Going Somewhere in Wyoming? Maybe Not
9:30 AM UPDATE: I-80 Westbound into Wyoming is closed at Nebraska state line as of 9:30am. And I-80 Eastbound between Rawlins and Creston Junction is closed. 85 is now open from Cheyenne to Colorado. You can get updates HERE.
This morning, Wyoming has some road closures and is feeling the effects of a Winter Storm that has dropped about 4 inches of snow on Cheyenne, though that is slightly misleading given the rain factor and temperature variations. Casper is under a Winter Weather Advisory until 6pm with light snow falling this morning. WYDOT is listing the problems and conditions on Wyoming roads. Here’s the road report as of 7am.
Road Report for Sun April 17th, 2016 7am
EASTBOUND I-80 is CLOSED between Rawlins and Walcott junction due to winter driving conditions, estimated time for this stretch to reopen is after 2 p.m.
I-80 is CLOSED in both directions from Walcott Junction, through Laramie and all the way to Cheyenne due to winter conditions. Estimated time for this stretch to reopen is after 2 p.m.
I-80 is slick with snow and blowing snow in spots between Cheyenne and the Nebraska State Line.
I-25 slick with strong winds, snow and blowing snow, with no unnecessary travel between Cheyenne and the Colorado State Line
I-25 is slick strong winds, snow, blowing and drifting snow in spot, fog and limited visibility between Cheyenne and Glendo then wet with slick spots and snow from Glendo to Casper.
Hwy 85 is CLOSED between Cheyenne and the Colorado State Line due to winter conditions. Estimated time for this stretch to reopen is after 2 p.m.
Hwy 85 is slick with strong winds, snow, blowing snow, limited visibility and no unnecessary travel between Cheyenne and Meriden.
Hwy 287 is CLOSED between Laramie and the Colorado State Line due to winter conditions. Estimated time for this stretch to reopen is after 2 p.m.