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Storm system to hit region Wednesday, continue Thursday


CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has reported that a storm system is expected to pass through the area Wednesday and into Thursday, and a winter storm warning and advisory have been put into effect.

Forecasts indicate that the storms will bring accumulating mountain snowfall and scattered rain and snow showers for the region’s valleys. Current winter headlines are in effect for the Snowy Range and Sierra Madres.

Up to 18 inches of snow are expected to be possible for the Sierra Madres, mainly above elevations of 8,000 feet, and up to 10 inches are anticipated for the Snowy Range, mainly above 9,000 feet.

While light to moderate snow is likely to continue throughout Thursday, the NWS in Cheyenne predicts the brunt of the storm system will be seen on Wednesday.

(via National Weather Service Cheyenne)