WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWSTORM LIKELY FOR THIS EVENING THROUGH CHRISTMAS

DAY...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE TOWARD NORTHERN UTAH ON CHRISTMAS DAY

BEFORE STALLING OUT. SNOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTHWEST LATER THIS

AFTERNOON...IN THE FAR SOUTHWEST AND NORTH EARLY ON CHRISTMAS DAY

WITH ALL OF CENTRAL WYOMING SNOWING BY AROUND SUNRISE OR A LITTLE

BEFORE. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON CHRISTMAS DAY WITH AREAS OF

STRONG WIND AND BLOWING SNOW...

NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-

INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH

THURSDAY EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY SUNRISE ON

CHRISTMAS DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. SNOW MAY BE

HEAVY AT TIMES DURING CHRISTMAS DAY

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS

WITH 6 TO 10 INCHES ON CASPER MOUNTAIN.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY AT TIMES

WITH VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 25...WILL BECOME SLICK

AND SNOW COVERED. TRAVELERS SHOULD EXPECT SLOWER TRAVEL AND

LIMITED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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