Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
332 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-WYZ101>119-111200-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-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...CHADRON...ALLIANCE...SCOTTSBLUFF...
GERING...HARRISBURG...BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...KIMBALL...SIDNEY...
HARRISON...AGATE...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
332 PM MDT WED SEP 10 2014

...STRONG AUTUMN COLD FRONT TO BRING A MUCH COLDER AIRMASS AND THE
POTENTIAL FOR LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH FRIDAY...

A SIGNIFICANT COLD FRONT FOR THIS TIME OF THE YEAR WILL MOVE SOUTH
INTO SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE TONIGHT.
HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW 40S ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS BEFORE A POLAR AIRMASS QUICKLY MOVES SOUTHWARD
ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO PLUNGE INTO
THE 25 TO 30 DEGREE RANGE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THURSDAY
NIGHT...RESULTING IN THE POSSIBILITY OF A WIDESPREAD FROST AND
FREEZE EVENT.

IN ADDITION TO THE COLD...RAIN IS LIKELY TO DEVELOP
FROM NORTH TO SOUTH DURING THE DAY ON THURSDAY BEFORE QUICKLY
CHANGING TO SNOW BY THE EVENING HOURS. AN INCH OR TWO OF SNOW
ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE ALONG AND EAST OF THE LARAMIE
RANGE...MAINLY ON GRASSY OR ELEVATED SURFACES BY EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING. FARMERS AND RANCHERS...AS WELL AS THOSE WITH GARDENS AND
SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR ABRUPT CHANGES IN
WEATHER CONDITIONS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW
FREEZING.

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