Eastbound Interstate 80 between Rock Springs and Laramie closed on Friday afternoon amid high winds and blowing snow.
As of 3:30 p.m. Friday, the 220-mile stretch of highway was expected to be closed for 14 to 16 hours, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation.
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The westbound stretch of highway remained open to regular traffic. However, it was closed to light and high-profile vehicles due to high winds.
High winds were reported in many parts of the state. The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning for southeastern Wyoming and a winter weather warning for the area around Rawlins.
Interstate 25 between Casper and Douglas was also closed Friday afternoon to high-profile vehicles.