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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
327 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-WYZ101>119-191300-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
NIOBRARA COUNTY-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...ALLIANCE...SCOTTSBLUFF...
GERING...HARRISBURG...BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...KIMBALL...SIDNEY...
HARRISON...AGATE...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...LUSK...MUDDY GAP...
MEDICINE BOW...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...
GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON...RAWLINS...SINCLAIR...HANNA...ARLINGTON...
ELK MOUNTAIN...BAGGS...DIXON...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...
RIVERSIDE...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING...LARAMIE...
VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...
WHITAKER...CHEYENNE...BURNS...CARPENTER...ALBIN...PINE BLUFFS
327 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL EVENT INCREASINGLY LIKELY FOR
CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND
WESTERN NEBRASKA...

FOR THE SNOWY...SIERRA MADRE AND LIKELY OVER THE NORTHERN LARAMIE
RANGE...A LONG DURATION HEAVY SNOWFALL EVENT IS LOOKING
INCREASINGLY LIKELY FOR SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH POSSIBLE
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OVER THESE MOUNTAINS OF 15 TO 30 INCHES IN THE
LONG DURATION SNOWFALL EVENT.

FOR CHRISTMAS EVE...AND CHRISTMAS DAY...THE MODELS ARE NOW COMING
INTO AGREEMENT FOR A POSSIBLE 12 TO 24 HOUR SNOWFALL EVENT ACROSS
MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND TO A LESSER EXTENT OVER WESTERN
NEBRASKA.

OVER CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY...A WELL PRONOUNCED
DISTURBANCE ALOFT WILL MOVE ACROSS OUR REGION...WITH A BAND OF
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW LIKELY SETTING UP SOMEWHERE OVER SOUTHERN
WYOMING AND NORTHERN COLORADO...ALTHOUGH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS
QUITE UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME...SIX TO SEVEN DAYS AWAY.

WHILE UNCERTAINTY A WEEK AWAY IS STILL GREAT WITH MODEL
UNCERTAINTY...LOWER ELEVATIONS COULD POSSIBLY RECEIVE 1 TO 4
INCHES OF SNOW...WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAINS ON
CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE POSSIBLE SNOWFALL EVENT CLOSELY
OVER THE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...AS WELL AS OVER
MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING FOR CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY...
SO PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR MEDIA SOURCES...INCLUDING YOUR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WEBSITE...AND FACEBOOK AND
TWITTER PAGES.

$$

RUBIN


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
401 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-201115-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
401 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER TODAY AND
TONIGHT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE LIVINGSTON...NYE AND BIG TIMBER
AREAS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
AND COULD CREATE DANGEROUS CROSS WINDS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SUNDAY. 6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE AND
PERSONS WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THE COLDER
TEMPERATURES AND POSSIBLE HEAVY SNOW IN THE BEARTOOTH AND
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA NEXT WEEK AND COULD
POSSIBLY IMPACT TRAVEL OVER THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY. IT IS STILL
TOO EARLY TO PIN POINT SNOW AMOUNTS BUT PERSONS WHO PLAN ON
TRAVELING SHOULD CHECK THE LATEST FORECAST BEFORE SETTING OUT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
431 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

NDZ004-005-012-013-021>023-025-035>037-046>048-050-051-201030-
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-
BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
431 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH
DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

FOG THIS FRIDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

ON SATURDAY MORNING THERE IS A CHANCE FOR LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE
AND LIGHT SNOW IN WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA. ON SUNDAY THERE IS A
CHANCE OF THAT AGAIN OVER WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA...SPREADING EAST
SUNDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
331 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-201200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
331 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY FOR THE WIND RIVER BASIN UNTIL 9 AM FRIDAY
MORNING...

...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN WYOMING SATURDAY
EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WIND RIVER BASIN THIS
MORNING...RESULTING IN VERY LIMITED VISIBILITIES FOR MORNING
DRIVERS. FOG SHOULD LIFT THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AND WIND EXPECTED IN THE
WEST. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 FEET ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS WITH THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND VALLEYS POTENTIALLY
RECEIVING 5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS THE RED DESERT...INTERSTATE 80
CORRIDOR...SOUTH PASS AND JEFFREY CITY AREA TO CASPER SUNDAY
AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY AND ALSO THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
CODY FOOTHILLS WITH STRONG GUSTS. THE GREEN RIVER BASIN AND AREA
FROM DUBOIS TO RIVERTON MAY ALSO BLOW QUITE STRONG ON MONDAY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY...A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL
DEVELOP TO OUR WEST SPREADING SNOW FROM WEST TO EAST. THE POTENTIAL
FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS STILL A POSSIBILITY ACROSS CENTRAL
AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING ON CHRISTMAS DAY. STAY TUNED OVER THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS ON THIS POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTING STORM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT LIMITED VISIBILITIES THIS MORNING.
THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
357 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-201000-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
357 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014 /257 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

AREAS OF FOG WILL OCCUR THROUGH MID MORNING. LOCALLY DENSE FOG
WITH VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE FOR
AREAS NEAR AND EAST OF A CURTIS THROUGH ARNOLD AND BASSETT LINE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

WITH THE APPROACH OF A STORM SYSTEM...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL
BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

KAR


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
318 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

NEZ007-009-010-027>029-038-059-071-191130-
BOYD-ROCK-HOLT-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-CUSTER-LINCOLN-FRONTIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPENCER...BASSETT...ONEILL...TAYLOR...
BURWELL...BARTLETT...BROKEN BOW...NORTH PLATTE...CURTIS...EUSTIS
318 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.NOW...

AREAS OF FOG WILL CONTINUE TO BE OBSERVED FOR AREAS EAST OF A LINE
FROM NORTH PLATTE THROUGH BASSETT. LOCALLY DENSE FOG WITH
VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR
PORTIONS OF FRONTIER...EASTERN LINCOLN...CUSTER...BLAINE...
ROCK...WESTERN HOLT AND WESTERN BOYD COUNTY. THE FOG WILL PERSIST
THROUGH DAYBREAK...THEN GRADUALLY LIFT AND END BY 10 AM CST.

$$

KAR

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