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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
000
WWUS45 KCYS 280936
WSWCYS

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
336 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...A Potent Spring Storm will Bring Widespread Moderate to Heavy
Snow to Portions of Southeast Wyoming and the Northern Nebraska
Panhandle through Friday Evening...

WYZ116-290000-
/O.UPG.KCYS.WW.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-170429T0600Z/
/O.EXA.KCYS.WS.W.0012.000000T0000Z-170429T0600Z/
South Laramie Range-
Including the cities of Buford, Pumpkin Vine, and Vedauwoo
336 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow, which is in effect until midnight
MDT tonight. The Winter Weather Advisory is no longer in effect.

* TIMING...Snow will develop late this morning and become heavy at
  times in the afternoon and evening. Snow will taper off late
  Friday evening.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 8 inches with locally higher
  amounts possible.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...West to northwest winds 15 to 25 mph early
  this morning will diminish and becoming northeast 15 to 25 mph
  late Friday morning. Visibilities will be reduced to a half
  mile in snow and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous travel is likely due to snow covered roads
  and low visibilities.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ112-114-290000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0012.000000T0000Z-170429T0600Z/
Sierra Madre Range-Snowy Range-
Including the cities of Centennial and Albany
336 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...Moderate to heavy snow will return Friday morning and
  continue periodically through Friday evening.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 to 16 inches.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...West winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph
  early Friday morning will diminish and become north 10 to 20
  mph Friday afternoon. Visibilities will be reduced to one half
  mile or less at times in snow and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be extremely hazardous due to snow
  covered roads and low visibilities. Those planning outdoor
  recreation in the Snowy and Sierra Madre mountains should be
  prepared for heavy snow and low visibilities.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ103>105-290000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0012.000000T0000Z-170429T0600Z/
North Laramie Range-Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-
Shirley Basin-
Including the cities of Garrett, Seminoe Dam, Medicine Bow,
and Shirley Basin
336 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...Moderate to heavy snow will continue at times through
  Friday evening.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches below 7500 feet in
  northern Carbon and Albany Counties and the northern Laramie
  Range, with 8 to 14 inches above 7500 feet.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...North to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with
  higher gusts. Visibilities will be reduced to one half mile or
  less at times in snow and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be extremely hazardous due to snow
  covered roads and low visibilities. Heavy snow on fully leafed
  trees could cause tree damage, with the possibility of tree
  branches falling onto power lines and causing power outages.

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.

&&

$$

NEZ095-WYZ101-102-290000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0012.000000T0000Z-170429T0000Z/
North Sioux-Converse County Lower Elevations-Niobrara County-
Including the cities of Harrison, Bill, Douglas, Deer Creek,
Glenrock, Lusk, and Redbird
336 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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

* TIMING...Snow developing early this morning, with moderate to
  heavy snow at times through Friday afternoon.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 10 inches, heaviest along
  ridges.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY..East to northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with
  higher gusts. Visibilities will be reduced to a half mile or
  less at times in snow and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be extremely hazardous due to snow
  covered roads and low visibilities. Heavy snow on fully leafed
  trees could cause tree damage, with the possibility of tree
  branches falling onto power lines and causing power outages.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ118-290000-
/O.EXA.KCYS.WW.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-170429T0600Z/
Central Laramie County-
Including the city of Cheyenne
336 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect until midnight MDT
tonight.

* TIMING...Snow will develop by the early afternoon hours, with
  moderate snow at times through Friday evening.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 6 inches, with locally higher
  amounts possible.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Light west winds becoming northeast 15 to 25
  mph Friday afternoon. Visibilities will be reduced to a half
  mile in snow and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous travel is expected due to snow covered
  roads and low visibilities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
snow and gusty winds will create restricted visibilities and
drifting snow along area roadways. Use caution when traveling...
especially in open areas.

&&

$$

NEZ002-003-096-290000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WW.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-170429T0000Z/
Dawes-Box Butte-South Sioux-
Including the cities of Chadron, Chadron St Park, Alliance,
and Agate
336 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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

* TIMING...Rain will change to snow early this morning, with
  moderate snow at times through Friday afternoon.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 5 inches, heaviest along the
  Pine Ridge.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph tonight,
  increasing to 15 to 25 mph Friday. Visibilities will be
  reduced to less than one mile in snow.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous travel is expected due to snow covered
  roads and low visibilities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving.

&&

$$

WYZ109-110-290000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WW.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-170429T0600Z/
Central Carbon County-North Snowy Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Rawlins, Arlington, and Elk Mountain
336 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...Moderate snow at times will continue through Friday
  evening.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 6 inches, with locally higher
  amounts possible.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...West to northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with
  gusts to 35 mph will diminish and becoming northeast 15 to 25
  mph Friday afternoon. Visibilities will be reduced to a half
  mile in snow and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous travel is expected due to snow covered
  roads and low visibilities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
snow and gusty winds will create restricted visibilities and
drifting snow along area roadways. Use caution when traveling...
especially in open areas.

&&

$$

WYZ106>108-113-115-117-290000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WW.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-170429T0600Z/
Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
East Platte County-Goshen County-Upper North Platte River Basin-
Laramie Valley-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Bordeaux, Wheatland, Guernsey,
Torrington, Saratoga, Encampment, Bosler, Laramie, Whitaker,
Federal, and Horse Creek
336 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...Snow will develop this morning, with periods of
  moderate snow at times through Friday evening.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 6 inches over the valleys and
  foothills, with 6 to 8 inches over the central and southern
  Laramie Range.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Light winds will become northeast 15 to 25
  mph Friday morning. Visibilities will be reduced to a half mile
  in snow and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous travel is likely due to snow covered roads
  and low visibilities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
snow and gusty winds will create restricted visibilities and
drifting snow along area roadways. Use caution when traveling...
especially in open areas.

&&

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.