The Cheyenne area could see upwards of eight inches of snow Friday evening through Saturday evening, the National Weather Service in Cheyenne says.

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for eastern Albany County and Laramie County in southeast Wyoming and Kimball County in the Nebraska Panhandle.

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
1231 PM MST Thu Feb 8 2024

NEZ054-WYZ116>119-091200-
/O.NEW.KCYS.WS.A.0006.240210T0000Z-240211T0600Z/
Kimball County-South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-East Laramie County-
Including the cities of Kimball, Buford, Pumpkin Vine, Vedauwoo,
Whitaker, Federal, Horse Creek, Cheyenne, and Pine Bluffs
1231 PM MST Thu Feb 8 2024

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8
  inches possible. The heaviest snow will fall on Saturday through
  the daytime hours.

* WHERE...In Nebraska, Kimball County. In Wyoming, South Laramie
  Range, South Laramie Range Foothills, Central Laramie County
  and East Laramie County.

* WHEN...From Friday evening through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

The NWS says the heaviest snow will fall on Saturday through the daytime hours.

Drivers should plan on slippery road conditions and are encouraged to call 511 or visit wyoroad.info or 511.nebraska.gov before venturing out.

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Feb. 8th, 2PM - A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for eastern Albany County, Laramie County, and Kimball County from 5PM Friday through 11PM Saturday. Snow accumulations of 5-8 inches are expected. Heaviest snow expected to fall during the day Saturday.

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