Wind gusts of up to 65 mph are expected to blast parts of southeast Wyoming early Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening, the National Weather Service in Cheyenne says.

A High Wind Watch is in effect from late tonight through Wednesday evening for the north Snowy Range foothills including Interstate 80 near Arlington and Elk Mountain.

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
228 AM MST Tue Feb 7 2023

WYZ110-080000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.HW.A.0013.230208T1000Z-230209T0300Z/
North Snowy Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Arlington and Elk Mountain
228 AM MST Tue Feb 7 2023

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph
  possible.

* WHERE...North Snowy Range Foothills including Interstate 80 near
  Arlington and Elk Mountain.

* WHEN...From early Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Strong cross winds will be
  hazardous to light weight or high profile vehicles, including
  campers and tractor trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.
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A High Wind Watch is also in effect for the central Laramie Range and southwest Platte County including Interstate 25 near Bordeaux, and the south Laramie Range and foothills including I-80 near Vedauwoo and Buford.

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
228 AM MST Tue Feb 7 2023

WYZ106-116-117-080000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.HW.A.0013.230208T1000Z-230209T0300Z/
Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Bordeaux, Buford, Pumpkin Vine, Vedauwoo,
Whitaker, Federal, and Horse Creek
228 AM MST Tue Feb 7 2023

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph
  possible.

* WHERE...Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County
  including Interstate 25 near Bordeaux, and South Laramie Range
  and Foothills including Interstate 80 near Vedauwoo and Buford.

* WHEN...From early Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Strong cross winds will be
  hazardous to light weight or high profile vehicles, including
  campers and tractor trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

"Expect hazardous driving conditions for light, high profile vehicles including campers and tractor trailers," the NWS said.

Drivers are encouraged to call 511 or visit wyoroad.info for the latest road conditions and closure information.

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4 AM MST Tuesday, February 7 - Strong winds are expected to return to the southeast Wyoming wind corridors by late tonight, and persist through the day on Wednesday. Wind gusts of 60 to 70 MPH will be possible for Arlington, Bordeaux, as well as the I-80 Summit between Laramie and Cheyenne. Expect hazardous driving conditions for light, high profile vehicles including campers and tractor trailers. For road information, dial 511 or visit wyoroad.info.

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