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Snowy Monday is in store for Wyoming

New System bringing snow to Wyoming Monday
Published: Apr. 18, 2021 at 10:20 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - A potent Low pressure system is slowly moving its way into Wyoming from the north. Already bringing rain showers and mixed precipitation to many ares in Northern Wyoming. Winter Weather Advisories and Winter Storm Warnings are in place through much of Monday into Monday night with a Winter Storm Watch in place for parts of Albany county.

What to expect: snow measurements won’t be crazy, but they will be noticeable especially around SE Wyoming where snow accumulations can range from 3-6 inches of snow around Cheyenne and Laramie. Casper is looking for about 3-4 inches potentially. With the bulk of snow accumulations in higher elevations and in the Big Horn, Washakie and Sheridan counties whom of which are under a Winter Storm Warning. Winds will be breezy all throughout Monday which will bode poorly for travel Monday afternoon and evening when the snow begins to really pick up momentum. The snow will likely be light to moderate in terms of fall rate. But there are chances of brief periods to have heavy snowfall around the state.

The event looks to conclude late Monday night however, with well below freezing temperatures and snow falling throughout the day. Expect for travel to be quite treacherous and visibility being reduced significantly.

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