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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
703 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FOR MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING
AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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BOX BUTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...ALLIANCE
703 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT.
  SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE
  HALF MILE IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY HAZARDOUS TONIGHT WITH SLICK AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES.

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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SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING...
VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE
703 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT. SNOW WILL TAPER
  OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 16 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS OVER THE HIGHER PEAKS OF THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE
  MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH...DECREASING LATER TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES MAY BE
  REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL CONTINUE TO BE DANGEROUS ACROSS THE AREA
  THROUGH LATE TONIGHT DUE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
  SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL OCCUR. SOME ROADS MAY CLOSE
  DUE TO HAZARDOUS WINTER CONDITIONS.

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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KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-LARAMIE VALLEY-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KIMBALL...SIDNEY...ARLINGTON...
ELK MOUNTAIN...LARAMIE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER...
CHEYENNE...BURNS...CARPENTER...ALBIN...PINE BLUFFS
703 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT. SNOW
  WILL TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES ACROSS LARAMIE
  COUNTY...WITH HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS IN THE SOUTHERN LARAMIE
  RANGE FOOTHILLS INCLUDING HORSE CREEK. 6 TO 10 INCHES IN THE
  SOUTHERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE. 4 TO 7 INCHES IN THE ARLINGTON AND
  ELK MOUNTAIN AREAS. 3 TO 6 INCHES ACROSS THE LARAMIE VALLEY...
  WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WESTERN AND NORTHERN PORTIONS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH. HIGHER GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
  NEAR ARLINGTON. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE
  HALF MILE IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL CONTINUE TO BE DANGEROUS ACROSS THE AREA
  TONIGHT DUE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS LIKELY WHICH COULD POSE A THREAT TO
  LIVESTOCK AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. SOME ROADS MAY CLOSE DUE TO
  HAZARDOUS WINTER CONDITIONS.

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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SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-SOUTH SIOUX-
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOTTSBLUFF...GERING...HARRISBURG...
BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...AGATE...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...BORDEAUX...
GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON...
RAWLINS...SINCLAIR...HANNA
703 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT. SNOW
  WILL TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS
  THAN ONE HALF MILE IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL CONTINUE TO BE DANGEROUS ACROSS THE AREA
  THROUGH TONIGHT DUE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS LIKELY WHICH COULD POSE A THREAT
  TO LIVESTOCK AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. SOME ROADS MAY CLOSE DUE
  TO HAZARDOUS WINTER CONDITIONS.

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-NORTH SIOUX-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...HARRISON...LUSK...MUDDY GAP...
MEDICINE BOW...BAGGS...DIXON...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...RIVERSIDE
703 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 6 INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST
  ACCUMULATIONS IN NORTHERN CARBON COUNTY AND ALONG THE PINE
  RIDGE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE
  MILE IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS THROUGH TONIGHT WITH SLICK
  AND SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES.

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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