Hazardous Weather Outlook posted for Western Wyoming, Big Horn Basin; Light precipitation possible today

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service in Riverton reported Sunday that an area of low pressure will slide across the Intermountain Region today and into Monday that could result in light precipitation across the state  today and into Monday.

“Significant snowfall will occur beginning this evening, and lasting through most of Monday…in the Big Horn Mountains. Another disturbance will arrive in the area by late Wednesday…with light snow possible across much of the Cowboy State from Wednesday night into Thursday. ….A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE BIG HORN RANGE FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT…”

A Hazardous Weather Outlook has also been posted, and it is copied below:

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO THE WEST TODAY AND CONTINUE TONIGHT. EAST OF THE DIVIDE…RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW FROM WEST TO EAST LATER TONIGHT. 

MONDAY…PERIODS OF SNOW MAINLY EAST OF THE DIVIDE…TAPERING OFF LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY…A CANADIAN COLD FRONT WILL SPREAD CHANCES OF LIGHT SNOW NORTH TO SOUTH WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY.

–National Weather Service, Riverton

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