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By David Martin

Snow storms empty WYDOT budget


A large winter storm passing through the state has resulted in between 1 and 3 inches of snow throughout Wyoming, according to the National Weather Service.

The NWS, based in Riverton, said a second storm is expected to hit Thursday. In Sweetwater County, snowfall hasn’t been as severe as it has in other parts of the state, with between 1 and 2 inches being reported county-wide. However, that amount still was enough to close Interstate 80’s eastbound lanes.

I-80 is the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s chief concern during snowstorms, but conducts snow removal for approximately 3...

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