CASPER, Wyo. — A strong cold front is likely to sweep across Wyoming over the next week, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton. Fall is officially set to begin on Wednesday, September 22.
The cold front is likely to mean colder temperatures and could also mean snow for some areas of the state. The NWS in Cheyenne said on Wednesday that “confidence is increasing that a significant change in the weather is coming early next week.”
While specific details remain fuzzy, the NWS in Cheyenne said that accumulations of snow in the mountains are expected on Tuesday and Wednesday next week.
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“A change in the speed/track of the storm system will affect temperatures and the snow level/amounts,” the NWS in Cheyenne said.
Frost is possible in southeast Wyoming along with strong to high winds in the wake of the cold front.
The NWS in Riverton shows that temperatures in places like Casper, Riverton, Jackson and Cody are expected to plummet on Monday and Tuesday: