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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
359 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...MAJOR WINTER STORM LIKELY ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND
THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE FROM TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

WYZ112-114-221900-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0006.170222T1200Z-170224T1800Z/
Sierra Madre Range-Snowy Range-
Including the cities of Centennial and Albany
359 AM 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.

&&

$$

WYZ111-221900-
/O.EXB.KCYS.WS.A.0007.170223T0000Z-170224T1800Z/
Southwest Carbon County-
Including the city of Baggs
359 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from this afternoon through
Friday morning.

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

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 12 inches.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...West to northwest winds 15 to 25 MPH with
  gusts up to 30 MPH on Thursday. 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 Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

WYZ103>106-109-110-113-115>117-221900-
/O.EXT.KCYS.WS.A.0007.170223T0000Z-170224T1800Z/
North Laramie Range-Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-
Shirley Basin-Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
Central Carbon County-North Snowy Range Foothills-
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,
Saratoga, Encampment, Bosler, Laramie, Buford, Pumpkin Vine,
Vedauwoo, Whitaker, Federal, and Horse Creek
359 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...Snow will begin by late this afternoon or early evening
  and continue through Friday morning. The snow may be heavy at
  times on Thursday.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches in the Laramie Valley,
  otherwise 6 to 12 inches in lower elevations west of the
  Laramie Range. 12 to 18 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 Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

NEZ002-003-019-020-095-096-WYZ101-102-107-108-118-119-221900-
/O.EXT.KCYS.WS.A.0007.170223T0600Z-170224T1800Z/
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
359 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

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

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 to 14 inches with locally higher
  amounts possible across much of east central Wyoming and the
  northern Nebraska Panhandle. 6 to 12 inches along a Cheyenne to
  Bridgeport line.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...East to northeast winds 20 to 30 MPH with
  gusts to 40 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 Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

NEZ021-054-055-221900-
/O.EXT.KCYS.WS.A.0007.170223T1200Z-170224T1800Z/
Morrill-Kimball-Cheyenne-
Including the cities of Angora, Bridgeport, Bayard, Redington,
Kimball, Brownson, and Sidney
359 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

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

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

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...North to northeast winds 10 to 20 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 Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

HAMMER



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