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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
346 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE
MOUNTAINS THROUGH MONDAY...

.A POTENT PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER THE CENTRAL ROCKIES
TODAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING ABUNDANT PACIFIC MOISTURE AND
ENERGY TO THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...WITH HEAVY SNOWFALL
AND STRONG WINDS CONTINUING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR
ALONG THE WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES. STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS
WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...WHICH WILL SEVERELY REDUCE
VISIBILITIES.

WYZ112-114-240000-
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SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
346 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...FREQUENT PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 TO
  24 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...AND 1 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE
  LOWER ELEVATIONS INCLUDING CENTENNIAL. ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL
  AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS
  45 MPH AT TIMES WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE HALF MILE OR
  LESS IN BLOWING SNOW...MAINLY ACROSS WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING
  SLOPES AND RIDGES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS COULD BECOME VERY
  HAZARDOUS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING
  SNOW. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS PLANNING ACTIVITIES IN THE MOUNTAINS
  SHOULD PREPARE FOR HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS...AND VERY COLD
  TEMPERATURES.

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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RUBIN



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