Winds will be nasty today, therefore causing blowing and drifting snow throughout the day. Travel conditions in some areas will not be good .

... HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

* TIMING... EXPECT STRONG SOUTHWEST WIND TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY. BETWEEN 5 AND 530 AM THIS MORNING... WINDS CONTINUED TO GUST OVER 70 MPH AT FALES ROCK... CAMP CREEK AND WYOMING BOULEVARD IN CASPER.

* WINDS... SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH IN MOST AREAS. STRONGER WIND GUSTS TO 75 MPH ARE POSSIBLE AT TIMES ALONG WYOMING BOULEVARD ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF CASPER AND OTHER HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS.

* IMPACTS... HIGH WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES. STRONG CROSS WINDS COULD CAUSE A BLOW OVER THREAT ALONG HIGHWAYS 220... 20 26... 789 AND 287.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET AT WYOROAD.INFO.

 

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... STRONG WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING HIGH WINDS TO PORTIONS OF NORTH... SOUTH AND CENTRAL WYOMING...

.A STRONG WINTER STORM MOVING INTO WESTERN AND NORTHERN WYOMING WILL IN EFFECT CAUSE WINDS TO RAPIDLY INCREASE OUT OF THE WEST TO SOUTHWEST ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING THIS MORNING. SWEETWATER AND SOUTHERN LINCOLN COUNTIES... THE CODY FOOTHILLS... THE UPPER WIND RIVER CANYON AND THE AREA BETWEEN SOUTH PASS AND CASPER WILL BE THE MOST LIKELY TO SEE HIGH WINDS INCREASING THIS MORNING AND LASTING THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY.