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

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

WYZ112-114-116-020600-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160202T1900Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING...
VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE
157 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

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

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

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

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR RECREATION WILL CONTINUE TO BE
  DANGEROUS ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH LATE TONIGHT DUE TO HEAVY
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE.
  SOME ROADS MAY BECOME CLOSED 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.

&&

$$

NEZ054-055-WYZ110-115-117>119-020600-
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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
157 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 THIS AFTERNOON
  INTO 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 9 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...WIDESPREAD EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30
  MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH ARE LIKELY ON MONDAY WITH
  DECREASING WINDS MONDAY NIGHT. HIGHER GUSTS TO 50 MPH ARE
  LIKELY NEAR ARLINGTON. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN
  ONE HALF MILE IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR RECREATION 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 BECOME CLOSED 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.

&&

$$

NEZ019>021-096-WYZ101-103-106>109-020600-
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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
157 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 THROUGH
  TONIGHT. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH ARE LIKELY THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH DECREASING
  WINDS TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE
  HALF MILE IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR RECREATION 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 BECOME CLOSED 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.

&&

$$

NEZ002-003-095-WYZ102-104-105-111-113-020600-
/O.CON.KCYS.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-160202T1900Z/
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-NORTH SIOUX-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...ALLIANCE...HARRISON...LUSK...
MUDDY GAP...MEDICINE BOW...BAGGS...DIXON...SARATOGA...
ENCAMPMENT...RIVERSIDE
157 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 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 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 25 MPH ARE LIKELY THROUGH THIS EVENING...WITH
  DECREASING WINDS TONIGHT. LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS TO 30 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE. 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 VISIBILITY.

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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