Winter Weather Advisory in weekend forecast; Chilly temps and snow likely

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for all of Fremont County Saturday from the National Weather Service office in Riverton. The advisory is in place from noon-midnight.

Snow is very likely, along with chilly temperatures that will dip into the teens. Dubois is forecasted to be very near single digits overnight both Saturday and Sunday.

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Sunshine and warmer temperatures are expected to return Monday and Tuesday.

...Snow will Quickly Spread Southward Saturday, as a Strong Cold

Front Blasts through the Cowboy State...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches,

  with localized amounts of 2 to 4 inches in the Lander Foothills.

  3 to 6 inches, with locally higher amounts, are expected mainly

  on the east side of the Wind River Mountains.

* WHERE...Wind River Mountains West, Wind River Mountains East,

  Upper Wind River Basin, Wind River Basin and Lander Foothills.

* WHEN...From 6 AM Saturday to 6 AM MDT Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Expect

  reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Black ice will be possible. Expect snow covered roads and limited

visibilities. Travel could be difficult at times. Please allow

extra room between vehicles, in case you must stop suddenly.

Hunters, hikers, and other outdoor enthusiasts should be prepared

for accumulating mountain snow and much colder temperatures. The

latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be

obtained by calling 5 1 1.

.A cold front will drop southward across Wyoming and bring periods

of snow and much colder temperatures Saturday into Saturday night.

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO

MIDNIGHT MDT SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches,

  with localized amounts up to 6 inches. The highest amounts are

  expected in the Lander Foothills.

* WHERE...Upper Wind River Basin, Wind River Basin and Lander

  Foothills.

* WHEN...From noon Saturday to midnight MDT Saturday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Expect

  reduced visibilities at times.

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