Winds are expected to pick up along Interstate 80 near Arlington and Elk Mountain this evening, with gusts up to 65 mph expected.

A High Wind Warning is in effect from 6 p.m. this evening through 9 a.m. Tuesday.

 


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
1204 PM MST Mon Mar 8 2021

WYZ110-091200-
/O.UPG.KCYS.HW.A.0014.210308T2100Z-210309T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.HW.W.0021.210309T0100Z-210309T1600Z/
North Snowy Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Arlington and Elk Mountain
1204 PM MST Mon Mar 8 2021

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph
  expected.

* WHERE...Interstate 80 near Arlington and Elk Mountain.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 9 AM MST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be difficult, especially for light and
  high profile vehicles, including tractors and camper trailers.

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.
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The National Weather Service in Cheyenne issued the following statement early Monday morning:

weather.gov/cys

Winds are expected to increase along Interstate 80 near Arlington Monday afternoon with locally strong wind gusts to 60+ mph. Elsewhere, breezy conditions are expected. Use caution, especially if traveling in light, high profile vehicles, including camper trailers! For the latest forecast: weather.gov/cheyenne. For road conditions: wyoroad.info.

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