SWEETWATER COUNTY — A strong arctic cold front will be moving into Wyoming starting tonight and continuing through Tuesday, February 22.
With an arctic cold front making its way into Wyoming, the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) released a travel weather-impact video explaining what Wyomingites can expect in the next couple of days.
The arctic cold front will bring “severe cold,” snow, and icy conditions along Interstate 90 and Interstate 25 tonight and tomorrow morning.
“Temperatures will be falling very sharply north to south with developing snow,” according to WYDOT. “Snow, ice, and blowing snow will then develop all along Interstate 80 Monday afternoon through early Tuesday.”
Severe cold, snow, and icy conditions are expected to impact all of Wyoming. An area of heavy snow and strong winds are expected to impact I80 from Rock Springs to west of Laramie.
As the storm makes its way into Wyoming, temperatures will plummet. Temperatures in the Rock Springs area will be a high of 29 degrees on Monday, a high of 12 degrees on Tuesday, and a high of 14 degrees on Wednesday. Windy conditions will make it feel even colder. For the complete forecast, click here.
See the video below for WYDOT’s travel weather-impact predictions.