Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
328 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

...PROLONGED SNOW EVENT WITH STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS AND ARLINGTON AREA...

.A PROLONGED MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW EVENT ACROSS THE SIERRA MADRE
AND SNOWY RANGES IS LOOKING MORE LIKELY FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY NIGHT. STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL ALSO DEVELOP BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF FALLING
SNOW AND VERY STRONG WINDS IN THE ARLINGTON AREA COULD CAUSE
SIGNIFICANT BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

WYZ112-114-262300-
/O.EXT.KCYS.WS.A.0014.161127T1600Z-161129T1200Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY
328 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AS EARLY AS SUNDAY MORNING
  AND PERSIST THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY NIGHT. HEAVIER SNOW LOOKS
  TO BEGIN EARLY SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 16 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
  SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON
  WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. VISIBILITIES COULD FALL BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES WITH NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRAVEL. ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO
  DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATION AND BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

WYZ110-262300-
/O.EXT.KCYS.WS.A.0014.161127T1600Z-161128T1800Z/
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN
328 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW EXPECTED TO BEGIN NEAR ARLINGTON AS EARLY AS
  SUNDAY MID MORNING AND COULD CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY MONDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE ARLINGTON AREA.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...VERY STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND PERSIST INTO SUNDAY NIGHT THAT WILL CREATE
  AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. WINDS GUSTING TO 60 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE NIGHT. VISIBILITIES COULD
  FALL BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES WITH NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
  MAY CREATE SERIOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ALONG INTERSTATE 80 FROM
  ARLINGTON TO ELK MOUNTAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES FROM
BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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