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Winter Storm Warning cancelled; Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until tomorrow evening

Winter Storm Warning cancelled; Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until tomorrow evening

The National Weather Service Forecast office at Riverton Regional Airport has cancelled the Winter Storm Warning and a Winter Weather Advisory in now in effect for the Bighorn Basin now through Thanksgiving Day evening. Here is the local forecast for the next two days: *This Afternoon:* Snow. Steady temperature around 15. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a north wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. *Tonight: *Snow. Low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -15. North northwest wind 14-18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. *Thanksgiving Day:* Snow likely. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -15. North northwest wind 11-14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than 1 inch possible. *Thursday night: *Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming west southwest in the evening. *Thanksgiving Day: *Snow. High near 15. Wind chill values as low as -15. North wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. [image: Screen Shot 2015-11-25 at 3.15.35 PM.png] Below is the Winter Weather Advisory statement from the National Weather Service in Riverton: TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT TO LOCALLY MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM NORTH TO SOUTH LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON. * SNOWFALL...3 TO 5 INCHES. * WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 25 MPH COMBINED WITH STEADY SNOW WILL REDUCE THE VISIBILITY UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. * MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BE SLICK AND SNOW-PACKED AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE SHARPLY REDUCED AT TIMES. SLOW DOWN AND ARRIVE SAFELY AT YOUR DESTINATION. CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AT WYOROAD.INFO OR BY DIALING 5 1 1. Get your local forecast here. Feature photo: Snow plow on the North Fork Highway Linda Smith /