASPER MOUNTAIN.

 

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH

WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH WITH VISIBILITY AT OR BELOW A QUARTER MILE

AT TIMES.

 

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK...SNOWPACKED AND ICY LATE

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. LOW VISIBILITY WILL REQUIRE

MOTORISTS TO SLOW DOWN FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE

FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

 

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.

 

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