Winter Storm Warning in effect for in and around Gillette

(Gillette, Wyo.) - The National Weather Service office out of Rapid City has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Northern Campbell, Southern Campbell, Westerns Crook counties which include the cities of Gillette, Wright, Moorcroft, and Hulett. This winter storm warning remains in effect until 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16.[image: Screen Shot 2015-12-15 at 2.47.37 PM.png] *Timing:* Ongoing snow will continue today and diminish late tonight. The heaviest snow will fall today into early this evening. The heaviest snow will fall today into early this evening. *Main Hazard: *2 to 4 inches of additional snow ... totalling 5 to 7 inches with locally higher amounts possible. Other Conditions: Gusty north winds today will result in areas of blowing snow. Impacts: travel will be difficult today and tonight. Precautionary/Preparedness Actions: A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means snow accumulations will create dangerous conditions. US 14/16 BETWEEN WY 341 AND Gillette is reported to be very slick. Check the latest road condition report here. Feature image: WYDOT webcam on I 90 / Pitchengine Communities #county17 #news