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

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

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

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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
145 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 AM MST FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for Heavy Snow and Blowing Snow, which is in effect
from 5 PM this afternoon to 11 AM MST Friday. The Winter Storm
Watch is no longer in effect.

* TIMING...Snow will begin in the early evening and 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 12 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.

&&

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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
145 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM MST FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for Heavy Snow and Blowing Snow, which is in effect
from 11 PM this evening to 11 AM MST Friday. The Winter Storm
Watch is no longer in effect.

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

* 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 11 inches along a Cheyenne to
  Bridgeport 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
145 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for Heavy Snow and Blowing Snow, which is in effect
from 5 AM Thursday to 11 AM MST Friday. The Winter Storm Watch is
no longer in effect.

* 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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Sierra Madre Range-Snowy Range-
Including the cities of Centennial and Albany
145 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.

&&

$$


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