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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
340 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND THE NORTHERN
NEBRASKA PANHANDLE TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL ROCKIES
TODAY. THIS DISTURBANCE WILL INTERACT WITH AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT
LATE TONIGHT...PRODUCING WIDESPREAD SNOW ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING
AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE. THE HIGHEST SNOW AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE...WITH UPWARDS OF 2 FEET OF
SNOW LIKELY FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAINS. GUSTY NORTH
WINDS WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND VERY LOW
VISIBILITIES...ESPECIALLY LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. DANGEROUSLY
COLD WIND CHILLS WILL DEVELOP TUESDAY NIGHT AS ARCTIC AIR SPILLS
INTO THE AREA.

WYZ104-105-109-110-021845-
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FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUDDY GAP...MEDICINE BOW...RAWLINS...
SINCLAIR...HANNA...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN
340 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL
  FALL FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES LOWER ELEVATIONS. 12
  TO 15 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN CARBON COUNTY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH LATE TONIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW
  WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME EXTREMELY DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE
  BY LATE TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED WITH
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW LIKELY. ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BECOME
  SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. ROAD CLOSURES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY
WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR
VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE
EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

$$

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CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK
340 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL
  FALL FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES LOWER ELEVATIONS. 12
  TO 15 INCHES IN THE NORTHERN LARAMIE RANGE...LOCALLY HIGHER ON
  NORTHEAST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH LATE TONIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW
  WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME EXTREMELY DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE
  BY LATE TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED WITH
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW LIKELY. ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BECOME
  SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. ROAD CLOSURES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...
STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR
VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE
THE EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE
POISONING.

&&

$$

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SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-SIERRA MADRE RANGE-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAGGS...DIXON...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...
RIVERSIDE...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
340 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TODAY AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL FROM LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 FEET IN THE SNOWY AND SIERRA
  MADRE MOUNTAIN RANGES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. 6 TO
  12 INCHES WILL FALL IN THE ADJACENT VALLEYS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH LATE TONIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW
  WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME EXTREMELY DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE
  BY LATE TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED WITH
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW LIKELY. ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BECOME
  SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. ROAD CLOSURES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...
STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR
VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE
THE EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE
POISONING.

&&

$$

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DAWES-BOX BUTTE-NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-LARAMIE VALLEY-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...ALLIANCE...HARRISON...AGATE...
LUSK...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...GUERNSEY...
TORRINGTON...LARAMIE...VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...
HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER
340 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  TUESDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES...HIGHEST OVER THE
  SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE ALONG INTERSTATE 80.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH LATE TONIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW
  WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES MAY
  BE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW LIKELY.
  ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. INTERSTATE
  80 BETWEEN LARAMIE AND CHEYENNE WILL BE IMPACTED.

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.

&&

$$

HAMMER


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