...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO

NOON MST THURSDAY...

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER

WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT

FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON MST THURSDAY.

 

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH THIS

EVENING LEADING TO A SUDDEN DROP IN TEMPERATURES. ALREADY GUSTY

WIND ACROSS THE AREA MAY SEE ANOTHER BRIEF PUSH WITH THE ARRIVAL

OF THE FRONT. THIS FRONT WILL BRING A BURST OF HEAVIER SNOW

WHICH WILL LINGER THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS

WITH UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE WEST OF BUFFALO. CASPER MOUNTAIN IS

EXPECTED TO RECEIVE AROUND 6 INCHES.

 

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WIND 15 TO 25 MPH GUSTING OVER

35 MPH ON WILL ACCOMPANY THE COLD FRONT THIS EVENING. THESE

STRONGER WINDS MAY RESULT IN DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH

VISIBILITY POTENTIALLY DECREASING TO BELOW ONE MILE AT TIMES.

 

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ON INTERSTATE 25 NORTH OF CASPER AND INTERSTATE

90 THROUGH JOHNSON COUNTY WILL BE IMPACTED BY THIS SYSTEM DUE TO

BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOWFALL. IN ADDITION...THOSE WITH OUTDOOR

INTERESTS SHOULD EXPECT DIFFICULT TRAVEL AND SHARPLY COLDER

TEMPERATURES.

 

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.

 

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