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Wyoming, Absaroka Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:31 AM MST on December 21, 2014

Expires 1:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 11 am MST
Monday...

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 11 am MST Monday.

* Summary and timing... snowfall will increase over the Absaroka
Mountains late this evening. Heavy snow is expected on Sunday
across the area before weakening on Monday morning.

* Snow accumulations... the foothills may receive 5 to 8 inches
of snowfall. The highest accumulations are expected along the
border of Yellowstone National Park. 10 to 20 inches of
snowfall is expected... 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 a quarter 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...

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.





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