(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Riverton said Sunday morning that it will be a cold one today, especially on the eastern foothills of the Big Horn Mountains and Johnson County. The NWS report is copied below:
Moisture was moving along and behind a frontal boundary located across Wyoming this morning. This moisture will leave the Cowboy State by this afternoon. Some lingering light snow will be found, mainly over the eastern sectiions of the state this morning. Otherwise…the main hazard for today will be a combination of cold air and breezy conditions across Johnson County…which will result in extremly cold wind chill termperatures.
WIND CHILL WARNING FOR NORTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY TODAY…
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.
DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT
COLD TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES BELOW ZERO TODAY. NORTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY WILL SEE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES BETWEEN 25 BELOW…AND 40 BELOW ZERO TODAY. DRESS IN LAYERS…AND EXPOSE THE LEAST AMOUNT OF SKIN IF HEADING OUTDOORS TODAY. ADDITIONALLY…TAKE NEEDED PRECAUTIONS WITH ANY OUTDOOR ANIMALS TO ENSURE THEIR SAFETY.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.
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