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Latest Special Weather Statement by KRIW
Issued 10/20/2017 2:41 AM America/Denver.
Valid through 10/20/2017 7:00 PM America/Denver.
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star valley-salt river and wyoming ranges-south lincoln county-
including the cities of afton, alpine, star valley ranch, thayne,
kemmerer, and cokeville
241 am mdt fri oct 20 2017
...snow with strong winds this afternoon and tonight...
a pacific low pressure trough is expected to bring areas of
moderate to heavy snow showers to the mountains, developing
late this morning and becoming more widespread this afternoon and
snowfall of 3 to 6 inches is expected above 8500 feet. the snow
level will fall into the valleys during the evening with up to 1
inch possible below 8500 feet.
the snow showers will be accompanied by strong west winds of 25
to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph on the passes and higher ridges.
hunters, campers and climbers should be prepared for snow and
strong gusty winds.