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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
307 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH FOR THE ARLINGTON AREA ON INTERSTATE 80 MONDAY
8 AM THROUGH 9PM...

...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES MONDAY
MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE ARLINGTON AREA MONDAY WITH
WIDESPREAD GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH LIKELY. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
BEGIN OUT BY ARLINGTON MONDAY EARLY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW MAY CREATE VERY DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FROM MID
MORNING MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

WYZ112-114-050000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.WS.A.0015.161205T1500Z-161207T0000Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY
307 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 12 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  ON NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH,
  TURNING NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH MONDAY EVENING
  INTO TUESDAY. STRONG WINDS AND SNOW COULD CREATE NEAR WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS. BRUTALLY COLD TEMPERATURES WILL MAKE DANGEROUS WIND
  CHILL TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE EVENT.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRAVEL. ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO
  DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW. OUTDOOR RECREATIONIST COULD BECOME
  LOST AND DIORIENTED IN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. VERY COLD AND
  DANGEROUS WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES COULD LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA TO
  THOSE CAUGHT OUT IN THESE CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND WHITEOUT CONDITIONS THAT MAY IMPACT
TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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WYZ110-050000-
/O.CON.KCYS.BZ.A.0003.161205T1500Z-161206T0300Z/
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN
307 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...8 AM MONDAY THROUGH 8PM MONDAY

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH SUSTAINED
  WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH... TURNING TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST AT
  30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH LATE MORNING THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON. VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW WITH THESE STRONG
  WINDS COULD REDUCE VISIBILITIES DOWN TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES MID
  MORNING MONDAY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
  MAY CREATE SERIOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ALONG INTERSTATE 80 FROM
  ARLINGTON TO ELK MOUNTAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

&&

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