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Riverton Wy Winter Weather Advisory 158 AM MDT Fri, Apr 21 2017
National Weather Service Riverton Wy
158 AM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

Significant Snowfall For The Northern And Central Mountains As
Well As Cody Foothills Through Tonight

.Another Spring Storm Will Bring Significant Precipitation To
Areas Along And East Of The Divide Through Tonight. The
Precipitation Should Begin As Rain In The Valleys Early This
Morning, But Change Over To Snow Down To Around 5000 Feet With The
Quickest Change Over Occurring In The Cody Foothills. Significant
Amounts Of Snowfall Are Expected Over The Absaroka, Wind River,
And Bighorn Mountains As Well As The Cody Foothills. The Heaviest
Snowfall Amounts Are Expected Over The Bighorn Mountains Where The
Snow Is Expected To Linger Through Tonight.

158 AM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

Winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect Until 6 AM MDT

* Timing Snow Should Develop Before Dawn And Continue, Heavy At
Times Through Tonight.

* Total Snow Accumulation 8 To 14 Inches With Higher Amounts
Above 9000 Feet.

* Main Impact Powder River And Granite Mountain Passes Will
Become Slick And Snow Packed. Visibility Will Be Under A
Quarter Mile In Heavier Snow, Which Could Be Very
Disorientating For Those Recreating In The Back Country.

Precautionary / Preparedness Actions:

A Winter Storm Warning Means Significant Amounts Of Snow, And Or
Blowing Snow Are Expected Or Occurring. This Could Make Travel
Very Hazardous Or Impossible. If You Must Travel Keep Some Food,
Water, And An Extra Flashlight In Your Vehicle In Case Of An
Emergency. Check The Latest Road Conditions At Wyoroad.Info Or By
Dialing 5 1 1.

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