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Heading Towards Cool Temperatures

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Updated: Oct. 5, 2021 at 2:15 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -

Our weather conditions are continuing on a great trend! Sunny skies are sticking around with a few more clouds today. This morning was a little chilly, but as the sun came up things got a bit warmer.

Heavy clouds moving in from the southwest.
Heavy clouds moving in from the southwest.(Ashleigh Bryant)

Clouds are going to continue rolling in from the southwest. Overnight, the clouds will lighten up just slightly before tomorrow. Tomorrow morning, clouds will stick around. But with the clouds, there will also be showers associated with them in the West. Going through to tomorrow evening, showers will begin to make there way to the southern border and across to the eastern half before pushing out of state Wednesday night.

Most of the rain tomorrow will occur in the western half of Wyoming.
Most of the rain tomorrow will occur in the western half of Wyoming.(Ashleigh Bryant)

There is a heavier pocket of smoke over Sheridan and Gillette today. That smoke pocket will move to the North overnight. Most of the state will be clear of smoky conditions on Wednesday. The most southeastern and northwestern corner will have some smoke. Thursday morning, that heavy smoke pocket from today will make a return to Sheridan and Gillette.

By Wednesday afternoon, most of Wyoming should be clear of smoke conditions.
By Wednesday afternoon, most of Wyoming should be clear of smoke conditions.(Ashleigh Bryant)

With the slightly warmer temperatures over the past couple of days and breezy conditions, there is an Elevated Fire Risk set along two of Wyoming’s borders. Both the northern and eastern border are within this Elevated Fire Risk today. Luckily, there are no set watches, warnings, or advisories set in state today.

There is Elevated Fire Risk along the northern and eastern borders.
There is Elevated Fire Risk along the northern and eastern borders.(Ashleigh Bryant)

Temperatures today are much like yesterday’s. High temperatures are in the 70s and 80s across the state today. Overnight, temperatures will not cool as much as they have been the past several days. Low temperatures tonight will cool into the 40s and 50s. Tomorrow, temperatures will begin cooling down slightly. Statewide high temperatures will have more 60 degree temperatures. In the eastern half, high temperatures will be mostly in the 70s with 80s in the northeast.

Cooler temperatures will begin rolling in tomorrow.
Cooler temperatures will begin rolling in tomorrow.(Ashleigh Bryant)

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