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Two Waves of Snow Starting Tonight

Tuesday Evening Weather Update
Published: Apr. 13, 2021 at 7:23 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -

Snow showers are starting to ramp up as we head into the evening and overnight hours. Tonight will be the first of two rounds of snow showers. Winter Storm Warnings are in effect for the higher elevations in Fremont, Laramie, Albany and Carbon Counties until Friday at 6pm. Winter Storm Watches are in effect for central Wyoming including Casper, Riverton, and Buffalo until Thursday at 6pm. Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for places like Rock Springs, Rawlin, Wheatland, and Kemmerer until Friday at 6pm. More watches, warnings and advisories could be added to this list in the upcoming days so stay weather aware!

Snow showers will start to move into southern Wyoming tonight and into tomorrow morning moving northward. Tomorrow afternoon into tomorrow evening there will be a pocket of dry air before another round of moisture enters Wyoming from the south. This first round of snow Casper can expect a dusting up to 2 inches. Cheyenne will see 2-3 inches. The second wave the best chance for more snow accumulations will be in Cheyenne. The models are still not agreeing with how much snow there will actually be with the second wave with models all over the place. This will be something to watch in the next 24 hours. Winds will cause some travel impacts along with the snow and slick roads over the next couple of days. Make sure to check the roads before you go! Temperatures will remain in the 30s and low 40s until this weekend.

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