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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Winter storm travel advisory for Big Horn Basin


February 24, 2017

WORLAND – The National Weather Service in Riverton reported Thursday that a major winter storm is ongoing across much of central and southern Wyoming through Friday, with whiteout conditions expected at times in rural areas. Road and air travel will be significantly impacted through Friday morning.

The combination of heavy snow and gusty wind will create widespread blowing and drifting snow, which will substantially reduce visibility.

Road closures are very possible, and on Thursday the Wyoming Department of Transportation listed all roads in the Big Horn Basin as moderate to slick, wit...

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