Our First Winter Storm Of 2021
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -
There is widespread cloud coverage across Wyoming today. Clouds will continue to stick around as the system continues moving. Rain showers can be seen against the eastern border and are pushing to the North. Snow has been falling all morning in then northern half of the state. The snow will around the center of the state before it begins pushing to the East this afternoon.
By this evening, snow chances will increase in the southeastern corner. The frontal system will begin to push to the East and Northeast. As it progresses, snow is likely to the reach the southeastern corner. Snow chances will stick around the southeastern corner until early tomorrow morning. Then with help from the breezy wind speeds, the frontal system will continue pushing out of state. This will allow skies to clear out before the next round of clouds move in tomorrow night.
As snow continues falling, it is beginning to accumulate and gather on the ground. Totals are a rough estimate at this point. Although, it looks like some cities could gather several inches by the time this frontal system moves out of state completely. The northeastern corner will accumulate most of the snow fall by Wednesday night. In the southeastern corner, Cheyenne could potentially see 2-3 inches of snow.
Most of the state is under some winter style watch, warning, or advisory. The Winter storm Warning indicated in pink takes up the majority of an area under a watch, warning, or advisory. There is also a High Wind Warning in the southeastern corner. Most of these watches, warnings, and advisories are set in place until Wednesday evening.
High temperatures today are ranging from the 30s to the mid 50s. 50 degree temperatures are located in the southeastern corner. Tonight, low temperatures will drop into the teens to lower 30 degree temperatures. Tomorrow’s high temperatures are not going to be much different from today’s, ranging from the 30s to lower 50s.
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