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Black ice on I-25, no unnecessary travel near Midwest; snow may continue until early Thursday morning in SE Wyoming

I-25 near Wheatland on Wednesday afternoon. (WYDOT)

UPDATE: WYDOT has issued a “no unnecessary travel” advisory on I-25 near Midwest that is in effect as of 4:35 p.m. Wednesday.

CASPER, Wyo. — Interstate 25 has black ice advisories in effect as of 4:20 p.m. Wednesday from Chugwater to Glendo, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT).

WYDOT webcams show snow falling, and WYDOT states that snow could continue in southeast Wyoming until early Thursday morning.

Winter Weather Advisories covering areas of I-25 and I-80 will remain in effect through 2 a.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Cheyenne. Areas along I-80, including Arlington and Elk Mountain, could see snow accumulations reach up to eight inches.

Up to five inches of total accumulation is possible on I-25 from Cheyenne to Wheatland, according to the NWS in Riverton.

Hazardous travel conditions are possible on highways in the southeast due to icy, snow-covered roads. The NWS in Cheyenne urges drivers to slow down and use caution.

Real-time road condition information is available from WYDOT.

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