Rising Temperatures for Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - A few thunderstorms and rain showers made their way across Wyoming Saturday with above average temperatures. The heat won’t stop there as by Monday we may be facing record breaking high temperatures. Before that, Sunday will not have much weather besides the rising temperatures from the 90s to triple digits. Low temperatures tonight will be in the 50s and low 60s across Wyoming.
As it warms Sunday, all showers and storms will be near the western Wyoming border from Idaho and Utah in addition to the Snowy Range Mountains from northern Colorado. A sunny clearing for the remainder of the state will contribute to the rising temperatures. Winds are not of concern this weekend and will pick-up ahead and behind troughing and the cold front approach Wyoming Monday and Tuesday. First, by Monday morning along the Wyoming eastern border 30 to 40 mph. Then Monday afternoon from the northwest as the cold front tries to force its way south through Wyoming with high pressure over the desert southwest impeding the movement the region of Jackson, Yellowstone, and Grey Bull will near 40 mph as winds shift to the west. Monday afternoon will also bring some weather to south and southeast Wyoming. The timing of isolated thunderstorms and rain showers will determine if these locations break their high temperature records. The northern half of Wyoming will be much hotter with recent trends and the lack of cloud coverage in the area.
By Tuesday, breezy winds will persist in aiding the cool down after the cold front passage where temperatures will drop by 5 to 8 degrees Fahrenheit across Wyoming. This will take Wyoming out of the high heat spell and bring us back to above normal, more tolerable summer temperatures for the remainder of the week.
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