Tranquil weekend forecast for Wyo this weekend, 30 mph gusts in the afternoons for Casper - Casper, WY Oil City News
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Tranquil weekend forecast for Wyo this weekend, 30 mph gusts in the afternoons for Casper

View of Jackson Hole Valley at 10:22 am 11/21/2020 (WYDOT)

CASPER, Wyo — Mostly clear skies, seasonably cool temperatures, and light winds are expected in Casper and most of the central and western Wyoming regions this weekend, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton.

Winds may whip up to a mere 30 mph Saturday and Sunday afternoons in the Wind Corridor, including, Rock Springs, Casper, and Buffalo, NWS said. 

Some cloud cover is expected Sunday, cooling temperatures somewhat. Low 40s can be expected east of the Continental Divide, mid to high 30s in the west, and 10 degrees cooler in the higher elevations.

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NWS Riverton

A cold front may bring some scattered snow showers into the west Monday and Tuesday.

Slick spots may develop overnight on routes in the higher elevations due to frost, NWS said. For the latest road and travel conditions, visit WYDOT’s Closures and Advisories page. the Wyoming Department of Transportation website. 

Casper’s extended forecast:

Saturday:

Sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Saturday Night:

Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Sunday

Sunny, with a high near 45. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Monday

Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.