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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 2:52 AM MST on February 22, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 24, 2017


... Winter Storm Watch in effect from this evening through Friday
morning...

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

* Timing... some light snow is expected during the day Wednesday,
before increasing in coverage and intensity by early evening.
The heaviest snowfall should occur between the predawn hours
Thursday and early Thursday afternoon. Snow will continue
Thursday night, before subsiding by midday Friday.

* Snowfall accumulation... ranging from 5 to 8 inches over western
Sweetwater County and up to 12 inches over eastern Sweetwater
County.

* Main impact... roads may become slick and snow covered.
Considerable blowing and drifting snow could make travel
difficult, especially from Rock Springs eastward. The visibility
may become significantly reduced in blowing snow.

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.





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