The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a High Wind Watch for much of southeast Wyoming from early Thursday morning through Saturday morning.

The Service says strong winds are very likely to develop along and near Interstates 25 and 80, especially in the Arlington and Bordeaux areas.

Winds gusts on Thanksgiving could reach 65 mph and winds will increase even more on Friday, with gusts greater than 75 mph possible in the morning and early afternoon.

Travelers are urged to use extreme caution, be aware of interstate closures and plan alternate routes.


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
238 AM MST Wed Nov 21 2018

...STRONG WINDS LIKELY OVER MUCH OF SOUTHEASTERN WYOMING THURSDAY
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY...
WYZ101-102-104-113-220000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.HW.A.0036.181123T1200Z-181124T1200Z/
Converse County Lower Elevations-Niobrara County-
Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-Upper North Platte River Basin-
Including the cities of Bill, Douglas, Deer Creek, Glenrock,
Lusk, Redbird, Seminoe Dam, Saratoga, and Encampment
238 AM MST Wed Nov 21 2018

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from early Friday morning through early
Saturday morning.

* TIMING...5 AM Friday morning through 5 AM Saturday morning.

* WINDS...Sustained from the west at 40 to 50 mph with gusts to 65
mph possible.

* IMPACTS...Strong crosswinds will create dangerous travel for
light weight and high profile vehicles, including camping and
travel trailers. This watch includes much of Interstate 25 and
Interstate 80 in Wyoming.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph...or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
238 AM MST Wed Nov 21 2018

...STRONG WINDS LIKELY OVER MUCH OF SOUTHEASTERN WYOMING THURSDAY
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY...
WYZ103-105-107>109-115>118-220000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.HW.A.0036.181123T0000Z-181124T1200Z/
North Laramie Range-Shirley Basin-East Platte County-
Goshen County-Central Carbon County-Laramie Valley-
South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-
Including the cities of Garrett, Medicine Bow, Shirley Basin,
Wheatland, Guernsey, Torrington, Rawlins, Bosler, Laramie,
Buford, Pumpkin Vine, Vedauwoo, Whitaker, Federal, Horse Creek,
and Cheyenne
238 AM MST Wed Nov 21 2018

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through early
Saturday morning.

* TIMING...5 PM Thursday evening through 5 AM Saturday morning.

* WINDS...Sustained from the west at 40 to 50 mph with gusts to 65
mph possible.

* IMPACTS...Strong crosswinds will create dangerous travel for
light weight and high profile vehicles, including camping and
travel trailers. This watch includes much of Interstate 25 and
Interstate 80 in Wyoming.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph...or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
238 AM MST Wed Nov 21 2018

...STRONG WINDS LIKELY OVER MUCH OF SOUTHEASTERN WYOMING THURSDAY
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY...
WYZ106-110-220000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.HW.A.0036.181122T1200Z-181124T1200Z/
Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
North Snowy Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Bordeaux, Arlington, and Elk Mountain
238 AM MST Wed Nov 21 2018

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from early Thursday morning through
early Saturday morning.

* TIMING...5 AM Thursday morning through 5 AM Saturday morning.

* WINDS... Sustained winds west at 45 to 55 mph with gusts to 65
mph. Winds will increase Friday morning with sustained winds 55
to 65 mph and gusts 75 to 85 mph possible.

* IMPACTS... Strong crosswinds will create extremely dangerous
travel for light weight and high profile vehicles, including
camping and travel trailers. This watch includes Bordeaux along
Interstate 25 between Chugwater and Wheatland and Arlington and
Elk mountain along Interstate 80. Use extreme caution when
traveling during periods of high winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph...or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.