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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 9:02 PM MST on November 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EST on November 23, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight
to 6 am MST Sunday...

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight to
6 am MST Sunday.

* Summary and timing... light snow will begin to fall in the
mountains late tonight... spreading into the foothills by
Saturday morning. Snowfall will become moderate to heavy in
intensity. Snow will start to taper off after midnight.

* Snow accumulations... 10 to 22 inches in the mountains. 6 to 10
inches in the foothills.

* Wind and visibility... west winds at 30 to 40 mph with gusts near
60 mph at ridge top level on Saturday. Areas of northwest winds
20 to 30 mph with gusts near 40 mph in the foothills. Expect
widespread areas of reduced visibility in falling and blowing
snow... especially on the passes.

* Impacts... heavy snow... brisk wind and blowing snow may lead to
very difficult travel across the western mountains and valleys
this weekend... as well as increase the avalanche danger...
please visit www.Jhavalanche.Org before venturing out into the
back country this weekend. Cooler temperatures and strong
winds will also cause wind chills to drop to dangerous levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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.





Special Weather Statement

Statement as of 2:01 AM MST on November 20, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EST on December 20, 2014


... Significant snow expected across the western mountains
beginning Friday night and lasting through Sunday morning...

Moisture will be on the increase from the eastern Pacific starting
today... continuing through Saturday night. Light areas of snow will
begin to fall across the mountains of western Wyoming starting
later today... continuing off and on through the day Friday. The
mountains will see between one and three inches of snowfall with
this initial system... with a trace to and inch at lower elevations.
However... after midnight Friday... a much stronger and more moisture
laden system will run into the western mountains with periods of
moderate to heavy snowfall at times... lasting through Saturday
night. Heaviest snowfall is currently expected between mid day
and midnight on Saturday before tapering off to light snow showers
by Sunday morning. The mountains will likely see 8 to 12 inches of
new snowfall with this second system through Sunday morning... with
the Star and Jackson valleys receiving between 3 and 6 inches.
Additionally... as winds of 10 to 25 mph come around to the west
to southwest with this system... favored windward slopes will see
as much as 14 inches of the white stuff over the same period of
time.

All travelers and outdoor enthusiasts should be prepared
for this snow event along with the possibility of delayed
travel... particularly over the region's mountain passes. Please
check back with the National Weather Service in Riverton through the
rest of the week for future forecasts and statements concerning
the this event.



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Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Freezing Rain Advisory , Record Report
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Iowa - Freezing Rain Advisory , Record Report
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory
Kentucky - Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Tornado Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Freezing Rain Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Freezing Rain Advisory , Record Report
Mississippi - Coastal Flood Advisory
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New Mexico - High Wind Watch
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Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch
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Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Weather Statement
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