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

... 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Watch is no longer in effect.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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