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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 1:45 PM MST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 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Watch is no longer in effect.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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