High Wind Warning Friday into Saturday For I-80 Summit
The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for areas between Laramie and Cheyenne, including the I-80 summit, in effect from 7:00 PM Friday through noon Saturday (October 4-5).
"High winds should develop by late Friday morning and continue through early Saturday. Travel impacts along Interstate 80 and 25 will be possible with strong gusty winds."
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Cheyenne WY 1258 PM MDT Thu Oct 3 2019 High winds should develop by late Friday morning and continue through early Saturday. Travel impacts along Interstate 80 and 25 will be possible with strong gusty winds. WYZ106-116-117-041030- /O.UPG.KCYS.HW.A.0021.191004T1500Z-191005T1800Z/ /O.NEW.KCYS.HW.W.0030.191005T0100Z-191005T1800Z/ 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 1258 PM MDT Thu Oct 3 2019 ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO NOON MDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from 7 PM Friday to noon MDT Saturday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect. * WHAT...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts over 60 mph expected. * WHERE...South Laramie Range, South Laramie Range Foothills, Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County. * WHEN...From Friday evening through Saturday morning. * WINDS...Westerly 25 to 40 mph with gusts over 60 mph expected. * IMPACTS...Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. 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. 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.