Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Red Cross Opens Warming Shelter in Wyoming

UPDATE: 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016

The warming center was closed at 8:00 A.M. today. A total of 25 people came to the center for coffee and snacks in an effort to wait out the storm. One person stayed at the shelter overnight but left at 5:30 A.M. Harsh winter conditions are possible through tonight across western and central Wyoming. For the latest weather forecasts and information visit the National Weather Service.

Due to the closure of Wyoming Highways 450, 387 and 59, the Sheriffs office requested that a shelter be open for stranded motorist in the town of Wright.  Blizzard conditions are reported in the area and unknown when the roads will be opened back up.  

The shelter is located at Wright Baptist Church, 225 Ranchero Drive in Wright, WY.

Stranded motorists are urged to make their way to the shelter where they will find warmth, food, coffee and comfort. 

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