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I-25, I-80 closures expected to last overnight in SE Wyoming with more moderate to heavy snow likely

I-80 on Wednesday night (WYDOT)

CASPER, Wyo. — Some closures on I-25 and I-80 in Wyoming are likely to last overnight Wednesday and into Thursday, according to estimated opening times provided by the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT).

I-25 remains closed to all traffic between Cheyenne and Glendo as of 5:35 p.m. Wednesday, according to WYDOT. The estimated opening time is sometime between 2-4 p.m. Thursday. I-80 is closed in to all traffic from Cheyenne to Rawlins. The estimated reopening time that WYDOT reported at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday was 11-16 hours.

Eastbound travel is closed on I-80 from Rock Springs to Rawlins due to a rolling closure. Those closures are also expected to last until at least early Thursday morning. I-80 is also seeing closures in both directions from Evanston to near Granger that could last until Thursday morning as well. Check with WYDOT for updated road condition information.

Southeast Wyoming is expected to see more moderate to heavy snow overnight Wednesday and into Thursday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Cheyenne. Cheyenne itself is expected to see 5-8 inches between Wednesday night and Thursday.

Moderate to heavy snow bands have been occurring on Wednesday afternoon in areas of the southeast. The NWS in Cheyenne shared the following graphic on Wednesday afternoon showing forecasted snow amounts between Wednesday night and Thursday. Areas in orange are likely to see over six inches of snow:

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