NWS: Casper low dips to near record minus 5, Riverton and Greybull set new records - Casper, WY Oil City News
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NWS: Casper low dips to near record minus 5, Riverton and Greybull set new records

Sun shines behind icicles on trees in central Casper on April 4, 2020. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. – Winter-like low temperatures covered Wyoming overnight Thursday and into Friday morning.

According to the National Weather Service in Riverton, Casper recorded a low of minus 5 degrees early Friday morning. That’s just behind the record low of minus 6 degrees posted in 1997.

Other cold spots were Lander, Riverton, Buffalo and Worland all with 2 degrees, Big Piney with 4 degrees, and Greybull with 5 degrees.

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Riverton and Worland set new records, and Greybull tied the previous record, according to the NWS.

A warming trend is underway, with a high of 57 degrees on Sunday and 60 degrees on Monday.