Scattered snow showers opened up the month of December in Wyoming, and some locations are seeing strong winds to go with them. The snow should come to an end by tomorrow afternoon, and sunshine will warm things up as the weekend arrives.
Sunshine will dominate the weekend however the temperatures around Wyoming will continue to fluctuate up and down the way they have been this week. Snow is also possible next Tuesday, however there is not a lot of confidence at this time in what to expect.
The snow in Wyoming was very limited this morning and only fell in the far southeast portions of the state, but now that it has left calm and cool conditions are left behind. Those will come to an end tonight as breezes pickup around the state.
Starting off the week, Monday, looking for warmer temperatures to start off in the afternoon. A low pressure system will move in bringing moisture and atmospheric disturbances to the Southern Wyoming and Western Wyoming. As we approach the evening hours around dinner time. Changes are coming, rain looks to start in SE Wyoming and west of Cheyenne and as the temperatures drop, snow looks to come into play. Snow showers look to carry into Tuesday morning. Weather conditions look to dry and mild out throughout the week giving Thanksgiving very favorable conditions.
The snow chances for tonight in Wyoming have vanished, meaning the weekend will be a bit warmer than initially forecast. The next chance for snow looks to be Monday in SE Wyoming and Thanksgiving for other parts of the state.
Monday, expect it to be windy throughout the morning and the afternoon. Winds will hit gusts of around 35 mph in Cheyenne. Stronger winds in Casper reaching near 45 mph gusts throughout the day. The good news is, temperatures will warm up into lower and mid 50s across the state.
The weekend temperature provided Wyomingites with plenty of Fall like feels and gusty winds early Sunday. Now that we have approached the end of the weekend. Temperatures have dropped dramatically in several areas specifically Casper & Worland in the last 24 hours. Lows tonight across the board will be freezing in practically every city in the cowboy state.
This weekend's storm system's arrival continues to be delayed, with precipitation not expected to move into Wyoming until late Saturday afternoon. Snow accumulations will be limited with the exception of the mountainous northwest, and some very strong winds are expected Sunday afternoon.
Conditions heading into this weekend are expected to be quite warm, with low temperatures during the overnight hours Saturday remaining above freezing for many. This will prevent almost all snow accumulations, and some locations may not even see snow.
Very warm conditions will stick with Wyoming this week, and some places may even see record highs fall. The sunshine and warmth will come to an end this weekend however as our next round of winter weather makes its way into the state.
looking ahead, expecting a dry streak to stay with us as a stout High pressure system has made camp over Wyoming, a trough system will also linger throughout Monday into Tuesday but the conditions will trend being more, dry and Wyobreezy. Monday looks to be in the 70s in Cheyenne and Casper and many other areas in the state. Election day will also continue the story of warm like weather, as we are anticipating 70s and upper 60s as well across the cowboy state.
A weak cold front will pass through Wyoming Friday night into Saturday morning, bringing some strong winds during the overnight hours and cooler temperatures for Halloween. The sunshine is expected to continue through the weekend and much of next week.
Temperatures have rebounded and felt good for most areas across the state. 67 degrees was the matched high in Cheyenne and Casper to start off the new week. A warm front will stick around for southern Wyoming until about Wednesday where we will see some changes that will be significant moving into Thursday.
Lows will be in the upper 20s and 30s for most areas in Wyoming Sunday night. Monday, a cool start will lead to a pleasant finish as the afternoon is looking to warm up with temperatures in the 60s across the state. High Wind Warning is in place for Albany, Laramie, and Carbon counties until Tuesday at noon. With Winter Weather Advisory’s in place until Monday morning for the northern areas of the state.
Fire threats are escalating as breezy conditions return. The cold front coming this weekend will be a major factor in what happens next with the Mullen Fire, with the potential to both suppress it as well as make it grow.