CASPER, Wyo. — Smoke from wildfires continues to blanket portions of I-80 in Wyoming on Thursday afternoon.
The National Weather Service in Cheyenne said during the morning that the smoke was limiting visibility down to a half-mile in the Laramie area and below two miles in the Walcott Junction area and in Cheyenne.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation urged drivers to stay alert and use caution.
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WYDOT webcams along I-80 show smoke persisting in some areas as of around 3:40 pm.
There are also several highway closures still in effect due to the Mullen Fire, according to WYDOT:
- WY 10 is closed between Woods Landing and the Colorado State Line
- WY 11 is closed between WY 130 and Albany
- WY 230 is closed between Woods Landing and the Colorado State Line