Winter Weather Returns to Laramie Area Wednesday
Old Man Winter will make his return to the Laramie area Wednesday, as well as much of central Wyoming. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect Wednesday through Thursday for an area that includes Laramie.
"Snow will increase in coverage/intensity over western areas this morning, then spread across the remainder of southeast Wyoming and the western Nebraska Panhandle later this afternoon and tonight. The heaviest accumulations will generally be over Carbon County. In addition, gusty winds near 30 MPH today may create considerable blowing/drifting snow. Those with travel plans across the area over the next 24 hours should be prepared for adverse winter weather conditions. Check road conditions prior to venturing out. Dial 511 or visit wyoroad.info or 511.nebraska.gov for the latest road information." - National Weather Service
For Laramie, the forecast says that a wintery mix will begin around mid-day on Wednesday. It will change to all snow by Wednesday night. Current estimates say to expect around one to two inches in the city.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Cheyenne WY 248 AM MST Wed Nov 20 2019 ...SNOW LIKELY ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST WYOMING TODAY AND TONIGHT... WYZ101-103-115-210000- /O.EXT.KCYS.WW.Y.0034.191120T2100Z-191121T1800Z/ Converse County Lower Elevations-North Laramie Range- Laramie Valley- Including the cities of Bill, Douglas, Deer Creek, Glenrock, Garrett, Bosler, and Laramie 248 AM MST Wed Nov 20 2019 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM MST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches in the lower elevations, except 1 to 3 inches in the Laramie Valley. * WHERE...Lower Elevations of Converse and Albany counties including the cities of Douglas and Laramie. * WHEN...2 PM this afternoon until 11 AM MST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Travel may be hazardous due to icy, snow packed roads and low visibility. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.