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Temperatures Continue to Warm Into the Week

Published: Feb. 28, 2022 at 12:13 AM CST
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - As another beautiful weekend concludes, as we enter the week with improving conditions. Highs will continue into the 50s with lows at or above freezing for much of Wyoming. Winds will be problematic until Tuesday evening, especially in the eastern half of the state.

Highs in the 50s on the eastern side of the state.
Highs in the 50s on the eastern side of the state.(Ryan Shollenberger)

Winds will continue to make outdoor plans and traveling difficult in some parts. Higher elevations and mountainous terrain will attract the highest gusts. There is a good chance of moderate to high delays or partial road closures along I-25 north of Cheyenne and I-80 west of Cheyenne tomorrow afternoon with the High Wind Watch issued until Tuesday at 8:00am. Elk Mountain to south of Casper is also frequently exposed to high winds lately and could have delays for slick roads and blow over risk. The region of high gusts creep as far north to include Buffalo and Gillette at around 40mph by late Monday. Winds will decrease to a light breezes in the 20s mph by Tuesday evening around the state.

Wind gusts Monday will persist into the evening. The winds in the southeast quadrant will move...
Wind gusts Monday will persist into the evening. The winds in the southeast quadrant will move further north to include Buffalo and Gillette at 40mph by late Tuesday.(Ryan Shollenberger)

Temperatures will slowly rise through Thursday giving us plenty of sunshine and minimal cloud coverage in the beginning of the week. The east and southeast will see temperatures rise to the 60s and mid to upper 50s in other parts of the state. Lows will increase to around freezing 32F for much of Wyoming. It isn’t until Friday we are tracking the next precipitation event. We can enjoy a favorable weather week until then.

Much of Wyoming will see warming temperatures through most of the week.
Much of Wyoming will see warming temperatures through most of the week.(Ryan Shollenberger)

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