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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
742 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOWS TO CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY...

.HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOWS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS AS
MOIST WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT INTERACTS WITH THE TERRAIN. AN
ADDITIONAL 12 TO 18 INCHES OF SNOW IS LIKELY FOR THE SNOWY AND
SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAIN RANGES THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. STORM TOTAL
ACCUMULATIONS MAY APPROACH 4 FEET ON WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING
SLOPES. MINIMAL SNOW AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE. HOWEVER...
GUSTY WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW TO PRODUCE VERY LOW
VISIBILITIES. THIS WILL BE ESPECIALLY TRUE IN AND AROUND
ARLINGTON...ALONG INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN LARAMIE AND RAWLINS.
TRAVEL COULD BE HAZARDOUS THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING.

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NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...BAGGS...
DIXON
742 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 AM MST THIS MORNING...

LATEST WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WEBCAMS FOR THE
ARLINGTON AREA ARE SHOWING VERY GOOD VISIBILITIES WITH WEATHER
RADAR SHOWING SNOW PRETTY MUCH ENDED OVER THE WARNED AREA.
THEREFORE...THE WINTER STORM WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE ON
TIME AT 8 AM THIS MORNING.

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UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-LARAMIE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...RIVERSIDE...
LARAMIE
742 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 8 AM MST THIS MORNING...

SNOW HAS ENDED ACROSS THE ADVISED AREA. THEREFORE...THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE ON TIME AT 8 AM THIS
MORNING.

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SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
742 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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

* TIMING...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOWS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 12 TO 18 INCHES.
  TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 4 FEET ARE POSSIBLE ON WEST AND
  NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES OF THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. NEAR
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ALONG HIGHWAY 230 BETWEEN WOODS LANDING AND
  THE STATE LINE...AND BETWEEN ENCAMPMENT AND THE STATE LINE MAY
  BE IMPACTED BY THE WINTRY CONDITIONS. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS
  PLANNING TO VENTURE OUT INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY WILL WANT TO
  EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS 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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