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  • Saturday, March 12, 2016

    Bullseye

    WE'RE TARGETED
    Spring Mix Afoot
    monster dump predicted
    WALLPAPER: BACK TO WINTER
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    .. The storm predicted by NOAA is taking dead aim at our neighborhood.
    .. Just when pavement was visible on the streets and abandoned vehicles were emerging from their snowy cocoons we're about to get some precipitation.
    .. Predictions for up to two feet of snow are mentioned in the alert. The snow will be accompanied by some blustery winds and other precipitation like rain and hail and graupel.
    .. Here it is:

    Event:Winter Storm Watch
    Alert:
    ...WINTER AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RETURNING TO THE WESTERN 
    MOUNTAINS... 
     
    .A VIGOROUS UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WITH COPIOUS MOISTURE FROM 
    THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL BRING VERY GUSTY WINDS AND MODERATE TO 
    HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES TO THE TETONS AND WESTERN WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS 
    BEGINNING SUNDAY. 
     
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH 
    MONDAY AFTERNOON... 
     
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER 
    STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH 
    MONDAY AFTERNOON. 
     
    * TIMING...ONGOING ISOLATED TO SCATTERED LIGHT AREAS OF SNOWFALL 
    WILL BEGIN TO EXPAND IN COVERAGE SUNDAY MORNING...POSSIBLY 
    BECOMING WIDESPREAD BY LATE AFTERNOON TO EARLY EVENING SUNDAY. 
    CURRENTLY...HEAVIEST SNOWFALL POTENTIAL LOOKS TO EXIST AFTER 
    MIDNIGHT SUNDAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. 
     
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...A POSSIBLE 10 TO 20 INCHES WITH SOME HIGHER 
    WEST TO SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES RECEIVING UP TO 24 INCHES OF 
    NEW SNOWFALL BY THE END OF THE DAY MONDAY. 
     
    * WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH WIND GUSTS 35 
    TO 50 MPH. VISIBILITY WILL POSSIBLY DROP TO UNDER ONE QUARTER 
    MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW AND WIND. 
     
    * MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME DIFFICULT OVER MOUNTAIN 
    PASSES...INCLUDING TETON PASS....AS ROADS BECOME SNOW 
    PACKED...SLICK AND SLUSHY WITH POOR VISIBILITY. BEFORE TRAVELING 
    MOTORISTS SHOULD CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS BY VISITING 
    WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING 5 1 1. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD 
    ALSO BE ALERT FOR THIS SIGNIFICANT STORM WITH PLENTY OF WIND AND 
    SNOW.
    Instructions:A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.
    Target Area:
    Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains
    Yellowstone National Park
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    .. At least the fishing pressure Between the Lakes should slow down a bit.
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