Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
859 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...STORM SYSTEM TO AFFECT THE CENTRAL ROCKIES AND PLAINS THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.ANOTHER PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST FROM THE
CENTRAL ROCKIES INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.
SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND WESTERN
NEBRASKA PANHANDLE THROUGH THIS TIME. WHILE SNOW IS EXPECTED
ACROSS THE REGION...WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES WILL LIMIT HIGH SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS. MINIMAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS INTO THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS SUCH AS THROUGH MUCH OF THE LOWER NORTH PLATTE RIVER
VALLEY.

WYZ116-117-301200-
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SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...VEDAUWOO...
WHITAKER...FEDERAL...HORSE CREEK
859 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW CONTINUES TONIGHT...BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES AND
  PERSISTING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS BETWEEN 10 TO 20 MPH
  BECOMING NORTHEAST TONIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE.
  VISIBILITIES FREQUENTLY AT OR BELOW ONE HALF MILE.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO LOW VISIBILITIES
  AND AREAS OF SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS.

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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SCOTTS BLUFF-MORRILL-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOTTSBLUFF...GERING...ANGORA...
BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...REDINGTON...BORDEAUX...WHEATLAND...
GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON
859 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH THROUGH SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL VARY GREATLY
  DEPENDING ON ELEVATION. UPWARDS OF 6 INCHES IS POSSIBLE ALONG
  HIGHER ELEVATIONS SUCH AS RIDGE TOPS. 3 INCHES OR LESS OF SNOW
  FOR LOWER ELEVATIONS SUCH AS THROUGH MUCH OF THE NORTH PLATTE
  RIVER VALLEY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND AT 5 TO 10 MPH
  TONIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH ON SATURDAY.
  VISIBILITIES DOWN TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO LOW VISIBILITIES
  AND AREAS OF SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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DAWES-BOX BUTTE-BANNER-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...CHADRON ST PARK...ALLIANCE...
HARRISBURG...KIMBALL...BROWNSON...SIDNEY...HARRISON...AGATE...
BILL...DOUGLAS...DEER CREEK...GLENROCK...LUSK...REDBIRD...
CHEYENNE...PINE BLUFFS
859 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WILL VARY GREATLY ACROSS THE AREA
  DEPENDING ON ELEVATION. GENERALLY 3 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED
  ACROSS THE AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG RIDGE TOPS
  SUCH AS THE PINE RIDGE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY....NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH
  TONIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH SATURDAY. VISIBILITIES
  BELOW ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. ROADWAYS WILL BECOME
  SLICK AND SNOW COVERED...ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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