Heavy mountain snow and strong winds could make travel very difficult to impossible across portions of southeast Wyoming over the next couple of days.

According to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, west wind gusts of 65 to 75 mph are likely from now until 2 p.m. Wednesday.

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All areas are also likely to receive at least a trace of snow between Wednesday and Thursday, with the Snowy and Sierra Madre ranges expected to see 8 to 16 inches.

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Drivers are encouraged to call 511 or visit wyoroad.info for the latest road closures and travel advisories.

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8 PM 1/9 - Strong winds continue through Wednesday afternoon, once winds begin decreasing, snow chances increase across southeast Wyoming and western Nebraska Wednesday evening - Thursday morning. For snow forecast details, refer to weather.gov/cys #wywx #newx

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