Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
753 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE CENTRAL ROCKIES AND
PLAINS TODAY...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST FROM THE CENTRAL
ROCKIES AND INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY. SNOW WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE
DURING THIS TIME. WHILE SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION...WARM
GROUND TEMPERATURES WILL LIMIT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. MINIMAL SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE FOUND INTO LOWER ELEVATIONS SUCH AS THE
LOWER NORTH PLATTE RIVER VALLEY.

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DAWES-BOX BUTTE-NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...CHADRON ST PARK...ALLIANCE...
HARRISON...AGATE
753 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WILL VARY GREATLY ACROSS THE AREA
  DEPENDING ON ELEVATION. GENERALLY AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5 INCHES
  IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG
  RIDGE TOPS SUCH AS THE PINE RIDGE. ONE 1 INCH OR LESS IS
  EXPECTED AT LOWER ELEVATIONS SUCH AS AT CHADRON.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY....NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH
  TONIGHT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
  VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW
  COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...VEDAUWOO...
WHITAKER...FEDERAL...HORSE CREEK
753 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS AT 5 TO 15 MPH. VISIBILITY
  MAY DROP AS LOW AS ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO SLICK AND
  SNOWPACKED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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SCOTTS BLUFF-MORRILL-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOTTSBLUFF...GERING...ANGORA...
BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...REDINGTON...BORDEAUX...WHEATLAND...
GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON
753 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL VARY
  GREATLY DEPENDING ON ELEVATION. UPWARDS OF 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS
  POSSIBLE ALONG HIGHER ELEVATIONS SUCH AS RIDGE TOPS. 3 INCHES
  OR LESS OF SNOW FOR LOWER ELEVATIONS SUCH AS THROUGH MUCH OF
  THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER VALLEY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND AT 5 TO 10 MPH...
  INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. VISIBILITIES WILL
  BE AS LOW ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO LOW VISIBILITIES
  AND AREAS OF SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS.

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.

&&

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BANNER-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
NIOBRARA COUNTY-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARRISBURG...KIMBALL...BROWNSON...
SIDNEY...BILL...DOUGLAS...DEER CREEK...GLENROCK...LUSK...
REDBIRD...CHEYENNE...PINE BLUFFS
753 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WILL VARY GREATLY ACROSS THE AREA
  DEPENDING ON ELEVATION. GENERALLY 3 TO 5 INCHES IS EXPECTED
  ACROSS THE AREA WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG RIDGE TOPS
  SUCH AS THE PINE RIDGE. ONE 1 INCH OR LESS IS EXPECTED AT
  LOWER ELEVATIONS SUCH AS AT CHADRON.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY....NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH
  TONIGHT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
  VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW
  COVERED ROADS.

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.

&&

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