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Strong to Severe Storms in the Forecast Wednesday

Tuesday Evening Weather Update
Updated: May. 25, 2021 at 7:24 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -

Tonight the weather will remain calm with partly cloudy skies in Cheyenne and mostly cloudy in Casper. Early Wednesday morning the total Lunar Eclipse will partially begin early Wednesday morning at 3:45am. The total begins on 5:11am, and the greatest eclipse will be at 5:19am and ends at 5:29am.

Wednesday strong to severe storms are back in the forecast with the Panhandle of Nebraska, Goshen, Weston, Niobrara, parts of Campbell and Converse Counties are under a Slight Risk, level 2 out of 5. Places like Cheyenne, Casper, Sheridan, Gillette and Cody are under a Marginal Risk, level 1 out of 5. The main impacts will be large to very large hail ( greater than 2 inches in diameter), damaging winds, and a few tornadoes are all possible. The storms will start to fire up tomorrow around lunch time and push eastward. Mostly discrete cells in Wyoming and will push into South Dakota and Nebraska to become a squall line. Make sure to be weather aware tomorrow afternoon!

Thursday will be calmer than Wednesday. The holiday weekend looks to be rainy and stormy for parts of the state. Cheyenne has a 70% chance for storms and rain showers Sunday with a slightly lower chance Memorial Day. Casper has a 50% chance for storms and showers Sunday and a 30% chance Memorial Day. Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 60s Sunday while Monday the temperatures will be slightly cooler Monday with temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s.

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