Jul 21, 2023

Cheyenne's Declassified Winter Survival Guide: Safety preparedness tips, recommendations

John Roedel, Cap City News

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — As the winter months draw near, Cheyenne community members should prepare themselves for freezing temperatures and heavy snow.

Below are reminders from Wyoming agencies regarding winter preparedness.

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne will be hosting in-person and virtual presentations for residents to learn about the upcoming winter outlook, how to be winter weather ready and be “in the know” for upcoming high wind and snow impacts this winter.

NWS in Cheyenne meteorologists will be there to share the science, discuss winter safety and help answer any questions.

In-person presentations will take place Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Laramie County Community College at the Center for Conference and institutes Building in Union Pacific Centennial Room 129.

Virtual presentation will take place Wednesday, Oct. 18 and Thursday, Nov. 16. See for virtual registration links, LCCC maps and all the latest details.

The Wyoming Red Cross recommends residents do the following:

Gather supplies:

Learn the following emergency skills:

Make plans to stay connected:

The Wyoming Department of Transportation recommends residents pack the following items in their car in case of an emergency:

Before a winter storm hits, residents should:

Before traveling, riders should check the latest road conditions at More information about winter preparedness can be found here.

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