Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
233 PM MDT THU APR 10 2014

WYZ101>119-111200-
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
SHIRLEY BASIN-CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...LUSK...MUDDY GAP...
MEDICINE BOW...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...
GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON...RAWLINS...SINCLAIR...HANNA...ARLINGTON...
ELK MOUNTAIN...BAGGS...DIXON...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...
RIVERSIDE...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING...LARAMIE...
VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...
WHITAKER...CHEYENNE...BURNS...CARPENTER...ALBIN...PINE BLUFFS
233 PM MDT THU APR 10 2014

...SNOW AND COLD TO RETURN SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

A STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL DIVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE
ROCKIES SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL DRAG A STRONG
COLD FRONT THROUGH SOUTHEAST WYOMING SATURDAY EVENING. SNOW LEVELS
WILL INITIALLY BE AROUND 11000 FEET SATURDAY EVENING...BEFORE
DESCENDING TO 6000 FEET LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. AS A RESULT...RAIN ON
SATURDAY WILL CHANGE TO SNOW SATURDAY EVENING...WITH SEVERAL
INCHES OF ACCUMULATION THROUGH SUNDAY. ALTHOUGH THE EXACT STORM
TRACK WILL UNDOUBTEDLY CHANGE...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR MORE THAN
6 INCHES ABOVE 8000 FEET AND MORE THAN 4 INCHES BETWEEN 5000 FEET
AND 8000 FEET. ELEVATIONS BELOW...PRIMARILY NORTH OF THE NORTH
PLATTE RIVER VALLEY IN EAST CENTRAL WYOMING MAY SEE UP TO A COUPLE
OF INCHES. AGAIN THESE ARE VERY PRELIMINARY PREDICTIONS...SO
PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR SUBSEQUENT UPDATES AS DETAILS BECOME MORE
CLEAR.

NORTHEAST WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH ON SUNDAY WILL PRODUCE
POCKETS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AS WELL. SNOW WILL DISSIPATE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL TURN SHARPLY
COLDER ON SUNDAY WITH HIGHS ONLY REACHING THE 30S MOST LOCATIONS.

MOTORISTS PLANNING TRAVEL OR OTHERS PLANNING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
ON SUNDAY MAY WANT ADJUST ACCORDINGLY AS COLD AND SNOWY WEATHER
RETURNS.

$$

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-111200-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...ALLIANCE...SCOTTSBLUFF...
GERING...HARRISBURG...BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...KIMBALL...SIDNEY...
HARRISON...AGATE
233 PM MDT THU APR 10 2014

...SNOW AND COLD TO RETURN SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

A STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL DIVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE
ROCKIES SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL DRAG A STRONG
COLD FRONT THROUGH SOUTHEAST WYOMING SATURDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL
MIX WITH AND TURN TO SNOW LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. AT THIS POINT...A GENERALLY 1 TO 3 INCHES
OF SNOW IS EXPECTED OVER THE PANHANDLE WITH LOWEST AMOUNTS IN
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER VALLEY...AND HIGHEST
AMOUNTS NEAR THE PINE RIDGE. THESE ARE VERY PRELIMINARY
PREDICTIONS...SO PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR SUBSEQUENT UPDATES AS
DETAILS BECOME MORE CLEAR.

NORTHEAST WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH ON SUNDAY WILL PRODUCE
POCKETS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AS WELL. SNOW WILL DISSIPATE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL TURN SHARPLY
COLDER ON SUNDAY WITH HIGHS ONLY REACHING THE 30S MOST LOCATIONS.

MOTORISTS PLANNING TRAVEL OR OTHERS PLANNING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
ON SUNDAY MAY WANT ADJUST ACCORDINGLY AS COLD AND SNOWY WEATHER
RETURNS.

$$

HAHN





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