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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
303 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...MORE SNOWFALL ON THE WAY BEGINNING TONIGHT AND LASTING THROUGH
FRIDAY NIGHT OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...

.ANOTHER PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE FOUR CORNERS
REGION THIS MORNING AND SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAINS ON FRIDAY. RAIN OR RAIN AND SNOW MIX
TODAY WILL GRADUALLY CHANGE TO SNOW TONIGHT AND BECOME HEAVY AT
TIMES AFTER MIDNIGHT. PERIODS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO LINGER INTO
SATURDAY.

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SNOWY RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...BUFORD...
PUMPKIN VINE...VEDAUWOO
303 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 AM MDT SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH 6 AM SATURDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 15 INCHES EXPECTED THROUGH
  EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
  POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS BETWEEN 10 TO 20 MPH
  BECOMING NORTHEAST FRIDAY NIGHT. 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. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS...BE
  PREPARED FOR HEAVY SNOW AND COLDER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES WITH
  WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS.

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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NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-LARAMIE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...BOSLER...
LARAMIE
303 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 AM MDT SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...A MIX OF SNOW AND RAIN WILL CHANGE TO ALL SNOW TONIGHT.
  PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW ARE EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS NEAR THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY....EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS BETWEEN 10 TO 20 MPH
  BECOMING NORTHEAST FRIDAY NIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE.
  VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SLICK
  AND SNOW COVERED AT TIMES...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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SIERRA MADRE RANGE-
303 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM MDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MDT FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

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

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO LOW VISIBILITIES AND
  AREAS OF SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS...BE
  PREPARED FOR PERIODS OF SNOW AND COLDER THAN NORMAL
  TEMPERATURES WITH WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS.

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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SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHITAKER...FEDERAL...HORSE CREEK...
CHEYENNE...PINE BLUFFS
303 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM SATURDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE ON
  SATURDAY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST WINDS BETWEEN 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING
  NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH ON FRIDAY. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE.
  VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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