Windy, Wintry Wednesday in Wyoming
Tuesday, January 12
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -
A cold front will approach the state tonight into tomorrow bringing very windy conditions and some snow showers to the state. Snow will start in the western half of the state. Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for the Tetons and Sheridan County until Wednesday at 11pm. High Wind Warnings are in effect for the lighter yellow areas including Laramie, Albany, Platte, Goshen, Carbon, and Sheridan until Thursday at 5am. The areas in the mustard colors are under a High Wind Watch until Wednesday at 11pm including Casper and Riverton. These areas will be upgraded to a High Wind Warning tomorrow. The state will see sustain winds up to 40mph. High wind prone areas could see wind gusts as strong as 90mph. Make sure to hold onto your Cowboy hats and check the roadways before traveling as some roads will be closed to light and high profile vehicle. EXTREME blow over risk will be in effect tomorrow.
Snow has already started in the western part of Wyoming only a few isolated snow showers are possible tomorrow into tomorrow night. The snow accumulation will not be significant but do not get caught up in the snow amounts because the blow snow will cause headaches on the roadways tomorrow evening and into Thursday. Temperatures will be warm tomorrow before the cold front pushes through so make sure to enjoy the weather as much as possible because by Thursday temperatures will be back in the 20s and 30s.
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