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Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow...

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow...

It will be a White Christmas with snow covering most of the region on Friday, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service Forecast Office at Riverton Regional Airport. Most areas of the Wind River Basin and Central Wyoming will see two to four inches of snow, beginning on Christmas morning and spreading regionwide by midday with the most snow to fall Christmas night. For the Wind River Basin: [image: Inline image 1] [image: Inline image 2] The NWS Statement is copied below: WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS- GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE- NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI...LANDER... JEFFREY CITY...CASPER ...SNOW ON CHRISTMAS DAY... A NEW STORM SYSTEM WITH VERY COLD AIR ENTERING THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST WILL MOVE INTO THE GREAT BASIN THIS EVENING AND THEN TRACK ACROSS SOUTHERN WYOMING AND NORTHERN COLORADO ON CHRISTMAS DAY. SNOW WILL LIKELY SPREAD NORTHWARD THROUGH THE MORNING AND BECOME WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA BY MIDDAY ON CHRISTMAS. MOST AREAS WILL PROBABLY SEE 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW EXCEPT ONLY AN INCH OR SO AROUND SHOSHONI. THE MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE EAST SLOPE OF THE WIND RIVERS...GREEN AND RATTLESNAKE RANGES AND CASPER MOUNTAIN WILL SEE 4 TO 6 INCHES. THE STORM WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY AREAS OF NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE COMBINATION OF TEMPERATURES FALLING THROUGH THE TEENS AND AREAS OF GUSTY WIND WILL BRING WIND CHILLS TO BELOW ZERO IN THE AFTERNOON. ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOWCOVERED SO TRAVELLERS ON CHRISTMAS DAY WILL NEED TO BE PREPARED FOR SNOW...LIMITED VISIBILITY AND SLICK ROADS. #county10 #news