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Casper likely to see rain, snow by Thursday before warming trend brings 80-degree heat by Monday

(Gregory Hirst, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper area is expected to see a high near 67 degrees on Tuesday before climbing near 74 degrees on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton.

Rain and thunderstorms are possible overnight Wednesday, with a 50% chance of precipitation in Casper. The mountain is likely to see rain and snow overnight Wednesday, with a 60% chance of precipitation, but little snow accumulation is expected, according to the NWS in Riverton.

Casper is likely to see rain on Thursday, with a 60% chance of precipitation, according to the NWS in Riverton. Thunderstorms will also be possible after noon Thursday. The high on Thursday is expected to reach near 61 degrees with wind gusts up to 48 mph possible. The mountain can expect a mix of snow and rain in the early morning, with rain then likely after 9 a.m. Thursday. There is a 60% chance of precipitation on the mountain Thursday.

Temperatures are expected to begin climbing Friday and into the weekend. The high on Friday is expected to reach near 66 degrees, with wind gusts up to 44 mph possible, the NWS in Riverton forecasts. Saturday’s high could reach near 67 degrees, with breezy conditions expected. Sunday is expected to reach near 78 degrees with more breezy conditions for Casper.

Monday is expected to crack 80 degrees, with a high near 83 degrees expected in Casper, according to the NWS in Riverton.

Further forecast information is available from the NWS in Riverton.

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