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NWS: Winter weather could impact travel in Wyoming this weekend

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The National Weather Service in Cheyenne is warning people traveling this upcoming weekend could see the roads impacted by snow and wintry conditions.

According to the weather service, the strong winds we’re expecting Wednesday will begin to ease for Thursday.

(Courtesy of the NWS – Cheyenne)

“Snow showers can be expected in the western mountains late Thursday. A cold front will approach Thursday afternoon and will move east through the day Friday,” weather officials said.

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Snow is expected to be fairly widespread west of the Laramie Range Friday, with eastern areas picking up the snow Friday evening. Saturday looks cold and snowy for just about everyone, according to the NWS.

Travel impacts are elevated due to this snow Saturday. 

The NWS cautioned that to start the next work week, a widespread strong wind event is possible leading to significant travel impacts for light weight and high profile vehicles.

The expended forecast from the National Weather Service in Cheyenne is as follows:

Courtesy of the National Weather Service in Cheyenne