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Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 2:30 PM MST Feb. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday evening
through Monday evening...

* what... heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the morning commute on Monday. Total snow
accumulations of 6 to 10 inches, with localized amounts up to 12
inches, are possible. Higher amounts of 1 to 2 feet are expected
over the snowy and Sierra Madre mountain ranges in southeast
Wyoming.

* Where... along, north and west of a line from Chadron to
Wheatland to Buford.

* When... from Sunday evening through Monday evening.

* Additional details... significant reductions in visibility are
possible. Cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero will cause
frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.


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Public Information Statement
Issued: 5:57 PM MST Feb. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Peak wind reports southeast Wyoming February 16-17...

Location speed time/date

... Wyoming...

... Albany County...
14 NE Centennial - Quealy do 71 mph 0926 PM 02/16
15 NNE Centennial - strouss 67 mph 0926 PM 02/16
2 W Buford - Lone Tree - lnt 66 mph 1136 am 02/17
2 W Buford - buforw 66 mph 1125 am 02/17
1 S Rock River - rkrivr 65 mph 0315 PM 02/17
1 ESE Buford - Buford east - 61 mph 1206 PM 02/17
11 SSE Garrett - Dodge creek 60 mph 1144 PM 02/16
13 WNW Laramie - Herrick lan 60 mph 1031 PM 02/16
5 E Tie Siding - Dale ws 57 mph 0145 PM 02/17
6 WNW Buford - vedauwoo - vd 54 mph 0342 PM 02/17
3 se Tie Siding - pumkin Vin 54 mph 0405 am 02/17
9 W Buford - Summit East - S 53 mph 0540 am 02/17
Laramie Airport - lar 52 mph 1107 PM 02/16
9 S Albany WY - Sawmill Park 50 mph 0952 am 02/17

... Carbon County...
7 NW Elk Mountain - Halleck 67 mph 0225 PM 02/17
7 ESE Arlington - Cooper cov 66 mph 0412 PM 02/17
Arlington - arl 65 mph 1006 am 02/17
3 NW Arlington - Foote creek 61 mph 1105 am 02/17
5 NW Arlington - wagonhound 60 mph 1130 am 02/17
3 ESE Elk Mountain - County 58 mph 1015 am 02/17
9 WNW Elk Mountain - mile MA 58 mph 0146 PM 02/17
8 ENE Hanna - como1 57 mph 0415 PM 02/17
3 NW Elk mtn - ehy (awos) 56 mph 0535 PM 02/17
2 ESE Arlington - Arlington 55 mph 1000 am 02/17
3 NW Elk Mountain - Elk mtn 53 mph 0236 PM 02/17
11 SSW Hanna - Dana Ridge - 53 mph 0500 PM 02/17
2 W Medicine Bow - ew2581 ME 53 mph 1251 PM 02/17
Rawlins Airport - rwl 52 mph 0924 am 02/17
15 E Sinclair - Walcott jct 52 mph 0326 PM 02/17
2 ESE Medicine Bow 51 mph 1045 am 02/17
12 ESE Encampment - Skyline 51 mph 1020 am 02/17
21 NNE Baggs - Cow Creek raw 50 mph 1243 PM 02/17

... Converse County...
2 SSE Glenrock - Deer Creek 54 mph 0521 PM 02/17
23 S Douglas - Esterbrook 49 mph 0352 PM 02/17
5 S Douglas 48 mph 0956 PM 02/16
Douglas Airport 44 mph 1253 PM 02/17

... Goshen County...
Torrington Airport 41 mph 0935 PM 02/16

... Laramie County...
8 S Chugwater - Bear Creek - 77 mph 0925 PM 02/16
14 WSW Cheyenne - emkayw 71 mph 0945 PM 02/16
16 E Horse Creek - Whitaker 66 mph 1130 PM 02/16
16 WSW Cheyenne - Otto Rd - 62 mph 1025 PM 02/16
10 SW Cheyenne - Wyo hill 60 mph 1045 PM 02/16
10 WSW Cheyenne - mile marke 59 mph 1215 am 02/17
10 SW Cheyenne - speer3 upr 58 mph 1030 PM 02/16
21 WSW Cheyenne - lynchw 58 mph 0215 am 02/17
7 SSW Meriden - gun barrel 55 mph 1045 PM 02/16
1 WNW Cheyenne 52 mph 1138 PM 02/16
Cheyenne Airport - cys 51 mph 1152 PM 02/16
23 W Cheyenne - Remount Rd - 50 mph 0406 am 02/17

... Platte County...
9 S Wheatland - Bordeaux 61 mph 0340 PM 02/17
16 WNW Wheatland 56 mph 0512 PM 02/17
4 WNW Wheatland 48 mph 1049 PM 02/16
13 S Glendo - Coleman 48 mph 0516 PM 02/17

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


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