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Wind closures on I-25 in Wyoming; Highway to Yellowstone’s East Entrance closed due to winter conditions

Snow in Yellowstone on Friday morning. (National Park Service webcam)

CASPER, Wyo. — There are some highway closures in effect across Wyoming on Friday morning due to weather conditions, according to WYDOT.

Interstate 25 is facing wind closures between Cheyenne and Wheatland. That section of I-25 is closed to light, high-profile vehicles as of 9:50 a.m. Friday, with WYDOT sensors recording gusts in excess of 60 mph near Chugwater.

U.S. Highway 14/16/20 between Pahaska and Yellowstone National Park’s East Entrance is closed due to winter conditions, according to WYDOT. An estimated opening time is unknown.

Inside the park, the road from the East Entrance is closed to Fishing Bridge. While the South Entrance is tentatively scheduled to open Friday, the road from the South Entrance is closed to Old Faithful as of 9:50 a.m., according to the National Park Service. Road condition information within the park is available from the National Park Service here.

Extreme blowover risk advisories and wind closures are in effect on several other highways around the state on Friday morning. Real-time road condition information is available from WYDOT.