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High wind warning issued for southeast Wyoming Saturday; 60 mph gusts expected

I-80 Summit 5/14/22 (WYDOT)

CASPER, Wyo. — A high wind warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Saturday in southeast Wyoming, the National Weather Service in Cheyenne advised.

West winds of 35–40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph are expected for the north Snowy Range foothills, including Arlington and Elk Mountain, the NWS said.

NWS Cheyenne

“Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected,” the NWS said. “Travel will be difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles.”