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Spring Surprise Outside, Solid Rain Falling

Spring Surprise Outside, Solid Rain Falling

*Feature Photo: Downtown Riverton this morning at 8:30 a.m. (Pitchengine Communities)* (Riverton, Wyo.) - The Wind River Basin is under a Winter Weather Watch today as rain began early today and then changed into snow just after 7 a.m. Huge wet snowflakes are falling at this hour in Riverton. While WYDOT's snow plows are out this morning, some roads are covered with slush making driving somewhat hazardous. From the National Weather Service in Riverton: ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT... * TIMING...SNOW...MIXED WITH RAIN AT THE ONSET WILL DEVELOP THIwMORNING AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING. RAIN MAY MIX WITH SNOW AT TIMES IN THE LANDER FOOTHILLS IF PRECIPITATION IS LIGHT. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE LANDER FOOTHILLS... 6 TO 9 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS. * WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH BUT HIGHER OVER SOUTH PASS. VISIBILITY WILL DROP TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW. * MAIN IMPACT...SNOWFALL WILL CAUSE SLUSHY AND ICY ROADS...INCLUDING OVER SOUTH PASS. MOTORISTS SHOULD CHEC THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS BY VISITING WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING 5 1 1. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. #county10 #news