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High Wind Warning

Areas Affected: South Laramie Range

NWS Cheyenne (Southeastern Wyoming and Western Nebraska)

...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...West winds 35 to 45 MPH with gusts up to 65 MPH. Periods of blowing snow are also possible.

* WHERE...Interstate 80 Summit between Laramie and Cheyenne.

* WHEN...Until 11 PM MST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Travel will be hazardous, especially for light, high profile vehicles including camping and tractor trailers. There is a high risk for blow overs on north to south oriented sections of roads.

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.


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