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Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 1:20 PM MST Feb. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 11 PM this evening to 8 am
MST Wednesday...
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 11 PM this
evening to 11 am MST Wednesday...

* what... blowing snow and very cold wind chills expected. Total
snow accumulations of up to one inch expected. Winds gusting as
high as 60 mph. Wind chills as low as 30 below zero expected.

* Where... Rawlins... Arlington... Elk Mountain... Buford... pumpkin
vine... vedauwoo...

* when... for the Winter Weather Advisory, from 11 PM this
evening to 11 am MST Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory,
from 11 PM this evening to 8 am MST Wednesday.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. Areas
of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. Strong
winds could cause tree damage. The cold wind chills could
cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

High Wind Warning
Issued: 11:06 AM MST Feb. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 1 am to 11 am MST Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 1 am to 11 am MST Wednesday. The
high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... winds will strengthen after midnight and remain
strong through Wednesday morning.

* Winds... west sustained 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 65 mph

* Impacts... mainly to transportation. Strong Crosswinds may
result in an elevated blowover risk for lightweight and high
profile vehicles, including camping and travel trailers. This
includes Interstate 80 between Laramie and Rawlins, and
Interstate 25 between Chugwater and Wheatland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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