35-45 MPH Winds, 65 MPH Gusts Expected for Southeast Wyoming
Strong westerly winds will bring sustained winds of 35 to 45 mph, with 65 mph gusts, to portions of southeastern Wyoming Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning.
The National Weather Service in Cheyenne issued the following statement Monday morning:
A High Wind Watch has been posted for the I-80 Corridor between mile markers 255 and 280 (Arlington, Elk Mountain) for Tuesday 3AM to Wednesday 6AM. A High Wind Watch has been posted for the South Laramie Range on I-80 and I-25 near Bordeaux (mm 71 on I-25) from 6AM Tuesday through 6AM Wednesday. Westerly winds of 35 to 45 mph sustained with gusts to 65 mph are possible in these areas. Light weight and high profile vehicles can be blown over in these conditions, especially along north-south aligned roads! Pay attention on the roadways for windy conditions that can cause a potential threat for you during your trip. Stay tuned for later updates!