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Wyoming may see thunderstorms, hail Monday; 60 mph wind gusts on I-25, I-80 until Tuesday morning


CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Strong winds are expected in areas of Wyoming on Monday and into Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne.

Wind gusts up to 60 mph are possible on Interstate 80 between Laramie and Rawlins and in the north Snowy Range foothills from 9 a.m. Monday until 6 a.m. Tuesday, the NWS in Cheyenne forecasts.

Gusts up to 60 mph are also possible in much of Platte County and on I-25 between Chugwater and Glendo from 3 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday.

“Strong crosswinds will be hazardous to lightweight and high-profile vehicles, including campers and tractor trailers,” the NWS in Cheyenne stated.


Some scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible in south central and southeast Wyoming on Monday afternoon and evening, with lightning, damaging wind and small hail possible, according to the NWS in Cheyenne.

The northwest part of the state could also see some thunderstorms with “briefly moderate to heavy rainfall” possible, according to the NWS in Riverton.

Further forecast information is available from the NWS.