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Drive carefully on Wyoming roads


Wyoming’s notorious winters are marked by some of the most severe durations of snowfall, freezing rain and blowing snow. Western Wyoming’s winter conditions are severe and unlike any other region, with winds exceeding sustained speeds of 30-40 miles per hours with gusts to 50 or 60 miles per hour. The wind, coupled with snowfall and snow drifting, can create blizzard conditions, wind chills and ice pockets that challenge any road maintenance team.

For those who must travel, WYDOT is offering these winter driving tips:

• First and foremost, wear your seatbelt. It will save your life....

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