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Rain, Snow, Winds and Colder Temperatures Sunday through Wednesday
Published: Apr. 9, 2022 at 8:21 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Wyoming is in store for various weather elements for the next few days while a stationary front is over the southeast part of the state as it pushes eastward. As early as Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning rain showers transition to snow showers with a temperature drop of 40F from Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning in the Cheyenne region.

Warm Saturday temperatures cool down quickly as cold air behind a frontal boundary moves over...
Warm Saturday temperatures cool down quickly as cold air behind a frontal boundary moves over Wyoming.(Ryan Shollenberger)

Sunday will be very breezy in the southern half of Wyoming along I-80. Expect delays traveling along the route. Westerly wind gusts near 50mph from Rawlins to the Nebraska panhandle are forecasted. These speeds will decrease into Sunday evening. Monday winds shift to the southwest from Colorado with breezes around 30mph for cities along Wyoming’s southern border.

Westerly winds will gust up to 50mph in the southeast part of Wyoming. Expect delays along I-80...
Westerly winds will gust up to 50mph in the southeast part of Wyoming. Expect delays along I-80 and I-25.(Ryan Shollenberger)

Rain and snow are not far away at any given time in Wyoming the next few days through Wednesday. Sunday, the majority of upcoming snowfall will take place. Snow accumulation will be in select regions. The most snow totals are in northern half of the state with the region forecasting 1-3 inches of snow. The southern half will see less than 1 inch. While Monday morning you will wake up to what looks like a white winter day, it will quickly melt away with high temperatures around 50F for much of the state. Monday and Tuesday we have rain and snow shower potential driven by warm day and freezing night time temperatures. We’re back to our high temperatures of 40s and 50s those days before another temperature drop Tuesday night into Wednesday when a high temperature of freezing is forecasted. There will be more snow showers forecasted during that time.

Cities to the north will see more snow than their southerly counterparts. One to three inches...
Cities to the north will see more snow than their southerly counterparts. One to three inches opposed to less than one inch, respectively.(Ryan Shollenberger)

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