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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
115 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE
MOUNTAINS THROUGH MONDAY...

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SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
115 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL BRIEFLY END THIS EVENING ACROSS THE
  MOUNTAINS. AFTER THIS BRIEF LULL...SNOW WILL REDEVELOP AROUND
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT WITH FREQUENT PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
  CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY AS ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
  MOVES ACROSS THE AREA.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 TO 24
  INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...AND 1 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS INCLUDING CENTENNIAL. ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
  BETWEEN 6 TO 12 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAINS FROM
  LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS
  45 MPH AT TIMES WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE HALF MILE OR
  LESS IN BLOWING SNOW...MAINLY ACROSS WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING
  SLOPES AND RIDGES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE TO BE VERY
  HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY...WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW
  COVERED ROADS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS
  PLANNING ACTIVITIES IN THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD PREPARE FOR HEAVY
  SNOW...STRONG WINDS...AND VERY COLD TEMPERATURES.

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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