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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
753 PM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING OVER MUCH OF REGION...

.A significant winter storm will likely impact the area over the
next few days.  Snow will begin by late tonight over the Sierra
Madre and Snowy Ranges. Widespread snow will then spread to the
lower elevations by Wednesday night into Thursday morning.
Significant snow accumulations are likely with this system.

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Sierra Madre Range-Snowy Range-
Including the cities of Centennial and Albany
753 PM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM WEDNESDAY TO 11 AM
MST FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow, which is in effect from 5 AM
Wednesday to 11 AM MST Friday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer
in effect.

* TIMING...Periods of snow will begin late tonight and continue
  through Thursday night.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 to 24 inches with locally higher
  amounts across west and north facing slopes and ridges

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Southwest 20 to 30 MPH with higher gusts...
  becoming north on Thursday. Visibilities below one half mile
  in falling snow and patchy blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to travel and outdoor recreation. Mountain
  travel will be dangerous with slick snowpacked roads and low
  visibilities Wednesday through Thursday night.

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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Dawes-Box Butte-Scotts Bluff-Banner-Morrill-North Sioux-
South Sioux-Converse County Lower Elevations-Niobrara County-
North Laramie Range-Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-
Shirley Basin-Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
East Platte County-Goshen County-Central Carbon County-
North Snowy Range Foothills-Upper North Platte River Basin-
Laramie Valley-South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-East Laramie County-
Including the cities of Chadron, Chadron St Park, Alliance,
Scottsbluff, Gering, Harrisburg, Angora, Bridgeport, Bayard,
Redington, Harrison, Agate, Bill, Douglas, Deer Creek, Glenrock,
Lusk, Redbird, Garrett, Seminoe Dam, Medicine Bow, Shirley Basin,
Bordeaux, Wheatland, Guernsey, Torrington, Rawlins, Arlington,
Elk Mountain, Saratoga, Encampment, Bosler, Laramie, Buford,
Pumpkin Vine, Vedauwoo, Whitaker, Federal, Horse Creek, Cheyenne,
and Pine Bluffs
753 PM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...Snow will begin Wednesday night and continue through
  Thursday night.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 12 inches.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...East winds will become north to northeast
  by Thursday afternoon into the evening. Gusts to 30 to 35 mph
  will be possible. Visibilities will fall below one half mile
  at times in falling and patchy blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to travel. Hazardous travel conditions will
  likely occur due to slick snowpacked roads and low
  visibilities.

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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Kimball-Cheyenne-
Including the cities of Kimball, Brownson, and Sidney
753 PM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...Snow will begin Thursday morning and continue through
  Thursday night.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 7 inches.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...North to northeast winds will gust to 30 to
  35 mph on Thursday afternoon and evening. Visibilities could
  fall below one half mile at times in falling and patchy
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to travel. Hazardous travel conditions may
  occur due to slick snowpacked roads and low visibilities.

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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