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

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22

000
WWUS45 KCYS 210506
WSWCYS

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
1006 PM MST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNINGS IN EFFECT ALONG THE INTERSTATE 80
CORRIDOR IN SOUTHEAST WYOMING...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING AND SOUTHERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY.
NORTHEAST FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT WILL COMBINE WITH ABUNDANT
MOISTURE AND UPPER LEVEL LIFT TO PRODUCE SNOWFALL. THE HEAVIEST
SNOW WILL MAINLY OCCUR ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80. GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CREATE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH POOR
VISIBILITIES SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

WYZ112>114-211315-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150222T1800Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...RIVERSIDE...
CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
1006 PM MST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIME SATURDAY WITH SNOW TAPERING
  OFF SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES FOR LOWER ELEVATIONS
  AND VALLEYS NEAR SARATOGA AND 14 TO 22 INCHES FOR THE SNOWY
  AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTY
  SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO A HALF MILE OR
  LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MOSTLY TO TRAVEL DUE TO FALLING...BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW. TRAVEL WILL BECOME VERY HAZARDOUS. VERY COLD
  TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS SATURDAY
  NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ110-115>119-211315-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0004.150221T1200Z-150222T1800Z/
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...LARAMIE...
VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...
WHITAKER...CHEYENNE...BURNS...CARPENTER...ALBIN...PINE BLUFFS
1006 PM MST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY TO
11 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW BECOMING WIDESPREAD SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL LIKELY OCCUR
  MUCH OF THE DAY SATURDAY...THEN BECOMING LIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT
  INTO SUNDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES FOR LOWER ELEVATIONS
  AND VALLEYS AND 10 TO 14 INCHES FOR THE SOUTHERN LARAMIE
  RANGE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THESE WINDS WILL CREATE AREAS
  OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO
  A HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MOSTLY TO TRAVEL DUE TO FALLING...BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW. TRAVEL WILL BECOME VERY HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY
  ALONG INTERSTATE 80 FROM ARLINGTON TO CHEYENNE SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY 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.

&&

$$

WYZ101-103>109-111-211315-
/O.CON.KCYS.WW.Y.0005.150221T1200Z-150222T1800Z/
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...MUDDY GAP...
MEDICINE BOW...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...
GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON...RAWLINS...SINCLAIR...HANNA...BAGGS...
DIXON
1006 PM MST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY
TO 11 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD BY SATURDAY MORNING. THE
  SNOW WILL BE MODERATE AT TIMES SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND WILL
  TAPER OFF SATURDAY NIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES FOR LOWER ELEVATIONS
  AND 6 TO 9 INCHES FOR THE NORTH AND CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THESE WINDS WILL CREATE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO
  LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW
  COVERED AND SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

&&

$$

NEZ020-054-055-211315-
/O.CON.KCYS.WW.Y.0005.150221T1800Z-150222T1800Z/
BANNER-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARRISBURG...KIMBALL...SIDNEY
1006 PM MST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY
TO 11 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE SNOW WILL
  BE MODERATE AT TIMES SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND THEN WILL TAPER OFF
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THESE WINDS WILL CREATE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO
  LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW
  COVERED AND SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

&&

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.