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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
1000 PM MDT WED APR 27 2016

...ANOTHER POSSIBLE HEAVY SNOWFALL EVENT THURSDAY NIGHT AND
FRIDAY OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...

.ANOTHER IMPRESSIVE STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK FROM ARIZONA EARLY
THURSDAY EVENING TO NORTHERN NEW MEXICO FRIDAY MORNING AND INTO
EASTERN COLORADO BY EARLY FRIDAY EVENING. SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...
WILL DEVELOP FROM WEST TO EAST THURSDAY NIGHT...AND CONTINUE
INTO THE DAYLIGHT HOURS ON FRIDAY. NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO
25 MPH ON FRIDAY WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW
AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

WYZ110-112-114>119-281200-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.A.0011.160429T0000Z-160430T0000Z/
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...CENTENNIAL...
ALBANY...BOSLER...LARAMIE...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...VEDAUWOO...
WHITAKER...FEDERAL...HORSE CREEK...CHEYENNE...PINE BLUFFS
1000 PM MDT WED APR 27 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...6 PM THURSDAY TO 6 PM FRIDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE AT LOWER
  ELEVATIONS...WITH 12 TO 15 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH THURSDAY
  NIGHT... INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH ON
  FRIDAY PRODUCING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND VISIBILITIES NEAR
  ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO LOW VISIBILITIES AND
  AREAS OF SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS...BE
  PREPARED FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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