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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
328 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...HEAVY SNOW RETURNS TO THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...

.Cold temperatures and snow will return to the area as early as
Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Periods of snow are expected
through early Wednesday before snow becomes heavier and more
steady Wednesday afternoon. Significant snow accumulations are
expected across the mountains. This snowfall will also impact the
lower elevations of southeast Wyoming by early Thursday morning.

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

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
late Thursday night.

* TIMING...Periods of snow will begin tonight across the Sierra
  Madre and Snowy Ranges as a cold front moves into the area and
  stalls. Snowfall will become steady and heavier on Wednesday.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 to 18 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 Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

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