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Snow likely to return to Casper Sunday night, strong winds to blow

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper saw a few days respite from snow after the Thanksgiving weekend storm rolled through.

Snow is likely to return on Sunday night, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton.

There’s also a slight chance of rain and snow between 11 am and 3 pm Sunday with a slight chance of snow after 3 pm.

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The storm system moving in could bring “significant snow…over the far west” of Wyoming, according to a hazardous weather outlook from the NWS.

“Snow will begin by the afternoon and continue through the day Sunday, before gradually ending Sunday night,” the NWS adds.

Strong to high winds may precede the storm in Natrona County and on Casper Mountain on Saturday.

Here is the seven day forecast for the Casper area from the NWS:

This Afternoon Sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

Saturday Sunny, with a high near 43. Windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Windy, with a southwest wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

Sunday A slight chance of rain and snow between 11am and 3pm, then a slight chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday Night Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy.

Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy.

National Weather Service in Riverton