The first wave of a two-part storm system is expected to hit the Sierra Madres today through Friday.

Up to 8 Inches of Snow, 40 MPH Wind Gusts to Hit Sierra Madres

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 6 a.m. Friday, with 5 to 8 inches of snow and 40 mph wind gusts expected.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
406 AM MDT Thu Mar 28 2024

WYZ112-290000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WW.Y.0017.240328T1200Z-240329T1200Z/
Sierra Madre Range-
406 AM MDT Thu Mar 28 2024

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8
  inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Sierra Madre Range.

* WHEN...From 6 AM this morning to 6 AM MDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be difficult. Blowing snow could
  significantly reduce visibility. Snow mobilers and hikers may
  become disoriented due to low visibility and blowing snow.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This is the first wave of a two part
  system. A bigger, likely more impactful, storm is expected
  this weekend into early next week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
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4 AM, March 28th - A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the Sierra Madre Range starting at 6 AM Thursday through 6 AM Friday. Light to moderate snow is expected Thursday afternoon through Friday with 5 to 8 inches of snow possible. Winds will be gusting around 40 mph, leading to blowing snow and reduced visibility. Snowmobilers and hikers could become disoriented and lost in low visibility, so be prepared for winter conditions. This is the first round of a larger system expected to impact the region this weekend. Stay tuned for the latest forecast and updates as additional advisories/watches may be needed for this weekend.

Bigger Storm Expected Easter Weekend

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne says a bigger, likely more impactful, storm is expected to hit the region this weekend into early next week.

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845 PM 3/27 - A cooler, more unsettled pattern expected Friday through this weekend into early next week as multiple disturbances push across SE WY and W NE. Stay tuned for more forecast details. More forecast info at weather.gov/cys #wywx #newx

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