The Cheyenne area could see a few inches of snow Wednesday night, and the National Weather Service is warning those with travel plans to be prepared for blowing snow and slick roads.

The agency issued the following statement Wednesday morning:

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Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories will go into effect later this morning and early this afternoon, remaining in effect until 11 AM MST Thursday. Snow will increase in coverage/intensity over western areas this morning, then spread across the remainder of southeast Wyoming and the western Nebraska Panhandle later this afternoon and tonight. The heaviest accumulations will generally be over Carbon County. In addition, gusty winds near 30 MPH today may create considerable blowing/drifting snow. Those with travel plans across the area over the next 24 hours should be prepared for adverse winter weather conditions. Check road conditions prior to venturing out. Dial 511 or visit wyoroad.info or 511.nebraska.gov for the latest road information.

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