Widespread Strong Wind Event for Southeast Wyoming


Messages of the Day:
• Hazardous travel conditions likely on Interstate 80 today. High Wind Warning for 65mph gusts in effect.
• More widespread strong wind event begins tonight through Saturday night.
• Strongest winds during the day Saturday.

Hazards: Extreme Blowoff and Blowover Risk. Especially Saturday. Some
light snow accumulations expected along Interstate 80 from Laramie to Rawlins could lead to whiteout conditions.

Timing & Duration: Strongest winds and widespread snow accumulations Midnight Saturday through 5 PM Saturday.

Impacts: Dangerous driving conditions for travelers on Interstate 80 from Cheyenne to Rawlins and Interstate 25 from Colorado state line to Wheatland. Travel delays and possible road closures.