High Heat, Some Weekend Storms
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, 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.
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.
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