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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 2:26 AM MST on February 23, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 24, 2017


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 11 am MST Friday...

* timing... snow will continue across the range this morning... and
be heavy at times through this evening. Snow will continue
tonight... before subsiding by mid day Friday.

* Snowfall... 10 to 15 inches are expected... mainly on the
southern end of the mountains.

* Winds/visibility... northeast winds will increase this morning to
35 to 45 mph with gusts 55 to 65 mph, causing blizzard
conditions and zero visibility through this evening. Winds will
gradually decrease later tonight into Friday morning.

* Main impact... travel will become difficult to impossible across
South Pass due to the snow, producing slick... snow- packed
roads... and whiteout conditions due to strong northeast winds.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded... stay with your vehicle.





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