High Winds Accompanied Storm in Wyoming
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The National Weather Service says wind gusts reached as fast as 98 mph (158 kph) during a winter storm in Wyoming.
The storm ripped through Wyoming Thursday morning, dumping snow on much of the state.
The nearly triple-digit wind gusts were reported near Clark, a small community close to the Montana border.
Wind speeds reached 60 mph (97 kph) in Casper and 72 mph (116 kph) near Muddy Gap.
The Weather Service says up to 1 foot (30 cm) of snow fell near Lander, with several inches falling elsewhere.