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I-25 closed to light, high-profile vehicles from Douglas to Wheatland Saturday afternoon

A semi-tractor trailor is seen as it is blown over by high winds in December 2021 along Interstate 25 south of Cheyenne. The video was captured by a Wyoming Department of Transportation dashcam. (WYDOT via YouTube)

CASPER, Wyo. — High winds have prompted the closure of Interstate 25 from Wheatland to Douglas to light, high-profile vehicles Saturday afternoon. 

The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced the closure around 3:15 p.m. Saturday. 

Northwest winds of 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph are expected in east Platte County until 7 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.