Snow in western Wyoming Friday, chance of rain and snow Saturday in Casper - Casper, WY Oil City News
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Snow in western Wyoming Friday, chance of rain and snow Saturday in Casper

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City File)

CASPER, Wyo. — Western, central and southern Wyoming may see snow on Friday, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton.

There is a chance of rain and snow in Casper on Saturday.

“Light to moderate snow will affect far western Wyoming today and tonight, and move into southern Wyoming tonight,” the NWS in Riverton says. “Accumulations for lower elevations will be light, with mountain accumulations of 3 to 5 inches possible.”

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Starting Sunday afternoon, multiple storm systems are expected to bring more snow to the west, bringing “moderate” accumulations at times.

“Some snow could occasionally spill east of the Continental Divide with the best chance coming late Sunday night and Monday,” the NWS adds. “However, snow accumulations east of the Divide are expected to be light.”

The seven day forecast for the Casper area is as follows:

Today Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

Tonight A chance of rain and snow, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday A chance of rain and snow, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Monday A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Tuesday A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy.

Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy.

Wednesday A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy.

Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy.

National Weather Service in Riverton