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Partial closure on I-80 extended from Laramie to Rawlins due to high winds Sunday

I-80 facing west on Hellack Ridge 12/5/21 (WYDOT)

CASPER, Wyo — A closure on Interstate 80 to light, high-profile vehicles due to high winds has been extended from Laramie to Rawlins Sunday morning, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT).

In addition, US 30/287 between Laramie and Walcott Junction and Interstate 25 from Cheyenne to Wheatland remain closed to wind-prone traffic.

High wind warnings are in effect for southeast Wyoming through 11:00 a.m. Sunday, with numerous reports of 55 to 75 mph gusts west of the Laramie Mountain Range. Winds will slowly decrease across Wyoming through the afternoon and evening.

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