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Recent storm brought 8 inches of snow to Casper area

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. – It wasn’t the biggest spring storm, but it was something.

From Wednesday through Thursday, the National Weather Service in Riverton says a Casper measuring station recorded 8 inches of accumulation. Nine inches was recorded at Reno Hill, and 7.8 inches fell at the Natrona County International Airport.

A measuring station in Park County recorded 12 inches, Castle Creek in Fremont County recorded 10 inches, and at Grand Targhee in Teton County received 9 inches.

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Temperatures dipped into the single-digits in Casper overnight Thursday, according to the NWS, who predict patchy morning fog before clearing later this morning. Today’s high should reach 38 degrees, but wind chill values will be around minus 5 degrees.

The next few days shows a warming trend, with 49 degrees on Saturday, 58 degrees on Sunday and 60 degrees by Monday. Winds, however, will be blustery over the weekend.