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Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 2:57 PM MDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Thursday morning through
late Friday night...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday morning through
late Friday night.

* Timing... snow will increase over the Bighorn Mountains towards
morning. As the storm develops heavy snow will be possible
through Friday night.

* Snow accumulation... 12 to 24 inches.

* Main impact... slushy to snow packed roads will make travel
difficult on Powder River Pass.

* Other impacts... heavy snow will reduce visibility below a
quarter mile at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow and/or blowing snow that may impact travel. Continue to
monitor the latest forecasts.

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