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Rain and snow likely in Casper on Tuesday; mountain could see four inches by Wednesday

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — Snow and rain is likely in the Casper area on Tuesday with snow possible into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton.

There is a 60% chance of rain and snow on Tuesday. Snow showers are possible before noon, switching over to a chance of rain and snow from noon to 1 p.m. After 1 p.m. Tuesday, precipitation in Casper is likely to come in the form of rain, according to the NWS in Riverton. The high on Tuesday is expected to reach near 51 degrees.

Snow could occur in Casper on Tuesday night, mainly before 11 p.m. The NWS in Riverton forecasts a 60% chance for the Casper area on Tuesday night. Snow is also possible on Wednesday with a 50% chance in Casper. Wednesday is expected to be cooler, with a high forecast near 32 degrees.

On Casper Mountain, there is a 60% chance of snow on Tuesday with snow possible in the late morning and early afternoon and likely in the late afternoon. The chance for snow increases to 70% on Tuesday night, with showers likely in the evening and possible into the morning hours on Wednesday.

There is a 60% chance of snow on Wednesday on Casper Mountain, decreasing to a 20% chance of snow on Wednesday night. Total snow accumulations on the mountain are expected to be between 3-4 inches from Tuesday through Wednesday, according to the NWS in Riverton.

Thursday is expected to be mostly sunny in Casper with a high near 36 degrees. Friday is expected to warm to a high near 43 degrees before a high near 48 degrees on Saturday. The NWS forecasts a high near 47 degrees in Casper on Sunday.

Further forecast information is available from the NWS in Riverton.

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