NWS Cheyenne: Expect Freezing Fog Near the I-80 Summit
Those traveling along Interstate 80 between Laramie and Cheyenne will want to watch out for freezing fog near the I-80 Summit, Vedauwoo and Buford until 1 p.m. this afternoon.
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Cheyenne WY 916 AM MDT Wed Apr 21 2021 WYZ116-211900- /O.NEW.KCYS.ZF.Y.0004.210421T1516Z-210421T1900Z/ South Laramie Range- Including the cities of Buford, Pumpkin Vine, and Vedauwoo 916 AM MDT Wed Apr 21 2021 ...FREEZING FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MDT THIS AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Visibility less than a quarter mile in freezing fog. * WHERE...South Laramie Range, including near the I-80 Summit, Buford, and Vedauwoo. * WHEN...Until 1 PM MDT this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility and slick roads. Potential frost on bridges. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Also, be alert for frost on bridge decks causing slippery roads.
The National Weather Service in Cheyenne issued the following statement Wednesday morning:
A Freezing Fog Advisory is in effect until 1 PM today for the Southern Laramie Range, including the I-80 Summit between Laramie and Cheyenne, as well as Vedauwoo and Buford. Expect freezing fog with visibilities under one-quarter of a mile. There will be hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility and slick roads, along with potential frost on bridges.
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