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VIDEO: Drivers should watch for black ice as snow returns to Wyoming; gusts up to 50 mph possible

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation is notifying drivers to watch for snowfall overnight Thursday and into Friday morning which could create some black ice conditions in areas of the state.

Drivers should especially be aware of the potential for black ice in the early morning hours.

WYDOT says that snow is expected across much of the state but that I-90 is likely to see the most substantial impacts with 2-5 inches of snow expected in northeast Wyoming.

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Gusts could reach 40-50 mph along I-90 which could see “moderate to high road impacts.”

Friday could see some snow showers in the morning and wind gusts could reach 35-45 mph across much of the state.

Saturday will be warmer, but 40-55 mph wind gusts could impact travel in the northeast. Strong winds could impact travel in other areas as well.

Sunday could see some scattered snow showers across regions of the state with 40-55 mph wind gusts possible.

WYDOT provided the following briefing regarding potential road impacts through the weekend: