CASPER, Wyo. — With an early morning temperature of 36 degrees and a forecast high of 43, today’s precipitation will consist of rain, but midweek snow is increasingly likely.
In addition to a 50% chance for rain through 11 a.m., Casper is under a High Wind Warning through 2 p.m. today. Winds are expected from the southwest at 30–40 mph with gusts reaching 60 mph, the warning states. Gusts could reach 70 mph along Wyoming Boulevard on the south side of Casper and for Red Canyon near South Pass.
Skies today are likely to remain cloudy through mid-morning and then gradually clear, but as they do the temperature will fall to around 36 degrees for the rest of the day, the National Weather Service said.
Rain chances continue tonight before 1 a.m., and then snow is likely. Expect increasing clouds with a low near 33. New snow accumulation of less than an inch is possible.
The greatest chance for snow will occur Wednesday with a 70% chance between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., according to the forecast. Skies will remain cloudy and the high will top out at around 35 degrees. Up to 3 inches of snow is possible in Casper, the forecast states.
Skies will remain partly cloudy Wednesday as the low drops to around 21. It’ll be breezy with a southwest wind of 10–17 mph.
The sun will come out Thursday and winds will pick up ahead of high pressure pushing the cold front out of the region. Expect a high of 35 with southwest winds of 20–24 mph and gusts of up to 33 mph.
After an overnight low of 28, Casper will see a warming trend into the weekend. Friday should see a high near 41, Saturday near 44 and Sunday near 39.
More on the forecast is available from the National Weather Service.