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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
559 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

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

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
ROCKIES THROUGH THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY. HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED
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.

WYZ112-114-116-020000-
/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
559 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.
  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 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 WILL BECOME DANGEROUS
  ACROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT THROUGH 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...

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>119-020000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160202T1900Z/
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
559 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES TODAY 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. 4 TO 7 INCHES ACROSS
  THE LARAMIE VALLEY.

* 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 40 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 BECOME DANGEROUS
  ACROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT 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>109-020000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0004.160201T1300Z-160202T1900Z/
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
559 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  TONIGHT. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE LIKELY 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 WILL BECOME DANGEROUS
  ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT 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-WYZ102-104-105-111-113-020000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WW.Y.0010.160201T1300Z-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
559 AM 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 5 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 25 MPH ARE LIKELY ON MONDAY WITH DECREASING WINDS
  MONDAY NIGHT. 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 MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
  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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