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Tuesday storms may produce flooding at higher elevations in Wyoming

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CASPER, Wyo. — The National Weather Service in Riverton have issued a hazardous weather outlook for western and central Wyoming.

“Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop along the western mountain ranges this afternoon,” the NWS in Riverton said on Monday. “Numerous showers and thunderstorms will impact all of western and central Wyoming on Tuesday, with localized flooding possible in higher elevations.”

Isolated showers and thunderstorms may impact the Casper area Monday night. Showers and thunderstorms are also possible Tuesday-Thursday, according to the NWS in Riverton’s forecast.

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The NWS in Riverton’s seven day forecast for the Casper area is as follows:

This Afternoon Sunny, with a high near 91. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

Tonight Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 57. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 86. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Tuesday Night Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a southwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Wednesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Thursday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 7 to 11 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Friday Sunny, with a high near 90.

Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Saturday Sunny, with a high near 93.

Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Sunday Sunny, with a high near 91.

NWS in Riverton