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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
416 AM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...A SPRING SNOWSTORM TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.A STRENGTHENING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DIVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS
THE ROCKIES LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD
FRONT ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING TONIGHT. PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN
AS RAIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO
SNOW DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW...POTENTIALLY HEAVY AT TIMES
WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY BEFORE COMING TO AN END SUNDAY EVENING.
NORTHEAST WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WILL PRODUCE SOME AREAS OF
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL STRUGGLE TO
GET OUT OF THE 20S ON SUNDAY.

WYZ101-103>107-110-112-114>118-122345-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.A.0011.140413T0300Z-140414T0000Z/
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA MADRE RANGE-
SNOWY RANGE-LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...MUDDY GAP...
MEDICINE BOW...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...
GUERNSEY...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...
WOODS LANDING...LARAMIE...VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...
HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER...CHEYENNE
416 AM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...9 PM SATURDAY THROUGH 6 PM SUNDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN
  LOWER ELEVATIONS AND FOOTHILLS. 8 TO 14 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE
  IN THE MOUNTAINS ABOVE 8000 FEET. AREAS BELOW 5000 FEET WILL
  LIKELY SEE SLIGHTLY LESSER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITIES...NORTHEAST WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WILL
  PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ESPECIALLY ON
  SUNDAY. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO NEAR ONE HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE
  DUE TO SLICK...SNOW PACKED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITIES.
  MOTORISTS PLANNING TRAVEL ON SUNDAY MAY WANT TO DELAY TRAVEL
  IF POSSIBLE TO AVOID THESE POOR TRAVELING CONDITIONS.

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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