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UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopened, Fire Over 8 Square Miles

Highway 40 was closed from 2 in the afternoon Thursday to around 10 in the morning Friday between Maybell and Dinosaur, due to the Winter Valley Fire, which ignited Thursday south of Elk Springs. The fire, which was thought to be around 10 to 15 acres as of noon, had expanded to Continue reading

46 Accidents Due To High Wind In Wyoming

Despite the Wyoming Department of Transportation closing multiple stretches of highway, including I-80, due to high winds this week, some light and high profile vehicles failed to heed the warning resulting in multiple accidents. When winds exceed a certain limit, WYDOT closes highways to light and high profile vehicles to prevent them from becoming a Continue reading

Winds Continue To Hinder I-80 Drivers

WINDHigh winds and snow continue to cause problems for travelers on I-80 across Wyoming. Overnight part of the interstate was closed due to extreme blow over risk as winds were gusting to over 65 mph, there were also areas where black ice and accidents stopped or slowed down Continue reading