Forecast of Potentially Heavy Snow in Laramie

(Release) The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a situation report indicating a potential for widespread heavy snow and strong wind gusts for all communities in southeast Wyoming, including Laramie. This report has an estimated duration from Friday morning, March 12, through Monday morning, March 15, 2021.

This includes possible power outages, hazardous travel conditions, and severe impacts to newborn livestock.  Residents in impacted areas, including Laramie, are encouraged to prepare for this potential winter storm by listening to updated weather forecasts; ensuring your cell phone is fully charged; checking your emergency supplies, including your emergency food and water supply; bringing your pets indoors; and reducing your need to travel during this event. Residents are also encouraged to keep furnace and water heater vents clear of ice to prevent carbon monoxide issues.   

If there are any utility lines, including electrical, cable, or phone, that are down due to this potential storm, stay away from the downed lines and contact the appropriate utility provider. Important provider contact information is below:

Rocky Mountain Power (Electrical):  Call 1-877-508-5088 or text OUT to 759677 if you have downed electrical lines in your area, get as far away as possible. Once you’re safe, call 9-1-1.

Black Hills Energy (Natural Gas):  Call  1-888-890-5554 if you smell a gas odor—immediately evacuate from the building or area. Once you’re away from the building call 9-1-1.  

Spectrum (Phone):  1-833-267-6094

CenturyLink (Phone):  1-800-244-1111

Road & Travel Conditions:  Call 5-1-1 or visit https://wyoroad.info/.

In an emergency please call 9-1-1. Please do NOT call 9-1-1 or dispatch for power outages, road and travel conditions, or other informational issues.

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