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Scattered Storms for the Afternoon Hours

Tuesday Evening Forecast
Updated: May. 18, 2021 at 7:19 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -

Scattered showers and storms are on the radar this afternoon but they will diminish as the sunsets around 9pm. Temperatures tonight will be warm with low temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s.

A cold front is slowly moving towards Wyoming bringing scattered showers and storms tomorrow afternoon. Most storms will occur east of I-25 moving eastwards; however, a few storms west of I-25 are possible but limited. Wednesday, the strongest storms will have small hail and gusty winds associated with the storms. Temperatures will be slightly cooler for the northern part of the state with the southern part of the state in the upper 60s!

The Storm Prediction Center has placed parts of the state under a Slight Risk, level 2 out of 5, including Cheyenne, Gillette, Lusk, Torrington, Newcastle, and the Panhandle of Nebraska for Thursday. A Marginal Risk, level 1 out of 5, is in place for the Laramie, Casper, Sheridan Douglas, and Buffalo. The main risks for Thursday will be large hail, strong winds, and an isolated tornado cannot be riled out. The storms will start to pop early lunchtime hours and continue into the afternoon hours and early evening hours.

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