/Roads close around Casper early Monday as winter storm advances – Oil City News

Roads close around Casper early Monday as winter storm advances – Oil City News

The gate on the onramp to I-25 at Hat Six Road is closed on Saturday, November 30, 2019, in Casper. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City File)

Update: The Natrona County School District announced schools and support buildings will be closed today.

CASPER, Wyo. – Major roads and highways in Natrona County are closed early Monday morning as a winter storm moves through the area.

According to WYDOT, I-25 between Douglas and Kaycee is closed due to winter conditions. Estimated opening times are unknown as of 4:30 a.m.. There are black ice advisories in place for the remainder of I-25 to Cheyenne.

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In Casper, Wyoming Boulevard, or “Outer Drive,” closed around 3 a.m.

Other highways experiencing closures as of 4:30 this morning are US 87 between Douglas and Buffalo, US 26 and US 20 between Shoshoni and Douglas, and WY 220 between Muddy Gap and Casper.

No unnecessary travel advisories are in place on I-90 between Sheridan and Gillette, and highways are closed around Rawlins and Lander.

Casper College announced by email this morning that basketball games scheduled today against Western Nebraska have been cancelled due to weather conditions. They will be rescheduled at a later date.