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High Heat, Some Weekend Storms

Published: Jun. 11, 2022 at 8:38 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Wyoming broke a few high temperature records today. Cheyenne and Rawlins were 3 degrees warmer than their previous records, Laramie topped theirs by 1. We started to see rain shower development in the late afternoon today mostly along the southern and northern state borders with very few isolated thunderstorms mixed in. Rain showers and breezy winds will diminish into the evening Saturday hours. Low temperatures will be warmer than usual since it was hot across the state Saturday. Lows will be in the upper to mid 50s mostly. Tomorrows high temperatures will range from 50 in Yellowstone to 98 in Sidney with similar temperatures to today at near record breaking temperatures.

Sunday High temperatures will be warm. Close to record breaking temperatures as we had Saturday...
Sunday High temperatures will be warm. Close to record breaking temperatures as we had Saturday in some parts of SE Wyoming.(Ryan Shollenberger)

Sunday, winds will shift from the southwest and a line of showers over western Wyoming will track eastward with the most storm action to the northwest and some storms at the eastern border of Wyoming.

Few thunderstorms and rain showers will hang over northwest and eastern Wyoming near maximum...
Few thunderstorms and rain showers will hang over northwest and eastern Wyoming near maximum heating 4:00-5:00pm.(Ryan Shollenberger)

Wind speeds will reach 40 mph for locations such as Evanston, Rock Springs, and Lander. Sunday night into Monday morning will remain breezy with wind gusts 20-30mph. Monday afternoon, south central Wyoming will have the strongest wind gusts from the southwest originating in northern Colorado to speeds above 40mph. The extended forecast includes warm temperatures Sunday and Monday before a big drop in temperature. Breezy and windy conditions will be a daily occurrence though the week. After cold air moves into Wyoming Tuesday, temperatures will rise approximately 10 degrees each day until Friday. Low temperatures will range from the mid 40s to mid 50s.

Late Sunday afternoon will have strong gusts in the southwest half of the state gusting above...
Late Sunday afternoon will have strong gusts in the southwest half of the state gusting above 40mph.(Ryan Shollenberger)

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