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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
1159 AM MST MON DEC 15 2014

...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING ALONG WITH AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW IN THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE...

.PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS
OF WESTERN NEBRASKA THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
FELL ACROSS THE SOUTHERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE...SPECIFICALLY SCOTTS
BLUFF AND MORRILL COUNTIES WHERE A FEW LOCATIONS RECEIVED A FOOT
OF SNOW. THE SNOW WILL END BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. EVEN WITH THE
SNOW ENDING...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE THROUGH MID AFTERNOON WITH NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO
40 MPH. THE WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

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CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...LUSK
1159 AM MST MON DEC 15 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY.

RECENT SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATED ONLY LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES.
NORTHWEST WINDS HAVE SLOWLY DECREASED LATE THIS MORNING WITH GUSTS
BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH.

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SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOTTSBLUFF...GERING...HARRISBURG...
BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...KIMBALL...SIDNEY
1159 AM MST MON DEC 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL TAPER THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS
  OF BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10
  INCHES...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS OF 12 TO 14 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  40 MPH. VISIBILITIES LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES IN FALLING
  AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY LIMIT VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN
  ONE HALF MILES AT TIMES.

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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...ALLIANCE...HARRISON...AGATE
1159 AM MST MON DEC 15 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ALONG THE PINE RIDGE BETWEEN CHADRON AND ALLIANCE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  35 MPH. VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES IN BLOWING
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY LIMIT VISIBILITIES TO ONE HALF
  MILES AT TIMES.

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.

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JAMSKI/FINCH



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