Warm for the Weekend
18 February 2022
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Wyoming is set to enjoy a warm weekend before we get the a cold front that will stick around awhile. High temperatures will be in the 50s and 40s for most of the state. Low temperatures will be in the 20s and low 30s.
Winds will be persistent both Saturday and into the evening gusting up to 50mph in some regions. Primarily the southeast and eastern border will see the fastest wind gusts. Expect road closures for high profile vehicles in the southeast corridor along I-80 and I-25. Predominant wind direction will be from the west and southwest in this region. Sunday winds will taper down to 30mph in the Rawlins-Casper-Cheyenne region for the afternoon. Clouds will be few and far between Saturday and start to fill in Sunday ahead of the upcoming cold front.
Late Sunday the next cold front will move into the northwest part of the state. The majority of snow in the state will be felt Monday. Northern locations of Yellowstone and Sheridan are forecasting 10 inches by Monday evening. Southern portions of the state are closer to 2 inches at this time but models currently go out until 7pm. Cold temperatures will start diving into Sunday evening and Monday. The coldest day will be Tuesday. Cold air will linger for days and nights through the week which is less characteristic than the few previous fronts we’ve had where it warmed up quickly after.
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