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Elevated fire risks continue in Casper with warm temps, breezy conditions

CASPER, Wyo. — Local areas in central Wyoming, including Natrona, Sweetwater and southeastern Fremont counties, face locally elevated fire weather conditions today, as reported by the National Weather Service in Riverton. Heading into the weekend, there’s an anticipated shift in weather patterns. Sunday expects an increased likelihood of precipitation starting in the western portions and […]

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Windy conditions, temperature swings mark Casper’s weekend forecast

CASPER, Wyo. — The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a hazardous weather outlook for central and western Wyoming, highlighting the elevated fire weather conditions expected to affect the area, including parts of Natrona County. Today and tonight, the outlook warns of elevated fire weather conditions extending from southern Fremont to eastern Sweetwater County. […]

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Today in Casper, sunny skies, breezy conditions elevate fire risk

CASPER, Wyo. — Central Wyoming is on alert with elevated to near-critical fire weather conditions forecast for today, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton. Above-normal temperatures, dry conditions and wind gusts between 25 and 35 mph are the main conditions driving the alert. While these conditions are anticipated to continue into Thursday, a […]

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High-pressure system brings sunshine, fire weather alert to Natrona County

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper residents can anticipate a stretch of dry, warm conditions this week, thanks to a high-pressure system that has settled over the region. While sunny skies offer a setting for fall outdoor activities, the National Weather Service in Riverton warns of elevated fire weather conditions from Tuesday to Wednesday, affecting areas from […]

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Weekend weather whiplash: Casper faces rain, winds, possible fire hazards

CASPER, Wyo. — As Autumn arrives, Natrona County prepares for a medley of weather conditions from severe storms to potential snowfall in higher elevations. The National Weather Service in Riverton has placed a hazardous weather outlook over western and central Wyoming, signaling an eventful weekend ahead for Casper and surrounding areas. Precipitation and Severe Storms: […]

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From freeze watch to fire risk, Wyoming to see turbulent conditions to end the week

CASPER, Wyo. — With the weather hawks eagerly awaiting the first snow of the season, Casper and the larger Natrona County area are bracing for a cocktail of weather conditions, ranging from elevated fire risks to freezing temperatures. The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a freeze watch for lower elevations in western Wyoming […]

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Unsettled weather grips Casper, from thunderstorms to possible mountain snow

CASPER, Wyo. — As Casper gears up for an unsettled weather spell, the region is set to experience everything from afternoon thunderstorms to potential mountain snow by the week’s end. By Sunday, a shift toward warmer and more seasonal conditions is anticipated. The National Weather Service in Riverton indicates that showers and thunderstorms will develop […]

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Weather system crosses Wyoming: showers, thunderstorms expected with snow in higher elevations

CASPER, Wyo. — A significant weather system is making its presence known across Wyoming today through Thursday. The northwest will see the first bouts of showers, followed by a spread across Casper and the surrounding areas. As the system matures, scattered thunderstorms are forecast to form, bringing with them gusty winds and pockets of heavy […]

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Rainy weekend likely in Casper

CASPER, Wyo. — Saturday will start dry for Casper-area residents. However, the National Weather Service in Riverton doesn’t expect conditions to remain that way for long, with a rainy weekend in the forecast. Today will see clear skies until the mid-afternoon, as a 20% chance of rain will begin at around 4 p.m. That chance […]