PHOTOS: First storm of the season brings road closures, travel warnings
Interstate 25 is also hit by the snow storm today. This is the view of Twenty Mill Hill. WYDOT webcam photo
WYOMING – As predicted by the United States’ National Weather Service (NWS), almost all of Wyoming has been affected in some way by the first snowstorm of the season.
While the snow hasn’t yet arrived in Rock Springs or Green River, it has arrived in other parts of the state, including Wamsutter, resulting in road closures and travel warnings.
According to the NWS, Flaming Gorge and East Sweetwater Counties will have gusts of up to 60 km / h in the winter weather warning from Tuesday, October 12 morning through Wednesday, October 13, 6 a.m.
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“Plan for slippery road conditions,” said the NWS.
Meanwhile, the central and southern parts of the state are already seeing the effects of the storm. If you’re planning a trip, be sure to check the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s website before you head out. For the latest street information, visit wyoroad.info. For the latest forecast, click here.
Here’s what’s happening across the state today.
Wy 28 between Farson and US 287 / WY 789 near South Pass is closed due to winter conditions. From 9:00 a.m. October 12, the estimated opening time is 4-6 hours. WYDOT webcam photo When the storm hit Wyoming, freezing conditions this morning may have contributed to this crash on Interstate 80 near mile post 150. Courtesy photo
The I80 near Wamsutter saw some snow this morning. WYDOT webcam
Wyoming was affected not only by snow and wind, but also by fog. This was the view of the summit near mile post 325 this morning. Courtesy photo