The Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service is warning about ground blizzards along portions of Interstate 80 this weekend.

The weather service has issued the following statement:

"Very strong winds will develop tonight and continue through Saturday night. Wind gusts of up to 70 mph can be expected. Extreme blow-over risk is anticipated for light & high profile vehicles (including campers & cargo trailers). These strong winds will combine with recent snowfall in the Arlington & Elk Mountain area to produce ground blizzard conditions, especially Saturday & Saturday night. Motorists are encouraged to adjust plans to avoid these anticipated poor travel conditions."

National Weather Service