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80% chance of rain in Casper as storm that could drop foot of snow on Tetons moves east

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — A storm is expected to drop “significant” amounts of snow on western Wyoming mountains starting Monday evening, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton.

5-10 inches are expected in the Gros Ventre Range and 6-12 inches are expected in the Tetons between 6 p.m. Monday and noon Tuesday.

As the storm moves east, precipitation is expected in other areas, including Casper Mountain. There is an 80% chance of precipitation on Casper Mountain on Tuesday, according to the NWS in Riverton.

That could begin as rain in the morning and transition to snow in the afternoon, according to the NWS in Riverton. The chance of snow decreases to 20% on Casper Mountain by Tuesday evening.

Casper is expected to see rain on Tuesday. The NWS in Riverton forecasts an 80% chance of precipitation in the area. A tenth to a quarter of an inch is possible.

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