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Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 3:49 PM MST on November 28, 2014

Expires 2:00 PM EST on November 30, 2014


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 5 am Saturday
to noon MST Sunday...

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 5 am Saturday to
noon MST Sunday.

* Summary and timing... southwest wind will increase today and
may gust 30 to 40 mph at times when the snow begins. Snow will
be moderate to occasionally heavy at times through Saturday
night.

* Snow accumulations... 3 to 6 inches is expected through Sunday
morning.

* Wind and visibility... southwest winds may gust to 40 mph at
times. Visibility may be reduced to between 1 and 2 miles at
times in snow and blowing snow.

* Impacts... periods of moderate to occasionally heavy snow and
blowing snow are expected to complicate travel and outdoor
activities this weekend.

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.

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.



Record Report

Statement as of 5:35 PM MST on November 28, 2014



... Record high temperature set at Rock Springs WY...

High pressure and warm winds made for a very mild November day
across Wyoming. This helped in setting a new record high temperature
of 55 degrees at the Sweetwater County Airport near Rock Springs
this afternoon. This breaks the old record of 53 that was set back
in 1986.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:29 PM MST on November 28, 2014


... Preliminary storm information...

24 hour peak wind gusts reports from 4 PM Thursday
to 4 PM today.

***** Wind reports *****

Location speed time/date

... Wyoming...

... Fremont...
10 W Fort Washakie (9235 ft) 64 mph 1101 PM 11/27
Beaver Rim (6784 ft) 56 mph 1201 PM 11/28
7 SW Muddy Gap (7380 ft) 55 mph 0150 PM 11/28
Lander Airport (5586 ft) 53 mph 0155 am 11/28
Red Canyon (6768 ft) 53 mph 1205 PM 11/28
10 N DuBois (8085 ft) 53 mph 1157 PM 11/27
South Pass (8491 ft) 46 mph 0555 am 11/28
7 NW Lander (5797 ft) 44 mph 0144 PM 11/28
2 W South Pass City (8185 ft) 42 mph 1041 PM 11/27
6 S Togwotee Pass (10430 ft) 41 mph 1030 am 11/28
4 SW Lander (5807 ft) 41 mph 0142 PM 11/28
Riverton Airport (5525 ft) 40 mph 1209 PM 11/28

... Hot Springs...
10 S Meeteetse (7127 ft) 63 mph 1242 PM 11/28
Boysen Reservoir (7300 ft) 60 mph 0915 PM 11/27

... Johnson...
7 SW Barnum (6440 ft) 59 mph 0946 am 11/28
12 N Kaycee (5287 ft) 58 mph 0151 PM 11/28
2 NW Mayoworth (5404 ft) 51 mph 0958 am 11/28
Kaycee (4681 ft) 43 mph 1203 PM 11/28
Buffalo Airport (4970 ft) 43 mph 0143 PM 11/28
5 ESE story (4673 ft) 41 mph 0321 am 11/28

... Natrona...
Casper - outer drive (5493 ft) 58 mph 1136 am 11/28
16 S Hiland (6380 ft) 50 mph 0210 PM 11/28

... Park...
5 WNW Clark (4659 ft) 117 mph 1147 am 11/28
chief Joseph Hwy (8136 ft) 88 mph 1105 PM 11/27
Hoyt Peak (9799 ft) 84 mph 0130 PM 11/28
park co sheriff - Cody 82 mph 0412 am 11/28
1 W Clark (4270 ft) 76 mph 1037 am 11/28
10 WNW Cody (8401 ft) 71 mph 0240 am 11/28
Powell Airport (5050 ft) 66 mph 0315 PM 11/28
8 N Meeteetse (5926 ft) 66 mph 1111 PM 11/27
1 WNW Powell (4386 ft) 60 mph 0645 am 11/28
Cody Airport (5100 ft) 58 mph 1115 am 11/28
3 W Powell (4505 ft) 56 mph 1138 PM 11/27
3 E Pahaska (7500 ft) 47 mph 0157 PM 11/28
Meeteetse (5797 ft) 45 mph 1131 am 11/28
14 S Sylvan Pass (8650 ft) 44 mph 0208 PM 11/28
chief Joseph Hwy mile 9 43 mph 0112 am 11/28

... Sweetwater...
22 NNE Granger (6322 ft) 40 mph 0303 PM 11/28

... Teton...
Summit - Jackson resort 48 mph 0315 PM 11/28

... Washakie...
S. Bighorn mts (6554 ft) 43 mph 0740 am 11/28

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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