The Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for the Arlington/Elk Mountain are through 8 p.m. today [Jan.27].

The agency posted this statement and graphic on its website:

A Blizzard Warning is in effect for the Arlington/Elk Mountain area until 8 PM Friday. Wind gusts up to 70 MPH, accumulating snow, and blowing snow will create blizzard conditions and extremely poor visibility below one-quarter mile. Use extreme caution as near-whiteout conditions are expected.

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