High Wind In Wyoming Halts Trains

(Cheyenne, WY) — Hurricane-force winds are stopping trains in Wyoming. The National Weather Service says wind gusts of over 75-miles-per-hour were reported Wednesday in parts of Wyoming and Montana. The powerful winds stopped Union Pacific trains in Wyoming and set a wind record in Billings. Troopers in Montana reported several semi trucks and trailers were blown over by the gusts. Forecasters say wind gusts of over 70-miles-per-hour can be expected today from Idaho to Colorado, and from Utah to North Dakota.

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