A POTENTIAL WINTER STORM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHWEST WYOMING DURING THE EVENING SATURDAY. BY MIDNIGHT SNOW AND BRISK NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME WIDESPREAD ACROSS NATRONA COUNTY...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 25 AND HIGHWAYS 220...20 AND 26. SOUTH PASS AND BEAVER RIM ARE EXPECTED TO SEE SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND WIND.

THE STORM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE WEAKENING AND MOVING EAST. SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 7 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. CASPER MOUNTAIN MAY SEE SNOWFALL OF A FOOT OR MORE. THE WIND IS EXPECTED TO CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER MILE.

TRAVEL ACROSS THE AREA IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.