Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Winter Weather Summary March 3 2015

SYNOPSIS: After southern Wyoming was grazed by a warm, moist system on Monday, a second much colder system approached the area from the north last night. Though the heaviest snow has finished falling, widespread light snow, blowing snow, and much colder temperatures to much of the state today and tomorrow.      
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Storm Impact Index
IMPACTS: For anyonetraveling, expect snow and wind to create slick roads and difficult driving conditions at times, especially along Interstate 80 east of Green River and along Interstates 25 and 90 from the Montana border through Casper. Mountain passes will also be affected, especially South Pass, Granite Pass, Powder River Pass, and through Wind River Canyon. Those with outdoor interests should also be prepared for continued cold, wet, and windy conditions. The low wind chills, gusty winds, and cold, wet conditions will also have an impact on newborn livestock through Wednesday Morning, especially in the low elevations of the Bighorn Basin and Wind River Basin with most areas dropping well below zero tonight. 

Warnings, Advisories and Snow Totals
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Current Winter Highlights 
Winter Storm Warnings are shaded in pinkWinter Weather Advisories are shaded in purple 
The Warnings and Advisories are for tonight and Tuesday.  
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Snow Forecast through Tuesday Afternoon
Storm Totals For Selected Areas
Riverton Area: 3-6"
Lander Area: 5-8"
Casper Area: 5-12"
Rock Springs: 2-4"
Cody Area: 1-3"
Thermopolis: 1-3"
Buffalo: 2-4"
Jackson: 1-3"
Mountains: 8-14"
Casper Mountain: 12-18"
Northern Bighorn Basin and Northern Wind River Basin: Less than 2"
Click or scroll down to "Forecast" to find the latest snow accumulation maps.


Wind Chill Index
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