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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 11:43 AM MST on December 07, 2016

Expires 2:00 PM EST on December 10, 2016


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon
through Saturday morning...

* timing... snow will likely begin by late Thursday afternoon.
Snowfall will become heavy at times Thursday night and will
likely continue through Saturday morning. There will likely be
one final burst of snowfall around mid day Saturday. Snowfall
will decrease to snow showers Saturday afternoon.

* Total snowfall... 12 to 22 inches in the western Absaroka
Mountains and 5 to 9 inches across the eastern Absaroka
Mountains possible.

* Wind and visibility... west winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts to
55 mph will result in blowing and drifting snow along with
lowered visibility down to one quarter of a mile along with some
50 mph wind gusts across the eastern slopes which could result
in near zero visibility at times.

* Impacts... roads may become slick and snow packed with limited
visibility at times... especially along the chief Joseph
Highway where the visibility could lower to near zero at times
across Dead Indian Pass. People planning outdoor activities
should be prepared for adverse winter weather conditions and
take the proper precautions.

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.





Record Report

Statement as of 1:39 AM MST on December 08, 2016


... Record low temperature set at Casper WY...

A record low temperature of -29 degrees for today, December 8th was tied at
the Natrona County Airport in Casper early this morning. This ties
the old record of -29 set back in 2009. This also ties the record low
temperature ever recorded during the first 15 days of December,
or this early in the season.

The record low temperature for todays date at the Casper coop station
was 17 degrees below zero set back in 2005.


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Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Ice Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Connecticut - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning
Idaho - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Winter Weather Advisory
Kansas - Wind Chill Advisory
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Freeze Warning, Wind Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Minnesota - Special Statement , Record Report
Montana - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Nebraska - Wind Chill Advisory
Nevada - Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Special Statement
New York - Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Ohio - Lake Effect Snow Watch , Lake Effect Snow Warning
Oregon - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freeze Warning , Freeze Warning, Wind Advisory , Freeze Watch , Special Statement , Special Statement, Hard Freeze Warning
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Vermont - Special Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Washington - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Record Report
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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