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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER

WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOWFALL...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE THIS

MORNING...AND INTENSIFY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. DURING THE

PEAK SNOWFALL TIMES...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL BE

POSSIBLE. THE GREATEST IMPACT IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVERNIGHT AND

INTO SATURDAY WHEN ROADWAYS MAY BECOME IMPACTED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...2 TO 6 INCHES

WITH LOCALLY 8 INCHES IN SOME OF THE CASPER MOUNTAIN FOOTHILL

AREAS. CASPER MOUNTAIN WILL SEE 6 TO 9 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS

UP TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY

AND THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. BY SATURDAY EVENING... A

NORTHERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH MAY DEVELOP. THIS WIND COMBINED

WITH HEAVIER SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN A QUARTER

OF A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED WITH SOME DRIFTING...

MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY BY SATURDAY

AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

AT WYOROAD.INFO.