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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
758 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IN THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE
RANGES THROUGH TONIGHT WITH SNOW DEVELOPING OVER LARAMIE AND
SOUTHERN PLATTE COUNTIES IN ADDITION TO THE SUMMIT THIS EVENING...

.MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE IN THE
SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
DIMINISHING ON WEDNESDAY. SNOW WILL ALSO DEVELOP OVER THE SUMMIT
AND ACROSS SOUTHERN PLATTE COUNTY AND LARAMIE COUNTY THIS EVENING
AND WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. THIS INCLUDES THE INTERSTATE
25 CORRIDOR FROM WHEATLAND TO THE COLORADO STATE LINE...AND
INTERSTATE 80 FROM THE SUMMIT TO PINE BLUFFS.

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SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
758 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS NEAR THE PEAKS IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING 45 TO 55
  MPH WITH HIGHER READINGS NEAR THE PEAKS. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW AND WIND 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 BE HAZARDOUS
  THROUGH TONIGHT...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 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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CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK
758 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 2 PM MST WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING BEHIND A COLD FRONT
  DROPPING SOUTH ACROSS THIS EVENING...AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL INCREASE AROUND SUNRISE WITH
  THE MAIN CONCERN THEN TURNING TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE
  FRESH SNOW THROUGH THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...AND WILL
  STEADILY INCREASE TO BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH GUSTING UP TO 50
  MPH AFTER SUNRISE. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES TO
  ONE HALF MILE OR LESS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS AND REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 FROM THE SUMMIT TO
  CHEYENNE TO PINE BLUFFS.

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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CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...
CHUGWATER...GUERNSEY...VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...
HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER...CHEYENNE...BURNS...
CARPENTER...ALBIN...PINE BLUFFS
758 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING BEHIND A COLD FRONT
  DROPPING SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA AROUND SUNSET...AND WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL INCREASE
  IN THE LATE MORNING WITH THE MAIN CONCERN THEN TURNING TO
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE FRESH SNOW THROUGH THE LATE
  MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
  WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING AND WILL STEADILY DIMINISH OVERNIGHT.
  WEST WINDS WILL THEN INCREASE THROUGH THE LATE MORNING AND
  WILL BE 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES TO ONE HALF
  MILE OR LESS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
  WEDNESDAY MORNING DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS AND
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 25 FROM
  WHEATLAND TO THE COLORADO STATE LINE...INTERSTATE 80 FROM THE
  SUMMIT TO PINE BLUFFS...AND HIGHWAYS 85 AND 30.

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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