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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 5 PM this afternoon to 11 am
MST Friday...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Blizzard
Warning, which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 11 am MST
Friday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... periods of light snow this afternoon will gradually
increase tonight... becoming heavy at times and continuing
through Thursday. Light to moderate snow will continue into
Friday morning. The heaviest snowfall and strongest wind should
occur between the predawn hours Thursday and Thursday evening.

* Snowfall... 8 to 15 inches with the heavier amounts along and
north of Interstate 80.

* Winds/visibility... northwest to north wind increasing overnight
to 30 to 40 mph with gusts 50 to 60 mph causing blizzard
conditions and zero visibility from early Thursday through
Thursday evening before gradually tapering off later Thursday
night and Friday.

* Main impact... travel may become nearly impossible due to the
heavy snow... very strong wind and near zero visibility.

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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