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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
256 PM MDT FRI APR 11 2014

...A SPRING SNOWSTORM TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.A STRENGTHENING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DIVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE
ROCKIES LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL PUSH A
COLD FRONT SOUTH ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING SATURDAY NIGHT.
PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN AS RAIN LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
SATURDAY EVENING BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO SNOW DURING THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS. SNOW...POTENTIALLY HEAVY AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY BEFORE
COMING TO AN END SUNDAY EVENING. NORTHEAST WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH
WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AS WELL...
ESPECIALLY ON SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL STRUGGLE TO GET OUT OF THE
20S ON SUNDAY.

WYZ101-103>107-110-112-114>118-120930-
/O.NEW.KCYS.WS.A.0011.140413T0300Z-140414T0000Z/
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA MADRE RANGE-
SNOWY RANGE-LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...MUDDY GAP...
MEDICINE BOW...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...
GUERNSEY...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...
WOODS LANDING...LARAMIE...VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...
HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER...CHEYENNE
256 PM MDT FRI APR 11 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...9 PM SATURDAY THROUGH 6 PM SUNDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN
  LOWER ELEVATIONS AND FOOTHILLS. 8 TO 14 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE
  IN THE MOUNTAINS ABOVE 8000 FEET. AREAS BELOW 5000 FEET MAY SEE
  SLIGHTLY LESSER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITIES...NORTHEAST WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WILL
  PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ESPECIALLY ON SUNDAY.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO NEAR ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE
  DUE TO SLICK...SNOW PACKED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITIES.
  MOTORISTS PLANNING TRAVEL ON SUNDAY MAY WANT TO DELAY TRAVEL IF
  POSSIBLE TO AVOID THESE POOR TRAVELING 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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HAHN





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