PHOTOS: First Storm of Season Brings Road Closures, Travel Warnings

PHOTOS: First Storm of Season Brings Road Closures, Travel Warnings

Interstate 25 is also being impacted by the snow storm today. This is the view at Twenty Mill Hill. WYDOT Webcam photo

WYOMING — As predicted by the United States National Weather Service (NWS), almost all of Wyoming is being impacted in some way by the first snow storm of the season.

While the snow hasn’t arrived in Rock Springs or Green River yet, it has in other portions of the state including Wamsutter, which has lead to road closures and travel warnings.

According to the NWS, Flaming Gorge and east Sweetwater County will remain in the winter weather advisory from a a.m. Tuesday, October 12, through 6 a.m., Wednesday, October 13. Sweetwater County is still expected to receive 2-4 inches of snow with winds gusts of up to 60 mph.

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“Plan on slippery road conditions,” the NWS stated.

Meanwhile, the central and southern portions of the state are already seeing impacts from the storm. If you plan on traveling, be sure to check the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s website before heading out. For all the latest road information, visit For the latest forecast, click here.

Here’s a look of what’s happening across the state today.

Wy 28 between Farson and US 287 / WY 789 near South Pass is closed due to winter conditions. As of 9 a.m. October 12, the estimated opening time is 4-6 hours. WYDOT webcam photo
As the storm made its way into Wyoming, icy conditions may have contributed to this crash on interstate 80 near milepost 150 this morning. Courtesy photo
I80 near Wamsutter saw some snow this morning. WYDOT Webcam
Wyoming wasn’t only impacted by snow and wind, but by fog as well. This was the view on the Summit, near milepost 325 earlier this morning. Courtesy photo