Winter Storm Continues in Southeast Wyoming into Friday
Wind, snow and difficult travel conditions continue in southeast Wyoming through Thursday evening into Friday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for much of the area, which includes Cheyenne. This replaces the Blizzard Warning.
Mixed precipitation can be expected with additional snow accumulations of up to 3 inches possible. Additionally, a light glaze of ice can be expected. Winds will also b gusting as high as 55 mph causing blowing and drifting snow creating low visibility.
Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Cheyenne WY 212 PM MDT Thu Mar 19 2020 ...WINTER STORM CONTINUES WIND AND SNOW ACROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON... NEZ019-WYZ107-108-110-116>118-200415- /O.CAN.KCYS.BZ.W.0007.000000T0000Z-200320T1200Z/ /O.EXA.KCYS.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-200320T1200Z/ Scotts Bluff County-East Platte County-Goshen County- North Snowy Range Foothills-South Laramie Range- South Laramie Range Foothills-Central Laramie County- Including the cities of Scottsbluff, Gering, Wheatland, Guernsey, Torrington, Arlington, Elk Mountain, Buford, Pumpkin Vine, Vedauwoo, Whitaker, Federal, Horse Creek, and Cheyenne 212 PM MDT Thu Mar 19 2020 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT FRIDAY... ...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of up to 3 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph. * WHERE...Scotts Bluff County in Nebraska and much of southeastern Wyoming. * WHEN...Until 6 AM MDT Friday. * IMPACTS...Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. Conditions could be hazardous to livestock and newborn calves. Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
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