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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
407 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE FOR MUCH OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING AND THE SOUTHERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE MONDAY AND MONDAY
NIGHT...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
ROCKIES MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS
MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING INTO THE SOUTHERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE.
WIDESPREAD SNOW ALONG WITH BLOWING SNOW MAY MAKE TRAVEL EXTREMELY
DIFFICULT ACROSS THE REGION MONDAY THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY.

NEZ019-020-054-055-WYZ103-106>108-110-112-114>119-010000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.A.0003.160201T1200Z-160202T1900Z/
SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOTTSBLUFF...GERING...HARRISBURG...
KIMBALL...SIDNEY...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...
GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...CENTENNIAL...
ALBANY...WOODS LANDING...LARAMIE...VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...
PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER...CHEYENNE...
BURNS...CARPENTER...ALBIN...PINE BLUFFS
407 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...WIDESPREAD SNOW WILL DEVELOP MONDAY AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO
  TUESDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 15 INCHES IS POSSIBLE ACROSS
  THE LARAMIE RANGE...WITH HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS IN THE SOUTHERN
  LARAMIE RANGE INCLUDING BUFORD AND VEDAUWOO. 6 TO 10 INCHES IS
  POSSIBLE ACROSS LARAMIE COUNTY...AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF PLATTE
  AND GOSHEN COUNTIES. ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE WATCH AREA 4 TO 7
  INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR RECREATION MAY BECOME DANGEROUS
  ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT 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...

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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