... Blizzard Warning in effect from 9 PM this evening to 6 am MDT
The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Blizzard
Warning, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 6 am MDT
Saturday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.
* Timing... snow... heavy at times... is expected to develop quickly
late this evening and continue through late Friday night. A
northeast wind will develop quickly this evening and increase
overnight, continuing through Friday. Blizzard conditions are
expected over South Pass much of this time.
* Snowfall... 2 to 3 feet.
* Wind and visibility... northeast 40 to 60 mph combined with heavy
snow will likely produce near zero visibility at times in
* Main impact... travel over South Pass may become impossible by
later tonight through Friday night due to heavy snow and 50 to
60 mph wind gusts creating zero visibility.
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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Issued: 12:38 PM MDT Mar. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service