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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
146 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE
MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY...

.A POTENT PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER THE CENTRAL ROCKIES
TODAY AND SUNDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING ABUNDANT PACIFIC MOISTURE
AND ENERGY TO THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...WITH HEAVY
SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS DEVELOPING LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE
HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR ALONG THE WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING
SLOPES. STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW...WHICH WILL SEVERELY REDUCE VISIBILITIES.

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SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
146 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT.
  PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY OF NEXT WEEK.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 TO 24
  INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...AND 1 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS INCLUDING CENTENNIAL.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45
  MPH AT TIMES WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE HALF MILE OR LESS
  IN BLOWING SNOW...MAINLY ACROSS WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES
  AND RIDGES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS COULD BECOME VERY
  HAZARDOUS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING
  SNOW. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS PLANNING ACTIVITIES IN THE MOUNTAINS
  SHOULD PREPARE FOR HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS...AND VERY COLD
  TEMPERATURES.

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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