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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
646 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

NEZ002-003-019>021-055-095-096-WYZ101-102-108-220015-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-CHEYENNE-NORTH SIOUX-
SOUTH SIOUX-CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
GOSHEN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...ALLIANCE...SCOTTSBLUFF...
GERING...HARRISBURG...BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...SIDNEY...HARRISON...
AGATE...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...LUSK...TORRINGTON
646 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SNOW AND HIGH WINDS POSSIBLE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL WYOMING AND
THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE ON MONDAY...

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS
ON MONDAY. STRONG NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE SYSTEM...SETTING THE STAGE FOR POTENTIALLY
SIGNIFICANT WIND GUSTS ON MONDAY AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL
IS ALSO A POSSIBILITY. WHILE THE PLACEMENT AND INTENSITY OF SNOW
REMAINS UNCLEAR AT THIS TIME...VISIBILITIES COULD BE SIGNIFICANTLY
REDUCED IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. AS A RESULT...TRAVEL COULD
BECOME HAZARDOUS. THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD STAY TUNED FOR
LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE ADVISORIES.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
400 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NEZ004>010-023>029-094-220000-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GRANT-
HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GORDON...RUSHVILLE...VALENTINE...
SPRINGVIEW...SPENCER...AINSWORTH...BASSETT...ONEILL...HYANNIS...
MULLEN...THEDFORD...DUNNING...TAYLOR...BURWELL...BARTLETT...
CODY...MERRIMAN...KILGORE
400 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /300 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

A POTENT STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY
AND MONDAY NIGHT. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL COMBINE WITH STRONG GUSTY
NORTH WINDS...WHICH COULD MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT LATE MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND MONDAY NIGHT. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER
STATEMENTS AND FORECAST INFORMATION REGARDING THIS STORM SYSTEM.

$$

TAYLOR


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1050 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ030>051-221800-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1050 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS TURNING HEAVY WITH STRONG
WINDS DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE
RAPIDLY AS THE SNOWFALL AND WINDS INCREASE. VISIBILITIES DOWN TO
QUARTER MILE OR LESS WITH OVER A FOOT OF NEW SNOWFALL AND WIND
GUSTS IN THE 50 TO 75 MPH RANGE ARE POSSIBLE IN HIGHER AREAS
OVERNIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL APPROVE GRADUALLY THROUGH THE DAY
MONDAY. PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO
MOUNTAINS SHOULD CONSIDER CHANGING THEIR PLANS TO AVOID TRAVEL
LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT AS THIS STORM COULD HAVE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
ON TRAVEL.

IN AREAS EAST OF THE FRONT RANGE...STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH IN THE FOOTHILLS AND 30 TO 40
MPH ON THE PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS ON THE PLAINS OVERNIGHT. MOST
AREAS WILL SEE LITTLE OR NO ACCUMULATION...BUT THERE WILL BE SOME
LOCALIZED HEAVIER SHOWERS THAT COULD PRODUCE AN INCH OR TWO EARLY
MONDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OF NORTH
CENTRAL COLORADO THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL MAY BE HEAVY
AT TIMES ON MONDAY ABOVE TIMBERLINE AND ON NORTHWEST FACING
MOUNTAIN SLOPES WHERE SEVERAL INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW
ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 35 TO 50 MPH WILL
ALSO CONTINUE TO PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON THE HIGH
MOUNTAIN PASSES AND AT BOTH PORTALS OF THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL
MAKING TRAVEL QUITE DIFFICULT IN THESE AREAS. MEANWHILE ON THE
PLAINS...THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW ON MONDAY AND
MONDAY NIGHT WITH ONLY SPOTTY LIGHT ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE.

DRIER CONDITIONS SHOULD RETURN TO MOST AREAS BY LATE ON TUESDAY
WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES ON WEDNESDAY BENEATH A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE. LOOKING AHEAD TO CHRISTMAS DAY...A STORM SYSTEM SWINGING
OUT OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST MAY BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW AND
GUSTY WINDS TO THE HIGH COUNTRY. FOR AREAS EAST OF THE
MOUNTAINS...OTHER THAN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW THURSDAY NIGHT
WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT...DRY CONDITIONS AND NEAR
SEASONAL TEMPERATURES WILL PREVAIL THROUGH SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

REPORTS OF SNOWFALL OR HIGH WINDS WILL BE APPRECIATED.

$$
BOWEN/BAKER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
529 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ071-SDZ038>040-050-052>067-221130-
LINCOLN MN-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-
MINER-LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-
529 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA...EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH LATE MORNING.
VISIBILITY COULD DROP TO AROUND A HALF MILE AT TIMES...WITH
LOCALIZED VISIBILITIES AROUND A QUARTER MILE MAINLY IN LOW LYING
AREAS.

LIGHT RAINFALL WILL BEGIN SPREADING INTO THE OUTLOOK AREA THIS
EVENING AND START MIXING WITH LIGHT SLEET...SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT AS TEMPERATURES HOVER NEAR FREEZING.
VERY LITTLE TO NO ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

LIGHT MIXED PRECIPITATION IN THE MORNING WILL TURN TO RAIN OR A
RAIN AND SNOW MIX LATE MORNING THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON BEFORE
CHANGING ENTIRELY TO SNOW LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. LIGHT
SNOW CONTINUES ON TUESDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING TUESDAY EVENING.
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE 1 TO 4 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
EXPECTED WEST OF A BROOKINGS TO SALEM TO TYNDALL LINE. PATCHY
BLOWING SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

LIGHT SNOW WILL AGAIN SPREAD INTO THE AREA ON THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY EVENING. GENERALLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED...BUT
IMPACTS TO HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
338 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-221400-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-WESTON-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
338 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014 /438 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014/

...WINTER STORM WATCH TONIGHT TO TUESDAY MORNING FOR THE NORTHERN
   BLACK HILLS AND BEAR LODGE MOUNTAINS...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP TODAY ACROSS EASTERN MONTANA
AND MOVE INTO THE DAKOTAS TONIGHT. RAIN WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND CHANGE TO SNOW OVERNIGHT
WITH LITTLE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED. ACROSS THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS
AND BEAR LODGE MOUNTAINS...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW LATE THIS
AFTERNOON OR THIS EVENING. ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY INTO TUESDAY MORNING AS
THE STORM SYSTEM STALLS ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS. PERSISTENT
UPSLOPE ENHANCED SNOWFALL ACROSS THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS HAS THE
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE HEAVY SNOWFALL AMOUNTS. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE CHEYENNE CROSSING TO ONEIL PASS TO FOUR
CORNERS AREA. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. ACROSS THE PLAINS...LESSER
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED MONDAY AS A TIGHT
PRESSURE GRADIENT DEVELOPS OVER THE REGION. THE STRONGEST WINDS
ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA
PLAINS...WHERE WINDS WILL GUST TO OVER 50 MPH DURING THE DAY. THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LIGHT SNOWFALL MAY PRODUCE AREAS
OF BLOWING SNOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
410 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-221015-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
410 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /310 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE RAPIDLY INTO THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS
LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. AFTER RAIN CHANCES THIS EVENING...THERE IS A
POSSIBILITY OF FREEZING RAIN FOR AREAS WEST OF HIGHWAY 83 LATE
TONIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
MPH POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

THE STORM SYSTEM WILL BE SLOW TO MOVE OUT OF THE REGION MONDAY
INTO TUESDAY. AS A RESULT...ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE. DUE TO THE
STRENGTH OF THE SYSTEM...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST
ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. WHERE SNOW IS
MOST LIKELY TO ACCUMULATE ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW ARE POSSIBLE BEGINNING LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON...CONTINUING
INTO MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.


ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE ROCKIES WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY AND MAY IMPACT THE CENTRAL PLAINS THURSDAY INTO
THURSDAY NIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA CHRISTMAS DAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT....HOWEVER
THE SYSTEM WILL BE FAST MOVING AND THE EXACT TRACK OF THE SYSTEM
IS STILL IN QUESTION. THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS NEBRASKA DURING
THE HOLIDAY WEEK SHOULD KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

KAR

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