Winter Storm to impact Nebraska, Wyoming and Colorado

The National Weather Service says a major winter storm will produce three to eight inches of snow in western Nebraska and southeast Wyoming Tuesday night and Wednesday. Winds of twenty to thirty miles per hour are forecast to accompany the snow, resulting in blowing snow that will hinder travel in Wyoming, Nebraska and northeast Colorado.

A Winter Weather advisory has been issued for Scottsbluff, Banner, and Kimball counties in the panhandle and Goshen and Platte counties in Wyoming, with three to six inches of snow expected. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Cheyenne, Kimball, and Banner Counties in the southern panhandle and Laramie and southern Albany counties in Wyoming, with five to seven inches of snow forecast. In the higher elevations south and east of Laramie, snow totals will likely be higher.

The warnings are in effect at 11 p.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday evening. The storm will move along the I-80 corridor in Nebraska, which is under a Winter Storm Warning with six or more inches of snow expected. A blizzard warning is in effect for areas of southwest Nebraska, northeast Colorado and northwest Kansas.

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