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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
153 PM MST SUN NOV 27 2016

...PROLONGED SNOW EVENT WITH STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS...THE ARLINGTON AREA...AND MUCH OF CARBON COUNTY...

.A PROLONGED MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW EVENT ACROSS THE SIERRA MADRE
AND SNOWY RANGES IS LOOKING LIKELY FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH AT
LEAST MONDAY NIGHT. STRONG WEST WINDS ARE INCREASING THIS
AFTERNOON AND WILL COMBINE WITH INCREASING SNOW COVERAGE THIS
EVENING. THE COMBINATION OF FALLING SNOW AND VERY STRONG WINDS IN
THE ARLINGTON AREA WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY THIS
EVENING THROUGH THE EARLY NIGHT.

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NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN
153 PM MST SUN NOV 27 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE WORST
  CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY BE THIS EVENING THROUGH THE EARLY NIGHT
  DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND SIGNIFICANT
  BLOWING SNOW.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE ARLINGTON AREA.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...VERY STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
  BY THIS AFTERNOON AND PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY. WINDS GUSTING TO
  65 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
  EVENING. VISIBILITIES COULD FALL BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
  WILL CREATE SERIOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ALONG INTERSTATE 80 FROM
  ARLINGTON TO ELK MOUNTAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

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SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY
153 PM MST SUN NOV 27 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...13 TO 20 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
  SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON
  WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH ARE LIKELY. VISIBILITIES COULD FALL BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES WITH NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRAVEL. ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE
  TO DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW.

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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CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RAWLINS...BAGGS...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT
153 PM MST SUN NOV 27 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
MONDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...STRONG WEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH ARE EXPECTED. VISIBILITIES COULD BE REDUCED UNDER ONE HALF
  MILE AT TIMES DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF FALLING SNOW AND BLOWING
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRAVEL. ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED IN
  FALLING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE RESTRICTED VISIBILITIES AND
DRIFTING SNOW ALONG AREA ROADWAYS. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...
ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

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