Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Stretch of I-80 in Southeast Wyoming
Patchy blowing snow with gusty winds could significantly reduce visibility along Interstate 80 between Elk Mountain and Arlington Thursday evening into early Friday morning, the National Weather Service in Cheyenne says.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 5 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday for the Snowy Range and northern Snowy Range foothills.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Cheyenne WY 254 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2023 WYZ110-114-271100- /O.NEW.KCYS.WW.Y.0028.230427T2300Z-230428T1200Z/ North Snowy Range Foothills-Snowy Range- Including the cities of Arlington, Elk Mountain, Centennial, and Albany 254 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2023 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 6 AM MDT FRIDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches with up to 8 inches above 9000 feet elevation. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph. * WHERE...Snowy Range and North Snowy Range Foothills including the Arlington and Elk Mountain areas along Interstate 80. * WHEN...From 5 PM Thursday to 6 AM MDT Friday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow with gusty winds could significantly reduce visibility. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Two to four inches of snow is expected, with up to eight inches above 9,000 feet, and wind gusts as high as 55 mph.
"Plan on slippery road conditions," the NWS said.
The latest road condition information can be obtained by calling 511 or by visiting wyoroad.info.