« View county listHigh Wind Watch
Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Bordeaux, Buford, Pumpkin Vine, Vedauwoo,
Whitaker, Federal, and Horse Creek
1250 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
* TIMING...2 PM Tuesday through 8 PM Wednesday
* WINDS...West winds of 35 to 45 MPH sustained with gusts to
* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. High profile and light
weight vehicles face a high risk of blowoff and or blowover.
Especially on north to south oriented roads.
A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph...or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
$$Winter Storm Warning
North Snowy Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Arlington and Elk Mountain
114 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
* TIMING...Snow will continue this afternoon, with moderate
snowfall at times this afternoon through late tonight.
* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 5 inches with locally higher
* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Sustained west winds 25 to 35 mph with
gusts to 40 to 50 mph. Visibilities may be reduced to a
quarter mile at times in falling and blowing snow.
* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Travel will be difficult
with blowing and drifting snow, slick roads and poor
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow....
blowing and drifting snow are expected. Strong winds are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.
$$Winter Weather Advisory
Central Carbon County-Southwest Carbon County-
Upper North Platte River Basin-Snowy Range-
Including the cities of Rawlins, Baggs, Saratoga, Encampment,
Centennial, and Albany
114 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
* TIMING...Snow will continue to fall with with moderate snowfall
at times through early Tuesday morning.
* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 10 inches.
* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Sustained west to southwest winds 20 to 30
mph with gusts to 40 mph. Visibilities will be reduced under a
half mile at times in falling and blowing snow.
* IMPACTS...Mainly to travel and outdoor activities. Roads that
are open will likely become snow covered and impassable. Those
with recreation interests will likely see significantly
reduced visibilities leading to disorientation.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
snow and strong winds will create restricted visibilities and
drifting snow along area roadways. Use caution when traveling...
especially in open areas.