Update: 18 Inches Of Snow, 55 MPH Winds Possible With SE Wyoming Storm
In a late Sunday afternoon email, the agency included the following:
- A winter storm beginning late Sunday night is set to cause major impacts to portions of southeast Wyoming and western Nebraska due to heavy snow and blowing/drifting snow.
- Widespread 12 to 18 inches of snowfall is likely, with areas near the Pine Ridge receiving 20 to 30 inches.
- Along with the heavy snowfall, strong wind gusts 45 to 55+ mph Tuesday, will cause very hazardous conditions across east central Wyoming and the northern Nebraska panhandle
Lowest confidence in snowfall amounts and timing in far southeast Wyoming and the southern Nebraska panhandle, but impactful winter weather is still possible in these areas
The latest forecast includes the following changes:
- Change 1: Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Laramie and Banner Counties.
- Change 2: Additional Winter Storm Warnings have been added across east-central Wyoming and the northern Nebraska panhandle.