With heavy spring snow expected to slam the surrounding mountains, a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Laramie Valley.

The National Weather Service office in Cheyenne released the news of the Winter Weather Advisory early Wednesday morning with impacts for the City of Laramie, the surrounding valley, and eastern Laramie Range foothills. It takes effect at 9 p.m. Wednesday and continues through midday Thursday.

Here’s the alert:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Cheyenne WY

120 AM MDT Wed May 2, 2018

 

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7500 FEET WEDNESDAY

THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

 

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Laramie Valley-South Laramie Range Foothills-

Including the cities of Bosler, Laramie, Whitaker, Federal,

and Horse Creek

120 AM MDT Wed May 2, 2018

 

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO

NOON MDT THURSDAY...

 

* WHAT...Wet snow expected. Total wet snow accumulations of 3 to 5

  inches, with localized amounts up to 7 inches, are expected.

 

* WHERE...Eastern Laramie Range foothills and Laramie Valley.

 

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to noon MDT Thursday.

 

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Thursday. Expect reduced

visibilities at times.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

A Winter Weather Advisory for wet snow means periods of wet snow

will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5-1-1.