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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 2:49 PM MST on February 22, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 24, 2017


... Blizzard Warning in effect from 11 PM this evening to 11 am
MST Friday...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Blizzard
Warning, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to 11 am MST
Friday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... snow will develop later this evening night... and become
heavy at times from the predawn hours Thursday through Thursday
evening. Snow will continue through Thursday night... before
subsiding by mid day Friday.

* Snowfall... 10 to 15 inches are expected... mainly on the southern
end of the mountains.

* Winds/visibility... northeast will increase overnight to 35 to 45
mph with gusts 55 to 65 mph causing blizzard conditions and zero
visibility through at least Thursday evening. Winds will
gradually decrease later Thursday night into Friday morning.

* Main impact... travel will become difficult to impossible across
South Pass due to the snow producing slick... snow-packed
roads... and whiteout conditions due to strong northeast winds
developing early Thursday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions... making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded... stay with your vehicle.






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