Interstate 25 near Midwest is seen covered in ice early Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. (WYDOT)

CASPER, Wyo. — Interstate 25 between Casper and Buffalo is closed early Friday due to winter conditions, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation.

Other major highways around the Casper area that are also closed as of 6:30 a.m. include US 26 to Shoshoni, US 87 between Chugwater and Buffalo, and US 220 between Casper and Muddy Gap.

Gusty winds and lower overnight temperatures made for slick roads late Thursday in central Wyoming, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton.

Temperatures are expected to reach the mid-40s today in Casper, but wind gusts of up to 40 mph are also expected, according to the NWS in Riverton.

There’s a chance for more snow in central Wyoming on Sunday.