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90% chance of snow in Casper Tuesday night; up to five inches possible by Wednesday

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper area is likely to see snow on Tuesday night and Wednesday after a high near 51 degrees during the day Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton.

Snow could begin after 5 p.m. Tuesday but is most likely after 8 p.m. There is a 90% chance of snow on Tuesday night and a 70% chance of snow on Wednesday. Casper is expected to see 1-3 inches on Tuesday night with an additional 1-2 inches possible on Wednesday.

Casper Mountain is also likely to see snow with a 90% chance of precipitation on Tuesday night, according to the NWS in Riverton. Wednesday has an 80% chance of snow on the mountain. Total accumulations between Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to be between 4-6 inches.

Wednesday’s high is forecast near 30 degrees in Casper, according to the NWS in Riverton.

The Casper area is expected to get a break from snow during the day Thursday, when the high is expected to reach 36 degrees. A 20% chance for snow returns on Thursday night in the Casper area.

Friday is expected to be sunny with a high near 45 degrees. The Casper area can expect a high near 51 degrees on Saturday and a high near 46 degrees on Sunday, according to the NWS in Riverton.

There is a 60% chance of snow on Casper Mountain on Sunday night with light accumulations likely.

Further forecast information is available from the NWS in Riverton.