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1 to 2 inches of snowfall expected overnight in Casper

US 22 in Jackson Wyoming 11/30/2020 at 8:00 pm (WYDOT)

CASPER, Wyo — Models are indicating that snow will spread across much of western Wyoming by midnight Monday, said the National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton.

2-4 inches of snow accumulation are expected in the higher elevations, particularly the Tetons.

Projected snowfall amounts are higher in Casper than most surrounding areas in the forecast region. 1 inch is expected, with 2 inches projected as a “high end amount” (a 1 in 10 chance).

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Expected snowfall 11/30 into 12/1 for western and Central Wyo (NWS Riverton)

There is a 37% chance of Casper seeing more than an inch, and a 75% chance of seeing more than a one-tenth of an inch.

Casper Mountain sees a 62% chance of seeing more than 2 inches of snow.

High end amount (1 in 10 chance) of snowfall (NWS Riverton)

The forecast model window is through 5:00 pm Tuesday.

Casper’s Extended Forecast:

Source: National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton

Monday Night

Snow showers likely, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 24. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph becoming west northwest 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Tuesday

Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Tuesday Night

Scattered snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday

A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 25. North wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.