East Sweetwater County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 12:14 PM MST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Friday night through
late Saturday night...

* what... heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions.
Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches along and north of
Interstate 80 with 6 to 9 inches south of Interstate 80
including around Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

* Where... Rock Springs and Green River, Flaming Gorge and East
Sweetwater County.

* When... from late Friday night through late Saturday night.

* Additional details... significant reductions in visibility are
possible. Travel along Interstate 80 and other area highways may
be severely hampered by periods of heavier snow, snow covered
roads and increasing northeast winds of 20 to 30 mph with
stronger gusts over 40 mph in eastern and southern Sweetwater
County by Saturday evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.


For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.Gov/riw


Special Statement
Issued: 1:18 PM MST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Brisk to occasionally strong south to southwest winds to
continue across portions of southern Wyoming through Friday
morning...

South to southwest winds will increase later tonight to speeds of
20 to 30 mph with gusts of 35 to 45 mph possible. These winds
will likely persist into Friday evening. If traveling along
Interstate 80 today through Friday afternoon, anticipate
occasionally strong cross winds, especially if driving a high
profile vehicle.



118 PM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

... Brisk to occasionally strong south to southwest winds to
continue across portions of southern Wyoming through Friday
morning...

South to southwest winds will increase later tonight to speeds of
20 to 30 mph with gusts of 35 to 45 mph possible. These winds
will likely persist into Friday evening. If traveling along
Interstate 80 today through Friday afternoon, anticipate
occasionally strong cross winds, especially if driving a high
profile vehicle.




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