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Morning snow Monday reduces visibility on I-80

(WYDOT District 1)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cheyenne is set to see warming temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday, followed by snow showers and cooling temperatures on Thanksgiving and Friday.

The city will see scattered snow showers before 2 p.m. Monday, followed by scattered sprinkles, according to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne. Cloudy skies will cover the area, gradually becoming sunny through the day. High winds will blow through the region at 25–30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

The NWS in Cheyenne advises drivers traveling on Interstate 80 between Cheyenne and Laramie to slow down and be extra cautious as morning snow reduces visibility.

Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to have sunny skies, with Tuesday’s temperature reaching up to 50 degrees and Wednesday’s into the low 60s. Clouds will be increasing throughout Wednesday night and into Thursday.

Thanksgiving will see mostly cloudy skies and a chance of snow, mainly after 11 a.m. Temperatures will begin to drop, as a high of 37 degrees during the day shifts to a low of 13 degrees at night. Snow showers are likely Thursday night.

Friday will be even colder with a high of 25 degrees and morning snow. More snow may occur later in the night, with a low of 6 degrees.