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Rain possible in Casper starting Tuesday night; likely on mountain by Wednesday night

Thunderstorms over Casper Mountain in August. (Gregory Hirst, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper is expected to be sunny on Tuesday with a high near 79 degrees before a chance of rain returns to the area on Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton.

Casper and Casper Mountain have a 30% chance of rain on Tuesday night.

On Wednesday, the high in Casper is expected to reach near 68 degrees and the chance of rain is expected to increase to 40% during the day. The mountain has a 30% chance of rain during the day Wednesday. On Wednesday night, the chance for rain increases to 50% in Casper and to 60% on Casper Mountain.

Casper’s high is forecast near 73 degrees on Thursday with a 30% chance of precipitation, according to the NWS in Riverton. Casper Mountain has a 40% chance of rain on Thursday.

On Friday, Casper is expected to be sunny with a high near 70 degrees. The high on Saturday is expected to reach near 66 degrees, the NWS in Riverton forecasts.

The high for Casper is forecast near 68 degrees on Sunday and near 75 degrees on Monday.

Further forecast information is available from the NWS in Riverton.