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Blizzard Watch UPGRADED TO A BLIZZARD WARNING

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The national weather service is warning that a potent winter storm could bring significant snowfall and strong winds to much of the southeastern portion of the state Friday night through early Saturday morning.

A Pacific storm system off the California coast will move across the four corners region Friday and central Rockies and high plains Friday night through Saturday night.  The national weather service says that the storm will produce widespread accumulating snow along with strong winds to much of the southeast area of Wyoming and the western Nebraska Panhandle.

The national weather service is saying that this storm system could affect the cities of Douglas, Glenrock, Lusk, Muddy Gap, Medicine Bow, Bordeaux, Rawlins, Sinclair, Hanna, Arlington, Elk Mountain, Saratoga, Encampment, Riverside, Laramie and Cheyenne.

A blizzard WARNING  is in effect from late  Friday evening  through 8 PM Saturday.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL
CONDITIONS IN WYOMING AND NEBRASKA...DIAL 5 1 1. AVOID RAILROAD
CROSSINGS IF POSSIBLE...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN APPROACHING AND
DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS IF NOT ABLE TO AVOID THEM.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website says the storm could produce up to 6 to 12 inches of snow in some areas with some wind reducing visibilities.  An advisory on their website is asking livestock owners to take precautions for young or sick livestock that may be affected by the weather.

For the most up-to-date information, stay tuned to AM650 KGAB and www.kgab.com

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