South Laramie Range Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 8:51 PM MST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 6 am Monday to
midnight MST Monday night...

* what... heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
travel conditions, including during the evening commute
Monday. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are expected,
with localized amounts of up to 10 inches possible.

* Where... including the cities of Laramie, Wheatland, Torrington, and
Alliance.

* When... 6 am Monday to midnight Monday night.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause
areas of blowing and drifting snow. Cold wind chills as low as
20 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to
exposed skin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe winter
weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.




Special Statement
Issued: 7:22 PM MST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

Patchy dense freezing fog and freezing drizzle will develop early this
evening behind a cold front. The fog and drizzle will create low
visibilities at times as well as slick roadways, including Interstate
80 from The Summit east through Cheyenne.

Those traveling this evening should reduce speeds, increase following
distances between vehicles and be prepared for hazardous travel
conditions.


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