PHOTOS: I-80 closes to all traffic between Laramie and Rawlins; multiple blowovers on I-25 - Cheyenne, WY Cap City News
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PHOTOS: I-80 closes to all traffic between Laramie and Rawlins; multiple blowovers on I-25

(NWS in Cheyenne, Twitter)

CASPER, Wyo. — Multiple vehicles have been blown over amid high winds along I-25 between Cheyenne and Fort Collins on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder.

I-80 is also seeing impacts from the winds and has closed to all traffic between Laramie and Rawlins, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation. Gusts have been exceeding 70 mph in some locations.

The closure took effect at 3:35 pm. Laramie to Cheyenne is open on I-80 but closed to light, high profile vehicles.

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(NWS in Cheyenne, Twitter)

I-25 is closed to light, high profile vehicles across most of Wyoming (from Cheyenne to Buffalo) due to the gusting winds, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation.

High winds are expected to continue.

Road condition information is available from WYDOT.

This article originally appeared on Oil City News. Used with permission.