Winter Storm Warning & Snow Advisory
November 13, 2006
The National Weather Service out of Riverton has issued a Snow Advisory until 8 am on Tuesday.
A potent storm system will bring heavy snow to far western Wyoming into Tuesday. Snow is expected to develop Monday night and continue overnight. New snowfall of 3-5 inches will occur in the Bondurant and Cora areas. Snowfall of 2-3 inches is expected to occur around Pinedale. Mountain areas could get 10-14 inches of new snow.
Mountain top winds from 30-45 mph will further reduce visibilities, in some cases to near zero, especially over mountain passes.
Snow will taper off Tuesday afternoon.
Drivers are urged to be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving. Check road reports prior to traveling.
The storm system brought high winds on Monday. Below is a list of maximum wind gusts recorded across western and central Wyoming on Monday.
SUBLETTE COUNTY, BIG PINEY AIRPORT: 37 MPH
SWEETWATER COUNTY, ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT: 43 MPH
FREMONT COUNTY, CAMP CREEK: 71 MPH
FREMONT COUNTY,LANDER AIRPORT: 59 MPH
FREMONT COUNTY, RIVERTON AIRPORT: 39 MPH
NATRONA COUNTY, FALES ROCK: 74 MPH
NATRONA COUNTY, CASPER AIRPORT: 55 MPH
PARK COUNTY, CHIEF JOSEPH: 85 MPH
PARK COUNTY, RATTLESNAKE: 75 MPH
PARK COUNTY, CODY AIRPORT: 39 MPH