Windy weather statewide causes damage, road closures

(Sheridan, Wyo.) — Strong winds continue to blow across the state, causing damage in many communities and closures and advisories on several roadways. In Sheridan, winds are sustained at 35 mph and gusting 46 mph. In Gillette, downed trees have caused damage to private property. This photo was taken this morning on Rohan Avenue in Gillette. says winds are sustained at 47 mph, gusting to 62 mph in Gillette. [image: Inline image 2] *h/t Sarah Case / Pitchengine Communities* The Wyoming Department of Transportation reported that a crash on Highway 287 at milepost 41 between Muddy Gap and Lamont closed the highway in all directions. Details about the crash are not yet available, but WYDOT says all lanes are blocked and delays should be expected. [image: Inline image 1] *h/t Josh James / Pitchengine Commuities* In southern Wyoming, WYDOT reported wind gusts of 65+ mph along I-25 and I-80. Have a weather photo to share? Send it to Dally . *Feature Photo: Cirrus Clouds showing wind shear aloft. Wikipedia via Google Images / Pitchengine Communities* #dally #county17 #news