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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 12:43 PM MDT on April 28, 2016

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2016


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 6 PM this evening
to midnight MDT Friday night...

* timing... rain and snow today will likely change over to all snow
early this evening and become heavy at times overnight. The
higher intensity snowfall is expected to occur late tonight and
Friday morning.

* Snow accumulations... anywhere from 10 to 20 inches with the
higher amounts east of the Continental Divide.

* Wind/visibility... winds will mostly remain less than 20 mph.
Visibilities will likely drop below a half mile at times in the
heavier snowfall.

* Impacts... wet snow accumulating on branches and power lines
could lead to tree damage and power outages. Roads may become
slushy or snow covered mainly during the nighttime hours. May
not see much accumulation on roads and highways due to the
higher sun angle this time of year.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant snow accumulation... poor
visibilities due to heavy snowfall and poor winter driving conditions.
High country travel is likely to be impacted by this storm.





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