Going Somewhere? Maybe Not, Wyo Road Update Includes Closures
At 3 p.m, the roads are getting worse by the hour on several stretches of highway because of winter driving conditions. We’re still under a Winter Storm Warning until 11a.m. Friday morning.
Blizzard conditions continue through western Carbon County this afternoon. Our roads are icy, snowy, and you have limited visibility on many of the highways, along with more closures!
I-80 remains closed between Rawlins and Laramie, Westbound I-80 is now CLOSED between Cheyenne and Laramie*, estimated time that this stretch will be reopened is 8 p.m. Thursday night.
Eastbound I-80 remains open along this stretch, but you have slick conditions, snow with blowing and drifting snow, and strong winds.
I-25 is slick with snow, blowing and drifting snow, strong winds and limited visibility in spots between Cheyenne and Glendo, with no unnecessary travel advisories further north into Casper.
I-25 is slick in spots with snow and blowing snow between Cheyenne and the Colorado State Line.
Hwy 85 is slick in spots with snowfall from Cheyenne to the Colorado State Line.
Hwy 85 is slick in spots with blowing snow between Cheyenne and Meriden, then slick spots with strong winds, blowing snow, limited visibility and no unnecessary travel advisories further north into Torrington.
Hwy 287 is slick with strong winds with blowing and drifting snow between Laramie and the Colorado State Line.
Conditions are expected to worsen before this storm system is over, we’ll have more updates as they become available. In the meantime, please use caution when driving in these winter driving conditions, make sure your windows, headlights and taillights are cleared of any snow, turn your headlights on low beam so that others can see you, leave some extra space between you and the vehicle ahead of you, and drive at slower speeds!
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