Thunderstorms, rain likely in Casper with snow possible on mountain

(Brendan LaChance, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper area as well as Casper Mountain are likely to see rain and thunderstorms on Monday, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton.

In Casper, new rainfall between a tenth and a quarter of an inch is expected with higher amounts expected in areas impacted by thunderstorms.

There is a 60% chance of precipitation in Casper with rain most likely in the morning and into the early afternoon.

Casper Mountain is expected to see rain showers and thunderstorms in the morning with an 80% chance of precipitation. Rain could return in the evening hours and possibly mix with snow showers, according to the NWS in Riverton.

There is a 30% chance of precipitation on the mountain on Monday night. Low temperatures are expected to be between 29-35 degrees. In town, there is a 20% chance of precipitation on Monday night, with a low near 33 degrees forecast.

The Casper area is expected to be mainly sunny from Tuesday through Sunday. Temperatures are expected to climb as the week progresses. Monday’s high is forecast near 56 degrees in Casper, climbing to a high near 66 degrees on Tuesday. The NWS in Riverton forecasts a high near 78 degrees on Wednesday. By the weekend, highs in the 80s are expected to return.

Further forecast information is available from the NWS in Riverton.