Severe Weather Alerts - Douglas, WY

  • Winter Storm Warning

    Winter Storm Warning in effect until 5:00 AM MST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING THROUGH
TONIGHT. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. AROUND 12 INCHES FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA
MADRE RANGES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS OF 20 TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP
TO AROUND ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DUE TO FALLING SNOW AND AREAS
OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THOSE TRAVELING THIS EVENING THROUGH TONIGHT WILL
EXPERIENCE VERY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS AS SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND COVER ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...
STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR
VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE
THE EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE
POISONING.

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Douglas, WY Radar