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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
154 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT ALONG THE INTERSTATE 80
CORRIDOR ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING AND THE SOUTHERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT PASSED THROUGH THE AREA LATE THIS MORNING
AND WILL PUSH SOUTH INTO COLORADO TONIGHT. NORTHEAST UPSLOPE FLOW
BEHIND THE FRONT WILL COMBINE WITH ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND UPPER
LEVEL LIFT TO PRODUCE ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL. PERIODS OF MODERATE
TO HEAVY SNOW WILL OCCUR MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 IN SOUTHEAST
WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH LIGHTER AMOUNTS TO THE
NORTH AND EAST. THE SNOW WILL DECREASE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

WYZ112>114-221200-
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SIERRA MADRE RANGE-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...RIVERSIDE...
CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
154 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH SNOW DIMINISHING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES FOR LOWER ELEVATIONS
  AND VALLEYS NEAR SARATOGA AND 8 TO 14 INCHES FOR THE SNOWY AND
  SIERRA MADRE RANGES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO A HALF MILE OR LESS AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MOSTLY TO TRAVEL DUE TO FALLING...BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY HAZARDOUS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ110-115>119-221200-
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NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...LARAMIE...
VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...
WHITAKER...CHEYENNE...BURNS...CARPENTER...ALBIN...PINE BLUFFS
154 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE SNOW
  WILL WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...MAINLY SOUTH OF
  INTERSTATE 80. THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES FOR LOWER ELEVATIONS
  AND VALLEYS AND 8 TO 12 INCHES FOR THE SOUTHERN LARAMIE RANGE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO A HALF MILE OR LESS AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MOSTLY TO TRAVEL DUE TO FALLING...BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE
  80 FROM ARLINGTON TO CHEYENNE.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ101-103>109-111-221200-
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CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...MUDDY GAP...
MEDICINE BOW...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...
GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON...RAWLINS...SINCLAIR...HANNA...BAGGS...
DIXON
154 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE SNOW
  MAY BE MODERATE AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON. THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH
  TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES FOR LOWER ELEVATIONS
  AND 4 TO 8 INCHES FOR THE NORTH AND CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. THESE WINDS WILL CREATE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS
  THAN A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED
  AND SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

&&

$$

NEZ020-054-055-221200-
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BANNER-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARRISBURG...KIMBALL...SIDNEY
154 PM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE SNOW
  MAY BE MODERATE AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON. THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH
  TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. THESE WINDS WILL CREATE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS
  THAN A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED
  AND SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

&&

$$

JAMSKI


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