(Riverton, Wyo.) – Today is the Day Two of Severe Weather Awareness Week across Wyoming.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The westbound lanes of Interstate 80 are still closed this morning after the second multi-vehicle crash in the last five days. The latest crash occurred 18 miles west of Laramie during foggy weather and slushy road conditions. The westbound lanes are closed between Laramie and Sinclair. All westbound traffic on I-80 was rerouted onto U.S. 30 from Laramie to Medicine Bow to Walcott Junction.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – High Pressure will remain over the region today keeping mostly sunny skies and warmer temperatures across the Cowboy State, according to the National Weather Service Forecast Office at Riverton Regional Airport. A few late day thunderstorms will be possible over the northwest mountains. Increasing moisture aloft on Wednesday will spread those possible isolated thunderstorms across the state.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – 59 vehicles have been confirmed to be involved in this morning’s crash with the potential of another four to six more. The large fire that ensued from the crash delayed the investigation efforts for an extended period. Wyoming Highway Patrol Crash Team Members and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation are still continuing to work through the crash scene.
This morning Wyoming Highway Patrol was called out to South Pass where a crude oil tanker trailer became separated from its Peterbuilt hauler.
The Riverton USA Team had 31 wrestlers participate at the WAWA Kids/Cadet State tournament this weekend. Below are the results of those that placed. Not all kids did all three tournaments. See how Shoshoni’s club performed here.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The food court and new meeting rooms at the Wind River Hotel and Casino are expected to open in May, the date for the soft opening is not yet set, but some 70 workers are installing kitchen and dining equipment and beginning the finish work at the site. The kitchen equipment in a massive new food preparation area will serve a the food court and the casino’s current Red Willow Restaurant and conference catering.