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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
408 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL ROCKIES TODAY. THIS DISTURBANCE HAS ALREADY INTERACTED
WITH AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT MOVING QUICKLY SOUTHWARD...PRODUCING
WIDESPREAD SNOW OVER SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL PERSIST IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CARBON...CONVERSE AND NIOBRARA COUNTIES
THROUGH MID MORNING. A GENERAL LULL IN HEAVIER SNOWFALL SHOULD
OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE A SECOND WEATHER DISTURBANCE AND
LOCALIZED UPSLOPE FLOW RESULTS IN ANOTHER ROUND OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ALONG THE LARAMIE RANGE
AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS. GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL CREATE AREAS OF
SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND VERY LOW VISIBILITY...
ESPECIALLY DURING THE MORNING. DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS ARE
STILL EXPECTED TO DEVELOP EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING AS ARCTIC AIR
SPILLS INTO THE AREA.

WYZ102-106-107-040000-
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NIOBRARA COUNTY-CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUSK...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...
CHUGWATER...GUERNSEY
408 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS
  MORNING ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTH WINDS. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
  DURING THE DAY WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL LIKELY BY LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS THIS MORNING.
  ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BE SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ALONG WITH AREAS
  OF VERY LOW VISIBILITY. INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN CHUGWATER AND
  DOUGLAS WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY
WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR
VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE
EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

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CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...MUDDY GAP...
MEDICINE BOW...RAWLINS...SINCLAIR...HANNA...ARLINGTON...
ELK MOUNTAIN...BAGGS...DIXON...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...RIVERSIDE
408 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS
  MORNING ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTH WINDS. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
  DURING THE DAY WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL LIKELY BY LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH
  AROUND A FOOT IN THE NORTHERN LARAMIE RANGE. HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE
  POSSIBLE ON NORTH FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS THIS MORNING.
  ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BE SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ALONG WITH AREAS
  OF VERY LOW VISIBILITY. INTERSTATE 80 WILL BE SEVERELY IMPACTED
  BETWEEN LARAMIE AND RAWLINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...
STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR
VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE
THE EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE
POISONING.

&&

$$

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SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
408 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND 2 FEET IN THE SNOWY AND SIERRA
  MADRE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS THIS MORNING.
  ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BE SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ALONG WITH AREAS
  OF VERY LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...
STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR
VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE
THE EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE
POISONING.

&&

$$

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DAWES-BOX BUTTE-NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-GOSHEN COUNTY-
LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...ALLIANCE...HARRISON...AGATE...
TORRINGTON...LARAMIE...VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...
HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER
408 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS
  MORNING ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTH WINDS. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
  DURING THE DAY WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL LIKELY BY LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES...HIGHEST OVER THE
  SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE ALONG INTERSTATE 80.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES
  IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS THIS MORNING. ROADWAYS WILL
  LIKELY BE SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ALONG WITH AREAS OF VERY LOW
  VISIBILITY. INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN LARAMIE AND CHEYENNE WILL BE
  IMPACTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS AND WHEN APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

&&

$$

HAMMER



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