Rain Chances and Cooler Temperatures
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -
There were a lot of showers throughout the state this morning. As the day has continued, those showers have dissipated and begun to clear out. Although, the heavy cloud coverage is being left behind.
There are several watches and warnings throughout the state today. Air Quality Warnings are taking up the eastern border. There are three separate warnings within the eastern border. The southeastern portion of it is in effect until Friday (today) at 1PM, along with the area surrounding Riverton. The central portion of the border is in effect until Friday (today) at 1:30PM. The northeastern corner of the warnings is in effect until Friday (today) at 2PM. There are also two areas with Flash Flood Watches. The area in the southeast is in effect until Saturday at 12AM. The other Flash Flood Watch in the southwest is in effect until Saturday at 6PM. If you find yourself in an area of flooding as showers continue into tonight, please take alternate routes in order to keep yourself safe.
Temperatures are much cooler today already. The highest temperatures in the state are only going to reach into the lower 90 degree temperatures. The western border remains to have temperatures in the 70s. Everywhere else across the state is seeing high temperatures within the mid 80s to low 90s. Tomorrow, temperatures are going to continue to drop. High temperatures tomorrow will be in the 70s and 80s across the state. With help from the clouds and rain, temperatures will continue feeling cooler.
Speaking of rain and clouds, there is a chance of having thunderstorms tonight. According to the risk level the Storm Prediction Center has placed, most of the state is under a General Thunderstorm Risk. The southeastern border is under a Marginal Thunderstorm Risk though. Gusty winds, heavy rain, and a chance of seeing small sized hail are all possible with the storms tonight. As previously stated, these showers will help to keep temperatures cooler, and hopefully it will help to clear some of the Air Quality Warnings out.
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