Wind River Mountains West
Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 3:22 PM MDT on March 09, 2014
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM MDT
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM MDT
* Summary and timing... snow will move into the mountains tonight
and continue through Tuesday. Below 7500 feet a rain snow mix
is expected which will reduce accumulations in the foothills.
* Snow accumulations... 7 to 14 inches by late Tuesday with local
18 inch amounts.
* Wind and visibility... west at 20 to 30 with gusts of 40 mph
with areas of blowing snow reducing visibility below a quarter
mile at times.
* Impacts... the roads and passes across the western mountains
will become slick... snow packed and icy making driving more
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and blowing
snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery
roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while driving.
The latest Road conditions provided by the Wyoming Department of
Transportation are available by calling 5-1-1 or on the internet
Areal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 3:46 PM MDT on March 09, 2014
The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a
* Flood Advisory for melting snow in...
Lincoln County in west central Wyoming...
Sublette County in west central Wyoming...
Teton County in northwest Wyoming...
* until 330 PM MDT Monday
* in Teton... Lincoln and Sublette counties minor flooding due to
snowmelt. In most cases... the water is unable to filter into the
frozen ground... and is instead flowing into low areas and
outlets. The potential exists for similar events to unfold in
Sublette County due to the large amount of snow still on the
ground across the lower elevations.
Temperatures will rise into the lower 40s on Monday followed by
more rain and snow tonight and Monday. Rainfall of .25 to .50
of an inch with local rainfall .75 of an inch is possible in the
Star Valley and Jackson Hole with lesser amounts generally in
Sublette County. Any snow that falls below 7500 feet is likely to
melt rapidly. Therefore... it is quite possible the flooding will
continue into Monday.
* Minor flooding could occur almost anywhere across the lower
elevations of the advisory area. Locations most susceptible to
the flooding are the southern portion of the Jackson Valley and
rural ranch and farm lands in Star Valley. Buttes in and around
the town of Jackson will be susceptible to rock slides and
Sandbags and sand are available to residents and businesses for
immediate protection of property from flooding. In Teton County...
these can be found at the town of Jackson public works yard at 450
west snow King Avenue and at the Teton County Road and levee yard
at 3190 south Adams Canyon drive. Call Teton County emergency
management at 307-733-9572 if you have any questions.
Residents of Star Valley can obtain sandbags in Afton on the west
side of the Road and bridge yard next to the red trailer. In
Thayne... the sandbags are located at the south end of the Road
and bridge yard. If you Need More information... you may contact
the Lincoln County emergency management at 307-885-4925.
Sublette County residents who observe flooding of any kind...
especially flooding with the potential of causing property or
Road damage... should contact the Sublette County Sheriffs Office
Stay alert for possible snowmelt runoff if you live in a low area
relative to surrounding farm and ranch lands. Move other property
such as trailers... campers... or other vehicles to higher ground to
minimize the possibility of damage.
Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
Report hazardous weather to the National Weather Service office in
Riverton at 1-800-211-1448.
Lat... Lon 4466 11107 4466 11070 4456 11066 4454 11033
4441 11034 4412 11007 4346 11006 4346 10978
4302 10956 4266 10909 4227 10907 4227 11008
4159 11005 4158 11103
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