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National Weather Service Cheyenne Wyoming
545 PM MDT Tue Oct 22 2019

Short term...(this evening through Thursday night)
issued at 233 PM MDT Tue Oct 22 2019

Strong winds will continue to affect the wind-prone areas of se
WY tonight as the strongest 7h winds peak at around 60 kts this
evening. Winds will then ease off later tonight so current wind
warning looks to be in good shape.

Next upper shortwave approaching the area from the NW with clouds
increasing over the County Warning Area now. An associated cold front will pass
across the area overnight with sctd rain and snow showers
developing over the County Warning Area behind it. Activity will persist through
the day weds though be more confined to se WY. Not much in the way
of snow accumulations expected outside of the higher mtns where
about 4-7 inches may fall. A few snow showers around weds evening
then drying out as the upper trough digs southward into Colorado.
Dry and cool Thursday under northerly flow aloft

Long term...(friday through tuesday)
issued at 233 PM MDT Tue Oct 22 2019

Dry and warmer across the County Warning Area Friday as an upper ridge moves
across the region. Saturday also looking dry and warm but then
attention will turn to a significant upper trough that will drop
out of SW Canada late Saturday then dig into the SW Continental U.S. Into
early next week. Decent cold front should move across the County Warning Area late
Saturday setting up a favorable overrunning pattern for snow
Sunday with surface upslope flow topped by WSW upper flow. Cool
and unsettled conditions expected to continue early next week as
additional shortwave energy drops out of Canada into the region.


Aviation...(for the 00z tafs through Wednesday afternoon)
issued at 545 PM MDT Tue Oct 22 2019

VFR conditions are expected to prevail through most of tonight with
ceilings around 5k to 10k feet above ground level. Another cold front will rapidly move
southward across the eastern plains tonight resulting in scattered
snow and rain showers. Difficult to time these individual showers
and potential MVFR conditions at this time, so will just keep vcsh
over kcys and the western Nebraska terminals through Wednesday
morning. Windy conditions are expected to continue tonight and
especially after 12z Wednesday morning with winds shifting into the
north. Gusts up to 40 knots are possible, especially across the High
Plains east of Interstate 25.


Fire weather...
issued at 233 PM MDT Tue Oct 22 2019

Concerns expected to remain low for the next several days. Strong
winds will continue around the mountains overnight then ease on
Wednesday. A cold front will pass across the area tonight with
scattered rain and snow showers behind it. Scattered snow showers
are expected mainly over southeast Wyoming Wednesday. Cool weather
will be over the area Wednesday and Thursday then turn warmer on


Cys watches/warnings/advisories...

Wyoming...High Wind Warning until 6 am MDT Wednesday for wyz106-110-116-



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