A snow storm is headed our way late this afternoon, which is expected to dump 3 to 6 inches of snow. The heaviest snow-fall is expected to be tonight and should end by mid-morning tomorrow. If you are planning to travel make sure to check the weather report as well as our webcam streams from WYDOT to check road conditions before you head out. Laramie goes under a Winter Weather Advisory today at 3PM and remains under the current advisory until 9AM tomorrow morning.

The Winter Weather Advisory from the National Weather Service in Cheyenne follows:


… WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM MST SATURDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM MST SATURDAY.

* TIMING… LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MID-MORNING SATURDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS… 3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITIES… NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO BELOW ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES WITHIN THE HEAVIEST SNOW BANDS.

* IMPACTS… TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO THE SNOW… SLICK ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES… AND USE CAUTION WHEN APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

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… SNOW TO IMPACT THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING…

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN BECOME HEAVIER TONIGHT. THE GREATEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL LIKELY BE ALONG THE SNOWY RANGE AND THE SOUTHERN LARAMIE RANGE BETWEEN CHEYENNE AND THE INTERSTATE 80 SUMMIT. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF BY LATE SATURDAY MORNING AS THE FRONT WEAKENS AND MOVES OUT.