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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
150 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...STORM SYSTEM TO MOVE ACROSS THE ROCKIES ON CHRISTMAS...

.A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS
REGION CHRISTMAS DAY AND NIGHT. THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE
ACCUMULATING SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE REGION. IN GENERAL 4
TO 7 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING BELOW
7500 FEET...WITH 2 TO 5 INCHES IN THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE.
THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES WILL SEE UPWARDS OF AROUND ONE
FOOT..WITH 6 TO 10 INCHES IN THE LARAMIE RANGE. THE HIGHER SNOW
TOTALS WILL OCCUR ALONG NORTH AND NORTHEAST FACING SLOPES. NORTH TO
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BE GUSTING 25 TO 30 MPH CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THE NIGHT...WHICH WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW
THROUGH THIS TIME.

WYZ104-105-109>114-251100-
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FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-SIERRA MADRE RANGE-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUDDY GAP...MEDICINE BOW...RAWLINS...
SINCLAIR...HANNA...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...BAGGS...DIXON...
SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...RIVERSIDE...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...
WOODS LANDING
150 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM MST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM MST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING CHRISTMAS
  MORNING AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH CHRISTMAS NIGHT. SNOW WILL
  BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. AROUND 12 INCHES FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA
  MADRE RANGES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE
  THROUGH THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH EXPECTED
  THROUGH THE EVENING. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO AROUND ONE HALF
  MILE AT TIMES DUE TO FALLING SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THOSE TRAVELING ON CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  CHRISTMAS NIGHT WILL EXPERIENCE VERY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS AS
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND
  COVER ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY
WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR
VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE
EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

$$

WYZ106-107-115>118-251100-
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CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...
CHUGWATER...GUERNSEY...LARAMIE...VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...
PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER...CHEYENNE
150 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM MST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM MST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER SOUTHEAST WYOMING IN THE LATE
  MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON ON CHRISTMAS AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH CHRISTMAS NIGHT. SNOW WILL BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT
  TIMES IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. 8 TO 11 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE SOUTHERN
  LARAMIE RANGE AND EASTERN FOOTHILLS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH WILL COMBINE WITH FALLING SNOW TO REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAT ONE HALF MILE.

* IMPACTS...THOSE TRAVELING ON CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  CHRISTMAS NIGHT WILL EXPERIENCE VERY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS AS
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND
  COVER ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY
WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR
VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE
EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

$$

WYZ101-251100-
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CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK
150 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM MST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM MST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER CONVERSE COUNTY ON CHRISTMAS
  MORNING AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH CHRISTMAS NIGHT. SNOW WILL
  BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH WILL COMBINE WITH FALLING SNOW TO REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAT ONE HALF MILE.

* IMPACTS...THOSE TRAVELING ON CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  CHRISTMAS NIGHT WILL EXPERIENCE VERY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS AS
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND
  COVER ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY
WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR
VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE
EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

$$

WYZ119-251100-
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EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURNS...CARPENTER...ALBIN...PINE BLUFFS
150 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM MST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM MST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE AREA IN THE LATE MORNING
  AND EARLY AFTERNOON ON CHRISTMAS AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  CHRISTMAS NIGHT. SNOW WILL BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES IN
  THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH WILL COMBINE WITH FALLING SNOW TO REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAT ONE HALF MILE.

* IMPACTS...THOSE TRAVELING ON CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  CHRISTMAS NIGHT WILL EXPERIENCE VERY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS AS
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND
  COVER ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY
WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR
VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE
EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

$$

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DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-NIOBRARA COUNTY-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
GOSHEN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...ALLIANCE...SCOTTSBLUFF...
GERING...HARRISBURG...BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...KIMBALL...SIDNEY...
HARRISON...AGATE...LUSK...TORRINGTON
150 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM
MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM MST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS EAST CENTRAL WYOMING LATE IN
  THE MORNING ON CHRISTMAS...AND WILL SPREAD SOUTH ACROSS THE
  NEBRASKA PANHANDLE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL BECOME
  MODERATE AT TIMES CHRISTMAS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH WILL COMBINE WITH FALLING SNOW TO REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAT ONE HALF MILE.

* IMPACTS...THOSE TRAVELING ON CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  CHRISTMAS NIGHT WILL EXPERIENCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS AS SNOW
  AND BLOWING SNOW SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND COVER
  ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS AND WHEN APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

&&

$$

RJM


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