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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
928 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...MAJOR WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION FROM TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

WYZ112-114-231500-
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Sierra Madre Range-Snowy Range-
Including the cities of Centennial and Albany
928 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Periods of snow will continue through Friday morning.
  The snow will be heavy at times.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 to 2 feet. Locally higher amounts
  are possible.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Winds variable in direction 10 to 20 MPH
  with gusts up to 30 MPH. Visibilities will be reduced to under
  one half mile at times in falling snow.

* IMPACTS...High impacts for travel and outdoor recreation.
  Expect extremely dangerous or impossible mountain travel with
  icy and snow packed roads and periods of low visibility. Those
  with outdoor interests in the Snowy and Sierra Madre mountain
  ranges should be prepared for severe winter conditions which
  will be dangerous and life threatening to anyone caught
  unprepared.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ103>106-109>111-113-115>117-231500-
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North Laramie Range-Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-
Shirley Basin-Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
Central Carbon County-North Snowy Range Foothills-
Southwest Carbon County-Upper North Platte River Basin-
Laramie Valley-South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Garrett, Seminoe Dam, Medicine Bow,
Shirley Basin, Bordeaux, Rawlins, Arlington, Elk Mountain, Baggs,
Saratoga, Encampment, Bosler, Laramie, Buford, Pumpkin Vine,
Vedauwoo, Whitaker, Federal, and Horse Creek
928 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Periods of snow will continue through Friday morning.
The snow may be heavy at times tonight through Thursday
afternoon.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches in the Laramie Valley
  and Upper North Platte Valley, otherwise 6 to 13 inches in
  lower elevations west of the Laramie Range. 10 to 15 inches
  over the southern and central Laramie Range. Up to 2 feet of
  snow is possible over the northern Laramie Range.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...East to northeast winds 10 to 20 MPH with
  higher gusts. Visibilities may be reduced to under one half
  mile at times in falling and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Icy and snow packed roads
  and low visibilities could lead to dangerous or impossible
  travel conditions.

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.

&&

$$

NEZ002-003-019-020-095-096-WYZ101-102-107-108-118-119-231500-
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Dawes-Box Butte-Scotts Bluff-Banner-North Sioux-South Sioux-
Converse County Lower Elevations-Niobrara County-
East Platte County-Goshen County-Central Laramie County-
East Laramie County-
Including the cities of Chadron, Chadron St Park, Alliance,
Scottsbluff, Gering, Harrisburg, Harrison, Agate, Bill, Douglas,
Deer Creek, Glenrock, Lusk, Redbird, Wheatland, Guernsey,
Torrington, Cheyenne, and Pine Bluffs
928 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Snow will become more widespread tonight and continue
  through Friday morning. The snow may be heavy at times through
  Thursday afternoon.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 to 16 inches with locally higher
  amounts possible across much of east central Wyoming and the
  northern Nebraska Panhandle. 5 to 11 inches along a Cheyenne to
  Scottsbluff line.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...East to northeast winds 20 to 30 MPH with
  gusts to 35 MPH expected north of Interstate 80 on Thursday.
  Visibilities will be reduced to one quarter of a mile at times
  in falling and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Icy and snow packed roads
  and low visibilities could lead to dangerous or impossible
  travel conditions.

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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Morrill-Kimball-Cheyenne-
Including the cities of Angora, Bridgeport, Bayard, Redington,
Kimball, Brownson, and Sidney
928 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM THURSDAY TO
11 AM MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Snow will begin by Thursday morning and continue
  through Friday morning. The snow may be heavy at times on
  Thursday morning through the afternoon.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches with locally higher
  amounts possible.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...North to northeast winds 15 to 25 MPH with
  gusts up to 30 MPH. Visibilities will be reduced to under one
  half mile at times in falling and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Icy and snow packed roads
  and low visibilities could lead to dangerous or impossible
  travel conditions.

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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