WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING: SNOW WILL BE DEVELOPING AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT... MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES AFTER 3 AM. SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES MAY CONTINUE THROUGH 6 AM THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES IN SOUTHERN NATRONA COUNTY INCLUDING THE CASPER AREA...6 TO 10 INCHES ON CASPER MOUNTAIN AND 2 TO 3 INCHES IN NORTHERN NATRONA COUNTY INCLUDING MIDWEST.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY: NORTH WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH MAY REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES FROM BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: AREA HIGHWAYS INCLUDING INTERSTATE 25 MAY BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AT TIMES. HIGHWAYS MAY FLASH FREEZE AS SLUSH TURNS RAPIDLY TO ICE THAT WILL BE HIDDEN BY ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION.

REMEMBER: A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET AT WYOROAD.INFO.