Portions of southeast Wyoming could see wind gusts in excess of 80 mph starting Tuesday evening, as another round of hurricane-force winds is expected to slam the area.

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne issued the following statement Monday afternoon:

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We don't like seeing these winds anymore than you, but it looks like we have a widespread wind event coming up. It will start around 5 PM Tuesday and last until around 11 AM Thursday. Wind gusts could get up to 65 MPH+ across SE WY and the NE Panhandle, with 80 MPH+ in the wind-prone areas. Look at the headlines for more details. At the end of the week, a system is set to move through SE WY and the NE Panhandle bringing scattered light snow showers.

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