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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 2:56 AM MST on December 19, 2014

Expires 1:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday evening through
Monday morning...

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

* Summary and timing... snowfall will move over the central
mountains late Saturday evening... and may become heavy on
Sunday across the area before weakening on Monday morning.

* Snow accumulations... the foothills may receive 5 to 8 inches of
snowfall... with the highest accumulations anticipated northwest
of Pinedale. The higher elevations may see 10 to 14 inches of
snowfall... with locally higher amounts possible.

* Wind and visibility... west wind of 25 to 35 mph will impact the
mountainous areas with gusts to 45 mph in open areas while the
lower elevations see northwest wind increasing to 15 to 25 mph
on Sunday with some stronger gusts. The wind and snowfall will limit
the visibility to under one half mile at times.

* Impacts... areas potentially experiencing the combination of
gusty wind with snowfall may have limited visibility on
impacted roadways. Additional significant snowfall may create
hazardous travel with snow-packed roadways.

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.

Team Riverton

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