Severe Weather Alerts - Shell, WY

  • Winter Weather Advisory

    Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6:00 PM MST until Tuesday, 6:00 PM MST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON
AND SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL AROUND SUNSET. PERIODS OF MODERATE
SNOW AND STRONG WIND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY
BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES IN MOST AREAS WITH 3 TO 6
INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE UPPER NOWOOD VALLEY AND SOUTH OF
THERMOPOLIS. AREAS OF NORTHEAST BIGHORN COUNTY WILL RECEIVE
THE LEAST AMOUNT OF SNOW WITH AND INCH OR LESS EXPECTED.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH. WIND GUSTS
WILL BE STRONGEST NEAR COWLEY AND IN THE ABSAROKAS WITH SPEEDS
OVER 55 MPH POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AND INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE INTO TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL DROP
VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE FOR SEVERAL HOURS TONIGHT INTO
TUESDAY. WIND CHILLS WILL BE NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS RESULTING
IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE LOW
VISIBILITY AND LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY WHICH COULD
BE DEADLY TO NEWBORN LIVESTOCK AND COULD CAUSE FROST BITE TO
HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHO ARE LEFT EXPOSED TO THE CONDITIONS FOR
AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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.

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Shell, WY Radar